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Iran satellite TV head shot dead in Istanbul - Dogan news

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ISTANBUL The head of an Iranian satellite television network who last year was sentenced in absentia to six years in prison by a Tehran court was shot dead in Istanbul together with a business partner, Turkey's Dogan news agency said on Sunday. | Video

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Turkey fires 3,900 in second post-referendum purge 30 Apr 2017

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey on Saturday expelled more than 3,900 people from the civil service and military as threats to national security, in the second major purge since President Tayyip Erdogan was granted sweeping new powers.

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Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia 29 Apr 2017

ISTANBUL Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. | Video

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Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia 29 Apr 2017

ISTANBUL Turkey has blocked online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. | Video

UPDATE 2-Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia 29 Apr 2017

ISTANBUL, April 29 Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security.

Turkish military says kills 14 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq 29 Apr 2017

ANKARA Turkey's military said it killed 14 members of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq on Saturday, as Ankara steps up a push against the group and their affiliates in Iraq and Syria.

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U.S. forces to monitor situation along Syria-Turkey border - YPG commander 29 Apr 2017

DARBASIYA, Syria A commander of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Friday U.S. forces would begin monitoring the situation along the Syria-Turkey frontier after cross-border fire between the Turkish military and YPG this week.

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France, Germany want new Turkey ties but dodge EU membership 28 Apr 2017

VALLETTA France and Germany sought a new deal with Turkey on Friday to repair relations with President Tayyip Erdogan but would not say whether the Turkish leader's new powers and his crackdown on opponents had ended the country's EU ambitions.

Turkish opposition lawmaker appeals to European court over referendum 28 Apr 2017

ANKARA A Turkish opposition lawmaker has submitted an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights demanding the annulment of a referendum that granted President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping executive powers.

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Turkish referendum on Erdogan powers passed by 51.4 percent - final figures 27 Apr 2017

ANKARA Final results from Turkey's referendum on expanding President Tayyip Erdogan's powers showed 51.4 percent support for the "Yes" vote to approve the sweeping constitutional changes, the High Electoral Board said on Thursday.

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South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia allies

SEOUL South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1 billion battery designed to defend against North Korea. | Video