‘Jerusalem has not been abandoned,’ Erdogan says

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Four killed in bus accident in Turkey's Antalya

18.09.2017 16:10 GMT

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Turkey deploys 80 tanks to Syria border

18.09.2017 15:43 GMT

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Turkey sent 80 military vehicles to its southern border with Syria, the Anadolu news agency reported with reference to military sources.

At least 88 arrested in anti-drug raids in Turkey

16.09.2017 10:17 GMT

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Turkey says China to be important market in 2018

15.09.2017 15:41 GMT

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UN project to support Turkey assisting refugees

15.09.2017 09:05 GMT

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday launched a project to help Turkey provide better assistance to millions of refugees and asylum-seekers.

Germany to reduce arms exports to Turkey

14.09.2017 10:03 GMT

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Berlin does not plan to cease completely the arms exports to Turkey against the backdrop of a crisis in relations between the two countries.

Erdogan heralds S-400 missile deal with Russia

13.09.2017 23:57 GMT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday indicated that Turkey went ahead with the purchase of Russia’s S-400 missile system because it was tired of waiting for another supplier.

WHO to help Turkish Rohingya aid effort, says minister

13.09.2017 14:49 GMT

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EU anti-terror chief praises Turkey’s border controls

13.09.2017 09:33 GMT

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25 detained in Istanbul on suspicion of Daesh links

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Turkey pays deposit to Russia on purchase of S-400 missile systems

12.09.2017 15:28 GMT

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The process will continue by the transfer of a credit from Russia to us.

Erdoğan: Turkey made first payment for S-400 missile system

12.09.2017 10:56 GMT

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced that Ankara made the first payment for the Russian S-400 missile system, according to Hürriyet (Liberty) newspaper of Turkey.

152 people poisoned after children open industrial drum containing toxic chemicals in Turkey

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Dollar fell to 9-month low in Turkey

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U.S. dollar exchange rate in Turkey today fell below the level of 3.40 lira in cash currency market for the first time in the last 9 months.

Turkey to build artificial island in Black Sea

11.09.2017 20:04 GMT

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"The construction of industrial towns will contribute to the growth of the Turkish economy."

Turkey to extradite British woman sought by Interpol to UK

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The woman, identified as Susan Marie Muscroft, was detained by police during raids in western Kütahya province.

Gunman opens fire on people inside car in Ankara; 9 injured

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4.0-magnitude earthquake hits southwestern Turkey

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Turkish vessel responds to Greek ship's emergency call

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Traffic accident kills 7 in Turkey

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PKK attack in SE Turkey kills 2 utility workers

07.09.2017 08:54 GMT

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Two utility workers were killed and three injured when PKK terrorists attacked a vehicle in the southeastern Hakkari province on Wednesday.

EU policy towards Turkey based on double standards: Erdogan

06.09.2017 21:18 GMT

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The EU has not kept any of its promises to Turkey, the Turkish media outlets quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying Sept. 6.

'Turkey will stay in Customs Union despite Berlin'

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Turkey’s deputy prime for the economy said late Tuesday that Turkey cannot be expelled from the Customs Union even if Germany sought it.

Leaders of Turkey and Myanmar hold phone conversation

05.09.2017 15:21 GMT

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A telephone conversation was held between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Angela Merkel backs end to EU-Turkey membership talks

04.09.2017 10:53 GMT

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"The fact is clear that Turkey should not become a member of the EU."

Merkel conveys Germany’s veto on Customs Union update with Turkey to Juncker

01.09.2017 11:19 GMT

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Germany has issued new travel advice for its citizens and is blocking talks on expanding the EU Customs Union with Turkey.

Southwestern Turkey suffers natural disasters

31.08.2017 19:00 GMT

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Heavy rain caused a landslide and flooding in the Turkish province of Denizli.

Explosion hits Izmir province of Turkey

31.08.2017 10:41 GMT

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A blast has occurred on the way of a prison bus in the Turkish city of Izmir.

Turkey accuses US of bias

31.08.2017 09:02 GMT

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Turkey's MFA says the country protests "in the harshest way" a U.S. court decision to indict 19 people, including 15 Turkish security officials.

Istanbul police detain 6 people on suspicion of IS links

30.08.2017 15:13 GMT

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The detainees are suspected of having links with IS and being members of armed groups in Syria.

Turkey: Construction of BTK logistics center on schedule

30.08.2017 09:14 GMT

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The logistics center, being built in Turkey’s Kars Province, will be commissioned in October 2018.

Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party split

30.08.2017 00:40 GMT

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A total of 549 members of the Nationalist Movement Party’s (MHP) Manisa provincial branch have resigned to join former MHP deputy Meral Akşener, who was expelled from the party, in her efforts to establish a new political party.

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