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Turkey

World 'blind and deaf' to Rohingya muslims plight, says Erdogan

More than 3,000 had arrived in the past 3 days, as people told of how they fled for their lives from Myanmar's army, said UN refugee agency.

29 Aug 2017 10:44 AM

Turkey’s Erdogan compares coup defeat to medieval battle

Erdogan on Saturday led a large-scale celebration to commemorate the 946th anniversary of the 1071 Battle of Malazgirt.

27 Aug 2017 9:16 AM

Iran defense chief in Turkey for 'unprecedented' talks on Syria crisis

General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri is due to meet Defense Min Nurettin Canikli and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his three-day visit.

15 Aug 2017 5:34 PM

No-one has any interest in prolonging gulf crisis: Turkey's Erdogan

Crucially, Turkey is in the throes of setting up a military base in Qatar, its only such outpost in the region.

23 Jul 2017 2:10 PM

Erdogan vows to behead 'traitors' on anniversary of failed Turkey coup

Erdogan said a decision would be made on Monday over whether to recommend extending the emergency by another three months.

16 Jul 2017 9:23 AM

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Gulf standoff cannot be resolved in a day, says Qatar FM

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates say the counterterrorism agreement does not go far enough to end the dispute.

15 Jul 2017 1:05 PM

Erdogan slams CHP as opposition march nears Istanbul

The leadership of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party is based in the Qandil mountain of northern Iraq while the alleged coup mastermind.

01 Jul 2017 5:29 PM

Turkish, Qatari defence ministers meet amid crisis with Arab states

Turkey insists its troop deployment to Qatar aims to enhance regional security and is not aimed against any specific country.

30 Jun 2017 8:15 PM

US calls Arab nations’ demands for Qatar ‘difficult’, Turkey rejects them

Turkey shipped suppliers and food via cargo planes to Qatar after its neighbours closed down air, land and sea routes.

26 Jun 2017 10:16 AM

Turkey president Erdogan backs Qatar, says demand to shut base 'disrespectful'

Qatar had said that the ultimatum by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain was unreasonable.

25 Jun 2017 12:43 PM

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Gulf crisis: First Turkey ship carries aid to Qatar

Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that it is not economical or sustainable to send food stuff by plane.

22 Jun 2017 3:38 PM

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar on call

President Erdogan has backed Qatar in the crisis with Gulf nations that cut off relations with it accusing it of supporting terrorism.

22 Jun 2017 3:02 PM

Turkish woman assaulted, struck in face for ‘wearing shorts in Ramadan’

According to a women’s rights organisation, 173 women have been murdered in the first five months of 2017 and 328 in 2016.

21 Jun 2017 6:33 PM

Turkish soldiers hospitalized for suspected food poisoning in western Turkey

Local opposition MP Tur Yildiz Bicer posted pictures on Twitter of soldiers slumped on benches in the hospital and others on a drip.

18 Jun 2017 5:08 PM

1 killed, 4 hurt in gunfire and bomb attack in Turkey

One person was killed and four people were wounded in the attacks and one of the assailants was killed, officials said.

09 Jun 2017 8:36 PM

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Erdogan approves bill to deploy troops to Qatar

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan also approved another accord between Turkey and Qatar on military training cooperation.

09 Jun 2017 3:50 PM

13 dead after Turkey military chopper crashes near Iraq border

The crash occurred in the border province of Sirnak, where Turkish troops are engaged in operations against Kurdish militants.

01 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

Turkey: 2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Ankara Police raid

After a tip-off from a suspect, this police operation was quickly planned as the two ISIS members were believed to be planning an attack.

21 May 2017 4:14 PM

Turkey: 20 killed, 11 injured after tourist bus plunges off road

The accident occurred in a hilly road and the bus plunged into a precipice after smashing through the crash barrier.     

13 May 2017 6:35 PM

Turkey condemns US move to arm Syrian Kurds against IS

Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

10 May 2017 6:32 PM

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