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A joint Italian-Turkish archaeological team have unearthed a second Greek temple in central Turkey following a 10-year excavation project.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil retired from the German national team on Sunday, after facing racism and disrespect over his dual nationality.

<em>Turkey</em> furthers Africa outreach with Erdogan tour of continent

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Turkey furthers Africa outreach with Erdogan tour of continent

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will further his outreach to Africa next week, as he visits two African nations as well as a BRICS summit.

Russia looks to coordinate Syrian refugee returns

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Russia looks to coordinate Syrian refugee returns

Beirut has embraced a Russian proposal looking to return Syrian refugees in coordination with the US and setting up monitoring groups in Jordan ...

Turkish barges power a quarter of Lebanon's electricity

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Turkish barges power a quarter of Lebanon's electricity

Lebanon has introduced three Turkish power barges as a 'temporary' measure as the country continues to face daily power cuts.

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Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

Jordan authorised the UN to organise the passage of 800 Syrian citizens via Israel, to be resettled in western countries, the kingdom said.

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UK arrests Turkish businessman on Ankara extradition request

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

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How long will foreign troops stay in Syria?

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

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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 <em>Turkey</em> 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 ...

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Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

Israel's parliament has adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it could lead to blatant ...

<em>Turkey</em> 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 ...

Outrage and concern as Israel passes 'apartheid' law

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Outrage and concern as Israel passes 'apartheid' law

The legislation allows Israel to "authorise a community composed of people having the same faith and nationality to maintain the exclusive ...

<em>Turkey</em> jails Cumhuriyet journalist under anti-terror law

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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.

Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra

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Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra

Syrian state media and a war monitor say rebels in Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have agreed to hand over their territory to ...

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Buses depart Syrian regime Idlib villages, following three-year siege

Two Syrian villages which have been besieged by rebels for three years are being emptied of their inhabitants, following a deal between the two sides.

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Turkish 'power barge' gives Lebanon three months 'free' electricity

Esra Sultan, a Turkish 'power barge', docked in Lebanon’s coastal town of Jiyyeh on Wednesday evening, giving residents free electricity for ...

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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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At least 19 refugees drown off north Cyprus coast

The boat was carrying 150 people when it went down off the coast of north Cyprus.

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

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Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

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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.

Turkish court orders US pastor to remain in prison

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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.

Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

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Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

Around 6,000 people will leave the majority Shia villages of Fuaa and Kafraya

Dutch jail jihadist fighters still missing in action

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Dutch jail jihadist fighters still missing in action

A Rotterdam court sentenced three men in their absence to up to seven years in jail for joining a "terrorist" organisation in Iraq and Syria.

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