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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't be a fool': No sign of progress as US demands Turkish ceasefire Syria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey local elections: Setback for President Erdogan as party set to lose capital AKP

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US Jamal Khashoggi

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far Explainer

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further Tariffs

Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further

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

From The42 Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers Controversy

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

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

From The42 'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo Speaking Out

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

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

From The42 'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany Reaction

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Erdogan says Turkey has given world 'lesson in democracy' as he sweeps to election victory Contested Victory

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry Child Marriages

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive Rohingya

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US Ringleaders

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup Celebrations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

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.

From TheJournal.ie President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed Turkey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power Turkey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices' What Did You Say

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

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

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey Failed Coup

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

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

From TheJournal.ie Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about Billy Goats Rough

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

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

From The42 Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe Trouble

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup Crackdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey Coup Attempt

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

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

From TheJournal.ie Why is there a coup happening in Turkey? Explainer

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

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

From TheJournal.ie A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum Lord Of The Rings

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

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

From The42 Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded Attack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country's president Sticks And Stones

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests Anniversary

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

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

From TheJournal.ie Now Turkey's banned Youtube Video Removed

Now Turkey's banned Youtube

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

From TheJournal.ie "They run all kinds of lies": Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook No Tweets

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

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…

From TheJournal.ie Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government Ergenekon

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government

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.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park Turkey

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest Turkey

Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest

Erdogan says he is considering holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest.

From TheJournal.ie EU warns Turkey: ‘Your membership is in jeopardy over protests’ Turkey

EU warns Turkey: ‘Your membership is in jeopardy over protests’

Catherine Ashton says Turkey’s government must adopt European standards in its response to protests if it wants to join.

From TheJournal.ie Day before Turkish protesters to meet with PM, riot police retake Istanbul square Turkey

Day before Turkish protesters to meet with PM, riot police retake Istanbul square

The move by riot police, who used tear gas, came just hours after the government said that Recep Tayyip Erdogan would meet with protest leaders tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”

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