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North Korea defies coronavirus with huge military parade, celebrates ruling party's anniversary amid economic woes
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North Korea defies coronavirus with huge military parade, celebrates ruling party's anniversary amid economic woes

Pyongyang closed its borders eight months ago to try to protect itself from the virus, which first emerged in neighbouring China, and has yet to confirm a single case

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

Iran opposes military action against Kurdish forces, urges Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity
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Iran opposes military action against Kurdish forces, urges Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity

Iran's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call that Tehran is opposed to military action in Syria, the foreign ministry has said

Turkey says it won't be intimidated after Donald Trump threatens to 'devastate' nation economically if Kurdish forces are attacked
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Turkey says it won't be intimidated after Donald Trump threatens to 'devastate' nation economically if Kurdish forces are attacked

In his tweet, Donald Trump had also pushed for the creation of a 30-kilometre (20-mile) "safe zone" in Syria, but offered no details on who would create, enforce or pay for it, or where it would be located.

Donald Trump asked Tayyip Erdogan to deal with Islamic State; how a phone call changed the Syrian war
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Donald Trump asked Tayyip Erdogan to deal with Islamic State; how a phone call changed the Syrian war

President Donald Trump’s declaration in a phone call with Tayyip Erdogan that he was pulling US troops from Syria has stunned Turkey and left it scrambling to respond to the changing battlefield on its southern border.

Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically
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Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will not be cowed by the US over the Andrew Brunson row

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.

Kurdish militia kills seven Turkish soldiers in Syria; Turkey carries out air strikes in retaliation
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Kurdish militia kills seven Turkish soldiers in Syria; Turkey carries out air strikes in retaliation

Seven Turkish soldiers were killed in Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia inside Syria, including five who died in a single attack on a tank

Turkey didn't inform of its planned military operations against Afrin, says Damascus
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Turkey didn't inform of its planned military operations against Afrin, says Damascus

Damascus on Sunday denied Turkey had informed it of its planned military operation against Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave in the war-ravaged country's north.

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.

Facebook accidentally 'leaked' over 1000 content moderators' identities to suspect accounts
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Facebook accidentally 'leaked' over 1000 content moderators' identities to suspect accounts

A security glitch at Facebook has put the lives of its over 1,000 content moderators at risk by accidentally leaking their identities to suspected terrorists' accounts on the social media platform.

Donald Trump, Recep Erdogan meet at White House; discuss ways to restore frayed ties
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Donald Trump, Recep Erdogan meet at White House; discuss ways to restore frayed ties

Fresh from securing his grip on Turkey with a referendum to centralise power, Recep Tayyip Erdogan met US President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday on a mission to restore frayed ties

Syria operation against 'terror groups' only, says Turkey's Erdogan
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Syria operation against 'terror groups' only, says Turkey's Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Turkey's military operation in Syria was against "terror" groups, appearing to row back on his comments saying it was targeting President Bashar al-Assad.

Turkey may launch ground operation in Iraq if threatened: Foreign Minister
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Turkey may launch ground operation in Iraq if threatened: Foreign Minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday Ankara could launch a ground operation in Iraq to remove any threats to Turkey that may arise.

Erdogan says Turkey has 'duty' to defeat Islamic State
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Erdogan says Turkey has 'duty' to defeat Islamic State

Erdogan said Turkey was now "much stronger, determined and more dynamic" than before the 15 July coup bid, which the authorities blame on the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen

Suicide attack on Turkish police leaves 11 officers dead, dozens wounded
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Suicide attack on Turkish police leaves 11 officers dead, dozens wounded

The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Friday claimed a deadly suicide bomb attack on Turkish police in the southeastern town of Cizre that left 11 officers dead and wounded dozens more.

Turkey blast: 3 killed, 40 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in Van
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Turkey blast: 3 killed, 40 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in Van

Three people were killed and 40 more wounded today in a car bomb attack in Turkey's eastern city of Van carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants.

Turkey to keep up the fight against Islamic State after military coup
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Turkey to keep up the fight against Islamic State after military coup

Turkey insisted its military will keep up the fight against Islamic State jihadists and other militants after the failed coup.

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