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Dutch Recognition of Armenian Genocide Sparks New Spat With Turkey

The Dutch Lower House’s recognition of 1915 events during the dying days of Ottoman Empire as a genocide against Armenian…

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Erdogan’s Government Takes on Islamist Dissent in Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s unrelenting four-year crackdown on his former ally, U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, and his movement is now…

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In-Depth

Declining Electoral Fortunes Push Erdogan’s Party into Alliance With Nationalists

Although Turkey has been a year away from parliamentary and presidential elections, political horse-trading and wrangling for alliances are taking…

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International

Pro-Kurdish Party: Turkey Lying About ‘No Civilian Deaths’ in Afrin

Turkey's Peoples' Democratic Party accused the government of "spreading misinformation" about its latest Syrian offensive.

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Business

Turkey’s Private Sector Concerned Over Protracted Emergency Rule

Rahmi Koc, the honorary president of Koc Holding Business Group, the largest business conglomeration in Turkey, said last month that…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Seeks to Avoid Clash With Syria in Afrin, Signals Possible Talks

Turkey has signaled a desire to have communication with Damascus to avoid direct confrontation with pro-regime forces over Kurdish enclave…

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In-Depth

In Turkey, Street Names Show All Routes Lead to Politics

The city council of Turkey’s Ankara earlier this week renamed the street outside the U.S. Embassy in somewhat trolling reference…

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National

Turkey Mulls to Bring Chemical Castration For Child Abusers

The Turkish government mulls to use chemical castration for the child and teenage abusers after a cascade of scandals plagued…

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Foreign Affairs

Regime Move to Afrin Creates New Quandary for Turkey

The deployment of Syrian regime forces in Kurdish enclave of Afrin has created a new quandary for Turkey which plans…

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Foreign Affairs

Erdogan Boasts Stopping Syrian Regime in Afrin After Putin Contact

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan savored how Turkey stopped deployment of the Syrian regime forces to back up a Kurdish militia in…

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