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May 14, 2014
Turkey mourns victims of coal mine explosionThe Prime Minister's office declared a three-day mourning for the 205 victims of the coal mine explosion.
Mar 12, 2014
Death of Turkish boy hurt in protests triggers fresh unrestISTANBUL (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police in Turkey's two biggest cities on Tuesday following the death of a 15-year-old boy who was hit in the head by a tear-gas canister during anti-government demonstrations last summer.
Feb 13, 2014
Sharif calls for 'managed' pullout from AfghanistanPakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday called on all concerned parties to strive to maintain regional peace and security as NATO troops withdraw from Afghanistan before the end of 2014.
Oct 08, 2013
Turkey lifts ban on head scarf, secularists say govt pushing Islamic agendaThe ban, whose roots date back almost 90 years to the early days of the Turkish Republic, has kept many women from joining the public work force, but secularists see its abolition as evidence of the government pushing an Islamic agenda.
Jul 04, 2013
Turkey slams Morsi's ouster, calls Egypt turmoil unacceptableTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Islamic-rooted government has been watching developments in Egypt with concern as the armed forces ousted Morsi, an Islamist and Egypt's first democratically elected president.
Jun 19, 2013
Turkey: Defiant PM Erdogan says police to get more powerTurkey's prime minister on Tuesday brushed aside international criticism over his government's crackdown on widespread demonstrations and vowed to increase the police's powers to deal with the unrest. Meanwhile, more than 90 people were detained in police raids linked to the protests.
Jun 10, 2013
Our patience has its limits, Erdogan tells Turkey protestersIn a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters on Sunday, Turkey's prime minister demanded an end to the 10-day anti-government protests that have spread across the country, saying those who do not respect the government will pay.
Dec 06, 2012
Germany to send patriot missiles to Turkey to prevent Syria attackGermany's cabinet agreed on Thursday to send Patriot missiles and soldiers to Turkey to defend it against a possible Syrian missile attack after Nato agreed to the request from Ankara on Tuesday, a cabinet source said.
Oct 03, 2012
YouTube opens Turkish site, giving govt more controlTurkey said on Tuesday it had won a long-running battle to persuade the video-sharing website YouTube to operate under a Turkish web domain, giving ...
Jun 19, 2012
18 killed in clashes in southeast TurkeyKurdish rebels attacked Turkish military units in southeastern Turkey sparking clashes in which 10 rebels and eights soldiers died, authorities said.