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Turkish police summon FBI official

Turkish police summoned a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official on Wednesday over statements made in a U.S. court by a former Turkish police investigator who fled the country last year, the state-run Anadolu Agency said, Reuters …

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Erdogan, Rouhani hold meeting in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani held a closed-door meeting in Istanbul on Wednesday after Turkey hosted an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic …

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Middle East negotiates position on Jerusalem

The extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) started in Istanbul today with a meeting at the level of foreign ministers in preparation for the summit at the leadership level that is expected to convene later in …

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Erdogan's Syrian week

Turkey’s strategy may also be the least rotten option when it comes to averting full-scale conflict

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What will Putin and Erdogan discuss in Ankara?

Syria and Jerusalem will be the main topics of today's talks between Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, the deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association, Andrey Baklanov, and …

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 Russia's war in Syria is over

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the Defense Ministry to start the pullout of the Russian military group from Syria. "I order the Defense Ministry and the chief of the General Staff to begin the pullout …

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 Erdogan calls Israel "terrorist state"

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist" and "child-murderer state"  as he criticized US President Donald Trump over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's …

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Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

Greece persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in its refugee camps, The New Arab reports. The agreement came during a strained two-day state visit by Turkish President …

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Putin to pay visit to Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay an official visit to the Turkish capital Ankara on December 11, the Kremlin press service said. Putin will hold a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip …

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Turkey still wants to join EU

Ankara is committed to joining the European Union, as before, the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said at the EU-Turkey Business Dialogue roundtable in Brussels. "We remain committed to joining the EU. …

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