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After 3 years in Turkey jail on charges of being CIA agent, NASA's Serkan Golge recounts ordeal
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After 3 years in Turkey jail on charges of being CIA agent, NASA's Serkan Golge recounts ordeal

Serkan Golge was held in a general prison in southern Turkey, alongside high-ranking military officers, judges and prosecutors, some of whom said they were held without any evidence

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.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver backs Enes Kanter's decision to skip London trip, says safety of players more important
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver backs Enes Kanter's decision to skip London trip, says safety of players more important

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted he takes the issue of player safety "very seriously" following New York Knicks star Enes Kanter's decision to miss his team's game in London amid fears he would be killed for his political views.

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 court sentences six journalists to life imprisonment for role in 2016 coup; activists say verdict endangers journalism
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Turkey court sentences six journalists to life imprisonment for role in 2016 coup; activists say verdict endangers journalism

A court in Turkey on Friday sentenced six journalists, including two prominent brothers, to life in jail for aiding the plotters of a failed coup in 2016, State media said

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 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.

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."

Turkey set to resume trial of over 220 suspects linked to 2016 coup to unseat Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkey set to resume trial of over 220 suspects linked to 2016 coup to unseat Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A mass trial in Turkey is set to resume of more than 220 suspects accused of being among ringleaders of last year's coup bid to unseat Recep Tayyip Erdogan

US, Turkey in diplomatic row after arrest of Turkish staffer at American mission; visa services scaled back
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US, Turkey in diplomatic row after arrest of Turkish staffer at American mission; visa services scaled back

The United States and Turkey have scaled back visa issuing services in each other's countries in a deepening diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul.

Turkey arrests 35 lstanbul officials over links to 2016 coup; 112 total warrants issued
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Turkey arrests 35 lstanbul officials over links to 2016 coup; 112 total warrants issued

Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 35 local authority officials in Istanbul over alleged ties to last year's failed coup, state media reported.

Turkey seeks arrest of 35 media workers, accused of mobilising crowd, over Fethullah Gulen link
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Turkey seeks arrest of 35 media workers, accused of mobilising crowd, over Fethullah Gulen link

Turkish authorities on Thursday issued arrest warrants for 35 employees of media groups on suspicion of links to the alleged mastermind of 2016 coup.

Turkish journalists from Oppn newspaper Cumhuriyet go on trial after being accused of supporting terrorist group
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Turkish journalists from Oppn newspaper Cumhuriyet go on trial after being accused of supporting terrorist group

Seventeen employees of a Turkish Opposition newspaper went on trial on Monday accused of supporting a terrorist group, a case seen by government critics as a further sign that freedom of expression is under attack

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey not intimidated by German 'threats'
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey not intimidated by German 'threats'

Relations between Turkey and Germany, already brittle, have been further damaged recently by a dispute over the crackdown by the Turkish authorities that followed a failed coup

Turkey extends state of emergency for three months after coup anniversary
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Turkey extends state of emergency for three months after coup anniversary

Turkey's parliament voted on Monday to renew a state of emergency in effect since last year's failed coup attempt sparked the biggest crackdown in the country's modern history.

Erdogan to unveil monument for 'martyrs' in Turkey a year after failed coup
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Erdogan to unveil monument for 'martyrs' in Turkey a year after failed coup

Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the 15 July failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan, with a series of events honoring some 250 people.

Turkmenistan president orders amnesty for over 1,000 prisoners ahead of Ramadan
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Turkmenistan president orders amnesty for over 1,000 prisoners ahead of Ramadan

Tightly-controlled Turkmenistan has pardoned more than 1,000 prisoners ahead of festivities marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Turkish PM's top adviser Birol Erdem released; was detained over links to US-based Muslim cleric
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Turkish PM's top adviser Birol Erdem released; was detained over links to US-based Muslim cleric

Turkish authorities freed the top adviser to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen .