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Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 23:11
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Erdogan, Frankfurt

Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds are allowed to rally in Frankfurt.
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Erdogan threatens to scrap EU-Turkey migrant deal

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 16:55

President Erdogan says the EU can "forget about" Turkey re-admitting migrants, as a row continues.
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'Turkey backers' target Amnesty, BBC and other major Twitter accounts

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 10:37

Hackers tweeted "Nazi Germany, Nazi Holland" from several official accounts in Turkish.
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Turkey-Netherlands row: Erdogan slams Dutch over Srebrenica

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 0:14
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Erdogan

The Turkish president shows no sign of ending his angry tirade at the Netherlands.
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Turkey slams EU officials in row over Netherlands campaigning

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 13:00
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

EU officials had urged restraint in a row over Turkish political campaigning in the Netherlands.
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Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch ambassador barred

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 6:47
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Ankara

Ankara says it is suspending high-level meetings with Dutch officials as a bilateral row escalates.
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Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch warn citizens after Erdogan threat

Monday, March 13th 2017, 18:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's president had vowed retaliation after his ministers' rallies were blocked in Europe.
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Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 23:34
related countries: Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands

Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to its senses".
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Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 17:57
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Erdogan

The Turkish president says he will teach the Dutch about diplomacy after his ministers are barred.
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Turkey referendum: Clashes as Dutch expel minister

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 12:18
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Erdogan, Rotterdam

Turkey vows a "harsh response" as a diplomatic row with the Netherlands escalates.
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Turkey referendum: Protests as consulate in Rotterdam is blocked

Saturday, March 11th 2017, 23:00

Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya is stopped by police as she tries to enter the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam.
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Turkey-PKK conflict: UN report tells of '2,000 dead' since truce collapse

Friday, March 10th 2017, 19:56

A brother's account is included in a UN report saying 2,000 died in south-east Turkey in 18 months.
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Hands speak: Hip-hop meets sign language

Friday, March 10th 2017, 0:14

Turkish rapper Fuat Ergin and his new band Eller Konusur, which means "Hands Speak", are creating a new harmony between hip-hop and sign language.
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Turkish diplomat 'seeks Swiss asylum'

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 11:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The deputy ambassador's reported move comes amid a purge of people seen as disloyal to President Erdogan.
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Germany warns Turkey over Nazi jibes amid referendum row

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 11:37
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany urges a return to "friendly relations" with Turkey amid a bitter row over a referendum.
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Turkey's Erdogan makes Nazi jibe over Germany rally ban

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 23:09
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's president railed against blocks in Germany on his political campaigning for new powers.
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Pilot of crashed Syrian jet rescued in Turkey

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 12:12
related countries: Syria Syria

It is unclear why the plane crashed, but an Islamist group says opposition fighters shot it down.
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'Syrian' military plane crashes near Turkey border

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 22:05
related countries: Syria Syria

A search is under way for the pilot, as an Islamist group says opposition fighters shot it down.
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Erdogan anger as Germany-Turkey war of words escalates

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 22:22
related countries: Germany Germany

Turkey's President Erdogan is now accusing Germany of "aiding terror".
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Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 22:45
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Ankara

Ankara is angry over the cancellation of a public speech by a Turkish minister in Germany.
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Syria conflict: Manbij militia to hand villages to army

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 12:00
related countries: United States United States

The US-allied Manbij Military Council says it wants to halt an advance by Turkish-backed rebels.
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Turkish crackdown

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 15:17
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Erdogan

The arrest of a German-Turkish journalist is causing a diplomatic row between Germany and Turkey.
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Turkish town of Karamursel hails its 'Superman' mayor

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 14:06
related places: Karamursel

The mayor of Karamursel in Turkey is lauded for rescuing a diver in difficulties.
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German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for 'terrorist propaganda'

Monday, February 27th 2017, 22:49
related countries: Germany Germany

Die Welt's Deniz Yucel is in pre-trial detention accused of producing terrorist propaganda.
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Why is it hard to say 'no' in Turkey?

Friday, February 24th 2017, 6:14

With a referendum looming, 'no' seems to be becoming a difficult word to say in Turkey.
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Syria conflict: Turkey says capture of IS stronghold of al-Bab nearly complete

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 16:39

Turkish-backed forces besieging the town of al-Bab have reached the centre, Turkey says.
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Turkey reverses female army officers' headscarf ban

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 13:52

The army was the last institution in officially secular Turkey with a ban on the Muslim headscarf.
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World Press Photo 2017: Russia envoy killing picture wins award

Monday, February 13th 2017, 13:29
related countries: Russia Russia

An image of the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey wins the World Press Photo awards.
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'Restricted and imprisoned'

Monday, February 13th 2017, 1:22

Academics in Turkey share their experiences as they face increasing pressure and mass sackings.
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Syria conflict: Turkey denies mistakenly telling Russia to bomb troops

Friday, February 10th 2017, 16:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia says its jets bombed co-ordinates provided by Turkey - a claim the Turkish military rejects.
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German court upholds Erdogan poem ban

Friday, February 10th 2017, 15:33
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Erdogan

The court deemed satirist Jan Boehmermann's poem about Turkey's president "abusive and defamatory".
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Presidential powers

Friday, February 10th 2017, 15:20

The BBC's Mark Lowen explains why a draft new constitution for Turkey is encountering such fierce opposition.
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Syria war: Russian 'friendly fire' kills Turkish soldiers

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 17:46
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

President Putin sends condolences over the "tragic incident" and both countries plan to investigate.
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Syria war: Turkish forces 'push into IS-held al-Bab'

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 12:54

Ten Turkish soldiers are killed in the space of two days as Islamic State fighters battle on.
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Doorstep demand

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 1:02

Asli Erdogan could face life in jail after being accused of involvement in Turkey's failed coup.
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Turkish author Asli Erdogan on her 136 days in jail

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 0:01

Turkish author Asli Erdogan was jailed for 136 days over her links with a pro-Kurdish newspaper.
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Syria conflict: Army cuts IS supply route into al-Bab

Monday, February 6th 2017, 14:17
related countries: Syria Syria

The town of al-Bab is now almost entirely surrounded by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels.
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Gunman threat at Istanbul hospital

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 12:00
related places: Istanbul

A man locks himself into a hospital room, saying he will kill himself and others, media report.
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Theresa May in Turkey: UK agrees £100m defence deal

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 17:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Theresa May discusses trade with Turkey's president, and a deal to develop fighter jets is sealed.
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Turkey threatens to cancel migrant deal over Greek coup ruling

Friday, January 27th 2017, 17:27
related countries: Greece Greece

Turkish officials are insisting Greece must extradite soldiers allegedly involved in a coup attempt.
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Turkish anger as Greece rejects extradition of eight soldiers

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 19:49
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece rules against extraditing eight soldiers that Turkey accuses of involvement in a failed coup.
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Syria conflict: Iran, Russia and Turkey 'to enforce' truce

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 12:34
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran, Russia and Turkey say they will jointly enforce a fragile three-week cessation of hostilities.
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Syria conflict: War of words as peace talks open in Astana

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 5:17
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Russia Russia
related places: Astana

The government's lead negotiator accuses his rebel counterpart of making "provocative" comments.
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Turkey's President Erdogan wins power-boosting vote

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 12:59

Turkish MPs vote for a new draft constitution which would heavily increase the president's powers.
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Pious vs secular

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 0:11

An attack on a Turkish nightclub revives a debate over whether the country's secular side is under threat.
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Syria conflict: Russia and Turkey 'in first joint air strikes on IS'

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 18:24
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Is

Moscow says nine of its jets and eight of Turkey's pounded so-called Islamic State targets.
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Kyrgyzstan plane crash: It crashed 'on top of the village'

Monday, January 16th 2017, 20:33
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground, say officials.
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Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

Monday, January 16th 2017, 15:30
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
related places: Bishkek

Entire families are killed, witnesses say, as a Turkish cargo jet crashes on landing near Bishkek.
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Turkish MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan's powers

Monday, January 16th 2017, 7:21
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's parliament gives initial approval to a new constitution to boost presidential powers.
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Cyprus talks: Erdogan dismisses full Turkish troop withdrawal

Friday, January 13th 2017, 15:08
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus
related places: Erdogan

Turkey resists calls for it to remove thousands of soldiers from Cyprus under a reunification deal.
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Cyprus talks to continue at expert level, Greece and Turkey say

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 23:41
related countries: Greece Greece

Security issues remain a key stumbling block to finding a deal to reunify the Mediterranean island.
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