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France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'
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France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'

France’s national police have called for increased security at religious sites around the All Saint’s holiday this coming weekend, particularly noting online threats from extremists against Christians and moderate French Muslims

Turkey, Greece exchange harsh words after first Islamic prayers in Hagia Sophia in nine decades
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Turkey, Greece exchange harsh words after first Islamic prayers in Hagia Sophia in nine decades

Hagia Sophia was previously a museum and most Greeks view it as central to their Orthodox Christian religion: church bells tolled in mourning across Greece on Friday

Russia accuses Turkey of failing to create demilitarised zone in Syria’s Idlib, claims Ankara is helping militants instead
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Russia accuses Turkey of failing to create demilitarised zone in Syria’s Idlib, claims Ankara is helping militants instead

Russian defence ministry spokesman as saying 'terrorist' fortifications had merged with Turkish outposts in Idlib, resulting in daily attacks on Russia's Hmeimim air base in Syria

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

US completes military drawdown from northeastern Syria, leaves around 600 troops across rest of country, says Defence Secy Mark Esper
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US completes military drawdown from northeastern Syria, leaves around 600 troops across rest of country, says Defence Secy Mark Esper

Mark Esper also did not rule out being able to reduce US troop levels in Syria further if European allies contributed to the Syria mission

US to withdraw troops from Syria ahead of Turkey' s offensive against Kurdish-led forces, says White House
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US to withdraw troops from Syria ahead of Turkey' s offensive against Kurdish-led forces, says White House

The United States said it was pulling troops from northeast Syria, in a major shift which clears the way for a Turkish military offensive against Kurdish-led forces and hands Turkey responsibility for thousands of Islamic State captives

NBA Playoffs 2019: Turkish TV drops Blazers-Warriors series broadcast following Enes Kanter-Tayyip Erdogan dispute
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NBA Playoffs 2019: Turkish TV drops Blazers-Warriors series broadcast following Enes Kanter-Tayyip Erdogan dispute

S Sport, the main TV broadcaster of NBA in Turkey, will not show the conference final between the Blazers and defending champion Golden State Warriors

NBA: Enes Kanter to skip Knicks' upcoming game in London fearing Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan's reprisal
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NBA: Enes Kanter to skip Knicks' upcoming game in London fearing Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan's reprisal

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter says he will not go to London for a game with his NBA team because he fears he could be assassinated for criticising Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

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.

Premier League: Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan backs teammate Raheem Sterling over racism stance
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Premier League: Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan backs teammate Raheem Sterling over racism stance

The alleged racist abuse of Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling by Chelsea fans has rekindled bitter memories for his club mate Ilkay Gundogan, who suffered similar treatment during the World Cup earlier this year.

CIA found recording of Saudi Arabia crown prince giving order to 'silence' Jamal Khashoggi, says report
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CIA found recording of Saudi Arabia crown prince giving order to 'silence' Jamal Khashoggi, says report

Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October in an operation that Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan has said was ordered by the highest level of Saudi leadership.

Saudi foreign minister calls outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical', says people are blaming Riyadh before investigation is completed
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Saudi foreign minister calls outcry over Khashoggi 'hysterical', says people are blaming Riyadh before investigation is completed

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said that the issue of Jamal Khashoggi's killing has become "fairly hysterical". He also addressed the mounting scepticism around the crown prince's alleged involvement

Saudi Arabia's investment conference draw deals worth $50 billion despite boycotts over Jamal Khashogi's killing
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Saudi Arabia's investment conference draw deals worth $50 billion despite boycotts over Jamal Khashogi's killing

A number of Western politicians and global business chiefs stayed away from Saudi Arabia’s premier investment event over the Khashoggi case.

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ‘ready to work again’ with several managerial offers on table
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Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ‘ready to work again’ with several managerial offers on table

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects to be back in work in the New Year and has fielded enquiries from all over the world

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan calls on Riyadh to prove missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi left Istanbul consulate
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Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan calls on Riyadh to prove missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi left Istanbul consulate

Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing since last week.

Turkey currency crisis: Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara to boycott US electronic goods in retaliation for Washington sanctions
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Turkey currency crisis: Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara to boycott US electronic goods in retaliation for Washington sanctions

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington that has helped drive the lira to record lows.

Pakistan General Election: PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif says Indians will call Pakistanis their master
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Pakistan General Election: PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif says Indians will call Pakistanis their master

Shehbaz Sharif said that Pakistan cannot become a great nation by voting leaders like Imran Khan who have made false promises to "our nation"

Turkey dismisses over 18,000 civil servants ahead of expected end of Emergency after two years
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Turkey dismisses over 18,000 civil servants ahead of expected end of Emergency after two years

Turkey issued a decree on Sunday dismissing more than 18,000 civil servants, half of which were from the police force.