'Yes' vote to carry Turkish democracy further: Erdogan

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Turkey has the right to shut down Incirlik Air Base

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Erdogan: Turkey can’t be safe unless threats in neighbor countries removed

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Izmir governor: Vigilant police prevented terrorists from their main goal

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Turkey may reject US presence at its Injirlik base

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Turkey says Istanbul nightclub attacker probably Uighur

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More suspects tied to Istanbul nightclub attack nabbed

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No clarity yet on responsibility for Istanbul attack: Turkish PM

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Gun attack kills at least 35 at Istanbul nightclub

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Turkish FM: Tension between US, Russia serves nothing

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Turkey's foreign minister said Friday that the recent diplomatic tension between Russia and the United States "will serve nothing but add to the existing problems", Anadolu reported.

Turkish jets 'neutralize' 26 Daesh terrorists in Syria

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An Istanbul court Thursday ordered the release of some executives and writers of a Turkish newspaper closed down four months ago on charges of having links to the terrorist organization PKK.

Turkey's financial stability body discusses forex risks

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Tourist bus crash in Turkey leaves dead and injured

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Turkey to 'never give up' on efforts for EU membership

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Turkey will never step back from its efforts to become an EU member despite Europe’s lack of support for Ankara in its fight against terrorism, ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party deputy chairman said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports.

8 terrorists surrender to Turkish security forces

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Turkish military neutralises 44 IS militants in northern Syria

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The Turkish military said on Wednesday it had neutralised 44 Islamic State militants and wounded 117 as part of its operation in the northern Syrian town of al-Bab.

More than 1500 charged for using social media to support terrorism in Turkey

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More than 1,500 people were taken into custody over the last six months on charges of promoting terrorism on social media, the Turkish Interior Ministry said in a statement on Dec. 24.

ISIL wants to spread fear through video: Deputy PM

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) wants to spread fear through a video it published online which showed two men dressed in Turkish military uniforms burn to death, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş told reporters after a cabinet meeting on Dec. 27.

Erdogan: We have confimed evidence that US supports IS

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Turkish President Receb Tayyip Erdogan said he has evidence that U.S.-led coalition forces give support to terrorist groups including the Islamic State and Kurdish militant groups YPG and PYD, he said on Tuesday, Reuters reports.

13 Daesh killed in Syria's Al-Bab: Turkish military

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Fifteen people, including 13 Daesh terrorists and two Syrian opposition fighters were killed during clashes in Syria’s Al-Bab on Monday, the Turkish military said in a statement Tuesday.

Broadcast ban over slain diplomat Karlov: Ankara court

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Ankara court imposes broadcast ban until the completion of police investigation on Karlov's assassination.

Eight more detained over deadly Kayseri attack

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Turkish PM Yildirim calls Medvedev over plane crash

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called on Monday his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev over the Russian plane which crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday, Anadolu reported.

1,682 terror suspects detained last week

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Turkish security forces last week detained 1,682 people for their suspected links to terrorist organizations, the Interior Ministry announced Monday.

Daesh kills 30 civilians fleeing Al-Bab: Turkish army

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Erdogan calls Putin over Syria, Russian plane crash

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