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Turkey condemns Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Erdogan; launches probe against magazine
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Turkey condemns Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Erdogan; launches probe against magazine

The Turkish president, meanwhile, said he has not seen the controversial cartoon even as his office criticised the magazine on Twitter

Thousands participate in first Muslim prayers at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia in 86 years
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Thousands participate in first Muslim prayers at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia in 86 years

The landmark served as one of Christendom's most significant cathedrals, a mosque and a museum before its conversion back into a mosque by a high court in Turkey this year

Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum declared a mosque after Turkish court ruling; EU calls decision 'regrettable'
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Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum declared a mosque after Turkish court ruling; EU calls decision 'regrettable'

The court ruling came despite international warnings not to change the status of the nearly 1,500-year-old monument that is revered by Christians and Muslims alike.

Child becomes first casualty as Turkey-Greece migrant crisis intensifies, dies after boat capsizes; border guards prevent 4,354 people from entering Greek territory
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Child becomes first casualty as Turkey-Greece migrant crisis intensifies, dies after boat capsizes; border guards prevent 4,354 people from entering Greek territory

A child died when a boat full of migrants heading to a Greek island capsized Monday, part of a wave of thousands trying to push through Greece's land and sea borders

Turkish troops shoot down two Syrian warplanes, escalating conflict; thousands wait at Turkey’s western border to attempt passage to Greece
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Turkish troops shoot down two Syrian warplanes, escalating conflict; thousands wait at Turkey’s western border to attempt passage to Greece

Thousands of migrants and refugees massed at Turkey's western frontier Sunday, trying to enter Greece by land and sea after Turkey said its borders were open to those hoping to head to Europe

33 Turkish soldiers killed, 32 wounded in air strike by Syrian govt forces in Idlib region; Ankara warns of full-scale offensive
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33 Turkish soldiers killed, 32 wounded in air strike by Syrian govt forces in Idlib region; Ankara warns of full-scale offensive

Turkey has sent thousands of troops into Syria and Erdogan has warned that Turkey would launch a full-scale offensive to repel Syrian forces

India rejects Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir, says region integral and inalienable part of country
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India rejects Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir, says region integral and inalienable part of country

India on Saturday criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir and asked him not to interfere in India's internal affairs

Tayyip Erodgan says will oppose Pakistan blacklisting at FATF, Kashmir matter of concern to both New Delhi and Islamabad
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Tayyip Erodgan says will oppose Pakistan blacklisting at FATF, Kashmir matter of concern to both New Delhi and Islamabad

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he would help Pakistan stay off FATF blacklist at a meeting of a global finance watchdog, a move he suggested would counter 'political pressure' from Islamabad’s critics

Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit White House on 13 November, announces Donald Trump after 'very good call' with Turkish president
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit White House on 13 November, announces Donald Trump after 'very good call' with Turkish president

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan will travel to US next week to meet Donald Trump, the Turkish presidency said, amid heightened tensions between the two countries.

US, Turkey agree to 5-day ceasefire in Syria to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw from safe zone along border
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US, Turkey agree to 5-day ceasefire in Syria to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw from safe zone along border

Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone along the border, Mike Pence and Turkish officials announced.

Turkey remains defiant to international pressure on offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces as US demands ceasefire
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Turkey remains defiant to international pressure on offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces as US demands ceasefire

Turkey rebuffed international pressure to curb its deadly offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria on Wednesday as US President Donald Trump dispatched his deputy Mike Pence to Ankara to demand a ceasefire

'Can't keep track of Donald Trump’s tweets': Recep Tayyip Erdogan mocks US president's remarks on Turkish operations against Syrian Kurdish militants
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'Can't keep track of Donald Trump’s tweets': Recep Tayyip Erdogan mocks US president's remarks on Turkish operations against Syrian Kurdish militants

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he could no longer 'keep track' of the tweets by his US counterpart Donald Trump as tensions mount over Ankara's operation against Kurdish militants in Syria, in comments published Wednesday

Istanbul election: 'Lose-lose' situation for Erdogan; win will deepen mistrust in Turkey's democracy, loss dent president's reputation, say analysts
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Istanbul election: 'Lose-lose' situation for Erdogan; win will deepen mistrust in Turkey's democracy, loss dent president's reputation, say analysts

In a move termed as 'lose-lose situation' by analysts, Turkey's ruling party AKP will contest re-run for Istanbul mayoral elections, after suffering defeat due to alleged irregularities.

Qatar to withdraw from OPEC in 2019: Oil markets to be dominated by US, Russia; fractionalised cartel suits India better
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Qatar to withdraw from OPEC in 2019: Oil markets to be dominated by US, Russia; fractionalised cartel suits India better

Qatar is not only a major-domo LNG supplier via Petronet LNG, but is also a major foreign portfolio investor (FPI) in Indian equities markets.

Turkey to re-open consulate in Iraq's Mosul four years after freeing city from Islamic State's clutches
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Turkey to re-open consulate in Iraq's Mosul four years after freeing city from Islamic State's clutches

Turkey has planned to reopen a consulate in Mosul four years after ridding the city of Islamic State jihadists

Turkey won't 'back down' due to US sanctions over Istanbul's treatment of pastor Brunson, says President Erdogan
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Turkey won't 'back down' due to US sanctions over Istanbul's treatment of pastor Brunson, says President Erdogan

Turkish president Erdogan said that Istanbul will not back down due to US' sanction threats over the detention of pastor Andrew Craig Brunson

Turkey elections: Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins tightly-contested snap polls, vows to implement new presidential system 'rapidly'
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Turkey elections: Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins tightly-contested snap polls, vows to implement new presidential system 'rapidly'

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party

Turkey, Syrian rebel allies take full control of war-torn country's Afrin region after eight-week campaign, says source
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Turkey, Syrian rebel allies take full control of war-torn country's Afrin region after eight-week campaign, says source

Turkey’s military and its Syrian rebel allies have taken full control of northwest Syria’s Afrin region, a Turkish army source said on Saturday.

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 troops clash with Syrian jihadists on Idlib border, exchange fire
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Turkey troops clash with Syrian jihadists on Idlib border, exchange fire

Turkish forces exchanged fire Sunday with jihadists from Al-Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate on the border of Idlib province, a monitor and eyewitnesses said.