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Turkey's president threatens to tear up migration deal with Europe

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again vowed to re-examine all political and administrative ties with the EU, after a constitutional referendum in…

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again vowed to re-examine all political and administrative ties with the EU, after a constitutional referendum in…

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North Korea's rocket engine progress 'significant', says Seoul

South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.

South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.

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Turkish foreign minister predicts 'religious war' in Europe

Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.

Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.

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Turkey-Netherlands spat continues as Dutch cows sent back

As Turkish anger at the refusal by the Netherlands to let the Turkish foreign minister speak at a Rotterdam rally escalates, 40 Dutch Holstein cows have been sent back from…

As Turkish anger at the refusal by the Netherlands to let the Turkish foreign minister speak at a Rotterdam rally escalates, 40 Dutch Holstein cows have been sent back from…

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Turkey's Erdogan holds Dutch responsible for Srebrenica

The president has escalated the diplomatic row, accusing the 'rotten' Dutch of responsibility for the 1995 Bosnian war massacre.

The president has escalated the diplomatic row, accusing the 'rotten' Dutch of responsibility for the 1995 Bosnian war massacre.

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How EU countries have responded to Turkey rallies

The Turkish government is seeking the support of its nationals in Europe for a referendum over enhanced powers for its president.

The Turkish government is seeking the support of its nationals in Europe for a referendum over enhanced powers for its president.

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War of words over Turkey's political campaigning abroad

Turkey’s foreign minister has addressed expatriates in northern France, one day after he was stopped from entering the Netherlands.

Turkey’s foreign minister has addressed expatriates in northern France, one day after he was stopped from entering the Netherlands.

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Tense talks for Turkish-German ministers after Nazi comparisons

Meeting his Turkish counterpart in Berlin on Wednesday, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has tried to defuse the diplomatic crisis between the two…

Meeting his Turkish counterpart in Berlin on Wednesday, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has tried to defuse the diplomatic crisis between the two…

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Malaysia: "We have no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea"

Malaysia says it has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea despite a rise in tensions since the killing of a man thought to be the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Malaysia says it has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea despite a rise in tensions since the killing of a man thought to be the North Korean leader's half-brother.

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Tensions rise as US deploys anti-missile system to South Korea

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

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North Korea-Malaysia: political 'hostage-holding'

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

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'Diplomatically rude' North Korean envoy to Malaysia expelled

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

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Erdogan launches furious attack on Germany for 'aiding terrorism'

Turkey's president accused Berlin of backing terrorism over its support for a detained journalist and following the cancellation of political rallies.

Turkey's president accused Berlin of backing terrorism over its support for a detained journalist and following the cancellation of political rallies.

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Press freedom fuels tensions between Berlin and Ankara

German – Turkish relations are becoming increasingly strained over the arrest of a Die Welt reporter in Istanbul, with Berlin summoning Ankara’s ambassador in…

German – Turkish relations are becoming increasingly strained over the arrest of a Die Welt reporter in Istanbul, with Berlin summoning Ankara’s ambassador in…

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A rocky ride: US-Iranian relations since 1979

There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.

There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.

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Will wrestling beat the Trump travel ban?

US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T

US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T

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Eritrean president describes Hollande and Merkel as 'mentally disturbed'

He specifically took jibes at French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. Afwerki described both leaders as being mentally disturbed and that they were among those wh

He specifically took jibes at French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. Afwerki described both leaders as being mentally disturbed and that they were among those wh

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Trump: standoff with Mexico over border wall tax

Mexico's foreign minister warns the proposed levy will only hurt US consumers. It comes as President Enrique Pena Nieto calls off a trip to Washington to meet US president Donald Trump.

Mexico's foreign minister warns the proposed levy will only hurt US consumers. It comes as President Enrique Pena Nieto calls off a trip to Washington to meet US president Donald Trump.