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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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Children caught in crossfire in Turkey

Friday, September 18th 2015, 0:57

Children suffer as Turkish army battles the PKK
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Turkey targets news 'terror propaganda'

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 13:37

Turkish prosecutors begins an investigation into a major media group, after pictures were published of dead soldiers, reports say.
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VIDEO: Inside Turkey's battle scarred town

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 6:10
related places: Cizre

The Turkish town of Cizre has been closed off as Turkish troops carry out a counter-terrorism operation against the Kurdish militant group, the PKK.
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Key Bangkok suspect 'fled to Turkey'

Monday, September 14th 2015, 17:48
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Key suspect in August's deadly Bangkok shrine bombing has fled to Turkey, Thai police say.
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Turkey lifts new curfew in Kurdish city

Monday, September 14th 2015, 9:45
related places: Cizre

Turkish authorities lift a fresh curfew in the south-eastern Kurdish city of Cizre, just 12 hours after it was re-imposed.
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Turkey restores curfew in Kurdish city

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 22:04

Turkish authorities re-impose a curfew in the south-eastern Kurdish city of Cizre, just a day after an earlier restriction was lifted.
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VIDEO: Bee bedlam after Turkey truck crash

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 7:26

Beekeepers struggled to recapture thousands of bees after a truck containing beehives overturned in Turkey.
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Turkey lifts curfew on Kurdish city

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 7:16
related places: Cizre

The Turkish authorities lift a curfew imposed on south-eastern city of Cizre, where the army has been battling Kurdish militants.
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French consul sold boats to migrants

Friday, September 11th 2015, 22:33
related countries: France France
related places: Bodrum

France suspends its honorary consul in the Turkish port of Bodrum after a report showed dinghies being sold to migrants from a shop that she owns.
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VIDEO: Residents in Turkey's Cizre 'desperate'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 15:38
related places: Cizre

Turkey should grant independent observers immediate access to the besieged city of Cizre, the Council of Europe has said.
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Many dead in besieged Turkish city

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 22:34
related places: Cizre

Dozens of Kurdish militants die in army operations in the Turkish city of Cizre, officials say, as pro-Kurdish MPs say civilians are among the dead.
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Grim reports from Turkey's Cizre

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 21:38
related places: Cizre

Grim reports emerging from Turkish town amid PKK battle
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Leaders 'driving Turkey to civil war'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 22:36

The head of the pro-Kurdish HDP accuses Turkey's ruling party of orchestrating nationalist attacks and pushing the country towards civil war.
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