Turkey’s ruling party AKP to hold extraordinary congress

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Turkey issues referendum broadcast ban

14.04.2017 22:07 GMT

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A referendum broadcast ban will enter into force at midnight Friday in Turkey as the country heads to polls on Sunday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Turkish minister praises ‘encouraging’ US strikes following chemical attack

14.04.2017 14:34 GMT

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The U.S. and Turkey stressed cooperation between the two allies during a meeting Thursday of American and Turkish defense ministers.

It is Turks who will shape Europe's future: Erdogan

14.04.2017 09:10 GMT

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Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.

Two PKK terrorists killed in southeast Turkey

14.04.2017 00:05 GMT

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Two PKK terrorists were killed by security forces in Turkey’s southeastern Hakkari province Thursday, a military source said, Anadolu reported.

Russian and Turkish presidents hold phone conversation

13.04.2017 23:01 GMT

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A telephone conversation held between the Russian president Vladimir Putin and Turkish president Receb Tayyip Erdogan, APA reports quoting press service of the Kremlin.

Turkey to make 'final offer' to EU on visa-free travel

13.04.2017 17:28 GMT

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Ankara will offer a “final” deal to the European Union on visa-free travel after Turkey’s constitutional referendum just a few days away, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday.

Turkey detains 543 terror suspects

13.04.2017 12:59 GMT

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43 terror suspects were detained in counterterrorism operations across 21 Turkish provinces.

European Bank's support for Turkey agriculture tops $1B

13.04.2017 09:00 GMT

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The number of Turkish agribusiness companies financed by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development reaches 32,000.

Turkey scored growth double the EU, OECD average: PM

13.04.2017 00:32 GMT

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Turkey has accomplished economic growth double the European Union and OECD average despite last year’s political difficulties, the nation’s prime minister said Wednesday, Anadolu reported.

Turkish forces detain 43 for entering military zone

12.04.2017 17:45 GMT

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Turkish security forces have held 43 foreign nationals who entered a prohibited military zone on the country's border with Syria.

Ankara classifies Tuesday's Diyarbakir blast as terrorist act

12.04.2017 14:18 GMT

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Up to 10 people were killed in an explosion in a police armored-vehicle repair shop in Diyarbakir near an anti-terrorism police unit building.

Senior Turkish army officers remanded over coup attempt

12.04.2017 09:31 GMT

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Two senior generals said to have been key plotters in last July’s coup attempt were remanded in custody to face trial on Tuesday, a judicial official said.

Turkey completes over half of Syria border barrier

11.04.2017 16:07 GMT

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Turkey’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday said more than half of a security wall along the country’s border with Syria had been finished.

Explosion rocks southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir: witness

11.04.2017 12:37 GMT

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An explosion rocked the city of Diyarbakir in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast on Tuesday, sending a large plume of gray smoke rising over surrounding buildings, a Reuters witness said.

Turkey deported Jalilov a few months before terrorist attack

11.04.2017 12:11 GMT

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Akbar Jalilov, suspected of self-blowing up in the St. Petersburg metro in early April, was deported from Turkey on December 17, 2016, the Turkish newspaper Yeni Akit reported citing unnamed sources.

Malala named youngest UN messenger of peace

11.04.2017 10:20 GMT

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Malala Yousafzai on Monday was named the youngest UN Messenger of Peace, adding to her accolades as a world-renowned activist focusing on education and women’s empowerment.

Erdogan: Constitutional reforms key to Turkey's future

11.04.2017 08:51 GMT

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President says even Turkey's late political leaders backed a presidential form of governance in the country.

UK, US to convince Russia to end support for Assad

11.04.2017 08:49 GMT

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British Prime Minister May spoke with US President Trump Monday night.

7 PKK terrorists killed in southeast Turkey clash

10.04.2017 22:00 GMT

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Seven PKK terrorists were killed during a security operation in southeastern Turkey’s Mardin province on Sunday, according to the Turkish military on Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Turkish police hold Britons over fatal fire

10.04.2017 15:44 GMT

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Two British nationals were arrested in connection with a deadly fire at Marmaris Marina in Turkey’s southern Mugla province on Monday.

Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

10.04.2017 09:22 GMT

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Turkey's foreign minister said Sunday that Turkey has no obligation to take a side in any dispute between the U.S. and Russia.

Turkish PM reiterates call for Syria safe zone

08.04.2017 00:30 GMT

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Prime Minister Binali Yildirim reiterated on Friday his call for a safe zone to be established in war-torn Syria, Anadolu reported.

Turkey's iron, steel exports increase in first quarter

07.04.2017 17:08 GMT

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Turkey exported 5.6 million tons iron, non-ferrous metal and steel in first quarter of 2017: association chairman.

Turkish scientists plan Antarctica visit in December

07.04.2017 09:23 GMT

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We aim to establish a green base with around 25 scientists, says team leader Burcu Ozsoy.

Turkey: Autopsy results show chemical weapon used in Syria’s Idlib attack

06.04.2017 12:37 GMT

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Autopsy results show that chemical weapons were used in the April 4 attack in Syria’s Idlib, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has stated, APA reported citing Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency.

Turkey to host V Islamic Solidarity Games

06.04.2017 11:31 GMT

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The country which will host the V Islamic Solidarity Games has been named.

Erdogan blasts world's 'silence' over Syria attack

06.04.2017 09:15 GMT

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‘How can you recover from the curse from this?’ Erdogan asks Syrian regime leader Assad, branding him a 'murderer'.

Turkey treats 58 Syrians for suspected chemical attack

05.04.2017 16:31 GMT

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Turkey's health minister says they are gathering evidence of suspected chemical weapons attack and sending it to WHO.

Global financier projects $1B investment in Turkey

05.04.2017 08:54 GMT

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A member of the World Bank Group -- the International Finance Corporation (IFC) -- will invest around $1 billion in Turkey by the end of its fiscal year, the body said on Tuesday.

Number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey’s Antalya skyrockets

04.04.2017 20:11 GMT

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In March 2017, 24,134 Russian citizens visited the Turkish city of Antalya, which is 816 percent more than in March 2016, Turkish media outlets reported.

Chechen man planning attack detained on Syrian border

04.04.2017 17:08 GMT

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Chechen man suspected of planning an attack was detained on the Turkish-Syrian border, the Turkish General Staff said.

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Voronezh flights

04.04.2017 14:37 GMT

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Turkish Airlines on Tuesday began direct flights from Istanbul to Voronezh, a Russian destination 470 kilometers (290 miles) south of the capital, Moscow.

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