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Russian, Turkish leaders to discuss S-400 deliveries in May

Russian and Turkish presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan will discuss bilateral economic relations, including the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems,...

Denial of the Armenian Genocide should concern us all

By Sossie Kasbarian*April 24 marks the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide, during which the Ottoman state murdered 1.5m Ottoman Armenians. But while...

Turkey’s opposition HDP MPs holds protest for imprisoned lawmakers

More than a dozen lawmakers from left-wing opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) are protesting the continued imprisonment of the party's co-leaders and 10 lawmakers...

Armenian genocide: ‘No peace without recognition’

The annual 'One day... 24 April' remembrance event for the 102. anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was prevented from being held at the Pangalti Station...

Italian journalist Del Grande released from detention in Turkey

Gabriele Del Grande, an Italian journalist detained by Turkish authorities since 10 April, was released on Monday and is on his way back to...

German conservatives urge end to EU-Turkey talks after pro-Erdogan vote

Two senior German conservative politicians have called for the European Union to end discussions with Turkey about EU membership after a vote that handed...

Turkey to suspend EU refugee deal if new visa-free travel proposal declined

Ankara will withdraw from a refugee deal with the European Union if Brussels refuses to consider a new visa-free travel proposal, which will be issued...

Seven ‘No’ protestors imprisoned for insulting Turkey’s Erdogan

Seven people detained in Turkey's western city Izmir following demonstrations protesting the country's referendum results have been jailed for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.21 protestors detained...

Turkey releases two imprisoned HDP lawmakers pending trial

Turkey has released two opposition left-wing Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers a day after arresting another deputy, Burcu Celik, from the same party.Adana deputy...

Islamic State suspect says he met with AKP mayor during Kobani clashes

An Islamic State (IS) suspect has said he met regularly with former Justice and Development Party (AKP) minister and current Gaziantep mayor, Fatma Sahin,...

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Italian authorities and lawyer meet journalist Del Grande on hunger strike

Ankara has allowed the Italian consul in Izmir, a lawyer and translator to meet detained journalist Gabriele Del Grande at the detention centre he has been...

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...

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