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A Libyan delegation is going to Turkey on Monday in order to discuss bilateral ties.

A letter from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait's commitment to close relations between the two friendly countries and expanding their ties.

India Muslim body seeks to end dowries, lavish weddings

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India Muslim body seeks to end dowries, lavish weddings

Muslims should shun 'un-Islamic' wedding celebrations, the All India Muslim Personal Board said.

Turkey's top court refuses to hear expelled MP's appeal

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Turkey's top court refuses to hear expelled MP's appeal

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu’s appeal will not be heard by Turkey top court, following his expulsion from parliament.

Moroccan police blocks nurses' march calling for employment rights

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Moroccan police blocks nurses' march calling for employment rights

Nurses want the law to be amended to remove the legislation that stops two-year degree holders to obtain promotions, according to the group’s ...

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France insists 'no ban' on halal slaughter

The Agriculture Ministry clarified it has not passed any prohibitions of religious slaughter.

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Turkish prosecutor indicts French journalists over Erdogan-mocking caricature

A Turkish prosecutor called for four French journalists to be sentenced to up to four years in prison over a cartoon mocking Erdogan

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Turkey denies reports of deal to open Syria crossings

Turkish officials have denied reports in Russian media that an agreement was reached with Ankara to open crossings between regime and rebel held ...

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Palestine welcomes China's offer to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

PLO member Wasel Abu Yousef hailed Beijing's stance on a Palestinian capital being established in east Jerusalem.

Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

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Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.

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Turkish police frees politician after detention in assembly

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, from the Peoples' Democratic Party, was arrested then released after a few hours of questioning by the police.

Turkish-German vaccine pioneers honoured with top award

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Turkish-German vaccine pioneers honoured with top award

Germany's president presented the country’s top award to married couple Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci, who developed the Pfizer-BioNTech ...

Twitter to appoint Turkey representative: official

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Twitter to appoint Turkey representative: official

Social media regulations in force since October require the big platforms to appoint representatives who can handle court orders to quickly take ...

Turkey pulls out of treaty protecting women from violence

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Turkey pulls out of treaty protecting women from violence

News of President Erdogan's decree to abandon a treaty designed to prevent violence against women has sparked anger among rights groups and ...

Turkey detains dozens of pro-Kurdish party officials

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Turkey detains dozens of pro-Kurdish party officials

Turkish police on Friday detained dozens of party officials belonging to leftist opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) over alleged links ...

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Turkish prosecutor asks court to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party

The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party is facing disbandment, following calls from a Turkish prosecutor.

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Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

Ibrahim Babat from Syrian Kurdish-led People's Protection Units (YPG) has been captured by Turkish intelligence agents.

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Russia backs plans for Afghanistan interim rule with Taliban

Russia said it backed the Taliban's integration into a future interim government in Afghanistan as pressure piles for an end to the war.

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Turkey plans to host Afghan peace talks in April

Turkey plans to host an Afghan peace conference in Istanbul in April, ahead of a deadline for a US troop withdrawal.

Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

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Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

The Turkish foreign minister has announced that Turkey and Egypt have had their first diplomatic contacts since breaking off relations in 2013

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Israel arrests Al-Aqsa preacher as far-right rabbi storms mosque

Israeli forces on Wednesday arrested Ekrima Sabri, the preacher of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, as dozens of Jewish extremists stormed the compound.

Turkey jails 5 to life over Russian envoy's killing

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Turkey jails 5 to life over Russian envoy's killing

Turkey has sentenced five people over the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey in 2016.

Turkey sentences journalists to prison over Libya reporting

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Turkey sentences journalists to prison over Libya reporting

The two reporters were charged with revealing state secrets.

US-convicted banker quits as Istanbul exchange chief

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US-convicted banker quits as Istanbul exchange chief

Mehmet Hakan Atilla resigned as the chief executive of the Istanbul stock exchange two years after having been released from prison for helping ...

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