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Greek court refuses extradition of last two Turkish soldiers

A Greek court has ruled against the extradition of the last two Turkish servicemen from a group of eight who fled their own country after July’s failed coup against the government in…

A Greek court has ruled against the extradition of the last two Turkish servicemen from a group of eight who fled their own country after July’s failed coup against the government in…

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Fate of asylum-seeking Turkish soldiers remains unclear

A court in Athens has ruled that three of eight Turkish officers said to be implicated in July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey should be extradited back to their home…

A court in Athens has ruled that three of eight Turkish officers said to be implicated in July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey should be extradited back to their home…

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Turkey receives first Israeli ambassador since Mavi Marmara row

Turkey has received its first ambassador from Israel since the two countries broke off ties six years ago after an attempt to break the blockade of Gaza ended in…

Turkey has received its first ambassador from Israel since the two countries broke off ties six years ago after an attempt to break the blockade of Gaza ended in…

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Turkey: Fire at schoolgirls' dormitory kills 12

A fire at a dormitory for schoolgirls in southern Turkey on Tuesday left twelve people dead, eleven of them teenagers.

A fire at a dormitory for schoolgirls in southern Turkey on Tuesday left twelve people dead, eleven of them teenagers.

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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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Three Turkish soldiers die in air strike in Syria

It happened at around 3am local time during the course of a Turkish-led Syrian rebel operation, according to a statement from the Turkish military.

It happened at around 3am local time during the course of a Turkish-led Syrian rebel operation, according to a statement from the Turkish military.

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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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Turkey issues arrest warrant for Syrian Kurdish leader

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim, whose group is a key force fighting ISIL in northern Syria.

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim, whose group is a key force fighting ISIL in northern Syria.

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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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More than 15,000 dismissals in Turkey's post-coup purge

Hundreds of public institutions and media outlets have also been shut down over alleged links to a failed coup in July, according to an official decree.

Hundreds of public institutions and media outlets have also been shut down over alleged links to a failed coup in July, according to an official decree.

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Thousands protest against a proposed child sex law in Turkey

Thousands took to the streets in Turkey to protest against a bill proposed by the ruling party, which critics say would legalise rape.

Thousands took to the streets in Turkey to protest against a bill proposed by the ruling party, which critics say would legalise rape.

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NATO chief Stoltenberg calls for military alliance to enlarge

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged member states to enlarge the military alliance by ratifying the accession of Montenegro during a summit in…

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged member states to enlarge the military alliance by ratifying the accession of Montenegro during a summit in…

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Three killed in Turkey copper mine collapse

A major rescue operation is underway in southeast Turkey where a copper mine collapsed on Thursday.

A major rescue operation is underway in southeast Turkey where a copper mine collapsed on Thursday.

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Protesters demonstrate against Erdogan in Brussels

Several thousands demonstrators have taken to the streets of Brussels to protest against Turkish President’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Several thousands demonstrators have taken to the streets of Brussels to protest against Turkish President’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Turkey fires another diplomatic salvo at Germany

The Turkish President has accused Berlin of not being fully committed to the fight against terrorism. Speaking before a trip to Pakistan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan also claimed to have proof of German supp

The Turkish President has accused Berlin of not being fully committed to the fight against terrorism. Speaking before a trip to Pakistan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan also claimed to have proof of German supp