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Turkey: Scuffles at banned transgender rally in Istanbul

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 16:50
related places: Istanbul

An attempt to hold a banned transgender rally in Istanbul has ended in scuffles, the BBC's Mark Lowen reports from the Turkish city.
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Turkey LGBT: Scuffles at banned Istanbul transgender event

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 16:24
related places: Istanbul

Turkish riot police fire tear gas and plastic bullets after transgender rights activists gather in Istanbul in defiance of a ban on marching.
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Turkish Radiohead fans attacked in Istanbul

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 2:33
related places: Istanbul

Rock band Radiohead have condemned an attack on people listening to their new album at a record store in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
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Radiohead fans attacked at Istanbul record shop

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 21:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Istanbul

UK rock band Radiohead condemn an attack on people listening to their new album at a record store in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
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Turkey: Erdogan revisits controversial Gezi Park plans

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 21:23
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's president says he wants to revive plans to redevelop a central Istanbul park which sparked large anti-government protests in 2013.
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Spain 3-0 Turkey

Friday, June 17th 2016, 22:12
related countries: Spain Spain

Two-time defending champions Spain progress to the last 16 of the European Championships with a masterful display against Turkey.
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Sublime 22-pass move as Spain beat Turkey 3-0

Friday, June 17th 2016, 21:30
related countries: Spain Spain

Alvaro Morata finishes a sublime 22-pass move to score his second and Spain's third goal in a 3-0 win over Turkey in Euro 2016 Group D.
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Turkey: Istanbul gay pride march banned over 'security' concern

Friday, June 17th 2016, 14:56
related places: Istanbul

The authorities in Turkey's biggest city, Istanbul, ban a gay pride march planned for 26 June, citing "security and public order" concerns.
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Europe migrant crisis: Charity rejects EU funds over migration policy

Friday, June 17th 2016, 12:33

The medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says it will no longer take funds from the European Union in protest at its migration policy.
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A perfect storm

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 23:24

Turkey faces a drop of at least 40% in tourist arrivals this year, with political and security issues to blame, BBC correspondent Mark Lowen reports.
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Migrant crisis: EU's top diplomat in Turkey resigns

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 15:36
related places: Ankara

The EU's top diplomat in Turkey resigns following a row with the government in Ankara over his criticism of its conduct in a landmark migrant deal.
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Turkey 0-1 Croatia

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 15:23
related countries: Croatia Croatia, France France
related places: Paris

Luka Modric's 25-yard volley earns a dominant Croatia victory over Turkey in their opening Euro 2016 fixture in Paris.
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Eleven German MPs under police protection in 'genocide' row

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 1:41
related countries: Germany Germany

Eleven German MPs of Turkish origin are put under police protection after receiving death threats for voting to describe the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide.
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Attack on Istanbul police bus kills 11

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 13:25
related places: Istanbul

A car bomb attack targeting a police bus has killed seven officers and four civilians in central Istanbul, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Women without children are deficient'

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 6:28

The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said a woman's life is "incomplete" if she does not have children.
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Foreign leaders to attend Ali's funeral

Monday, June 6th 2016, 16:20
related countries: Jordan Jordan

The president of Turkey and the king of Jordan are among the dignitaries scheduled to speak at Muhammad Ali's funeral on Friday, a family spokesman says.
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Death threats amid Germany-Turkey row

Monday, June 6th 2016, 11:32
related countries: Germany Germany

A German MP of Turkish origin, Cem Ozdemir, condemns death threats he says he received over Germany's recognition of the Ottoman Turks' massacre of Armenians as genocide.
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Erdogan: Childless women 'incomplete'

Sunday, June 5th 2016, 21:07

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a woman who rejects motherhood is "deficient" and "incomplete", urging women to have at least three children.
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'Genocide' row 'won't wreck Turkey ties'

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 9:44
related countries: Germany Germany

German MPs' vote to recognise the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide will not wreck ties with Turkey, PM Binali Yildirim says.
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Migrant crisis: Bulgaria tightens border with Turkey

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 4:33
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria-Turkey deal targets migrants on land route
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Turkey recalls envoy in 'genocide' row

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 17:30
related countries: Germany Germany

Turkey recalls its ambassador in anger, after German MPs recognise the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as 'genocide'.
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Germany defies Turkey over 'genocide'

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 14:08
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Germany Germany

German MPs recognise the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 as "genocide", prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador in anger.
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Can Russia and Turkey heal rift?

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 23:42

Will Russia and Turkey overcome their differences?
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US-backed forces open new anti-IS front

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 11:25
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

US-backed fighters open up a new front against so-called Islamic State (IS) in northern Syria, close to the Turkish border.
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VIDEO: Child pulled from Idlib strike rubble

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 3:36
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

Turkey has accused Russia of bombing a hospital and a mosque in the Syrian city of Idlib.
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Ex-Miss Turkey guilty of Erdogan insult

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 13:55
related places: Erdogan

A Turkish court convicts a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, giving her a 14-month suspended prison sentence.
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Say no to contraception, Erdogan urges

Monday, May 30th 2016, 15:08
related places: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslims to reject contraception and have more children.
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Turkish fury at US commando photos

Friday, May 27th 2016, 19:51
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Turkey calls the US "two-faced" over images appearing to show US commandos in northern Syria wearing Kurdish militia insignia
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No visas, no migrant deal, warns Turkey

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 23:04

Turkey's parliament will block a deal on the migrant crisis with the EU if Turks do not gain visa-free travel, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns.
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Syria blames foreign states for blasts

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 0:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Syria Syria

The Syrian government accuses Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia of being behind a wave of bombings in the coastal cities of Tartous and Jableh.
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VIDEO: 'Dark questions' after Cizre deaths

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 17:41
related places: Cizre

The United Nations wants to send investigators in to examine allegations that Turkish forces massacred around 100 civilians in Cizre.
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Merkel 'concern' on Turkey immunity law

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 15:03
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expresses "deep concern" to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over a new law lifting immunity for MPs.
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VIDEO: New life for Syrian children in Turkey

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 6:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Many Syrian refugees have moved to Turkey, and many children are now enrolled in schools there.
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Libya intercepts 850 migrants in boats

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 4:07
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan coastguards say they intercepted boats carrying 850 migrants trying to reach Europe, as Turkey prepares to host a UN humanitarian conference.
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Turkey needs presidential rule - new PM

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 17:07

The Erdogan ally named as Turkey's new prime minister calls for a move to presidential rule and a new constitution.
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VIDEO: Turkey divided as new PM to be anointed

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 22:52

As the AK Party meets to confirm President Erdogan's choice as new PM, Turkish voters tell the BBC their views.
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VIDEO: MEPs make Greece migrant camp visit

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 21:10
related countries: Greece Greece

Ten members of the European Parliament visit Greece to see how the deal between the European Union and Turkey has led to a dramatic reduction in new migrants.
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Greek judges tell refugee Turkey unsafe

Friday, May 20th 2016, 23:02
related countries: Greece Greece, Syria Syria

A Greek ruling not to send a Syrian asylum seeker back to Turkey because it is not considered safe raises questions over the EU's migrant deal.
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Turkish MPs back bill lifting immunity

Friday, May 20th 2016, 17:20

The Turkish parliament approves a controversial bill that will strip MPs of their immunity from prosecution; opposition vows to challenge decision.
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Erdogan ally nominated as Turkish PM

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 12:42

Turkey's ruling AK Party picks Binali Yildirim as candidate for leader after the prime minister quits over a reported rift with President Erdogan.
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Court rules against part of Erdogan poem

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 17:44
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Erdogan

A German court bans a German comic from repeating parts of an obscene poem he wrote about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Turkish strikes 'kill 27 IS militants'

Monday, May 16th 2016, 11:54
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The Turkish army and US-led coalition forces are reported to have carried out attacks in northern Syria, killing 27 Islamic State militants.
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'Kurdish rebels' killed in Turkey blast

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 21:44
related places: Istanbul

Four suspected Kurdish rebels are killed while loading explosives in south-eastern Turkey, while several people are hurt in a bomb blast in Istanbul, officials say.
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EU-Turkey deal 'only if conditions met'

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 12:15
related places: Ankara

A deal to allow Turks visa-free travel within Europe will collapse if Ankara does not fulfil its commitments, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warns.
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Turkey 'losing hope' for EU visa deal

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 22:43
related places: Ankara

A Turkish minister tells the BBC he is losing hope of getting a visa-free deal with the EU, as Ankara's tough anti-terror laws remain a key sticking point.
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'Erdogan-Burgers' back on German menu

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 12:25
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Cologne, Erdogan

"Erdogan-Burgers" will be sold by a restaurant in Cologne again, after closing for three days because of threats by Turkish nationalists.
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UN deplores Turkish military abuses

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 16:24

A top UN official voices alarm over violence against civilians by Turkish government forces in the mainly Kurdish south-east.
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VIDEO: Despair in Turkish town hit by war

Monday, May 9th 2016, 6:08
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Kilis

Rockets fired from across the border in Syria have hit the Turkish town of Kilis almost every day for the past few weeks.
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Fans brawl at wheelchair basketball game

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 16:08
related countries: Germany Germany

A brawl at a wheelchair basketball match in Germany between rival Turkish supporters leaves seven fans needing treatment in hospital.
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