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Boris Johnson ditches insults and talks 'jumbo' trade deals in Turkey

The UK's foreign minister on a trip to Ankara has focused on future ties, putting aside previous negative comments about Turkey during the EU referendum campaign.

The UK's foreign minister on a trip to Ankara has focused on future ties, putting aside previous negative comments about Turkey during the EU referendum campaign.

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Erdogan says US 'should not harbour a terrorist' like Gulen

The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…

The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…

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Fierce fighting and air strikes continue in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Euphrates Shield will "continue decisively". A truce is due on Monday.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Euphrates Shield will "continue decisively". A truce is due on Monday.

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Merkel "upbeat" after talks with Erdogan in China

The leaders of Germany and Turkey discussed the migrant issue, Incirlik air base, the Armenian question and visa liberalisation

The leaders of Germany and Turkey discussed the migrant issue, Incirlik air base, the Armenian question and visa liberalisation

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EU-Turkey relations under the spotlight in Bratislava

EU ministers tread a fine line between pushing Ankara to heed their concerns about human rights without affecting diplomatic relations.

EU ministers tread a fine line between pushing Ankara to heed their concerns about human rights without affecting diplomatic relations.

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Diplomatic efforts to save EU-Turkey migrant deal

Building bridges in Ankara, the European Parliament President Martin Schulz met with the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to work out their differences on the EU-Turkey migrant…

Building bridges in Ankara, the European Parliament President Martin Schulz met with the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to work out their differences on the EU-Turkey migrant…

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US welcomes "pause" in Turkish - Kurdish fighting

A pause in the fighting between NATO member Turkey and Kurdish forces in northern Syria has been welcomed by the US.

A pause in the fighting between NATO member Turkey and Kurdish forces in northern Syria has been welcomed by the US.

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Turkey: PKK blamed for attack on main opposition leader

Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu escaped unhurt on Thursday after his convoy came under fire in the northeastern Black Sea province of Artvin.

Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu escaped unhurt on Thursday after his convoy came under fire in the northeastern Black Sea province of Artvin.

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Erdogan wants to contain Syria's Kurdish rebels at all costs

In a joint operation with the US military Turkey has launched its largest incursion into Syria yet, with the aim of taking control of the border town of Jarablus away from…

In a joint operation with the US military Turkey has launched its largest incursion into Syria yet, with the aim of taking control of the border town of Jarablus away from…

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Turkey backtracks on who was behind Gaziantep wedding blast

Turkey's prime minister backtracks on an earlier statement by the country's president that Saturday's attack at a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep was carried out by a child.

Turkey's prime minister backtracks on an earlier statement by the country's president that Saturday's attack at a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep was carried out by a child.

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Turkey: blasts blamed on PKK militants leave more than a dozen dead

At least 14 people are reported dead – mostly police and soldiers – and around 300 injured after three bomb blasts in Turkey’s southeast.

At least 14 people are reported dead – mostly police and soldiers – and around 300 injured after three bomb blasts in Turkey’s southeast.

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Turkey's Erdogan blames Gulen supporters over latest bombings

Turkey’s president has accused followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of being involved in the latest bombings to hit the country.

Turkey’s president has accused followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of being involved in the latest bombings to hit the country.

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Are Kurdish peace talks finished forever?

Turkey has again been rocked by deadly bombings, with the Kurds are being blamed for the latest attacks in the south-east.

Turkey has again been rocked by deadly bombings, with the Kurds are being blamed for the latest attacks in the south-east.

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Tens of thousands of prisoners freed in Turkey

The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.

The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.

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Turkish prosecutors seek jail term for pro-Kurdish party leader Demirtas

Turkish prosecutors are seeking five-year jail sentences for the head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and another pro-Kurdish MP Sirri Sureyya…

Turkish prosecutors are seeking five-year jail sentences for the head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and another pro-Kurdish MP Sirri Sureyya…

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Iran and Turkey pledge greater cooperation on Syria

Despite their differences, the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran are pledging greater cooperation on trying to resolve the Syrian crisis – after meeting in…

Despite their differences, the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran are pledging greater cooperation on trying to resolve the Syrian crisis – after meeting in…

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Turkish diplomats go AWOL

Turkey says several of its diplomats have absconded after missing a deadline to return to Ankara following last month’s failed coup.

Turkey says several of its diplomats have absconded after missing a deadline to return to Ankara following last month’s failed coup.

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Erdogan tells USA to choose 'Gulen terror group' or Turkey

The Turkish president is calling on the United States to choose between Turkey or FETO, an acronym for what Ankara calls the ‘Gulen Terror Group’.

The Turkish president is calling on the United States to choose between Turkey or FETO, an acronym for what Ankara calls the ‘Gulen Terror Group’.

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Vladimir is waiting for Tayyip

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan met in St.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan met in St.

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Turkey / Russia : Relations on the mend

A meeting between the Russian and Turkish Presidents seems to have gone some way towards mending their bilateral relations.

A meeting between the Russian and Turkish Presidents seems to have gone some way towards mending their bilateral relations.

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Turkish president makes first foreign visit after coup attempt to Russia

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin will focus their talks on the Syria conflict, trade, energy and the resumption of Russian charter flights to Turkey.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin will focus their talks on the Syria conflict, trade, energy and the resumption of Russian charter flights to Turkey.