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Akin Ipek is the former head of a media conglomerate, which is accused of helping to finance suspected coup mastermind Fethullah Gulen.

Analysis: The US, Russia, Turkey and Iran all have different motives for staying - and for leaving, writes Paul Iddon.

Turkey, Netherlands resume relations after diplomatic row

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Turkey, Netherlands resume relations after diplomatic row

President Erdogan accused the Dutch of behaving like "fascists" after two Turkish ministers were barred from attending an election rally in 2017.

Senators target Turkey finances over US pastor's 'unjust' detention

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Senators target Turkey finances over US pastor's 'unjust' detention

Six US senators introduced legislation to restrict loans from international institutions to Turkey, after a court ordered a US pastor to remain ...

Turkey accuses Israel of 'apartheid' over controversial new law

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Turkey accuses Israel of 'apartheid' over controversial new law

The legislation, adopted after a tumultuous Knesset session, makes Hebrew the country's national language and defines the establishment of ...

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Turkey jails Cumhuriyet journalist under anti-terror law

Turkey's crackdown on press freedom continues a day after lifting a two-year long state of emergency.

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Turkey state of emergency expires after two-year crackdown

Opposition activists warn of increasing authoritarianism in Turkey despite the country's emergency law coming to an end.

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US pastor held in Turkey could be released: lawyer

The prosecution is set to conclude its case on Wednesday against Andrew Brunson in a trial that has deepened a rift between the NATO allies.

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Turkish court orders US pastor to remain in prison

Andrew Brunson's trial has further strained tense relations between NATO allies Turkey and the United States.

Turkey set for new 'anti-terror' law after election win

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Turkey set for new 'anti-terror' law after election win

Erdogan's party submitted an 'anti-terror' bill on Monday that would allow police to hold suspects without charge for 48 hours.

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US urges Turkey to dump Russia's S-400 for Patriot

US concerns that Ankara may be leaning towards the Kremlin for military hardware, has seen Washington hold talks with Turkey its own missile ...

Israel frees Turkish woman charged with aiding Hamas

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Israel frees Turkish woman charged with aiding Hamas

Israeli authorities released a Turkish women who had been arrested and accused of helping the Palestinian Hamas movement while visiting the ...

Turkey marks second coup anniversary

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Turkey marks second coup anniversary

Turkey marked the second anniversary of a failed coup attempt.

Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

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Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

Turkey has reportedly warned that a Syrian offensive on rebel-held Idlib would "completely destroy" deals brokered during Astana talks.

The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

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The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their ...

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Turkey sentences dozens to life over coup deaths

A Turkish court handed the suspects life prison terms over the deaths of 41 people on an Istanbul bridge during the 2016 coup attempt.

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Turkey jails Soma mine boss over 2014 disaster

Soma mine chief is jailed for 15 years over the 2014 disaster that killed 301 miners working at the site.

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Keeping Abul Fotouh behind bars puts Egypt in chains

Comment: Five years after a military coup d'etat, the achievements of Egypt's 2011 revolution have been liquidated, and no dissenting voices are ...

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Erdogan names son-in-law as finance minister

Erdogan appointed his son-in-law as finance minister in Turkey's new cabinet.

<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.

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Ten killed, 73 injured in Turkey train derailment

Ten people were killed and scores injured after six train carriages derailed in Turkey.

Israel plans measures to 'curb <em>Erdogan</em> influence' in Jerusalem

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Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

Israel may tighten restrictions on Turkey's international aid agency in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, in a bid to counter Erdogan's ...

<em>Erdogan</em> decree dismisses tens of thousands of state employees

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Erdogan decree dismisses tens of thousands of state employees

Turkish authorities have called for the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees.

Turkey swears in new parliament with pro-<em>Erdogan</em> majority

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Turkey swears in new parliament with pro-Erdogan majority

New Turkish lawmakers began taking their oaths in parliament on Saturday, as Erdogan's AK Party is forced into coalition with the hardline MHP ...

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