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The U.S. Navy warships are expected to pass through the Bosphorus Strait next week and return May 4-5, Turkey's foreign ministry said.

United States sending battleships to Black Sea – Turkey

(dpa) - The United States is sending two combat vessels to the Black Sea later this month, according to Turkey. Turkey was informed 15 days...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen makes a press statement in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 13, 2020. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday that the European Union (EU) and UK negotiating teams have been mandated to continue the post-Brexit trade talks. After a "constructive and useful phone call" with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, von der Leyen said it remains to be seen if an agreement can be reached even "at this late stage." (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

Turkey denies it snubbed EU chief von der Leyen during Ankara visit

(dpa) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Ursula von der Leyen in line with "demands and...
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Turkey breaks daily record with over 50,000 virus cases confirmed

(dpa) - Turkey has passed 50,000 coronavirus infections per day, marking the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic. The Health Ministry reported late...
FILED - A crowd in Berlin, Germany, commemorates the one-year anniversary of the attempted Turkish coup of 2016. A massive trial, one of many, concerning the failed 2016 coup in Turkey nears conclusion on Wednesday when an Ankara court is expected to deliver its verdict for 497 defendants. Photo: picture alliance / Maurizio Gambarini/dpa

Five former soldiers handed life sentences in Turkey coup trial

(dpa) - A court in Ankara on Wednesday sentenced five former senior soldiers to life in prison over their links to the failed 2016...
FILED - A crowd in Berlin, Germany, commemorates the one-year anniversary of the attempted Turkish coup of 2016. A massive trial, one of many, concerning the failed 2016 coup in Turkey nears conclusion on Wednesday when an Ankara court is expected to deliver its verdict for 497 defendants. Photo: picture alliance / Maurizio Gambarini/dpa

Verdicts expected for nearly 500 on trial for failed coup in Turkey

(dpa) - A massive trial, one of many, concerning the failed 2016 coup in Turkey nears conclusion on Wednesday when an Ankara court is...
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Turkey urges ‘concrete’ action on migrants, visa-free travel from EU

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dpa/GNA - The European Union needs to take "concrete and constructive" steps regarding lingering issues such as renewing a migration pact and considering...
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Turkish police detain 150 soldiers over failed coup in 2016

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Turkish police detained Tuesday at least 150 soldiers over their alleged links to a network accused of orchestrating a coup attempt in 2016. Police forces...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey turbulence: Lira, stocks crash after central bank chief sacked

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dpa/GNA - Turkey's currency and stocks plunged on Monday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor over the weekend, shocking...
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Twitter to open legal entity in Turkey in line with controversial law

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dpa/GNA - Twitter said it will establish a legal entity in Turkey to be able to continue operations, in accordance with the country's...
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Erdogan fires third central bank governor in less than two years

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dpa/GNA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed another central bank governor after only a few months in the job, state news...

Anger, calls for protests as Turkey exits treaty on women’s rights

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dpa/GNA, - A decision by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on women's rights on Saturday has sparked outrage and...
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Head of Turkey’s largest human rights group detained in home raid

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dpa/GNA - The head of Turkey's largest human rights organization was detained on Friday, weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced an ambitious...
Police maintain the order in front of the building of a media group in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 28, 2015. Turkish police on Wednesday used tear gas and water cannon to storm the headquarters of the media group known for its opposition to the government. (Xinhua/Cihan)

Turkey anti-terror raids target 59, including pro-Kurdish HDP members

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dpa/GNA - Turkish police on Friday detained at least 52 suspects and were searching for seven others in sweeping anti-terrorism raids in five...
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Turkey sentences five to life term over 2016 murder of Russian envoy

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dpa/GNA - A court in Ankara on Tuesday sentenced five people to life in prison over their role in the 2016 assassination of...
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Erdogan announces human rights plan and future new constitution

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dpa/GNA - A human rights plan announced by Turkey's president on Tuesday aims to appease Western allies critical of the country's record of...
Turkish writer and actor Mujdat Gezen, 77, risks becoming the latest victim in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's battle with what he calls 'so-called artists' Handout Mujdat Gezen Sanat Merkezi/AFP

Famous Turkish actors on trial for insulting Erdogan are acquitted

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dpa /GNA - Two famous septuagenarian Turkish actors were acquitted on Monday in their trial, for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state news agency...
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Turkey sentences airline workers for aiding Carlos Ghosn’s escape

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dpa/GNA - An Istanbul court sentenced three airline employees for their role in facilitating the escape of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn from...
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Turkey identifies 13 abducted and executed by militants in Iraq

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dpa/GNA - Turkish authorities have identified 13 people, including military and police personnel, who they say were executed by militants in northern Iraq. One...
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Pirates launch deadly attack on container ship off Nigeria

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dpa/GNA - One person was killed and 15 others kidnapped when pirates attacked a container ship in the Gulf of Guinea, Turkish state news...
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Turkey turns screws on Twitter, Periscope with advertising bans

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dpa/GNA - Turkey has imposed advertising bans on Twitter and other social media platforms in line with a new law that critics warn...
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At least two dead after Russian freighter sinks in the Black Sea

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dpa/GNA - Two bodies have been found after a Russian freighter sunk in the Black Sea off the Turkish coast early on Sunday,...
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Turkey detains 16 amid protests against appointment at key university

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dpa/GNA - Police in Istanbul detained at least 16 people in the wake of student protests against President Tayyip Erdogan’s appointment of a...
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Inflation in Turkey rises to 14.6 percent in December

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dpa/GNA - Consumer prices in Turkey rose in December, with annual inflation at 14.6 per cent, according to government data released on Monday. The...
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Turkey bans entry from UK after finding first cases of virus strain

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dpa/GNA - Turkey announced a temporary ban on all entries from Britain after it found the first cases of a new strain...
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Turkey seeks detention of 304 military personnel over failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors issued on Tuesday detention warrants for 304 military personnel over their alleged links to a network believed to be behind a coup...
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Libya arms embargo: Turkey condemns German search on cargo ship

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Turkey has condemned a search operation by German marines that took place on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean as part of a wider...
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Turkey seeks detention of 54 for alleged links to failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors issued detention warrants for 54 people over their alleged links to a network believed to be behind a coup attempt in 2016,...
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Erdogan travels to northern Cyprus, calls for two-state solution

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travelled on Sunday to Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus where he called for a two-state solution for the divided Mediterranean island. "Today...
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Turkish lira rallies after finance minister’s shock resignation

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The beleaguered Turkish lira rebounded on Monday after the finance minister's unexpected resignation and the new central bank chief vowed to stabilize the currency...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turks mourn Ataturk’s 82nd death anniversary amid pandemic

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Tens of thousands of Turkish people flocked to streets on Tuesday across the country to mourn the founder of the Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal...