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Turkish police seize massive drug haul

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 23:46

Authorities were tipped off that a cargo ship bound for Turkey was smuggling heroin.
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Germany backs pullout from Incirlik airbase in Turkey row

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 9:51
related countries: Germany Germany, Jordan Jordan
related places: Incirlik

Germany's cabinet agrees to move military forces from Turkey to Jordan because of a diplomatic row.
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US Congress calls for charges over Turkey embassy brawl

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 3:30
related countries: United States United States

Videos appear to show Turkish security officials punching and kicking unarmed Kurdish demonstrators.
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Germany set to quit Turkey's Incirlik airbase amid row

Monday, June 5th 2017, 18:15
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Incirlik

Turkey's ban on MPs' visits prompts Germany to transfer jets and troops from Incirlik.
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Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 12:04
related countries: Austria Austria

Turkey vetoes Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries.
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Turkey accuses US of 'aggressive actions' over brawl

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 19:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Turkey summons the US ambassador over "security lapses" after clashes erupted in Washington.
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Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 12:34
related places: Ankara

Many of the 221 accused of trying to oust President Erdogan are marched past a hostile crowd.
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NBA star Enes Kanter's passport cancelled by native Turkey

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 19:49

Enes Kanter, a critic of the Turkish president, was held after Turkey cancelled his passport.
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Afghan Vice-President Dostum flies to Turkey amid torture claims

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 7:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Former warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum denies he had a rival kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
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Erdogan watches as Turkish security guards attack protesters

Friday, May 19th 2017, 15:14

The Turkish president got out of his car as security personnel attacked protesters in Washington.
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2017 Whitley Gold Award winner: 'Fish loved me but people didn't'

Friday, May 19th 2017, 9:03

Zafer Kizilkaya's work saved a Turkish community. His fish conservation model's now widely adopted.
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US summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 22:11
related countries: United States United States

The meeting comes as senators call for the Turkish ambassador to be expelled over the violence.
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Turkey says 'pro-Kurd' US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 10:40
related countries: United States United States

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accuses US envoy Brett McGurk of supporting Kurdish militants.
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Syria conflict: Turkey opens 'city' for orphans of the war

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 10:05

Almost 1,000 children will live at the complex, which has schools, a mosque and sports arena.
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US complains to Turkey over embassy violence

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 23:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Turkish Embassy denies claims its staff were responsible for violence against protesters in Washington.
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Erdogan supporters and critics clash outside Turkey's embassy in the US

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 9:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Nine people are injured in a brawl outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, DC.
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Syria war: Turkey will never accept US alliance with Kurds - Erdogan

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 0:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Erdogan, Washington

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments come after talks with Donald Trump in Washington.
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The Turkish teachers who are on hunger strike

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 13:03

Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca have been on hunger strike for the last two months to protest against their dismissal by the government.
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Trumplomacy

Friday, May 12th 2017, 22:11
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

One of the reasons Russia's foreign minister was in Washington on Wednesday - Syrian 'safety zone' negotiations by Russia, Iran and Turkey.
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IS conflict: US arming Syrian Kurds unacceptable - Turkey

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 17:28
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

President Erdogan says the battle against IS should not involve "another terrorist group".
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Syria war: US to arm Kurds in battle for Raqqa

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

The move will help Kurdish fighters battling IS for Raqqa but will alarm neighbouring Turkey.
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Syria war: Putin says 'safe zones' have international support

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 16:02
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States

Russia, the US, Turkey, Iran and Syria all support the plan, the Russian president says.
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Turkish authorities block Wikipedia without giving reason

Saturday, April 29th 2017, 13:34

The online encyclopaedia is inaccessible under an official order, but no reason for this is given.
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Russian spy ship Liman sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 14:27
related countries: Russia Russia

All 78 personnel aboard the Black Sea Fleet ship were rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.
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Sixteen migrants drown making Turkey-Greece crossing

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 9:59

The bodies of two children were among those pulled from waters between Turkey and Lesbos.
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Turkey referendum: EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 14:22
related places: Ankara

An EU spokesman calls on Ankara to launch a transparent investigation into alleged irregularities.
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Turkey referendum: Trump congratulates Erdogan

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 8:35
related places: Erdogan

Donald Trump differs from European leaders in assessing the narrow win for Turkey's president.
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Turkey referendum: Erdogan dismisses criticism by monitors

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 1:31
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's leader rejects a report saying he was given an unfair advantage in Sunday's referendum.
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Protesters rally in Istanbul over referendum result

Monday, April 17th 2017, 8:51
related places: Istanbul

Opponents of Turkey's president march through Istanbul over the referendum result.
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Turkey referendum grants President Erdogan sweeping new powers

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 21:20
related places: Erdogan

The referendum result means Turkey's president could stay in office until 2029.
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Academic voices her fears for Turkey ahead of referendum

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 7:57

Academic Oget Oktem Tanor explains how she's been punished for signing an anti-government petition.
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Turkey militants 'used tunnel to plant explosives'

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 15:31

An explosion first thought to be an accident was in fact a cunning militant attack, Turkey says.
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Blast rocks mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in Turkey

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 11:02
related places: Diyarbakir

A blast causes casualties at a police station in Diyarbakir, which has seen Kurdish-Turkish clashes.
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'Someone will get killed'

Monday, April 10th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

How do Turks in the Netherlands feel about Turkey's controversial referendum on 16 April?
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Turkish cabin crew deliver mid-air baby

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 13:48

Cabin crew on a Turkish Airlines flight celebrated the arrival of an extra passenger when a woman gave birth to a baby girl.
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Turkish cabin crew help woman give birth at 42,000ft

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 22:34

Mother and baby are now reported to be in good health after the baby girl's mid-air arrival.
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Australia warns of Anzac Day terror threat in Turkey

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 8:29
related countries: Australia Australia

Information suggests that terrorists may seek to target Anzac Day commemorations, Australia says.
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Voting starts in Europe for Turkish referendum

Monday, March 27th 2017, 11:41

The first ballots are cast by Turkish citizens living in six European countries.
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The migrants 'trapped' on the Greek island of Chios

Sunday, March 26th 2017, 23:12
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Chios

Five hundred people have come from Turkey to Chios, Greece, in the past two weeks alone.
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Trump's ex-national security adviser 'discussed Gulen removal'

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 9:58

Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn met Turkish officials during the election campaign.
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Switzerland investigates Turkey spying allegations

Friday, March 24th 2017, 18:54
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Prosecutors are looking into claims Turks living in Switzerland are being spied on.
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Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast 'drowning 11'

Friday, March 24th 2017, 16:17

Five children are among the dead, while nine people were rescued, Turkish media report.
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Erdogan vows Turkey will 'review relations with EU'

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 12:56
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

The promise came as a senior German politician said Mr Erdogan was no longer welcome in Berlin.
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Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan to stop Nazi taunts

Monday, March 20th 2017, 16:58
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Erdogan

The German Chancellor says "all necessary measures" are being considered after Turkish president's taunts.
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'Whatever he says is right'

Sunday, March 19th 2017, 1:19
related places: Sakarya

Mark Lowen spends an afternoon in Sakarya, the Turkish president's heartland.
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Running for their lives

Sunday, March 19th 2017, 0:40
related countries: Syria Syria

BBC Arabic's Janay Boulos reports on the perils of being smuggled over the Syrian-Turkish border.
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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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