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Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist
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Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

A security member of the consulate stands at the entrance door of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 12, 2018. – Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Britain expressed concern about the fate of a journalist who vanished after entering its Istanbul consulate last week.But Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf al […]

Turkey police round up dozens over alleged PKK links
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Turkey police round up dozens over alleged PKK links

Supporters of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) gather for a protest after Turkish police detained 90 people over suspected links to outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels in Diyarbakir, Turkey October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar Turkish police detained dozens of people over alleged links to Kurdish militants in […]

Germany beats Turkey to Euro 2024 hosting rights
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Germany beats Turkey to Euro 2024 hosting rights

German Football Association (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel (2ndR) is congratulated by a member of the German bid delegation after it was announced that Germany was elected to host the Euro 2024 fooball tournament during a ceremony at the headquarters of the European football's governing body in Nyon on September 27, […]

Nigeria rebounds as D’Tigress beat Turkey 74 to 68
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Nigeria rebounds as D’Tigress beat Turkey 74 to 68

Nigeria's D'Tigres at FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife After the disappointing loss to Australia in their opening game of the on-going FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, Nigeria’s national women basketball team, D’Tigress yesterday defeated Turkey 74 to 68 points to resuscitate their hope of a second round […]

160 workers freed after Istanbul airport protest
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160 workers freed after Istanbul airport protest

Turkish police officers arrest protesters, gathered in support of workers that were arrested earlier for protesting over labour conditions at Istanbul's new airport, in Istanbul, on September 15, 2018.<br />A trade union leader says police have rounded up more than 500 construction workers after they staged a protest at the […]

Press watchdog demands Turkey free arrested Austrian journalist
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Press watchdog demands Turkey free arrested Austrian journalist

German journalist of Turkish origin Mesale Tolu gives a press conference with International press freedom watchdog "Reporters Without Borders" on September 3, 2018 in Berlin.<br />Tolu, who was arrested in April 2017 on charges of membership of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP), which is banned in Turkey as a terror […]

Russia, Iran, Turkey meet on Syria’s Idlib province
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Russia, Iran, Turkey meet on Syria’s Idlib province

A handout picture provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C)shows him chairing the trilateral summit Iran-Russia-Syria with his foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif (L), his chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi (R)and other Iranian officials sitting next to him in Tehran on September 7, 2018. Iran is hosting […]

Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade
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Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed Ankara would pursue non-dollar transactions in trade with Russia and other countries, accusing the US of behaving like “wild wolves.” Both Turkey and Russia are reeling from punitive economic measures […]

Turkish, Belgian clubs battle for Eagles’ star Echiejile
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Turkish, Belgian clubs battle for Eagles’ star Echiejile

Super Eagles left back, Elderson Echiejile takes on two Tanzanian attackers during a 2017 Nations Cup qualifier. The Sivasspor of Turkey star is recuperating from an injury that has kept him out of Nigeria’s forthcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina. PHOTO: AFP. As Monaco and Super Eagles Veteran left-back, Elderson […]

US feud helps Erdogan deflect blame for Turkey’s economic woes
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US feud helps Erdogan deflect blame for Turkey’s economic woes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, on April 18, 2018.President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on April 18, 2018 called snap elections in Turkey for June 24, bringing the polls forward by over a year-and-a-half after a call from his main nationalist […]

Erdogan says Turkey to boycott US electronic goods
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Erdogan says Turkey to boycott US electronic goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint press conference with the Iraqi prime minister following their meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on August 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods like the […]

Erdogan warns Turkey’s partnership with US ‘in jeopardy’
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Erdogan warns Turkey’s partnership with US ‘in jeopardy’

his handout picture taken and released by Turkish Presidential Press Service sows Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saluting supporters after Friday prayers, in Bayburt, August 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister, son-in-law of Erdogan, Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new economic model " as the Turkish Lira has […]

Erdogan says to freeze assets of ‘US justice, interior ministers’
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Erdogan says to freeze assets of ‘US justice, interior ministers’

This handout photograph taken and released by the Turkish Presidential Press Service on August 3, 2018, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) as he delivers a speech during the 'new goverment's 100 days action plan' meeting in Ankara. / AFP PHOTO / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / HO / […]

Erdogan accused of using Ozil saga to push Turkey’s Euro 2024 bid
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Erdogan accused of using Ozil saga to push Turkey’s Euro 2024 bid

(FILES) This handout picture taken and released on May 13, 2018 and released on May 14, 2018 by the Turkish Presidential Press office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) posing for a photo with German footballer of Turkish origin Mesut Ozil (L) in London. Footballer Mesut Ozil said on […]