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Turkey accuses European poll watchers of supporting terrorism

Turkish politicians and press slammed European poll watchers observing Turkey's referendum on Sunday for allegedly “supporting terrorism.”The poll watchers were part of a joint...

Italy calls on Turkey to release jailed journalist Gabriele Del Grande

Italy has urged Turkey to release Gabriele Del Grande, 34, a journalist who was detained near the Syrian border on 9 April, while doing research...

Trump becomes first western leader to congratulate Erdogan on referendum win

US President Donald Trump has congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his unofficial referendum victory, which has bolstered the Turkish president's executive powers.Trump spoke to...

‘Turkish constitutional referendum outcome cause for EU concern’

The European Union should be concerned with the outcome of Sunday's constitutional referendum in Turkey and observe how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses...

Referendum result shows Erdogan not Turkey: Martin Schulz

Former European Parliament President and current German SPD leader Martin Schulz has commented on Turkey's referendum saying, "the results show Erdogan does not mean...

Turkey referendum: EU and US cautious, waiting on OSCE report

The US and European Union officials have said they are waiting on the report by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)...

Turkey launches terror investigation into American politicians, bureaucrats

An investigation has been launched in Turkey against several high profile American politicians, bureaucrats and academics for suspected links to the Fethullah Gulen Movement.The move...

Kurds launch hunger strike in Strasbourg to highlight Turkey prison protest

Kurdish groups and individuals, including two lawmakers from Turkey's opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) launched a hunger strike in French city Strasbourg on Thursday.The...

Erdogan closes door on repatriation of imprisoned journalist Deniz Yucel

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has closed the door on the possible repatriation of imprisoned German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel to Germany.Speaking on Turkish broadcaster...

Stockholm attacker Rahmat Akilov ‘radicalised’ in Turkey

The Stockholm attacker, Rakhmat Akilov, who killed four people after driving a lorry into a department store last week, was radicalised in Turkey, Swedish media...

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