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    Turkey detains 64 over provocative virus posts

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:17pm on March 20, 2020

    Turkey has detained 64 people over ‘provocative and baseless’ social media posts about the new coronavirus pandemic, the interior ministry said. The ministry did not...

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    Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid ceasefire

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:14pm on March 20, 2020

    Two Turkish soldiers were killed and another wounded in the rebel-held northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, the defence ministry said on Thursday, the country’s first...

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    Turkey suspends collective mosque prayers over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:48pm on March 16, 2020

    Turkey on Monday suspended collective mosque prayers, including the important Friday prayer, until further notice to limit the spread of the new coronavirus. ‘It is...

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    Turkey to hold migrant summit remotely with France, Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:17pm on March 14, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will discuss the latest migration crisis with his French and German counterparts remotely because of the coronavirus, Turkish state media...

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    Erdogan vows to keep border open for refugees

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:33pm on March 11, 2020

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he would keep Turkey’s border open for refugees until the EU had met all his demands, while comparing Greece’s...

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    Clashes break out between refugees, police on Greek border

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:53pm on March 04, 2020

    Turkey’s president on Wednesday warned a fresh migrant crisis could be resolved only if Europe supports its efforts in Syria, as violent clashes broke out...

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    Erdogan urges Putin to restrain Syria regime

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:58pm on February 22, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to halt the Syrian regime’s offensive in northwest Syria as France called...

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    Turkey hits back at Moscow over Idlib claims

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 10:37pm on February 15, 2020

    Turkey on Saturday hit back at Russian accusations of failing to honour a 2018 deal by insisting it carried out its responsibilities in Idlib, Syria’s...

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    Turkey bolsters outposts in Idlib

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:01pm on February 07, 2020

    Turkey has sent nearly 150 vehicles with commandos and ammunition to reinforce its observation posts in Idlib, Syria’s last rebel-held region, Turkish state news agency...

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    Erdogan threatens ‘military force’ against Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 10:32pm on January 31, 2020

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hit out Friday at the Damascus regime’s ‘cruelty’, warning Turkey was prepared to use ‘military force’ again in Syria. ‘We will...

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