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Syria conflict: Turkey plans for ceasefire before new year

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 11:05
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey says it is working with Russia on a ceasefire across Syria to take effect before the new year.
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Syria conflict: Turkey and Russia 'agree ceasefire plan'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 16:13
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey's foreign minister says it has agreed with Russia a proposal for a ceasefire in Syria.
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US says claim it supported IS in Syria is 'ludicrous'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 1:53
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US says there is no basis for the Turkish president's claim that it supported IS in Syria.
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Turkish police in court for first Istanbul trial over coup plot

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 9:54
related places: Istanbul

Twenty-nine police officers appear in court accused of trying to overthrow the Turkish president.
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Turkey cafe boss held for Erdogan 'tea insult'

Monday, December 26th 2016, 17:42
related places: Erdogan

A cafe boss at a Turkish paper is accused of insulting the president by saying he would refuse to serve him tea.
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Turkey targets 10,000 social media users in 'terror' probe

Saturday, December 24th 2016, 18:41

Turkey investigates 10,000 people for insulting government officials or "supporting terror" online.
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IS 'burns Turkish soldiers alive' in Syria execution video

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 0:35
related countries: Syria Syria

So-called Islamic State releases a video which claims to show two Turkish soldiers burned alive.
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Russian ambassador killing: Funeral held in Moscow

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 13:23
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara, Moscow

President Vladimir Putin leads tributes in Moscow to the Russian ambassador assassinated in Ankara.
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IS conflict: 14 Turkish soldiers dead in worst day's loss yet

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 22:20
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey sees its worst losses yet since intervening in Syria, with 14 soldiers killed in clashes with IS.
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Bana Alabed, Aleppo's tweeting girl, meets Turkey's President Erdogan

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 12:55
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Syrian seven-year-old Bana Alabed, who tweeted about life in Aleppo, meets Turkey's President Erdogan.
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Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov's body flown home from Turkey

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 20:56
related countries: Russia Russia

The body of the assassinated Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov is flown home.
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Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov's body flown home from Turkey

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 17:50
related countries: Russia Russia

The body of the Russian ambassador to Turkey has been flown home after he was shot dead in Turkey.
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Russian ambassador killing: Moscow to boost security at embassies

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 10:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara, Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders more security at embassies after its Turkey envoy is killed.
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Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 6:40
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara

A Turkish policeman shoots dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey, apparently in protest at Aleppo.
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Russian ambassador shooting: Video shows aftermath

Monday, December 19th 2016, 17:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara

Video shows the gunman moments after fatally shooting the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, in Ankara.
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Row over marriage guidance book for Turkish newly-weds

Monday, December 19th 2016, 11:56

Government and opposition unite in outrage at controversial and bizarre recommendations.
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Turkish bus attack: 13 off-duty soldiers killed by car bomb

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 14:31
related places: Kayseri

A suicide car bomb kills 13 off-duty soldiers in central Turkey and wounds 56 others.
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Turkey's football fans unite after bomb attacks at Istanbul stadium

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 20:39
related places: Istanbul

Turkish football fans come together to pay respects to those killed outside a stadium in Istanbul.
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Businesses offer freebies in Turkish currency campaign.

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:11

Turkey's president wants people to exchange their foreign currency savings to shore up the plunging lira.
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Murder in Istanbul

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Twelve men from the countries of the former USSR have been assassinated in Turkey, and there's evidence that some of the hitmen were from Russia.
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Monday, December 12th 2016, 12:39
related places: Istanbul

Turkey says it has detained 235 people over alleged militant links, two days after Istanbul attacks.
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Istanbul stadium attacks: Kurdish TAK group claim attacks

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 16:21
related places: Istanbul

Kurdish TAK militants say they carried out an attack that killed 38 people near an Istanbul stadium.
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Istanbul stadium attack: BBC witnesses anger at scene

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 13:32

The BBC's Mark Lowen witnesses the toll that a string of deadly attacks - most recently on a football stadium - have taken on Turkish people.
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Istanbul Besiktas Turkey: Stadium blasts kill 38 people

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 9:05
related places: Besiktas, Istanbul

Twin blasts targeting police near a stadium in Istanbul kill 38 people and injure many.
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Istanbul Besiktas: View over stadium blast scene in Turkey

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 23:16
related places: Istanbul

Blasts near a stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, kill at 29 people and injure many others, reports say.
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Turkey drops case against Israeli officers in Gaza flotilla killings

Friday, December 9th 2016, 18:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey drops case against Israeli officers charged over deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship.
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Amnesty urges compensation for Turkey's displaced Kurds

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 18:16
related places: Diyarbakir

Amnesty International urges Turkey to compensate people who fled fighting in Kurdish-majority Diyarbakir.
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Businesses offer freebies in Turkish currency campaign

Monday, December 5th 2016, 15:35

Free meals, haircuts and even tombstones on offer if people convert dollars into lira.
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Deaths in the dorm

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 16:41

Turkish officials investigate if negligence was a factor in a fire that killed 12 people in a dorm.
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Turkish dorm fire: Six held after 11 schoolgirls die

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 11:07

A dormitory manager and five others are detained after a fire claims the lives of 11 schoolgirls.
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Dodging the trans murderers in Turkey

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 23:57

Why Turkey has the highest transgender murder rate in Europe.
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School dorm fire kills 11 teenage girls

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 22:44

A fire at a school in Turkey has killed 12 people, including 11 teenage students.
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Turkish schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Adana province

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 22:11
related places: Adana

Eleven schoolgirls have died in a fire that swept through a school dormitory in southern Turkey.
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Islamic State conflict: Turkey says two soldiers missing in Syria

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 21:41
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish military officials say they have lost contact with two of their soldiers in northern Syria.
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Pakistan court delays deportation of Turkish teachers

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 19:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 100 Turkish teachers ordered to leave Pakistan are granted a stay by a local court.
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Turkey crackdown: Foster families investigated for coup ties

Monday, November 28th 2016, 17:32

Turkish authorities are investigating foster families for suspected ties to the failed coup in July.
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Turkey torture claims after coup attempt

Monday, November 28th 2016, 7:32

The BBC uncovers claims of abuse in Turkey's prisons from those detained after a failed coup.
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'I was tortured in Turkey purge'

Monday, November 28th 2016, 0:11
related places: Istanbul

Mark Lowen in Turkey hears disturbing accounts of alleged torture after July's failed coup.
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Migrant crisis: Turkey threatens EU with new surge

Friday, November 25th 2016, 12:15

Turkey's president threatens the EU with a surge of migrants as tensions over membership talks mount.
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Euro MPs vote to freeze Turkey EU membership talks

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 12:35

The European Parliament votes to freeze Turkey's EU membership talks, amid human rights concerns.
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IS conflict: Turkish soldiers killed in Syria attack

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 11:59
related countries: Syria Syria

Three Turkish soldiers are killed in an attack in Syria that Turkey says was a Syrian government air strike.
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Two dead in car bomb in Turkey town of Adana - governor

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 7:40
related places: Adana

A car bomb outside the governor's office in the Turkish town of Adana kills two, the governor says.
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Turkey seeks arrest of Syrian Kurdish political leader

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 14:54
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ankara

Turkey issues an arrest warrant for a Syrian Kurdish leader over a deadly bombing in Ankara.
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Turkey withdraws child rape bill after street protests

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 13:26

Turkey's government withdraws a bill pardoning men who had sex with minors if they had married them.
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Turkish MPs to vote on controversial underage sex bill

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 5:48

Turkish MPs vote on a controversial bill that would allow men who had sexual relations with children to be released from jail.
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Turkey and the EU

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 0:33

If MEPs vote to suspend membership talks with Turkey, it could prompt a sea-change in Turkish policy.
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Turkish bill clears men of statutory rape if they marry

Friday, November 18th 2016, 19:26

Turkish MPs have preliminarily backed a bill allowing men accused of statutory rape to be cleared.
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Turkish Nato officers 'seek asylum' after failed coup

Friday, November 18th 2016, 12:40

Some Turkish officers posted to Nato have sought asylum since the failed military coup, Nato says.
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Pakistan expels Turkish teachers at 'Gulen-linked' schools

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 16:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 100 Turkish teachers are ordered to leave Pakistan as President Erdogan begins a visit.
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Syria conflict: Kurdish YPG militia to leave Manbij

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 12:48
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Manbij

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia is to pull its forces from the town of Manbij, as demanded by Turkey.
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