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VIDEO: G20 leaders mull response to IS attack

Monday, November 16th 2015, 0:31
related countries: France France

The actions of so-called Islamic State in France are dominating the agenda of world leaders who are meeting in Turkey at the G20 summit.
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VIDEO: Migrants rescued off coast of Lesbos

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 15:10

14 migrants, including seven children, have died off the coast of Turkey after their boat sank.
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EU criticises Turkey on human rights

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 16:46

The European Commission accuses Turkey of significant failings on human rights and democracy, in a delayed report on its EU membership prospects.
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Syrians 'not at school' in Turkey

Monday, November 9th 2015, 13:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Human Rights watch calls for urgent action after a report finds over 400,000 Syrian refugee children living in Turkey are unable to attend school.
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Turkey arrests IS suspects ahead of G20

Friday, November 6th 2015, 11:06
related places: Antalya

Turkish police arrest 20 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group in Antalya a week before the city hosts a G20 summit, reports say.
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Erdogan urges constitution change

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 15:42

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says parliament should prioritise discussions on a new constitution after his AK Party's election triumph.
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Turkey rounds up Erdogan 'rivals'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 15:30

Two days after the election in Turkey, police arrest 44 people suspected of having links to influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Turkey's comeback kid

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 1:00
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's Erdogan proves to be a great survivor
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'Serious concerns' over Turkey vote

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 20:21

European observers say violence marred the run-up to polls in Turkey in which the ruling Justice and Development Party regained its majority.
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Erdogan demands respect for Turkey vote

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 16:56

Turkey's president says the world must respect election results that saw his Justice and Development Party (AKP) regain its majority.
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Turkey election result boosts markets

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 15:49

The Turkish lira and the Istanbul stock market rose sharply on Monday after the surprise win by the ruling AKP party on Sunday.
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Turkey's ruling AKP wins back majority

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 6:54

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) wins a critical parliamentary election, regaining the majority it lost in June.
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VIDEO: Cheers as Turkey's AK Party wins majority

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 23:14

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) wins a critical parliamentary election, regaining the majority it lost in June.
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Turkey election: Anxiety overshadows campaign

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 16:24

Anxiety overshadows Turkey election campaign
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McIlroy a shot off Turkish Open lead

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 15:31

Rory McIlroy is a shot from leaders Victor Dubuisson and Jaco van Zyl after the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
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VIDEO: Turkey gets set to vote in elections

Friday, October 30th 2015, 23:58

Turkey is polarised as it prepares to vote in Sunday's general election, Gavin Hewitt reports.
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VIDEO: Why is Turkey election important?

Friday, October 30th 2015, 5:39

Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen has been looking at why this election is so important.
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Turkey election: Young voters want peace and influence

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 17:18

Why many young Turkish voters feel left out
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VIDEO: Turkey: 'This is now a nervous country'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 13:42

Turkey holds an election on Sunday - the second in five months - with the governing AK Party hoping to win back its majority.
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VIDEO: Turkey election: Security key issue

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 5:24

Turkey holds an election on Sunday - the second in five months - with the governing AK Party hoping to win back its majority.
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Turkey police raid Istanbul media group

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 14:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police storm the headquarters a media group linked to US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen days before the country's election.
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VIDEO: Press freedom in Turkey 'a major concern'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 10:39

After the inconclusive parliamentary elections in June, Turkey is once again going to the polls this Sunday, with press freedom one of the concerns facing the country.
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VIDEO: Migrants left to 'fend for themselves'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 6:29
related countries: Greece Greece

A large boat used by traffickers to smuggle migrants into Greece from Turkey has been seized by the authorities.
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Turkey confirms shelling Syrian Kurds

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 9:48
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu confirms that the Turkish military has attacked Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.
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Turkish police 'in shoot-out with IS'

Monday, October 26th 2015, 23:11

Two policemen and up to seven suspected Islamic State militants have been killed in a shoot-out in south-eastern Turkey, security officials say.
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VIDEO: Turkey president's hope for legacy

Monday, October 26th 2015, 5:11

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping the party he founded, the AKP, will win back the majority it lost in June.
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Briton dead in Turkey 'acted alone'

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 15:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Istanbul

No other parties were involved in the death of a British woman at an Istanbul airport, her family and employers believe.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows Sutton at Istanbul airport

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 14:57
related places: Istanbul

Turkish authorities have released CCTV footage of Briton Jacky Sutton, who was found dead at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Saturday.
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British woman dies at Turkish airport

Monday, October 19th 2015, 5:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Istanbul

A British woman, understood to be the acting Iraq director for the Institute of War and Peace reporting Jacky Sutton, dies in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Ankara bombings: Turkish lives traumatised by twin attacks

Friday, October 16th 2015, 23:30
related places: Ankara

Continued suffering after bloodshed in Ankara
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VIDEO: EU offers Turkey deal on border controls

Friday, October 16th 2015, 21:32
related places: Ankara

The European Union is offering to make it easier for Turkish nationals to come to the EU if Ankara attempts to slow the numbers of migrants and refugees crossing its borders with Europe.
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Turkey: No deal on EU migrant crisis

Friday, October 16th 2015, 19:36
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Turkey criticises a deal proposed by EU states for joint action on the migrant crisis, put together at a summit in Brussels.
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VIDEO: Downed drone 'a warning shot by Turkey'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 17:56
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey says its warplanes have shot down an unidentified aircraft which intruded into its airspace near the border with Syria.
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Turkey downs 'drone' on Syria border

Friday, October 16th 2015, 15:28
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish warplanes shoot down an unidentified aircraft - said to be a drone or a model plane - that intruded into its airspace near Syrian border.
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EU states back Turkey migrants deal

Friday, October 16th 2015, 13:29

EU states back an action plan with Turkey which it is hoped will help to ease the flow of migrants to Europe, but Turkey says it remains a draft.
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VIDEO: Migrant crisis: EU and Turkey form plan

Friday, October 16th 2015, 5:17

The European Union agrees a broad action plan with Turkey to help reduce the number of of migrants and refugees trying to reach Europe.
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Merkel: EU must secure external borders

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 20:31

A possible deal between the EU and Turkey on the migrant crisis is high on the agenda as European leaders gather in Brussels.
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Genocide denier 'had rights infringed'

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 18:18

The European Court of Human Rights rules that a Turkish politician should not have been prosecuted for denying the killing of Armenians was a genocide.
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Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 19:06
related places: Ankara

Two suicide bombers who carried out Saturday's attacks in Ankara are thought to have links to Islamic State, Turkish officials tell the BBC.
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EU presses Turkey over migration deal

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 16:52

A delegation of EU commissioners heads to Turkey in a last-ditch bid to reach a draft agreement over how to tackle the migration crisis.
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Turkey suspends Ankara security chiefs

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:32
related places: Ankara

Three senior security officials are suspended in the wake of bombings that left 97 people dead in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
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VIDEO: Anger at Ankara victims' funerals

Monday, October 12th 2015, 21:40
related places: Ankara

The funerals of the victims of the bomb attacks during a peace rally in Ankara have continues, as the Turkey's Prime Minster says IS is the prime suspect.
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VIDEO: Ankara bombings: Who is to blame?

Monday, October 12th 2015, 17:50
related places: Ankara

Diplomatic correspondent Caroline Hawley answers key questions about the twin bombings in Ankara - and their impact on Turkey.
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Turkish PM blames Ankara bombing on IS

Monday, October 12th 2015, 17:33
related places: Ankara

The Islamic State group is the principal focus of investigation into the Ankara bombing that killed 97, Turkey's prime minister says.
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VIDEO: Funerals in Turkey for bomb victims

Monday, October 12th 2015, 11:58
related places: Ankara

Funerals are being held in Turkey for victims of the bombings in Ankara which claimed almost 100 lives.
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Turkish air force pounds rebels

Monday, October 12th 2015, 6:50
related places: Ankara

The Turkish air force pounds Kurdish militants as the country mourns for nearly 100 people killed in a bomb attack in the capital, Ankara.
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Turkey mourns rally blast victims

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 19:42
related places: Ankara

Thousands gather in Turkey's capital, Ankara, to pay tribute to the victims of Saturday's bomb blasts which killed at least 95 people.
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VIDEO: Crowds gather as Turkey mourns dead

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 9:26
related places: Ankara

Crowds gather in Ankara for a memorial as Turkey mourns the deaths of almost 100 people in bomb blasts at a peace rally.
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VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Turkey

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 7:23

Protesters clashed with police on Saturday night in Turkey after earlier bomb blasts killed at least 95 people ahead of a peace rally .
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VIDEO: Bomb attack hits Turkish capital

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 5:01
related places: Ankara

At least 95 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a multiple bomb attack in the Turkish capital Ankara.
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Kazakhstan 1-2 Netherlands

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 21:11
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Prague

Netherlands are on the verge of missing out on Euro 2016 after Turkey beat the Czech Republic in Prague.
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