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Turkish PM Binali Yildirim vows security, economic measures in response to Iraq's Kurd referendum
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Turkish PM Binali Yildirim vows security, economic measures in response to Iraq's Kurd referendum

Turkey’s steps in response to a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region will have security, diplomatic, political and economic dimensions

Qatar crisis: Turkey disapproves of sanctions, offers to mediate with Gulf countries
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Qatar crisis: Turkey disapproves of sanctions, offers to mediate with Gulf countries

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he has disapproved the sanctions imposed on Qatar following the diplomatic stand-off between several Arab countries and Qatar.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to European Union
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to European Union

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to rejoin the ruling party after an absence of almost three years, the first major change to come into effect following the referendum victory on boosting his powers.

Turkish jets join Iraqi forces to retake Mosul from Islamic State: PM Binali Yildirim
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Turkish jets join Iraqi forces to retake Mosul from Islamic State: PM Binali Yildirim

Turkish air force jets joined in the air operation backing Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga to retake Iraq's second city of Mosul from jihadists, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton's proposal to arm Kurdish fighters 'politically inept': Erdogan
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Hillary Clinton's proposal to arm Kurdish fighters 'politically inept': Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blasted US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's "unfortunate" comments that she would consider arming Syrian Kurdish fighters, branding her proposal "politically inept."

Iraq seeks UN Security Council session over presence of Turkish troops
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Iraq seeks UN Security Council session over presence of Turkish troops

Meanwhile, Iraq's parliament adopted a resolution denouncing the extension of Turkish troops' presence, asking the government to consider them as "occupation forces."

Post-coup crackdown not over, says Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim
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Post-coup crackdown not over, says Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim

Turkey's prime minister on Wednesday warned that the crackdown following a failed coup was not over, as authorities issued arrest warrants for dozens of former newspaper staff.

Turkey detains 42 journalists as President Erdogan's crackdown following failed coup continues
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Turkey detains 42 journalists as President Erdogan's crackdown following failed coup continues

Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union

Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan govt vows to remove Gulen movement 'by its roots'
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Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan govt vows to remove Gulen movement 'by its roots'

Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, after an already deep purge of the army, police and judiciary, and said on Tuesday it had sent Washington evidence of his wrongdoing.

Turkey widens post-coup purge, demands Washington hand over cleric
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Turkey widens post-coup purge, demands Washington hand over cleric

Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the United States unless Washington hands over a cleric Ankara blames for the putsch.

Turkey: F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup
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Turkey: F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup

Warplanes patrolled Turkey's skies days after a failed coup, officials said today, in a sign that authorities feared that the threat against the government was not yet over.

Turkey coup attempt: Govt rounds up thousands of soldiers and judges
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Turkey coup attempt: Govt rounds up thousands of soldiers and judges

The crackdown is not restricted to the military as arrest warrants are issued for a total of 2,745 judges and prosecutors across Turkey.

Turkey to observe 15 July as 'democracy fest day' to mark failed military coup attempt
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Turkey to observe 15 July as 'democracy fest day' to mark failed military coup attempt

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday that 15 July will be marked as "democracy fest day" in Turkey as the attempted military coup was foiled with the cooperation and support of the Turkish people

Thousands rally for Turkey President Erdogan after military coup fails
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Thousands rally for Turkey President Erdogan after military coup fails

Thousands took to the streets of Turkey in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after authorities crushed a military coup that claimed at least 265 lives.

Turkey rounds up 3,000 plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
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Turkey rounds up 3,000 plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan

Turkish authorities rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters on Saturday after thwarting a coup to try to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey's failed military coup: Erdogan returns, assures nation that he is a people's leader
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Turkey's failed military coup: Erdogan returns, assures nation that he is a people's leader

A failed coup in Turkey left at least 60 people dead as authorities conducted widespread arrests among the military.

Key events in Turkey under President Erdogan: A timeline
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Key events in Turkey under President Erdogan: A timeline

Elements of the Turkish military backed by tanks staged an attempted coup Friday night against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Islamic State 'bombers' kill 41 at Istanbul's Ataturk airport; security beefed up at borders
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Islamic State 'bombers' kill 41 at Istanbul's Ataturk airport; security beefed up at borders

Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group.

Erdogan loyalist Binali Yildirim named new Turkey PM
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Erdogan loyalist Binali Yildirim named new Turkey PM

Turkey's ruling party named a loyal ally of Turkish President Erdogan as the new prime minister, as the strongman seeks to tighten his grip on power.