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Syrian rebels clash with ISIL in northern Syria

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

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Turkey moves against leadership of pro-Kurdish HDP

Parliament bans one co-leader of HDP and jails the other ahead of April referendum on giving president more power

Parliament bans one co-leader of HDP and jails the other ahead of April referendum on giving president more power

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'Come home', begs husband after finding wife abducted in 1990

The husband of a Turkish woman kidnapped in Saudi Arabia 27 years ago has pleaded for her to give up her new life and return home.

The husband of a Turkish woman kidnapped in Saudi Arabia 27 years ago has pleaded for her to give up her new life and return home.

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Child dies in Turkish car bomb attack

A car bomb exploded in the garden of a housing complex in the southeastern Turkish town of Viransehir on Friday. A child was killed. 17 people were wounded.

A car bomb exploded in the garden of a housing complex in the southeastern Turkish town of Viransehir on Friday. A child was killed. 17 people were wounded.

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Referendum campaigning kicks off in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kicked off campaigning for the popular vote that aims to create an executive presidency in the country.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kicked off campaigning for the popular vote that aims to create an executive presidency in the country.

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The woman who returned from the dead to face an impossible choice

She’s the victim of a gripping and extraordinary tale of kidnap that escaping would mean death for either her or the father of her three children.

She’s the victim of a gripping and extraordinary tale of kidnap that escaping would mean death for either her or the father of her three children.

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Russia intervenes to stop Syrian army and rebels fighting

Russia has reportedly intervened to halt fighting between the Syrian army and Turkish backed FSA rebels in northern Syria.

Russia has reportedly intervened to halt fighting between the Syrian army and Turkish backed FSA rebels in northern Syria.

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CIA Director Pompeo in Ankara to discuss the fight against ISIL

Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.

Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.

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The woman who returned from the dead to face an impossible choice

For months, Turkish television viewers have been gripped by an extraordinary tale of international kidnapping; of a wife trapped between two "husbands", when choosing one would mean the death of the other.

For months, Turkish television viewers have been gripped by an extraordinary tale of international kidnapping; of a wife trapped between two "husbands", when choosing one would mean the death of the other.

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Why don't migrants want to stay in Turkey or Greece? - view

By Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute In order to stem the flow of migrants crossing into Europe, the EU signed a deal with Turkey

By Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute In order to stem the flow of migrants crossing into Europe, the EU signed a deal with Turkey

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Migrant arrivals in Italy and Turkey

Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.

Exhausted migrants being rescued at sea and others arriving in Lampedusa, Italy and Ayvacik, Turkey this weekend.

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Hundreds detained in Turkey anti-ISIL raids

In the biggest round-up in Turkey's efforts to thwart ISIL, close to 450 people are detained nationwide in an overnight operation.

In the biggest round-up in Turkey's efforts to thwart ISIL, close to 450 people are detained nationwide in an overnight operation.

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Syria says army plans more anti-ISIL offensives near Aleppo

The Syrian army has said that recent advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State northeast of Aleppo are a starting point for further operations against the extremist…

The Syrian army has said that recent advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State northeast of Aleppo are a starting point for further operations against the extremist…

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IOC disqualify three athletes from 2012 London Olympics

Russia’s female 4×400 metres relay team from the London 2012 Olympics has been disqualified after one of the athletes returned a positive dope test for a banned…

Russia’s female 4×400 metres relay team from the London 2012 Olympics has been disqualified after one of the athletes returned a positive dope test for a banned…

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UK and Turkey sign mammoth defence deal

Announced by May and Turkish Prime Minister Binaldi Yilidirim, it involves BAE systems and Turkish Aerospace Industries working together to develop the TF-X Turkish fighter programme.

Announced by May and Turkish Prime Minister Binaldi Yilidirim, it involves BAE systems and Turkish Aerospace Industries working together to develop the TF-X Turkish fighter programme.

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May talks trade in Turkey for a fresh Brexit boost

Prime Minister Theresa May has left the US and flown to Turkey for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Insiders say it is part of a charm offensive to bolster her hand in negotiations to leave

Prime Minister Theresa May has left the US and flown to Turkey for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Insiders say it is part of a charm offensive to bolster her hand in negotiations to leave