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Turkish court gives life sentences to 24 people for failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkish court gives life sentences to 24 people for failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A court in Turkey on gave life sentences to 24 people over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state news agency Andalou reported.

Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer Metin Topuz, accused of plotting to overthrow government
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Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer Metin Topuz, accused of plotting to overthrow government

Metin Topuz was formally charged in January. He is accused of contact with police officers and a former prosecutor suspected of links to the Gulen movement

Turkey slams Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights as 'gift' to Benjamin Netanyahu
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Turkey slams Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights as 'gift' to Benjamin Netanyahu

Trump's decision to proclaim that the Golan Heights — captured from Syria during the Six-Day War of 1967 — belongs to Israel hands a significant diplomatic victory to Netanyahu before 9 April elections.

Turkey says it won't be intimidated after Donald Trump threatens to 'devastate' nation economically if Kurdish forces are attacked
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Turkey says it won't be intimidated after Donald Trump threatens to 'devastate' nation economically if Kurdish forces are attacked

In his tweet, Donald Trump had also pushed for the creation of a 30-kilometre (20-mile) "safe zone" in Syria, but offered no details on who would create, enforce or pay for it, or where it would be located.

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia prosecutor seeks death sentences for five defendants as trial begins in Riyadh
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Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia prosecutor seeks death sentences for five defendants as trial begins in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia had twice submitted formal requests for evidence from Turkey - where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate on 2 October.

Saudi Arabia prosecutor acquits Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jamal Khashoggi's murder
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Saudi Arabia prosecutor acquits Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The announcement follows huge international outcry over the killing of the 59-year-old Khashoggi, last seen entering the consulate on 2 October to obtain paperwork for his marriage.

Jamal Khashoggi's killing: Hassan Rouhani says no country can commit such a crime 'without green light from US'
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Jamal Khashoggi's killing: Hassan Rouhani says no country can commit such a crime 'without green light from US'

Rouhani's comments came after US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Saudi Arabia's account of Khashoggi's killing in Turkey as "the worst cover up ever" and revoked visas for Saudi agents suspected in the killing.

Jamal Khashoggi's killing: Saudi Arabia prevents Turkish security forces from searching well in Istanbul consulate
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Jamal Khashoggi's killing: Saudi Arabia prevents Turkish security forces from searching well in Istanbul consulate

A joint Turkish-Saudi team searched the residence of the Consul General as well as the Saudi consulate last week as part of the investigation into the case.

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey for talks on missing journalist, bilateral issues
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Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey for talks on missing journalist, bilateral issues

Mike Pompeo, who is currently in Saudi Arabia, will travel to Ankara to meet with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu to welcome the decision to release Pastor Andrew Brunson, and discuss the Jamal Khashoggi case, reiterating the US offer to assist Turkey in its investigation.

Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi: International pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia; Riyadh vows retaliation if punished
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Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi: International pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia; Riyadh vows retaliation if punished

Donald Trump has threatened Saudi Arabia with "severe punishment" if Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate.

Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey accuses Saudi Arabia of not cooperating, Donald Trump threatens 'punishment'
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Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey accuses Saudi Arabia of not cooperating, Donald Trump threatens 'punishment'

Turkish officials have said they believe Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate

Two women dead, 16 rescued after migrant boat carrying 19 capsizes off Turkey coast; search continues for missing woman
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Two women dead, 16 rescued after migrant boat carrying 19 capsizes off Turkey coast; search continues for missing woman

Turkey is the world's largest refugee-hosting country with over three million Syrians and up to 300,000 Iraqis. It is also one of the transit countries used by those fleeing war and poverty to try and get to Europe

Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically
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Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will not be cowed by the US over the Andrew Brunson row

US threatens Turkey with more sanctions, demands immediate release of jailed American pastor Andrew Brunson
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US threatens Turkey with more sanctions, demands immediate release of jailed American pastor Andrew Brunson

US has threatened Turkey of more sanctions and has demanded the immediate release of the jailed American pastor Andrew Brunson

Turkey increases tariffs on US goods; investors concerned about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's economic policies
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Turkey increases tariffs on US goods; investors concerned about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's economic policies

Turkey announced Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain US products, escalating a feud with the United States

American pastor row: Turkey threatens retaliation against US after Washington imposes sanctions on Ankara's ministers
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American pastor row: Turkey threatens retaliation against US after Washington imposes sanctions on Ankara's ministers

Ankara has threatened to retaliate after Washington imposed sanctions on Turkey's justice and interior ministers over the case of an American pastor as it warned the actions could damage ties.

Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan praises Mesut Ozil's Germany snub, says racist attitude is not acceptable
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Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan praises Mesut Ozil's Germany snub, says racist attitude is not acceptable

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said he had backed Mesut Ozil's decision to quit the German national team on racism grounds in a telephone call with the Turkish-origin football star, wading into a controversy that caused uproar in Germany.

Turkey dismisses over 18,000 civil servants ahead of expected end of Emergency after two years
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Turkey dismisses over 18,000 civil servants ahead of expected end of Emergency after two years

Turkey issued a decree on Sunday dismissing more than 18,000 civil servants, half of which were from the police force.

Turkey election: Opposition raises alarm over complaints of 'voting violations', Recep Erdogan says no serious problems
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Turkey election: Opposition raises alarm over complaints of 'voting violations', Recep Erdogan says no serious problems

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's main challenger Muharrem Ince, said that party officials had confirmed cases of voting violations in Turkey elections.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey warplanes have dealt heavy blow to Kurdish rebels, killed 35 of their leaders
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey warplanes have dealt heavy blow to Kurdish rebels, killed 35 of their leaders

Turkish President Erdogan has said that the warplanes have eliminated 35 leaders of the Kurdish rebels in Iraq