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Turkish guards strike migrant boat

Saturday, March 12th 2016, 17:43
related countries: Greece Greece

The BBC is given a video that shows a boat full of migrants being beaten with sticks as it sails from Turkey to a Greek island.
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Turkey's first lady praises harem

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 13:33

The wife of Turkey's president describes the harem of the Ottoman era as an educational establishment that prepared women for life, according to media reports.
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Could Turkey implement EU migrant plan?

Wednesday, March 9th 2016, 13:29

Doubts over whether Turkey can implement EU migrant plan
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EU-Turkey 'one-in one-out' migrant plan

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 10:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

The EU and Turkey agree principles of a deal on the migrant crisis that includes a radical one-in, one-out plan for Syrians fleeing the conflict.
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VIDEO: The perilous journey from Turkey to Greece

Monday, March 7th 2016, 23:53
related countries: Greece Greece

The BBC's Ian Pannell speaks to some of those making the perilous journey from Turkey to Greece.
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EU and Turkey hold 'difficult' summit

Monday, March 7th 2016, 18:00
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Greece Greece, Macedonia Macedonia
related places: Brussels

The EU holds a key summit with Turkey on tackling the refugee crisis, as the Turkish president accuses the EU of failing to deliver on aid.
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VIDEO: Migrants living in abandoned homes

Monday, March 7th 2016, 7:32
related places: Ankara

Turkey has been promised billions of dollars to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe, but in return Ankara wants help resettling some of them.
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Migrant boat sinking claims 25 lives

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 18:47
related countries: Greece Greece

A migrant boat sinks off Turkey with the loss of 25 lives as Macedonia reportedly introduces new curbs on Syrians trying to enter from Greece.
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Seized Turkey paper backs government

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 12:02

Turkey's biggest daily, Zaman, runs pro-government articles two days after being seized by authorities, as its ex-journalists start their own paper.
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You first: EU and Turkey in stand-off

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 0:32

EU and Turkey in Aegean stand-off
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Seized Turkey paper laments 'dark days'

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 23:29

Turkey's biggest newspaper, Zaman, condemns its takeover by the authorities in a last independent edition, while supporters are tear-gassed outside.
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Turkish police raid critical newspaper

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 7:32

Turkish police raid the offices of Zaman, the country's biggest newspaper, hours after a court ruling placed it under state control.
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EU asylum seekers 'doubled in 2015'

Friday, March 4th 2016, 16:37

The number of people seeking asylum in the European Union in 2015 reached 1,255,600 - more than double the previous year, new figures suggest.
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Turkey seizes critical Zaman newspaper

Friday, March 4th 2016, 16:27

The Turkish government seizes control of the Zaman newspaper linked to an exiled cleric critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Syrians jailed over Alan Kurdi death

Friday, March 4th 2016, 10:48

Turkey jails two Syrians over the drowning of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi whose death last year focused attention on the refugee crisis.
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Two officers killed in Turkey blast

Friday, March 4th 2016, 7:50

Two police officers have been killed by a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants in south-eastern Turkey, officials say.
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'Do not come to Europe' - EU's Tusk

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 19:50
related countries: Greece Greece

European Council President Donald Tusk warns illegal economic migrants against coming to Europe, during a new push to solve the EU migrant crisis.
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Two women killed in Turkey shootout

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 14:50
related places: Istanbul

Two women reported to be members of a far-left militant group are killed after attacking police in Istanbul, the Turkish city's governor says.
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MP tells of 'terrifying' Turkish ordeal

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Scottish MP who was briefly detained by security forces in Turkey describes the experience as "terrifying".
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Tighter Greek border strands migrants

Friday, February 26th 2016, 17:26
related countries: Greece Greece

Large numbers of migrants and refugees are stuck in Greece as Balkan countries announce further restrictions on the number crossing their borders.
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Turkish journalists freed from jail

Friday, February 26th 2016, 9:57

Two Turkish journalists charged with revealing state secrets are freed from jail by the constitutional court, but they still face trial.
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Turkey: The Eastern Question is back

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 7:12

Historical echoes of Turkey's instability
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Ankara bomber 'born in Turkey'

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 20:26
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ankara

The bomber behind a deadly blast in the Turkish capital Ankara was Turkish-born, DAN tests suggest, not from Syria as the government initially stated.
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VIDEO: Crossing from Turkey to Lesbos in a dinghy

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 16:48
related countries: Greece Greece

Latest figures from the International Organisation for Migration show a huge rise in the number of people who have arrived on the Greek islands already in 2016.
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'Red card to Turkish football'

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 23:39

Trabzonspor fans protest in support of the club's player who brandished a red card at a referee in a defeat at Galatasaray.
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Turkey releases Syrian journalist

Saturday, February 20th 2016, 23:16
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian journalist Rami Jarrah, who was arrested on Wednesday in Turkey, has announced his own release without charge.
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VIDEO: Teen Spirit given a classical twist

Saturday, February 20th 2016, 0:51

Turkish composer AyseDeniz Gokcin has reworked some of Nirvana's most famous tracks to mark what would have been Kurt Cobain's 49th birthday
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Kurdish group says it bombed Ankara

Friday, February 19th 2016, 22:30
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ankara

A Kurdish militant group based in Turkey says it carried out a rush-hour bombing in Ankara this week that Turkey blamed on Syrian Kurds.
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Austria daily migrant cap begins

Friday, February 19th 2016, 10:40

Austria introduces a cap on migrants and refugees it allows in, with the EU migration commissioner describing it as "incompatible" with EU law.
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Syria Kurds 'behind Ankara bombing'

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 22:26
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ankara

Turkey's president says there is evidence proving the bombing in Ankara was carried out by Kurdish YPG militia based in Syria, even though they deny it.
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VIDEO: 'Syria Kurds carried out Ankara attack'

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 10:34
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ankara

Turkey's prime minister says the deadly bombing in Ankara was carried out by Kurdish YPG militia based in Syria, and nine people have been arrested.
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Turkey vows revenge after deadly blast

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 8:03
related places: Ankara

Turkey vows to retaliate against the perpetrators of a powerful blast in the capital Ankara that left at least 28 people dead and 61 injured.
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Why Azaz is so important for Turkey

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 0:54
related countries: Syria Syria

Why Azaz in Syria is so important for Turkey and the Kurds
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VIDEO: 'We can't live with airstrikes and shelling'

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 0:12
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

As the Syrian government forces, with Russian backing, increase their latest assault on rebel-held Aleppo, thousands of people have fled north of the city and its surrounding areas trying to enter Turkey.
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Ankara explosion kills at least 28

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 23:49
related places: Ankara

A large explosion in the Turkish capital, Ankara, has left at least 28 people dead and 61 injured, Turkish officials say.
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VIDEO: 'I heard a huge explosion'

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 20:20
related places: Ankara

Ankara blast eyewitness Natalie Galley told BBC News what she saw of the explosion in the Turkish capital.
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Russian footballer in Putin shirt row

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 15:47
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian footballer who revealed a vest with a picture of President Putin after a politically-charged match in Turkey is to be punished by his club.
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Greek islands to house more migrants

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 10:29
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece starts to register migrants at four new reception centres on islands near Turkey, in line with a demand from the EU.
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Syria hospital attacks 'war crimes'

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 9:08
related countries: France France, Syria Syria

France and Turkey say air strikes on hospitals in northern Syria constitute war crimes, as the UN reports that up to 50 people have been killed.
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Syria takes Turkey 'violations' to UN

Monday, February 15th 2016, 2:43
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria condemns Turkish military action against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria which it has described as a violation of its sovereignty.
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Call for Turkey to end assault on Kurds

Sunday, February 14th 2016, 22:46
related countries: Syria Syria

France urges Turkey to end its assault on positions taken by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, as the attacks continue into a second day.
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VIDEO: What is happening on Turkey/Syria border?

Saturday, February 13th 2016, 1:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Thousands of refugees are fleeing the conflict in Aleppo after a recent surge in the military operations by the government backed by Russian airstrikes
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Building collapses in Istanbul

Friday, February 12th 2016, 13:53
related places: Istanbul

A five-storey building collapses in the centre of the Turkish city of Istanbul, but it is unclear if there are any casualties.
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Nato ships sent to tackle traffickers

Thursday, February 11th 2016, 17:30
related countries: Greece Greece, United States United States

Nato is sending ships to deter people-smugglers from taking migrants from Turkey to Greece, in its first intervention in Europe's migrant crisis.
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Pro-Erdogan Turkish papers 'attacked'

Thursday, February 11th 2016, 10:36
related places: Istanbul

Assailants hurl petrol bombs and fire shots at the offices of two pro-government Turkish newspapers in Istanbul, the papers and the police say.
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Migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey

Monday, February 8th 2016, 17:53
related countries: Greece Greece

A migrant boat capsizes off Turkey, killing at least 27 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.
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Turkey uses refugee crisis to up the ante

Monday, February 8th 2016, 15:51
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey stuck between Syrian humanitarian crisis and refugee crisis in Europe
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New refugee camps go up inside Syria

Monday, February 8th 2016, 4:09
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish aid workers set up tents and distribute supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border.
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