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Turkish police fire tear gas at May Day demonstrators in Istanbul, detain 200

Protests were expected to be more subdued this year after unions said they would not attempt to march on Taksim Square.

01 May 2017 5:09 PM

Turkey expels more than 4,000 civil servants, bans TV dating programs

More than 47,000 people have been arrested and 100,000 have been purged for alleged connections to terror organisations.

01 May 2017 8:17 AM

Turkey Opposition cries fraud

International monitors question referendrum result as Erdogan celebrates win.

18 Apr 2017 2:49 AM

Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul

As huge crowds of flag-waving supporters celebrated on the streets, Erdogan praised Turkey for taking a ‘historic decision’.

17 Apr 2017 7:58 AM

Turkey detains 412 Kurdish militant suspects

In addition, the statement said 131 Islamic State group suspects were detained in operations in 13 provinces in the past week.

13 Apr 2017 1:20 PM

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Explosion at vehicle facility was 'terror attack', 3 dead: Turkey

Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu did not say who was suspected of being behind the attack.

12 Apr 2017 1:39 PM

Turkey says tests confirm sarin gas in Syria chemical attack

Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag made the statement after after analysis of blood and urine samples of the casualties from the attack.

11 Apr 2017 7:47 PM

Turkey: 1 killed, many injured in workshop explosion in Diyarbakir

The blast in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir caused part of the workshop to collapse.

11 Apr 2017 3:35 PM

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe

The European Rohingya Council expressed shock and concern about the EU's decision not to support the UN investigation.

13 Mar 2017 12:39 PM

Erdogan compares Dutch rally ban to Nazism as row spirals

His comments came after The Hague said it would refuse Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's plane permission to land for a rally.

12 Mar 2017 1:28 PM

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Turkish journalists and opposition protest against detention of reporters

According to journalists' associations, about 170 media outlets have been closed and nearly 800 press cards cancelled.

11 Mar 2017 8:45 PM

Erdogan says Dutch ban on minister's visit reminiscent of Nazism

Turkish politicians are keen to harness votes of the Turkish community in Europe before the April 16 vote on boosting Erdogan's powers.

11 Mar 2017 6:01 PM

Syrian military aircraft’s pilot found after long search, admitted

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that the cause of the crash was unknown, but pointed to poor weather conditions.

05 Mar 2017 3:59 PM

Turkey criticises Merkel reaction to banned rallies

Ankara and Berlin have been locked in acrimony over the last few days after German towns blocked events.

04 Mar 2017 5:17 PM

Turkey accuses Germany of providing succour to its enemies

The comments by Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag reflected a broader souring of relations between the two NATO allies.

03 Mar 2017 8:23 PM

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Turkey PM says troops inside ISIS stronghold Al-Bab, capture imminent

Erdogan said it was "only a matter of time" before the allied forces took full control of the flashpoint town.

12 Feb 2017 5:44 PM

'I suffered from Syrian war': 7-yr-old writes open letter to Trump

She told Trump her school in Aleppo was destroyed by the bombing and some of her friends had died.

26 Jan 2017 9:39 AM

7-yr-old Bana Alabed appeals to Trump to save Aleppo children

In her letter Bana al-Abed, who was evacuated from the besieged city to Turkey in December, appealed to Trump to help the children of Syria.

25 Jan 2017 1:01 PM

Turkey's Erdogan eager to hear Trump's policies on Mideast

Turkey is especially concerned about the possible disintegration of war-torn neighbors Iraq and Syria.

22 Jan 2017 3:06 PM

Turkey renames street after assassinated Russian ambassador

Ambassador Andrei Karlov was shot dead December 19 while speaking at the opening of a photo exhibition.

10 Jan 2017 5:25 PM

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