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VIDEO: Syria jihadists 'use Turkey bases'

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 12:50
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC's Richard Galpin reports on how foreign jihadist fighters are using safe houses in southern Turkey to cross into Syria to fight against government forces.
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VIDEO: Football unity in divided Cyprus

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 18:08
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Greece Greece

Talks to try and heal the divisions between Greece and Turkey over the island of Cyprus have failed over the years, but a development in the sporting world is giving some observers cause for optimism.
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Egypt expels Turkish ambassador

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 15:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt tells the Turkish ambassador to leave the country, after Turkey's prime minister calls for the release of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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'Attacker' held at Turkey PM office

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 12:08

Police in Turkey have arrested a suspected attacker outside the prime minister's office, according to reports.
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Turkey 1-0 Northern Ireland

Friday, November 15th 2013, 21:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adana

A goal by Mevlut Erdinc in first-half injury-time gives Turkey a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland in their friendly game in Adana.
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VIDEO: Turkish soaps soften Saudi hearts?

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 11:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Why are Turkish maids melting Saudi hearts?
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EU restarts talks with Turkey

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 17:00

The European Union opens a long-delayed round of talks with Turkey on the country's 26-year-old bid to become a member.
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VIDEO: Cheering and jeering on Turkey's Republic Day

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 17:54
related places: Istanbul

BBC cameraman Christian Parkinson shows what it is like to film and report from inside a protest, in Istanbul.
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Four Turkish MPs sport headscarves

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 14:38

Four Turkish female lawmakers appear in parliament in headscarves, following a recent reversal of the decades-long ban on Islamic headgear.
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Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 15:36
related places: Istanbul

A railway line underneath the Bosphorus Strait opens in Istanbul, Turkey, the world's first sea tunnel connecting Europe and Asia.
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Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 6:38
related places: Istanbul

A new rail tunnel underneath the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will link the the Asian and European shores of Istanbul.
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Doner kebab 'inventor' dies at 80

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 15:14
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Kadir Nurman, the Turkish immigrant credited with developing the doner kebab, dies in Berlin at the age of 80.
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'Halal' sex shop opens in Turkey

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 16:55

Turkish online 'Halal' sex shop opens
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Turkey EU accession talks to restart

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 10:59

The EU agrees to restart Turkey membership talks, four months after they were postponed when EU members criticised a crackdown on protests.
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Hostages freed in Lebanon swap deal

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 4:15
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

Nine Lebanese citizens kidnapped in Syria last year return home to Beirut, after a complex hostage deal sees two Turkish pilots released in Lebanon.
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Abducted Turks in Lebanon video

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 21:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

Two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon in August apparently in connection with the Syria conflict appear in a video on Lebanese television.
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VIDEO: Turkey lifts headscarf ban

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 22:01

Turkey has lifted rules banning women from wearing headscarves in the country's state institutions - with the exception of the judiciary, military and police - ending a decades-old restriction.
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Kenya seizes ivory bound for Turkey

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 13:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Mombasa

Kenyan customs officers in Mombasa seize about four tonnes of ivory, worth $1.4m, hidden inside sacks of sesame seeds ready to be shipped to Turkey.
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Key Turkish coup sentences upheld

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 12:07

A Turkish court upholds the convictions of key military officers ruled to have plotted the overthrow of the government of PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Man found guilty of Turkey murders

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 16:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man is found guilty of murdering two women from Northern Ireland who were stabbed to death while on holiday in Turkey, but his father is cleared.
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Amnesty accuses Turkey of abuse

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 13:22

Turkish authorities committed widespread human rights abuses in a summer crackdown on anti-government protests, Amnesty International says.
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Erdogan announces Kurdish reforms

Monday, September 30th 2013, 16:06

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces political and human rights reforms aimed at benefiting Kurds and other minorities.
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Galatasaray open talks with Mancini

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 20:59

Turkish champions Galatasaray open talks with former Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini about their vacant manager's position.
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Ankara police building attacked

Friday, September 20th 2013, 23:45
related places: Ankara

A police building in the Turkish capital, Ankara, is struck by a rocket attack, Interior Minister Muammer Guler says.
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VIDEO: Protesters return to Ankara streets

Friday, September 20th 2013, 1:56
related places: Ankara

Hundreds of university students in Turkey have vented their anger about plans to build a new road across their campus by taking to the streets of Ankara.
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VIDEO: Turkish students clash with police

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 22:36
related places: Ankara

Police fired water cannons, smoke grenades and rubber bullets to disperse students demonstrating against plans to reconstruct their Ankara campus.
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My Germany: The Turkish bath manageress

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 1:27
related countries: Germany Germany

Bringing Berlin's women together in a Turkish bath
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VIDEO: Clashes continue across Turkey

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 4:44

Police have clashed with anti-government demonstrators for a third night in cities across Turkey.
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VIDEO: Turkey activist death sparks clashes

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 6:51

Police in Turkey clash with demonstrators after the death of a 22-year-old activist in the south-eastern city of Antakya.
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Anger over Turkey protester death

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 18:54

Protesters clash with police over the death of a 22-year-old demonstrator in the southern Turkish city of Antakya.
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Woman 'shot dead' at Turkish resort

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dalyan

A British woman is killed and her son and mother injured in a shooting at the resort of Dalyan in Turkey.
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Is Turkey's peace process with the Kurds collapsing?

Monday, September 9th 2013, 12:53

PKK halts peace moves amid disillusion with Turkey
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Rebel Kurds 'halt Turkey pull-out'

Monday, September 9th 2013, 8:42

The rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) says it has halted its withdrawal from Turkey, a website linked to the armed militant group reports.
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US orders personnel to leave Lebanon

Friday, September 6th 2013, 15:11
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The US state department orders non-emergency US government personnel to leave Lebanon and approves voluntary evacuation from southern Turkey.
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VIDEO: Will the riots affect Turkey's bid?

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 6:44
related countries: Japan Japan, Spain Spain
related places: Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo

The International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether Tokyo, Istanbul or Madrid will host the 2020 summer games. Guney Yildiz reports on the problems overshadowing Istanbul's bid.
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Turkey trial for 100 'coup plotters'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 11:11

The trial opens in Turkey of a former army chief and more than 100 others over the 1997 ousting of a pro-Islamist government.
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Fenerbahce fail in Europe ban appeal

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 11:30

Turkish side Fenerbahce fail in an appeal against their ban from Europe following involvement in domestic match-fixing.
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Gezi Park: Turkey's new opposition movement

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 23:14

Turkish protesters try to rekindle the spirit
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VIDEO: Turkey says a red line has been crossed

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 2:28

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has also stressed the need for an urgent response, and criticised the lack of UN action.
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VIDEO: Calls for 'force' over Syria attack

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 18:29
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The United Nations is making a formal request to the Syrian government to allow UN inspectors to the scene of a suspected chemical weapons attack, as France calls for a "reaction with force".
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Turkey media crackdown: Who to blame?

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 0:23

Turkish journalists accuse state of stifling dissent
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Turkish pilots seized in Beirut

Friday, August 9th 2013, 15:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Turkey advises its nationals to leave Lebanon after two Turkish pilots were seized in an abduction reportedly linked to the Syria conflict.
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VIDEO: Turkish airline pilots kidnapped

Friday, August 9th 2013, 15:07
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Two pilots working for Turkish Airlines have been abducted in Lebanon, near Beirut's international airport.
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Syria rebels 'capture key airbase'

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 12:53
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have captured a key airbase in Aleppo province, near the Turkish border, activists say.
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Turkish general jailed over 'plot'

Monday, August 5th 2013, 19:40

Turkey's ex-army chief is jailed for life for plotting a coup, the most senior figure convicted after five years of trials of hundreds of defendants.
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