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Turkey expresses disapproval over closure of mosques, expulsion of imams, calls the move anti-Islam, racist
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Turkey expresses disapproval over closure of mosques, expulsion of imams, calls the move anti-Islam, racist

Turkey has expressed its disapproval towards Austria for closing seven mosques and expelling the imams. It refers to the actions as 'anti-Islam' and 'rascist'

Turkey ready to impose tariffs on US imports as a retaliatory deed, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu
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Turkey ready to impose tariffs on US imports as a retaliatory deed, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Ankara was ready to impose retaliatory tariffs on US imports from 21 June,

Turkey says France won't be able to break its partnership with Russia, says the two countries have 'strong relations'
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Turkey says France won't be able to break its partnership with Russia, says the two countries have 'strong relations'

Turkey said Emmanuel Macron will be unable to "break" its partnership with Russia, after he argued air strikes against the Syrian regime had driven a wedge between Ankara and Moscow.

Iran, Russia and Turkey to meet in Ankara today as they team up to forge alliance aimed at holding sway in Syria
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Iran, Russia and Turkey to meet in Ankara today as they team up to forge alliance aimed at holding sway in Syria

Iran, Russia and Turkey have teamed up to forge a strong if brittle tripartite alliance aimed at holding ascendancy in Syria, taking advantage of the West's reluctance to engage militarily in the country

Turkish-led forces capture Kurdish town of Afrin, seizure likely to have repercussions on Syrian civil war
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Turkish-led forces capture Kurdish town of Afrin, seizure likely to have repercussions on Syrian civil war

The capture of Afrin from the Kurds by Turkish-led fighters on Sunday could have major repercussions for Syria's protracted war

Turkish forces in control of Syria's Afrin city; no clashes between pro-Ankara forces, Kurdish groups
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Turkish forces in control of Syria's Afrin city; no clashes between pro-Ankara forces, Kurdish groups

The journalists in Afrin saw Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters and Turkish soldiers in every neighbourhood of the city.

Bus crashes in Turkey's Eskisehir region: 11 killed, 46 wounded; two bus drivers detained
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Bus crashes in Turkey's Eskisehir region: 11 killed, 46 wounded; two bus drivers detained

Eleven people were killed and 46 injured in Turkey when a Turkish intercity bus taking families bound for a half-term skiing trip crashed into trees while travelling on a motorway

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani attacks Donald Trump, says US has failed to undermine nuclear deal
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Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani attacks Donald Trump, says US has failed to undermine nuclear deal

Iran’s president said the US had failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers, and hailed the accord as a "long-lasting victory" for Iran

Turkish authorities detain 38 people over suspected links to Islamic State after counter-terror operations
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Turkish authorities detain 38 people over suspected links to Islamic State after counter-terror operations

Turkish police on Thursday detained at least 38 people over their suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) terror group in the city of Bursa.

Turkey prosecutor says 1,000 people could be released from jail after being falsely accused of links to US-based cleric
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Turkey prosecutor says 1,000 people could be released from jail after being falsely accused of links to US-based cleric

A prosecutor says some 1,000 people could be released from jail after being falsely accused of links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

Turkey's public sector purge continues: 2,700 more workers sacked for alleged links with terror groups
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Turkey's public sector purge continues: 2,700 more workers sacked for alleged links with terror groups

Turkey has sacked 2,756 more people from its public service sector for alleged links to terror groups as it presses ahead with purges launched following last year's failed military coup.

Turkey summons UAE diplomat over tweet on misdoings of 'ancestors of Recep Tayyip Erdogan'
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Turkey summons UAE diplomat over tweet on misdoings of 'ancestors of Recep Tayyip Erdogan'

Turkey summoned a senior UAE diplomat to complain about a tweet by an Emirati minister that infuriated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey seeks to jail NBA star Enes Kanter for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkey seeks to jail NBA star Enes Kanter for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Kanter, who has previously compared Erdogan to Adolf Hitler, lives in the United States and will be tried in absentia.

Recep Erdogan attacks Donald Trump over Jerusalem decision, says Turkey to open 'embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem'
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Recep Erdogan attacks Donald Trump over Jerusalem decision, says Turkey to open 'embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem

Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Palestine; terms Israel a 'terror' state
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Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Palestine; terms Israel a 'terror' state

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the "capital of Palestine"

Turkey, Russia warn US over shifting embassy to Jerusalem, say move can derail Israel-Palestine peace process
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Turkey, Russia warn US over shifting embassy to Jerusalem, say move can derail Israel-Palestine peace process

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin have warned that Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital risks escalating tension in the region.

Turkish police raid 49 cities, detain over 300 soldiers over links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen
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Turkish police raid 49 cities, detain over 300 soldiers over links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen

Turkish police have launched raids in 49 cities to detain over 300 soldiers accused of links to the group blamed for last year's attempted coup, state media reported Wednesday.

Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he reached same 'wavelength' with Donald Trump in call
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Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he reached same 'wavelength' with Donald Trump in call

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says in a telephone conversation he held with US president Donald Trump last week, the two leaders were on the same "wavelength."

Recep Tayyip Erdogan pulls Turkish troops from NATO drill in Norway amid new tensions with Western allies
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan pulls Turkish troops from NATO drill in Norway amid new tensions with Western allies

Turkey, which became a member of NATO in 1952, is a key member of the alliance but tensions have grown in recent months over its crackdown after the failed coup and Ankara's increasingly close alliance with Russia

At least 210 killed, over 1,700 injured as 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocks Iraq-Iran border; death toll expected to rise
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At least 210 killed, over 1,700 injured as 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocks Iraq-Iran border; death toll expected to rise

At least 210 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said.