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Turkey issues ban to 31 athletes

Monday, August 5th 2013, 18:08

Olympic silver medallist Esref Apak is among 31 Turkish athletes banned for two years for drugs offences.
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VIDEO: Turkey coup plot trial verdict due

Monday, August 5th 2013, 4:51

Verdicts are due in the high-profile trial of 275 alleged coup plotters in Turkey.
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Somalia bomb targets Turkish mission

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 16:22
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A car bomb outside a building housing Turkish embassy staff in the Somali capital Mogadishu kills at least two people, according to officials.
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Erdogan threatens to sue UK's Times

Friday, July 26th 2013, 22:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Turkey's prime minister threatens legal action against the UK's Times newspaper for publishing an open letter criticising his handling of recent protests.
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Turkish ship with Indian crew freed

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 4:37
related countries: Gabon Gabon, India India
related places: Port Gentil

Pirates release a Turkish cargo ship with a crew of 24 Indians which they hijacked near Port Gentil off the coast of Gabon in West Africa last week.
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Kurdish rebels warn Turkey on peace

Friday, July 19th 2013, 14:46

Kurdish rebels give Turkey a "final warning" to start implementing reforms agreed under a peace plan.
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Turks hit by deadly Syrian clashes

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 16:06
related countries: Syria Syria

A Turkish boy dies and another is seriously wounded by stray gunfire from deadly clashes across the Syrian border.
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Turkey fourth biggest donor country

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 12:09

Global Humanitarian Assistance annual report show that Turkey is the fourth-largest donor of humanitarian assistance.
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Turkey MPs curtail army powers

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 16:57

Turkish MPs amend the rules governing the armed forces, in a move that further strips the military of its political influence.
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Police disperse Istanbul protesters

Monday, July 8th 2013, 18:34
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at people trying to enter an Istanbul park that was the focus of last month's anti-government protests.
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VIDEO: Turkey protesters clash with police

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 17:46
related places: Istanbul

Police in Turkey have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters trying to enter a park cordoned off by police in Istanbul.
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Turkish protesters clash with police

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 16:41
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police are using tear gas and water cannon against protesters trying to enter a park cordoned off by police in Istanbul.
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Court deals blow to Turkish state

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 18:05
related places: Istanbul

A Turkish court rules against a plan to redevelop Taksim Square and Gezi Park in Istanbul, which triggered nationwide protests in late May.
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Turks question police use of force

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 23:33

Police handling of Turkish protests questioned
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A photographer's view of the Turkish protests

Friday, June 28th 2013, 6:48

A photographer's view of the protests in Turkey
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The rise of Turkish soap power

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 23:34

How romantic dramas are burnishing Turkey's image
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Twitter under pressure in Turkey

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 10:34

The Turkish government asks Twitter to set up an office inside the country so company representatives can be reached more easily.
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Two-year European ban for Fenerbahce

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 20:18
related places: Besiktas

Turkish sides Fenerbahce and Besiktas both receive European bans from Uefa following a domestic match-fixing scandal.
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EU delays Turkey membership talks

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 10:24

EU ministers delay the resumption of Turkey's EU membership talks, as Turkish police detain at least 20 more protesters.
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BBC concern at Turkey 'intimidation'

Monday, June 24th 2013, 17:35
related places: Ankara

The BBC accuses Turkey of trying to "intimidate" BBC journalists, after the Ankara mayor launches a Twitter campaign against a corporation reporter.
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Turkey rivals hold mass rallies

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 21:10
related places: Istanbul

Mass rallies are held in Turkey by the government and its opponents, with police again clearing Istanbul's Taksim Square of protesters.
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Germany-Turkey diplomatic row erupts

Friday, June 21st 2013, 12:56
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany summons the Turkish ambassador in a row over Turkey's bid for membership of the European Union.
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VIDEO: New wave of park protests in Turkey

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 21:08

Turkey is seeing a new wave of protests after the authorities evicted anti-government demonstrators from Gezi Park
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VIDEO: Turkey's 'silent protest' spreads

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 22:18

A silent, standing protest by performance artist Erdem Gunduz has been taken up by hundreds of anti-government demonstrators and spread to several Turkish cities.
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'Standing man' leads Turkish protest

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 8:49
related places: Istanbul

A Turkish protester dubbed the "standing man" leads a vigil on Istanbul's Taksim Square days after the authorities evicted demonstrators.
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Turkish government 'may use army'

Monday, June 17th 2013, 21:39
related places: Istanbul

The Turkish government says it could use the armed forces to end nearly three weeks of unrest by protesters in Istanbul and other cities.
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'Alarm' over UK spying claims

Monday, June 17th 2013, 17:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A diplomatic row has broken out over claims that Britain spied on foreign governments attending G20 meetings in London in 2009.
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Turkey faces strike over crackdown

Monday, June 17th 2013, 9:59

Two major union federations in Turkey call a one-day strike to protest against the police crackdown on anti-government demonstrations, following the clearing of Gezi Park on Saturday.
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Mass rally for PM amid Turkey unrest

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 21:28
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells tens of thousands of supporters it was his duty to crack down on continuing anti-government unrest.
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VIDEO: Mass rally for PM amid Turkey unrest

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 21:20
related places: Ankara, Istanbul

Turkey's prime minister has rallied tens of thousands of supporters in Istanbul, telling them it was his duty to clear a city square that has been the focus of anti-government unrest.
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VIDEO: Istanbul protesters defy police

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 8:31
related places: Istanbul

Protesters have clashed with Turkish police in Istanbul, after riot squads used tear gas and water cannon to eject demonstrators from Gezi Park.
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Istanbul protesters defy police

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 7:48

Protesters clash with Turkish police in a night of widespread unrest that erupted when riot officers ejected demonstrators from Istanbul's Gezi Park.
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Police clear Istanbul's Gezi Park

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 0:55
related places: Istanbul

Turkish riot police clear a park in the centre of Istanbul which has been occupied for more than two weeks by anti-government protesters.
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Erdogan in new protest warning

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 18:28
related places: Istanbul

Police enter Istanbul's Gezi Park, firing tear gas, after Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan issues a new warning to protesters to evacuate the area.
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Turkish protesters vow to stay put

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 15:14
related places: Istanbul

Turkish protesters vow to continue occupying Istanbul's Gezi Park despite the PM's pledge to halt a redevelopment plan.
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Turkey puts park project on hold

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 6:45
related places: Istanbul

The Turkish government says it has agreed to suspend redevelopment plans for an Istanbul park until a court ruling, after talks with protesters.
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VIDEO: Turkish protesters take on media

Friday, June 14th 2013, 21:15

Demonstrators in Turkey are taking on the media - and the work of the media - over the protests surrounding Gezi Park.
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Visiting Erdogan's heartland

Friday, June 14th 2013, 14:23

Turkey's protests viewed from the prime minister's heartland
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Turkish PM meets park protesters

Friday, June 14th 2013, 2:02
related places: Istanbul

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met members of a key group in the current protests, who described the talks as positive.
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Erdogan in 'final' protest warning

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 17:55
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives Istanbul's park protesters a "final warning" to leave, saying his patience has run out.
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VIDEO: Turkey gives protesters 'final warning'

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 12:08
related places: Istanbul

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a "final warning" to protesters to leave Gezi Park in Istanbul.
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Turkey 'may hold referendum on park'

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 8:08
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's ruling AK party says it may hold a referendum on an Istanbul park that has been the focus of widespread unrest.
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VIDEO: Ankara protests after referendum offer

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 5:27
related places: Ankara, Istanbul

Police have used tear gas to break up protests in the Turkish capital Ankara after the government proposed a referendum on the controversial development project in Istanbul's Gezi Park.
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Uneasy calm in Turkey protest square

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 14:57
related places: Istanbul

There is an uneasy calm in central Istanbul after a night of clashes which saw Turkish riot police disperse anti-government demonstrators.
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Turkey riot police battle protesters

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 6:19
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police remove protesters from Istanbul's Taksim Square after another night of clashes, as the demonstrators regroup in nearby Gezi Park.
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Turkish PM issues protest threat

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 19:08
related places: Istanbul

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns that he will not show "any more tolerance" for protests, as unrest continues in Istanbul.
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Turkish police storm protest square

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 12:16
related places: Istanbul

Turkish riot police clear protesters from Istanbul's Taksim Square, where anti-government demonstrations have continued for nearly two weeks.
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VIDEO: Turkey protests: How events unfolded

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 11:44
related places: Istanbul

Turkish riot police have moved into Istanbul's Taksim Square, which has been occupied by anti-government protesters for close to two weeks. The BBC's Tim Willcox looks back at how events unfolded.
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VIDEO: Footage shows Turkish police move in

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 8:05
related places: Istanbul

The BBC's Mark Lowen describes the scene as Turkish riot police enter Istanbul's Taksim Square - where anti-government protesters have been staging demonstrations for close to two weeks.
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