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Kurds hold mass rally in Cologne

They are angry about Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria and what they say is the Turkish president's "dictatorial behaviour".

They are angry about Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria and what they say is the Turkish president's "dictatorial behaviour".

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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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Biden seeks to reassure Turkey of US support after criticism over coup

The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July.

The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July.

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PKK admits it planted Elazig bomb in Turkey

A car bomb exploded outside the police headquarters in the city of Elazig on Thursday. At least five people died and 146 were injured, 14 seriously.

A car bomb exploded outside the police headquarters in the city of Elazig on Thursday. At least five people died and 146 were injured, 14 seriously.

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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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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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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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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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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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Turkey arrests 16,000 people following failed coup

Turkey’s Justice Minister has said 16,000 people have been detained following last month’s failed coup attempt.

Turkey’s Justice Minister has said 16,000 people have been detained following last month’s failed coup attempt.

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Turkish protests in Washington and Serbia

Hundreds of Turkish demonstrators in the US gathered outside the White House on Sunday in support of the Turkish government.

Hundreds of Turkish demonstrators in the US gathered outside the White House on Sunday in support of the Turkish government.

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Turkey's most wanted man

Fetullah Gulen is Turkey’s most wanted man, at least according to its President Tayyip Rejep Erdogan.

Fetullah Gulen is Turkey’s most wanted man, at least according to its President Tayyip Rejep Erdogan.

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Turkey calls Austria 'racist'

Escalating war of words between Ankara and Vienna, which suggested Turkey was heading towards "dictatorship" after last month's failed military coup.

Escalating war of words between Ankara and Vienna, which suggested Turkey was heading towards "dictatorship" after last month's failed military coup.

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President Erdogan apologises for not seeing 'true face' of coup plotters

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for his former alliance with the Gulenist movement, suspected of orchestrating last month’s attempted coup…

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for his former alliance with the Gulenist movement, suspected of orchestrating last month’s attempted coup…

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Erdogan: West 'supports terror'

In a scathing attack on western powers, Turkish President Erdogan accuses allies of supporting terror and last month's attempted coup d'etat.

In a scathing attack on western powers, Turkish President Erdogan accuses allies of supporting terror and last month's attempted coup d'etat.

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German-Turkish relations 'bumpy' after Erdogan speech ban

The handling of a pro-Erdogan rally in Cologne over the weekend has further strained relations between Turkey and Germany.

The handling of a pro-Erdogan rally in Cologne over the weekend has further strained relations between Turkey and Germany.

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Germany: Turkish community holds huge pro-Erdogan rally

In scenes reminiscent of recent rallies in Istanbul and Ankara, members of Germany’s Turkish community have staged a mass show of support for President Recep Tayyip…

In scenes reminiscent of recent rallies in Istanbul and Ankara, members of Germany’s Turkish community have staged a mass show of support for President Recep Tayyip…

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Turkey's Erdogan drops 'insult' lawsuits and condemns West

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is dropping all lawsuits filed against people accused of “insulting” him, as a one-off gesture.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is dropping all lawsuits filed against people accused of “insulting” him, as a one-off gesture.

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Erdogan accuses US officials of siding with Turkey coup plotters

Some 99 military top brass have been promoted in Turkey in an overhaul of the country’s armed forces following this month’s failed coup.

Some 99 military top brass have been promoted in Turkey in an overhaul of the country’s armed forces following this month’s failed coup.

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Generals resign ahead of military overhaul in Turkey

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

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Turkey: 'credible evidence' of detainees being tortured - Amnesty

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

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Turkey: the crackdown intensifies

Ankara says the measures are necessary to ensure stability. But concerns are being voiced about the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.

Ankara says the measures are necessary to ensure stability. But concerns are being voiced about the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.