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Turkey's interior minister defended the decision to break up a mothers' protest this weekend, saying that it has been exploited by a 'terror group'.

At least 20 mothers have been arrested after women of men who disappeared in the 1980s reportedly at the hands of Turkish security held a protest in Istanbul.

500,000 Syrians 'will return to Afrin': Turkey's First Lady

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500,000 Syrians 'will return to Afrin': Turkey's First Lady

Emine Erdogan praised Turkey's humanitarian efforts during Operation Olive Branch, noting that Turkey will seek to return hundreds of thousands of refugees back to Syria.

Turkey to begin first foreign aid deliveries to Rohingya

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Turkey to begin first foreign aid deliveries to Rohingya

Turkey is set to begin the first foreign deliveries of aid on Wednesday to Rohingya Muslims fleeing unrest in north-western Myanmar, a ...

Turkey detains director of film 'on anti-<em>Erdogan</em> coup'

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Turkey detains director of film 'on anti-Erdogan coup'

Ali Avci's new film is not yet being screened in theatres but a trailed has stirred controversy on the first anniversary of an attempted putsch ...

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Erdogan rejoins Turkey ruling party after near three-year absence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a membership document to rejoin the Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) that he co-founded, at a ceremony at its headquarters.

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Lindsay Lohan meets Aleppo's blogger Bana Alabed

American actress Lindsay Lohan met seven-year-old Aleppo tweeter Bana at the presidential palace in Turkey's Ankara on Friday.

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Seven-year-old Syrian girl blogger meets Erdogan at Ankara palace

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Bana al-Abed and her family at his palace in Ankara on Wednesday.

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Erdogan comes out fighting: No contraception for Muslims

In a bid to boost Turkey's population, President Erdogan has told the nation that contraception is alien to Muslims and that giving ...

Turkey blocks Syrian refugees returning to Tal Abyad

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Turkey blocks Syrian refugees returning to Tal Abyad

Hundreds of Syrian trying to return to Tal Abyad for Ramadan were unable to do soon Thursday as Turkish authorities close the Akcakale border ...

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