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    Joint Turkish-Russian patrols to begin in Syria tomorrow

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 03:42pm on October 31, 2019

    Joint Turkish-Russian patrols will start in Syria on Friday, Turkey’s president has said, after the Kremlin said Syrian Kurdish fighters had withdrawn under a deal...

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    US demands Syria truce but Turkey defiant

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    US vice president Mike Pence arrived in Turkey Thursday to push president Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a ceasefire in Syria after Ankara rebuffed international pressure...

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    Ex-Turkey PM to launch new political party

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Former Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday said he would launch a ‘new political movement’ in the latest challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

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    Erdogan threatens Europe with refugees if gets no support

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Turkey would start allowing Syrian refugees to flee to Europe if Ankara did not get more international support....

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    Turkey’s Erdogan fires central bank governor amid rate tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara, Turkey | Updated at 05:52pm on July 06, 2019

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacked the governor of Turkey's central bank and replaced him with his deputy, a presidential decree said Saturday, after months...

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    12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:55pm on June 17, 2019

    Twelve people died after a boat carrying  migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said. Thirty-one migrants were rescued after the boat went...

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    Turkey says to produce S-500s with Russia after S-400 missile deal

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:05pm on May 19, 2019

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey and Russia would jointly produce S-500 defence systems after Ankara’s controversial purchase...

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    Erdogan stands by Russia missile deal

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Turkey’s deal to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems had ‘nothing to do’ with the security of the US, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday...

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    China’s treatment of Uighurs an ‘embarrassment for humanity’: Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:03am on February 10, 2019

    Turkey on Saturday condemned China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as ‘a great embarrassment for humanity,’ adding to rights groups’ recent criticism over...

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    Turkey seeks over 200 arrests over Gulen ties

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Turkish police on Tuesday launched operations across the country to detain over 200 people, including soldiers, suspected of ties to the group blamed for the...

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