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Almost 100 dead in Ankara blasts

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 20:36
related places: Ankara

Two blasts at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara kill at least 95 people in the deadliest attack of its kind in recent Turkish history.
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Syrians in Turkey: 'We just want a normal life'

Friday, October 9th 2015, 0:09

Why Syrians are looking beyond Turkey for a new life
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Turkey tells Russia to avoid Nato clash

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkey says it will not compromise on its security, but does not want Russian incursions into its airspace to escalate into a crisis with Nato.
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Russia airspace incursion 'no accident'

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 19:24
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia's violation of Turkish airspace over the weekend "does not look like an accident".
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EU offers Turkey aid in migrant plan

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 17:13
related countries: Syria Syria

The EU is offering new incentives to Turkey - including financial aid and easing of visa restrictions - for help to solve the migrant crisis.
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Turkey in new Russia incursion protest

Monday, October 5th 2015, 23:41
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey again summons the Russian ambassador after a second violation of its airspace by a Russian warplane operating in Syria in two days.
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Turkish jets intercept Russian plane

Monday, October 5th 2015, 15:22
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey says it scrambled F-16 fighter jets to intercept a Russian warplane that violated its air space near the Syrian border on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Can Turkey stop the migration flow?

Monday, October 5th 2015, 6:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has gone to Brussels to discuss the migration crisis with EU leaders.
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Erdogan in Brussels for migrant talks

Monday, October 5th 2015, 5:03
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to hold key talks with EU officials on how to deal with the migrant crisis.
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Can Turkey help solve EU migrant crisis?

Monday, October 5th 2015, 4:02

Can the EU stop Syrians in Turkey risking their lives?.
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VIDEO: Refugees: Turkey is gateway to Europe

Monday, October 5th 2015, 0:01

EU calls for Turkey to encourage refugees to stay.
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Turkey deaths as bus hits commuters

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 12:52
related places: Ankara

At least 11 people are killed and several others injured after a bus hits a queue of people at a bus stop in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
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VIDEO: 'A journey of death' to Kos

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 16:33

Mohammed, his wife and two children fled Islamic State in Raqqa, Syria and he describes their "journey of death" from Turkey to Kos to John Sweeney for Panorama.
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Kidnapped Turks released in Iraq

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 8:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Sixteen Turkish construction workers kidnapped a month ago in the Iraqi capital Baghdad have been freed, Turkey's prime minister says.
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Migrants drown off Turkish coast

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 13:09
related countries: Greece Greece

More than a dozen migrants trying to reach Greece drown after their boat sinks off the Turkish coast.
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What will Turkey want for helping EU?

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 23:39

EU to woo key ally to stop migrant influx
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VIDEO: Migrants' hopes of reaching EU 'dashed'

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 18:04
related countries: Greece Greece, Syria Syria

Syrian migrants camped out on Turkey's frontier with Greece are being bussed to other locations in the country after the EU strengthened border controls, as Mark Lowen reports.
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VIDEO: Cars washed away in Turkey flash floods

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 10:14
related places: Bodrum

Heavy rains prompt flash floods in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.
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VIDEO: Refugee crisis: Food and phone charging

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 18:25

The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from a sports stadium on the Turkey-Greece border where agencies are providing shelter and food to refugees trying to reach Europe.
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Migrants die in Turkey ferry collision

Monday, September 21st 2015, 1:12
related countries: Greece Greece

At least 13 migrants trying to reach Greece drown off the coast of Turkey as their dinghy and a ferry collide, the Turkish coastguard says.
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New US-backed rebels 'enter Syria'

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A group of 75 US-backed rebels has crossed into northern Syria from Turkey to fight jihadists there, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
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VIDEO: Turkey-PKK conflict 'escalating fast'

Friday, September 18th 2015, 5:19

The number of policemen and soldiers who have been killed in Turkey since a ceasefire with Kurdish militant group the PKK broke down in July, has risen to more than 120.
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Children caught in crossfire in Turkey

Friday, September 18th 2015, 0:57

Children suffer as Turkish army battles the PKK
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Turkey targets news 'terror propaganda'

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 13:37

Turkish prosecutors begins an investigation into a major media group, after pictures were published of dead soldiers, reports say.
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VIDEO: Inside Turkey's battle scarred town

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 6:10
related places: Cizre

The Turkish town of Cizre has been closed off as Turkish troops carry out a counter-terrorism operation against the Kurdish militant group, the PKK.
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Key Bangkok suspect 'fled to Turkey'

Monday, September 14th 2015, 17:48
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Key suspect in August's deadly Bangkok shrine bombing has fled to Turkey, Thai police say.
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Turkey lifts new curfew in Kurdish city

Monday, September 14th 2015, 9:45
related places: Cizre

Turkish authorities lift a fresh curfew in the south-eastern Kurdish city of Cizre, just 12 hours after it was re-imposed.
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Turkey restores curfew in Kurdish city

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 22:04

Turkish authorities re-impose a curfew in the south-eastern Kurdish city of Cizre, just a day after an earlier restriction was lifted.
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VIDEO: Bee bedlam after Turkey truck crash

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 7:26

Beekeepers struggled to recapture thousands of bees after a truck containing beehives overturned in Turkey.
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Turkey lifts curfew on Kurdish city

Saturday, September 12th 2015, 7:16
related places: Cizre

The Turkish authorities lift a curfew imposed on south-eastern city of Cizre, where the army has been battling Kurdish militants.
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French consul sold boats to migrants

Friday, September 11th 2015, 22:33
related countries: France France
related places: Bodrum

France suspends its honorary consul in the Turkish port of Bodrum after a report showed dinghies being sold to migrants from a shop that she owns.
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VIDEO: Residents in Turkey's Cizre 'desperate'

Friday, September 11th 2015, 15:38
related places: Cizre

Turkey should grant independent observers immediate access to the besieged city of Cizre, the Council of Europe has said.
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Many dead in besieged Turkish city

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 22:34
related places: Cizre

Dozens of Kurdish militants die in army operations in the Turkish city of Cizre, officials say, as pro-Kurdish MPs say civilians are among the dead.
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Grim reports from Turkey's Cizre

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 21:38
related places: Cizre

Grim reports emerging from Turkish town amid PKK battle
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Leaders 'driving Turkey to civil war'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 22:36

The head of the pro-Kurdish HDP accuses Turkey's ruling party of orchestrating nationalist attacks and pushing the country towards civil war.
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VIDEO: Making the journey to Europe

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 10:17

The BBC's Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen reports on the many nationalities making the journey to Europe.
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Turkey pro-Kurdish party HQ attacked

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 22:16
related places: Ankara

The headquarters of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP party are attacked in Ankara amid rising tensions between Turkish forces and Kurdish militants.
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Turkey sends ground troops into Iraq

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 16:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkey sends ground troops into northern Iraq and launches air strikes on Kurdish PKK rebel bases after its forces came under attack in eastern Turkey.
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VIDEO: The Syrians exploited by people-smugglers

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 6:56

The BBC's Fergal Keane reports from the Turkish coast, where secret filming reveals the extent of the illegal people-smuggling trade.
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Turkey 'to wipe out' PKK after attack

Monday, September 7th 2015, 22:06

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vows to "wipe out" Kurdish PKK rebels in their strongholds after a deadly bomb attack on the Turkish army.
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PKK attack kills Turkish soldiers

Monday, September 7th 2015, 15:02
related places: Hakkari

Several Turkish soldiers are killed in an attack in the south-eastern province of Hakkari by the PKK Kurdish rebel group.
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Turkey 3-0 Netherlands

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 18:24
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Netherlands' hopes of qualifying automatically for Euro 2016 are ended by a heavy defeat in Turkey.
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VIDEO: Syria burial for drowned Kurdi family

Friday, September 4th 2015, 21:29
related countries: Syria Syria

The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and members of his family have been buried in Kobane in Syria after being transported there from Turkey.
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VIDEO: Grief at drowned Syria boys' burial

Friday, September 4th 2015, 13:55
related countries: Syria Syria

The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and members of his family are buried in Kobane in Syria after being transported there from Turkey.
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Drowned migrant boy buried in Syria

Friday, September 4th 2015, 11:18
related countries: Syria Syria

The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and his family are buried in the Syrian town of Kobane after being taken across the Turkish border.
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