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Jul 10, 2017
Turkey's Opposition holds mass 'justice' rally in challenge to President ErdoganAbout 50,000 people have been arrested under Turkey's state of emergency imposed after last July's failed coup and another 1,00,000 have lost their jobs, including teachers, judges, soldiers and police officers.
Jun 14, 2017
Turkey opens Syrian border crossings for refugees to visit during RamadanThousands of Syrian refugees are returning home for a visit during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, after Turkey temporarily opened two border crossings with Syria.
Jun 05, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkey offers to help defuse tension between Qatar and Arab nationsTurkey on Monday called for dialogue and said it was ready to help defuse the row between Qatar and Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt that accuse Doha of supporting extremism.
May 22, 2017
Turkey, Russia sign joint declaration to remove trade restrictions, say reportsRussia agreed to lift remaining trade sanctions against Turkey on Monday. These sanctions were imposed in the wake of the shooting down by Turkish air forces of a Russian warplane over the Syrian border in 2015.
May 21, 2017
Turkish police kill two suspected Islamic State members planning attack on AnkaraAnkara: Turkish police on Sunday killed two suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group in Ankara. The suspects were believed to have been planning an attack on the capital, the regional governor said.
Apr 30, 2017
Turkish president arrives in India: Trade, terror to be focus of Modi-Erdogan talksEconomic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism are expected to dominate the bilateral talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will have on Monday.
Apr 29, 2017
Turkey, US can turn Raqa into 'graveyard' for Islamic State: ErdoganIstanbul: Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn the Islamic State jihadist group's de-facto capital of Raqa in Syria into a "graveyard" for the extremists, the Turkish president said Saturdy. The Turkish government is pressuring Washington to stop backing Kurdish fighters as an ally in the fight against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, in a dispute that has has limited cooperation between the NATO allies.
Apr 18, 2017
Turkey referendum votes could have been manipulated: Electoral observersAnkara: Up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated during Turkey's presidential referendum, a number that if revised could reverse the "Yes" outcome of the vote, a Council of Europe (CoE) electoral observer announced on Tuesday.
Apr 17, 2017
Turkey referendum: Erdogan declares victory in a close contest; Opposition cries foulThe historic referendum will tighten Turkish President Erdogan's grip on power, but the knife-edge result saw the country bitterly divided, with the opposition crying foul.
Apr 16, 2017
Turkey Referendum: Voting on expanding Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential powers beginsTurkey on Sunday began voting in a referendum on expanding the powers of the head of state under President Tayyip Erdogan that will determine its future political destiny but whose outcome remains in doubt after a bitterly-contested campaign.