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Erdogan to make statement on Khashoggi case

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that he will make a statement on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 23 during his party's group meeting at the parliament. …

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Turkey's chance for waiver on Iran sanctions dim

Despite expected relaxation in ties between Turkey and the United States with the release of a U.S. pastor, analysts remain skeptical about Ankara's chance of obtaining exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran

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 Turkey to host summit on Syria on October 27

A four-way summit between the leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France on the conflict in Syria will be held in Istanbul on Oct. 27, the spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Ibrahim Kalin said. …

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Yalova Muslims prayed in wrong direction for 37 years

Muslims in a Turkish village of Yalova have discovered they had performed their prayers in the wrong direction for 37 years.  The Sugören mosque, which was built in the Sugören village of the Yalova province in 1981, …

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 Turkish football star probed for suspected Gulen links

The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into footballers Arda Turan, Emre Belözoğlu, Okan Buruk, and Bülent Korkmaz for their alleged links to FETÖ, the group believed to have been behind a …

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Eastern Turkey hit by 4.2-magnitude earthquake

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake occurred in the eastern Turkish province of Agri. The tremors were registered at 11:03 local time. The depth of the earthquake source was 10 km, Turkish media reported. There have been no reports on …

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Turkish police to extend search for Saudi journalist

Turkish police will extend the search for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to a forest in Istanbul and a farm house in the neighboring province of Yalova. The police will not limit its investigation to the Saudi …

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