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Turkey-PKK conflict: Eight killed in twin bomb blasts

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 21:41

Kurdish PKK rebels have carried out two bomb attacks on police in the mainly Kurdish south-east of Turkey, killing at least eight people, officials say.
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Turkish admiral 'claims asylum in US' after failed coup

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

A Turkish military officer posted with Nato claims asylum in the US after authorities in Turkey link him to the failed coup, reports say.
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Putin mends broken relations with Turkey's Erdogan

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 16:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The leaders of Russia and Turkey patch up a damaging quarrel, pledging to restore close economic relations in St Petersburg.
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Russia and Turkey's tricky relationship

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 8:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to hold talks in St Petersburg with President Vladimir Putin and says he wants to "reset" ties with Russia.
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To Russia with love?

Monday, August 8th 2016, 23:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chooses Russia for his first trip abroad since the failed coup, as the West watches nervously.
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Turkey coup: Erdogan backs return of death penalty at vast Istanbul rally

Monday, August 8th 2016, 2:41
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's President Erdogan tells a vast rally in Istanbul that he would approve the return of the death penalty if it was backed by parliament and the public.
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Huge crowds rally against Turkey coup

Sunday, August 7th 2016, 15:13
related places: Istanbul

Huge crowds gather in Istanbul to protest against last month's attempted coup in Turkey.
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'Why I'm protecting Turkey's police'

Sunday, August 7th 2016, 12:24
related places: Istanbul

Bethany Bell speaks to a student who has been on the streets of Istanbul almost every night since the coup attempt.
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Turkey coup bid: Fethullah Gulen's lawyers fear attack on his life

Friday, August 5th 2016, 18:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen say they fear an attack on his life, in the wake of the failed coup attempt in Turkey.
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Turkey scolds Austria in EU membership dispute

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 16:43
related countries: Austria Austria

Turkey angrily rejects Austrian suggestions that its membership talks with the EU should be ended following the crackdown since a failed coup.
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Turkey coup attempt: Court issues arrest warrant for Fethullah Gulen

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 14:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Istanbul

A court in Istanbul issues an arrest warrant for US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen over Turkey's recent failed coup, media reports say.
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Gay Syrian man beheaded and mutilated in Turkey

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 10:28
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Istanbul

The headless, mutilated body of a gay Syrian man is identified by gay housemates in Istanbul.
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'Post-coup purge under way in Turkey'

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016, 20:36

Turkey is urged to follow the rule of law when pursuing those it believes are behind last month's attempted coup.
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Europe rights official urges Turkey to heed rule of law

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016, 12:45

The most senior European official to visit Turkey since last month's "outrageous" attempted coup urges Turkey to act according to the rule of law.
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Divided diaspora?

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 14:56

In the wake of the attempted coup in Turkey and President Erdogan's crackdown, are tensions between his supporters and opponents spilling over into Europe?
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Migrant crisis: Germany warns Turkey against 'blackmailing EU'

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 4:18
related countries: Germany Germany

Europe must not let itself be blackmailed by Turkey in talks about visa-free travel for Turkish citizens, German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says.
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Turkey failed coup: US military chief condemns plotters

Monday, August 1st 2016, 21:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ankara

The chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff visits Ankara and condemns the recent coup attempt in Turkey, as the US seeks to shore up ties.
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Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan 'snatch squad' soldiers captured

Monday, August 1st 2016, 10:24
related places: Erdogan

Turkish special forces capture a group of soldiers suspected of trying to seize President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a failed coup attempt.
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The 'women heroes' who rose up in Turkey

Monday, August 1st 2016, 6:56

The BBC's Selin Girit meets some of those women regarded as heroes for standing up to the attempted coup in Turkey.
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Thousands march in Germany in support of Turkey's President Erdogan

Sunday, July 31st 2016, 20:13
related countries: Germany Germany

Tens of thousands of people in Germany turn out in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a rally that raises diplomatic tensions.
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Turkey steps up army dismissals over 15 July coup attempt

Sunday, July 31st 2016, 11:40

The Turkish government sacks about 1,400 soldiers over this month's failed coup, bringing the number of army dismissals to more than 3,000.
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Turkey's President Erdogan seeks to rein in spy agency after coup

Sunday, July 31st 2016, 0:42

Turkey's president wants to close the nation's military academies and directly control the spy agency and the military chief of staff after a failed coup.
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Turkey-PKK conflict: Dozens killed in south-east clashes

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 12:32

The Turkish military kills 35 Kurdish militants who tried to storm an army base in the south-east, officials say.
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Turkey's Erdogan to drop lawsuits against people who insulted him

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 8:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's president says he will withdraw all lawsuits against people charged with insulting him, as a gesture to the unity shown since the failed coup.
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Terror attacks dismay Afghan migrants in Istanbul

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 3:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France, Germany Germany
related places: Istanbul

The latest terror attacks in Germany and France have left migrants in Turkey worried about their chances of reaching northern Europe.
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Turkey's bid to shut Gulen schools globally

Friday, July 29th 2016, 13:21

Turkey wants other governments to close schools and colleges linked to Fethullah Gulen, after this month's coup attempt.
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Turkey coup attempt: Schools and media outlets shut

Friday, July 29th 2016, 4:57

Mark Lowen reports from Turkey, two weeks after a failed coup by rebel soldiers.
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Chasing shadows

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 23:28

Mark Lowen goes on the trail of the Gulen movement, blamed by the Turkish government for the failed coup earlier this month.
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Turkey coup attempt: More than 130 media outlets shut

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 9:40

Turkey announces the closure of 131 media outlets and issues 47 arrests warrants for journalists, as a crackdown continues after a failed coup.
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Turkey coup: Satirist fears 'Charlie Hebdo' attack

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 9:24

The editor of one of Turkey's oldest satirical magazines, LeMan, speaks to the BBC about the aftermath of the attempted coup.
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Turkey coup attempt: Nearly 9,000 soldiers joined plot - army

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 13:49

Turkey says 8,651 members of the nation's armed forces - backed by 35 planes, 37 helicopters and 74 tanks - took part in the failed coup on 15 July.
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'Martyr' family

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 23:32

A bereaved Turkish family feels both pride and grief for a father shot by rebel troops during the 15 July coup attempt, the BBC's Rengin Arslan reports.
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Turkey's Erdogan criticises EU over Syria refugee deal

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 10:13
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's President Erdogan accuses the EU of dishonesty over a deal to contain the influx of Syrian refugees.
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Under fire

Monday, July 25th 2016, 19:34

The BBC speaks to two of the 42 journalists facing arrest following the failed coup against Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Turkey coup attempt: 'Arrest warrants issued' for journalists

Monday, July 25th 2016, 14:12

Turkey's authorities issue detention warrants for 42 journalists, local media say, as part of an investigation into a failed coup earlier this month.
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Turkey failed coup: Presidential guard to be disbanded

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 22:13

Turkey's elite presidential guard is to be disbanded after nearly 300 of its members were detained following last week's failed coup.
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Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 17:01

Turkey detains a nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who it blames for the recent failed coup, state media report.
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Turkey's Deputy PM Nurettin Canikli warns of more arrests

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 22:28

Turkey's deputy prime minister says the plotters behind last week's failed coup had infiltrated all ministries and more arrests will follow.
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Turkey coup attempt: Detentions 'tip of the iceberg'

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 18:34

Turkey's deputy prime minister tells the BBC more arrests could be made following last week's failed coup.
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How have Turks online responded to the crackdown?

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 8:44

Turkish prosecutors are targeting those online who supported the failed coup, but varied opinions about the crackdown still exist in the country.
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Country divided

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 0:22

Nearly a week on from the failed coup attempt in Turkey, society is divided over President Erdogan's crackdown.
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Turkey attempted coup: EU says measures 'unacceptable'

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 19:22

EU top officials say Turkey's measures on education, the judiciary and the media following the failed coup last week are "unacceptable".
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Turkey coup attempt: State of emergency announced

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 8:22

Turkey's president declares a state of emergency for three months following the failed coup in the country.
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Turkey coup attempt: Charges laid against 99 generals and admirals

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 20:25

Nearly 100 generals and admirals are charged over the thwarted coup - a significant chunk of Turkey's military top brass.
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Turkey coup attempt: 'I was run over by two tanks'

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 18:16

CCTV footage shows the moment government supporter Sabri Unal was run over by tanks during the attempted coup in Turkey.
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Turkey coup attempt: Crackdown toll passes 50,000

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 6:59

More than 50,000 people have been detained, sacked or suspended from their jobs amid a crackdown in Turkey following last week's failed coup.
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Turkey coup: Purge widens to education sector

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 18:46

A purge of top officials following a failed coup in Turkey broadens even further with the suspension of 15,200 education staff.
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Turkey PM vows to purge Gulen movement 'by the roots'

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 12:02

The Turkish prime minister vows supporters of an exiled cleric will be uprooted as the state continues to round up suspected backers of Friday's failed coup.
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Torn apart

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 10:53

Turkey's armed forces have been dealt a significant psychological blow by the attempted coup, with their prestige and status damaged, Doruk Ergun writes.
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