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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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Turkey's alarming turn with Erdoğan. What the EU needs to do?

Erdoğan is pressing for a constitutional reform, to be decided by a referendum in mid-April, that would move Turkey from a parliamentary to a presidential system. If the reform passes, Erdoğan will acquire powers exceeding even those held by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the venerated “father” Turkey

Erdoğan is pressing for a constitutional reform, to be decided by a referendum in mid-April, that would move Turkey from a parliamentary to a presidential system. If the reform passes, Erdoğan will acquire powers exceeding even those held by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the venerated “father” Turkey

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Constitutional referendum: Turkey is abandoning parliamentary democracy

With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.

With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.

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Turks squeeze oranges in anti-Dutch protest

Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…

Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…

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Turkish - German relations remain tense

Relations between Germany and Turkey are still far from friendly despite attempts in Berlin to lessen tensions.

Relations between Germany and Turkey are still far from friendly despite attempts in Berlin to lessen tensions.

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Turkey and Germany - an unpredictable and unstable partnership: View

By Gülistan Gürbey, Adjunct Professor, Department of Political- and Social Sciences, Free University Berlin The harsh tone of President Erdogan and

By Gülistan Gürbey, Adjunct Professor, Department of Political- and Social Sciences, Free University Berlin The harsh tone of President Erdogan and

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Turkey's President Erdogan threatens Europe with new wave of refugees

Angered by the European parliament's vote to suspend EU membership talks, Turkey's President Erdogan threatens Europe with a new wave of refugees.

Angered by the European parliament's vote to suspend EU membership talks, Turkey's President Erdogan threatens Europe with a new wave of refugees.

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EU-Turkey relations: the 'fear' factor

MEPs have voted in favour of freezing Turkey’s EU membership talks, passing a non-binding resolution in Strasbourg.

MEPs have voted in favour of freezing Turkey’s EU membership talks, passing a non-binding resolution in Strasbourg.

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50 years of Turkish steps towards and back from the European Union

Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.

Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.

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Turkey slams EU for organising vote on halting accession talks

Turkey's President Erdogan slams the EU for its upcoming vote on halting membership talks, saying the ballot has "no value" in Turkish eyes.

Turkey's President Erdogan slams the EU for its upcoming vote on halting membership talks, saying the ballot has "no value" in Turkish eyes.

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EU leaders call for halt to Turkey membership talks

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

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EU-Turkey relations tense ahead of membership progress report

The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…

The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…

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Turkish ministers deliver stark warnings to the EU and USA

Could hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees Turkey is currently preventing from crossing into Europe be on the move westwards again soon?

Could hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees Turkey is currently preventing from crossing into Europe be on the move westwards again soon?

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Austria calls Turkey-EU refugee deal a faltering 'house of cards'

The deal to send back to Turkey the migrants reaching Europe's shores is a house of cards falling apart, according to Austria's foreign minister.

The deal to send back to Turkey the migrants reaching Europe's shores is a house of cards falling apart, according to Austria's foreign minister.

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Germany resists pressure to halt EU talks with Turkey

Leaders are concerned by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on suspected dissidents after the coup attempt in July.

Leaders are concerned by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on suspected dissidents after the coup attempt in July.

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Five knock-on effects of Turkey’s failed coup

Few would doubt Turkey’s strategic importance: straddling Europe and Asia it is a key player in Middle East stability at a time of unprecedented volatility.

Few would doubt Turkey’s strategic importance: straddling Europe and Asia it is a key player in Middle East stability at a time of unprecedented volatility.