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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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Almost 100 dead in Ankara blasts

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 20:36
related places: Ankara

Two blasts at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara kill at least 95 people in the deadliest attack of its kind in recent Turkish history.
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Syrians in Turkey: 'We just want a normal life'

Friday, October 9th 2015, 0:09

Why Syrians are looking beyond Turkey for a new life
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Turkey tells Russia to avoid Nato clash

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkey says it will not compromise on its security, but does not want Russian incursions into its airspace to escalate into a crisis with Nato.
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Russia airspace incursion 'no accident'

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 19:24
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia's violation of Turkish airspace over the weekend "does not look like an accident".
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EU offers Turkey aid in migrant plan

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 17:13
related countries: Syria Syria

The EU is offering new incentives to Turkey - including financial aid and easing of visa restrictions - for help to solve the migrant crisis.
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Turkey in new Russia incursion protest

Monday, October 5th 2015, 23:41
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey again summons the Russian ambassador after a second violation of its airspace by a Russian warplane operating in Syria in two days.
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Turkish jets intercept Russian plane

Monday, October 5th 2015, 15:22
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey says it scrambled F-16 fighter jets to intercept a Russian warplane that violated its air space near the Syrian border on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Can Turkey stop the migration flow?

Monday, October 5th 2015, 6:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has gone to Brussels to discuss the migration crisis with EU leaders.
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Erdogan in Brussels for migrant talks

Monday, October 5th 2015, 5:03
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to hold key talks with EU officials on how to deal with the migrant crisis.
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Can Turkey help solve EU migrant crisis?

Monday, October 5th 2015, 4:02

Can the EU stop Syrians in Turkey risking their lives?.
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VIDEO: Refugees: Turkey is gateway to Europe

Monday, October 5th 2015, 0:01

EU calls for Turkey to encourage refugees to stay.
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Turkey deaths as bus hits commuters

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 12:52
related places: Ankara

At least 11 people are killed and several others injured after a bus hits a queue of people at a bus stop in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
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VIDEO: 'A journey of death' to Kos

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 16:33

Mohammed, his wife and two children fled Islamic State in Raqqa, Syria and he describes their "journey of death" from Turkey to Kos to John Sweeney for Panorama.
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Kidnapped Turks released in Iraq

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 8:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Sixteen Turkish construction workers kidnapped a month ago in the Iraqi capital Baghdad have been freed, Turkey's prime minister says.
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Migrants drown off Turkish coast

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 13:09
related countries: Greece Greece

More than a dozen migrants trying to reach Greece drown after their boat sinks off the Turkish coast.
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What will Turkey want for helping EU?

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 23:39

EU to woo key ally to stop migrant influx
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VIDEO: Migrants' hopes of reaching EU 'dashed'

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 18:04
related countries: Greece Greece, Syria Syria

Syrian migrants camped out on Turkey's frontier with Greece are being bussed to other locations in the country after the EU strengthened border controls, as Mark Lowen reports.
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VIDEO: Cars washed away in Turkey flash floods

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 10:14
related places: Bodrum

Heavy rains prompt flash floods in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.
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VIDEO: Refugee crisis: Food and phone charging

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 18:25

The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from a sports stadium on the Turkey-Greece border where agencies are providing shelter and food to refugees trying to reach Europe.
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Migrants die in Turkey ferry collision

Monday, September 21st 2015, 1:12
related countries: Greece Greece

At least 13 migrants trying to reach Greece drown off the coast of Turkey as their dinghy and a ferry collide, the Turkish coastguard says.
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New US-backed rebels 'enter Syria'

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A group of 75 US-backed rebels has crossed into northern Syria from Turkey to fight jihadists there, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
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VIDEO: Turkey-PKK conflict 'escalating fast'

Friday, September 18th 2015, 5:19

The number of policemen and soldiers who have been killed in Turkey since a ceasefire with Kurdish militant group the PKK broke down in July, has risen to more than 120.
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