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'I felt alone as a woman': von der Leyen says Turkey chair controversy wouldn't have happened to a man
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'I felt alone as a woman': von der Leyen says Turkey chair controversy wouldn't have happened to a man

Apr 27th 2021, 7:27 AM 34,992 Views 33 Comments

The commission president was denied a chair at top-level talks in Ankara this month.

'Ehm': Ursula von der Leyen flummoxed after chair snub during EU-Turkey talks
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'Ehm': Ursula von der Leyen flummoxed after chair snub during EU-Turkey talks

Apr 7th 2021, 3:31 PM 59,910 Views 66 Comments

Seats were laid out for Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the EU’s Charles Michel in Ankara but von der Leyen had to sit on a sofa.

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
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TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,521 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria
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At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,772 Views 30 Comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
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UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,969 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey
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'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,054 Views 11 Comments

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone
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Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone

Oct 19th 2019, 5:33 PM 9,169 Views 20 Comments

The top figure on the Kurdish side said Turkey was preventing his forces’ withdrawal and trying to blame the deal’s collapse on the Kurds.

'Don't be a fool': No sign of progress as US demands Turkish ceasefire
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'Don't be a fool': No sign of progress as US demands Turkish ceasefire

Oct 17th 2019, 7:25 AM 8,915 Views 24 Comments

Trump said that the Kurds ‘are not angels’ as vice-president Mike Pence heads to Turkey.

Turkey local elections: Setback for President Erdogan as party set to lose capital
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Turkey local elections: Setback for President Erdogan as party set to lose capital

Apr 1st 2019, 7:21 AM 7,740 Views 10 Comments

The AKP party also risks defeat in the country’s economic hub Istanbul.

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US
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Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US

Nov 10th 2018, 3:01 PM 12,313 Views 18 Comments

President Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to “act fairly” and disclose those responsible for the 2 October.

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far
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The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far

Oct 19th 2018, 3:28 PM 18,248 Views 36 Comments

These are the key facts in an episode that is threatening relations between Saudi Arabia and the West.

Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further
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Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further

Aug 11th 2018, 2:15 PM 27,951 Views 37 Comments

Donald Trump tweeted that he had authorized the doubling of steel and aluminium tariffs with respect to Turkey.

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers
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Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:30 PM 8,874 Views 5 Comments

After months of silence over a controversial photograph, the Arsenal star spoke out on Sunday.

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo
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'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:25 PM 8,995 Views 9 Comments

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany
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'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany

Jul 10th 2018, 10:37 PM 7,852 Views 3 Comments

The attacking midfielder was largely anonymous in Russia as the world champions crashed out in the group stages.

Erdogan says Turkey has given world 'lesson in democracy' as he sweeps to election victory
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Erdogan says Turkey has given world 'lesson in democracy' as he sweeps to election victory

Jun 25th 2018, 7:06 AM 9,166 Views 20 Comments

Erdogan won over half of all the votes in the election, the state-run news agency said.

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry
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Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry

Jan 4th 2018, 3:30 PM 13,779 Views 96 Comments

The agency reportedly made the statement in a post on its website, which has since been removed.

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
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Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,004 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US
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Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US

Aug 1st 2017, 6:59 AM 5,606 Views 9 Comments

Fethullah Gulen, the man authorities say organised the coup, currently lives in the US.

Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup
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Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup

Jul 15th 2017, 8:23 AM 5,384 Views 14 Comments

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of “democracy and unity”.

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters
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US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

May 19th 2017, 10:29 PM 16,034 Views 29 Comments

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia
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Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

Apr 29th 2017, 1:16 PM 16,920 Views 32 Comments

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey
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President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

Apr 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 16,758 Views 54 Comments

The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed
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Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed

Apr 18th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,257 Views 33 Comments

The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power
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'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Apr 17th 2017, 8:13 AM 12,568 Views 47 Comments

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'
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Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Mar 6th 2017, 9:04 PM 15,228 Views 45 Comments

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
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Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,740 Views 26 Comments

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey
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Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

Jan 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 22,701 Views 83 Comments

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about
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Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

Sep 27th 2016, 4:22 PM 12,430 Views 20 Comments

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe
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Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe

Aug 12th 2016, 9:43 AM 8,380 Views 4 Comments

Hakan Sukur is accused by prosecutors of “being a member of an armed terror group”.

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup
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Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Jul 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 12,601 Views 64 Comments

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey
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Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

Jul 21st 2016, 8:07 AM 12,725 Views 51 Comments

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?
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Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

Jul 16th 2016, 12:52 AM 76,324 Views 55 Comments

Why is this happening? TheJournal.ie takes a look at the background.

A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum
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A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum

Dec 6th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,705 Views 30 Comments

A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.

Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded
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Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded

Apr 5th 2015, 10:05 AM 4,847 Views 10 Comments

Turkish club had just thrashed Rizespor 5-1 and were travelling to the airport to return to Istanbul.

A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country's president
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A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country's president

Dec 26th 2014, 12:50 PM 10,636 Views 32 Comments

He faces up to four years in prison for accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of corruption.

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests
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Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

May 31st 2014, 9:44 AM 3,401 Views 14 Comments

The government has deployed thousands of riot police to enforce a ban on protests at Taksim Square, the epicentre of last year’s demonstrations.

Now Turkey's banned Youtube
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Now Turkey's banned Youtube

Mar 27th 2014, 6:13 PM 10,943 Views 25 Comments

The move comes a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter.

"They run all kinds of lies": Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook
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"They run all kinds of lies": Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:45 PM 6,274 Views 19 Comments

Social media networks have been flooded with recordings allegedly showing Erdogan talking with his son about hiding vast sums of money and interfering in court cases…

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government
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Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government

Aug 5th 2013, 3:30 PM 3,469 Views 3 Comments

Police fired tear gas at protesters outside the court in a town near Istanbul as the verdicts were being delivered in the highly-divisive case.

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