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    Turkey rapper faces decade in jail

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul, Turkey | Updated at 09:40pm on June 06, 2018

    Popular Turkish rapper Ezhel faces up to 10 years in jail for allegedly encouraging drug use, reports said Tuesday, in a case denounced by activists...

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    Istanbul summit urges int’l force to protect Palestinians

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:19am on May 20, 2018

    A summit in Istanbul of Muslim heads of state on Friday called for the creation of an international peacekeeping force to protect the Palestinians, as...

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    Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as ‘Palestine’s capital’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:05am on December 14, 2017

    Islamic leaders on Wednesday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas warned the United...

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    Erdogan accuses Myanmar of ‘Buddhist terror’ against Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:39am on September 26, 2017

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the security forces in Myanmar of waging a ‘Buddhist terror’ against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the...

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    Galatasaray exit saddens Sneijder

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 02:38am on July 16, 2017

    Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder left Turkey on Saturday after four years with Galatasaray, expressing sadness that club manager Igor Tudor had not wanted him to...

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    Turkey marks year since ‘epic’ defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 01:17am on July 16, 2017

    Turkey on Saturday marked one year since the defeat of the coup aimed at ousting president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to showcase national unity and...

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    Besiktas sign Pepe from Real

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:05am on July 06, 2017

    Portuguese international defender Pepe on Wednesday signed for Turkish champions Besiktas of Istanbul from Real Madrid on a two-year deal..

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    Istanbul nightclub massacre kills 39

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 08:40am on January 02, 2017

    Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed Sunday when a gunman went on a rampage at an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul where revellers were celebrating...

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    Turkey probing 10,000 over online ‘terror’ activity

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:56am on December 25, 2016

    Turkey is investigating 10,000 people suspected of terror-related activity on the internet or posting comments on social media insulting government officials, the interior ministry said...

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    Fenerbahce compound Mourinho woes

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:45pm on November 04, 2016

    Fenerbahce compounded the woes of Manchester United and their manager Jose Mourinho with a 2-1 victory in the Europa League that ruthlessly exposed the shortcomings...