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Turkey and EU strike migrants deal

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 20:14
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Turkey and European leaders have struck a deal to try to control the flow of migrants and refugees to Europe.
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VIDEO: 'My children are half-Russian, half-Turkish'

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 16:30
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Antalya

The BBC's Olga Ivshina reports from Antalya on how Russians there feel about Russia sanctions against Turkey.
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Thousands mourn Turkish lawyer's death

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 14:45
related places: Diyarbakir

Thousands mourn the death of a prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer, who was shot dead in Turkey's south-eastern city of Diyarbakir on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Do Syrians want to leave Turkey?

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 5:03

The BBC's Mark Lowen finds out if some Syrians wish to stay in Turkey or travel to Europe.
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Turkish PM vows to find lawyer's killers

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 23:29
related places: Istanbul

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu pledges to bring to justice the killers of pro-Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci, as unrest breaks out in Istanbul.
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Pro-Kurdish lawyer shot dead in Turkey

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 20:06
related places: Diyarbakir

A prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer is shot dead in Turkey's south-eastern city of Diyarbakir, amid rising tension in the country's Kurdish areas.
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Russia announces Turkey sanctions

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 19:18
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Russia announces a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.
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Erdogan 'saddened' by Russia plane loss

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 14:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he was "saddened" by the downing of a Russian combat jet by Turkish forces and wished it had not happened.
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VIDEO: Caught on camera: Battle where lawyer is killed

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 13:11

A leading pro-Kurdish lawyer has been shot dead in south-eastern Turkey during a gun battle between police and unidentified gunmen.
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Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi relatives'

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 2:20
related countries: Canada Canada, Syria Syria

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.
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Turkey-Russia war of words over jet

Friday, November 27th 2015, 19:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses a TV speech to warn President Putin not to "play with fire" over the downing of a Russian plane.
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Children die as boats sink off Turkey

Friday, November 27th 2015, 14:21
related countries: Greece Greece

Six children have drowned as two migrant boats carrying them from Turkey to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish media say.
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VIDEO: Russians tell Turks: we're abandoning your beaches

Friday, November 27th 2015, 13:38

Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.
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Police seize 800 Belgium-bound guns

Friday, November 27th 2015, 9:57
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Italy Italy
related places: Trieste

Italian police in the northern port city of Trieste seize nearly 800 shotguns en route from Turkey to Belgium.
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Turkey 'knew downed plane was Russian'

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 22:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin rejects as "impossible" Turkey's claims it did not know the fighter jet it shot down was Russian.
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Turkish journalists charged with spying

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 22:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Two prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with espionage after alleging that Turkey's secret services sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria.
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Russia plans sanctions against Turkey

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 19:46
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Russia is preparing wide-ranging economic sanctions against Turkey after the downing of one of its jets, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.
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Russia mixes food and foreign policy

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 14:58

Turkey is latest country to be banished from the menu
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Turkey expects new talks on EU bid

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 11:52

The EU will give fresh impetus next month to Turkey's bid to join the 28-nation bloc by opening talks on economic policy, Turkey says.
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Audio of 'warning' to Russia jet issued

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 9:52
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.
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VIDEO: 'Audio warning' released by Turkish military

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 8:14
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of the warning given to the Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border.
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Downed plane pilot denies Turkey warning

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 21:25
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.
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VIDEO: Eggs thrown at Turkish embassy in Moscow

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 13:55
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

A protest has taken place outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.
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Missing Russian pilot 'alive and well'

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 12:39
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

A Russian pilot missing after Turkey downed his fighter jet is alive and well and back at an airbase in Syria, Russia's defence minister says.
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Putin fury after Turkey downs warplane

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 21:07
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

President Putin condemns the downing of a Russian warplane on the Turkish-Syrian border, and threatens Turkey with "serious consequences".
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VIDEO: Turkey defends downing of Russian warplane

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 20:17
related countries: Russia Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the downing of a Russian warplane is ''fully in line with Turkey's rules of engagement''.
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VIDEO: Putin: Jet shooting is stab in the back

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 16:46
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin fiercely condemns the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.
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Turkey downs Russian warplane in Syria

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 13:24
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish warplanes shoot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria, an act President Vladimir Putin describes as "stab in the back".
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VIDEO: Footage of 'warplane downed on Syria border'

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Video footage shows the plane reportedly shot down on the Turkish/Syrian border falling towards the ground.
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Turkish plane diverted over bomb threat

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 9:49
related countries: Canada Canada

A Turkish Airlines flight from New York carrying 256 people is diverted to Canada after a bomb threat, but no device is found on board.
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Europe on high security alert

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 20:57
related countries: Germany Germany

Eight alleged members of so-called Islamic State suspected to have been travelling to Germany are arrested, Turkish officials say amid security concerns across Europe.
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Village rakes in meteorite cash

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 11:54

Turkish villagers are feeling the financial benefits of being showered with meteor fragments.
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VIDEO: Cats take to G20 stage in Turkey

Monday, November 16th 2015, 9:35
related places: Antalya

Three cats took over the stage at the G20 Leader's Summit in Antalya, Turkey.
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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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