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Ankara has been ordered to pay out compensation over the detentions of a man celebrating the Kurdish new year and a university student protesting in favour of Kurdish-language education.

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

Turkey detains five more pro-Kurdish mayors

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Turkey detains five more pro-Kurdish mayors

Turkey has detained five mayors from the pro-Kurdish HDP party.

Erdogan attacks opposition mayors over coronavirus aid

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Erdogan attacks opposition mayors over coronavirus aid

Erdogan accused his opposition of creating 'a state within a state' after mayors took their initiative to ease the social and financial impact ...

Turkey blames killing of two civilians on Kurdish militants

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Turkey blames killing of two civilians on Kurdish militants

Turkey attributed a deadly attack on two social support workers to the outlawed Kurdish PKK, however the group condemned the incident ...

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

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Syria: Afrin bomb blast death toll rises above 40

The blast came as people went shopping to prepare to break the Ramadan fast.

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Syrian regime bombs Idlib as Turkey 'neutralizes' Kurdish fighters

The Syrian regime has bombed several areas of Idlib province in violation of a ceasefire as Turkey announced that it had 'neutralized' 20 ...

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Anger over the removal of pro-Kurdish mayors in Turkey

One year on from local elections, 40 out of 65 municipalities won by the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) are now under the control ...

Turkey's political prisoners remain jailed despite thousands released

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Turkey's political prisoners remain jailed despite thousands released

Turkey is keeping the lock on dissidents despite thousands of prisoners being released due to fears that prison conditions could encourage the ...

Paul Iddon

Erdogan's Empire: The rise of Turkey's enigmatic leader

Book Club: Soner Cagaptay charts the rise of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and how he sought to make Turkey a major power.

Two killed after Turkey strikes refugee camp in Iraq

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Two killed after Turkey strikes refugee camp in Iraq

Iraq has summoned Turkey's ambassador after a drone strike on a refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan killed two women, alleged to be members of ...

Five civilians die in Turkey bomb attack: governor

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Five civilians die in Turkey bomb attack: governor

Five civilians have died a bomb attack in southeast Turkey on Wednesday.

Turkey must release 'terror' convicts at risk of Covid-19

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Turkey must release 'terror' convicts at risk of Covid-19

Turkey's proposal to release some prisoners early is "positive", but "undermined" by the exclusion of thousands of inmates convicted on ...

US extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

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US extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

Iran sanctions waivers relating to Russian, European and Chinese companies have been extended by the Trump administration.

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Iran-Turkey gas tap closes after 'terror' attack on pipeline

The flow of natural Iranian gas to Turkey has been halted after an attack by 'terrorists', reports confirmed on Tuesday.

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Turkey urged to release journalists, activists amid coronavirus outbreak

More than 20 rights organisations have called for the release of prisoners charged or convicted 'simply for exercising their rights'.

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Turkey detains five more Kurdish mayors over 'terrorism links'

Turkey dismissed eight Kurdish mayors and detained five over terror allegations in a continued crackdown on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic ...

Zeidon Alkinani

Erdogan and Putin will remain forever 'frenemies'

Comment: The Syrian conflict showcases the cyclical nature of Moscow and Ankara's volatile and complex relationship, writes Zeidon AlKinani.

Car bomb kills two in rebel-held Syrian town

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Car bomb kills two in rebel-held Syrian town

A car bomb attack killed two people in a Syrian border town controlled by Turkish forces.

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Renowned Turkish novelist acquitted in terror trial

The Istanbul court acquitted Asli Erdogan, who is living in exile in Germany, of charges membership of an armed terror organisation, disrupting ...

Turkey avoids taking sides in the US-Iran standoff

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Turkey avoids taking sides in the US-Iran standoff

Ankara wants to avoid siding with the US in any conflict with Iran or heeding Tehran's call for allies to join in opposition to American ...

Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

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Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

Ankara has strongly condemned a suspected YPG car bomb which killed three Turkish soldiers and seven allied Syrian fighters at a traffic stop in ...

What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Stasa Salacanin

What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Although Turkey announced the end of their operations in northern Syria late last year, many unknowns still remain, as it is unclear what comes ...

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