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Comment: The cost of reconstruction of Syria could be split between the regime axis, the US and its allies, and Turkey and its allies, suggests Omer Ozkizilcik.

Muslim Uighurs in China fear the government's expansion of compulsory boarding schools, forcing their children away from home, will gradually erode their identity.

Turkey releases prominent opposition lawmaker Berberoglu

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Turkey releases prominent opposition lawmaker Berberoglu

Prominent Turkish opposition lawmaker Enis Berberoglu has his five-year sentence for revealing state secrets suspended for as long as he serves as a parliamentarian.

Turkey keeps 24 workers behind bars over airport protests

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Turkey keeps 24 workers behind bars over airport protests

After almost 600 workers were detained for protesting 'slave-like working conditions' at Istanbul's new airport, 24 remain in jail while ...

Five years after Sisi's coup: Soul searching, resistance, division

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Five years after Sisi's coup: Soul searching, resistance, division

Comment: Both Islamist and secular leaders have reason to consider how their actions or non-actions contributed to the collapse of Egypt's ...

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Turkey releases 275 airport construction workers after protests

More than 500 workers protesting site deaths and poor conditions were arrested over the weekend in Istanbul.

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Police release 160 workers after Istanbul airport protest

Police arrested workers late Friday protesting work-related deaths and poor conditions at Istanbul's new airport set to open next month.

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Turkey canal project to turn western Istanbul into 'island'

Despite a freeze on government spending and protests from environmentalists, work is set to start on Kanal Istanbul this year.

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Hundreds of protesting workers at new Istanbul airport detained

About 500 workers at Istanbul's third airport were arrested for protesting poor labour conditions, including the deaths of workers.

Turkish broadcaster fined over 'homosexual' dancing in Pink video

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Turkish broadcaster fined over 'homosexual' dancing in Pink video

A Turkish watchdog has fined a local broadcaster thousands of dollars for showing a music video by pop star Pink which features 'erotic' dancing ...

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Turkey fires tear gas at Istanbul airport workers: report

Workers at the site of Istanbul's new airport, who were protesting working conditions at the site, were dispersed by government security forces ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition leader handed four-year jail term

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Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition leader handed four-year jail term

Demirtas risks up to 142 years in jail if found guilty for the dozens of charges he faces, which rights groups call a "politically motivated ...

Jordan 'not for sale' to Saudi, UAE, says lawmaker

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Jordan 'not for sale' to Saudi, UAE, says lawmaker

A Jordanian lawmaker has lashed out at Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, accusing the oil-rich Gulf states of attempting to "buy off" ...

Turkish police blockade protesting mothers

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Turkish police blockade protesting mothers

The 'Saturday Mothers' who were blockaded by Turkish police have gathered almost every week since 1995.

Turkey bans 'terror exploited' weekly mothers' protest

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Turkey bans 'terror exploited' weekly mothers' protest

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

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Iran, Russia, Turkey to meet again amid Idlib fears

Despite President Erdogan indicating a European summit in Istanbul, reports of a third tripartite summit planned in Iran have emerged amid fears for a humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib happening.

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'Nothing has changed' in Turkey, says freed German journalist

A German journalist criticised the human rights situation in Turkey after her travel ban was lifted by Ankara.

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Turkish police break up mothers' protest in Istanbul

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 ...

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Turkish tourism makes a comeback after 2016 downturn

Tourists have returned in droves to Turkey, helped this summer by the sharp fall in the value of the Turkish lira following economic uncertainty ...

Turkey arrests two over shots fired at US embassy

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Turkey arrests two over shots fired at US embassy

Ankara condemned the shooting as a "clear provocation" and reiterated that foreign diplomats are guests in Turkey.

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Turkey lifts travel ban on German journalist awaiting trial

Journalist Mesale Tolu is facing charges of belonging to the outlawed Marxist-Leninist Community Party.

US threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

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US threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin warned the United States would levy more sanctions on the troubled Turkish economy if Ankara does not soon ...

Turkey's Erdogan thanks Qatar emir for $15bn investment pledge Turkey's Erdogan thanks Qatar emir for $15bn investment pledge

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Turkey's Erdogan thanks Qatar emir for $15bn investment pledge

Turkey's president has thanked the Qatari Emir after he pledged $15 billion in investments to invigorate Ankara's economy, prompting a rebound ...

Qatar emir pledges $15bn to Turkey amid lira crisis

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Qatar emir pledges $15bn to Turkey amid lira crisis

Qatar's emir has pledged to invest $15 billion into the Turkish economy after arriving in Istanbul to meet with President Recep Tayyip ...

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