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Exiled Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan expected to be a convicted woman by now with a life sentence hanging over her head.

The Istanbul court acquitted Asli Erdogan, who is living in exile in Germany, of charges membership of an armed terror organisation, disrupting the unity of the state and spreading propaganda.

US consulate staffer faces Turkey spying trial

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US consulate staffer faces Turkey spying trial

A US consulate staffer accused of spying and attempting to overthrow the government went on trial in a Turkish court on Tuesday.

<em>Erdogan</em> sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

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Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for a second term, bolstered with greater powers and authority.

Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet

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Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet

The winner of Turkey's national beauty pageant has been forced to hand back her crown hours after winning, over a tweet relating to the failed ...

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Tens of thousands mass for Turkish opposition's 'justice' rally

Ordinary citizens joined high profile politicians and cultural figures in a "justice" march from Ankara to Istanbul - the biggest protest even in years by critics of President Erdogan

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Turkey set for watershed poll on expanding Erdogan powers

Turkey prepares for a tightly-contested referendum vote on Sunday to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that will ...

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Publicity stunts and serious marches mark International Women's Day

International Women's Day was marked in a variety of ways across the world on Wednesday, with some companies boasting female-only staff while ...

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Prize-winning Turkish writer released on 'terrorism charges' without trial

Turkish writer Asli Erdogan was released from prison by court order on 29 December, and speaking of her terrifying ordeal ...

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