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U.N. expresses grave concern over Myanmar, Thai deportation of Turkish national

BANGKOK The United Nations expressed grave concern on Saturday over the deportation by Myanmar and Thailand of a Turkish national over alleged connections to a July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.

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Erdogan says EU presented Turkey with new 12-month diplomatic timetable - Hurriyet 27 May 2017

ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the European Union had presented Turkey with a new 12-month timetable for renewing their relations, the Hurriyet daily said on Saturday.

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EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey's Erdogan 25 May 2017

BRUSSELS Senior European Union officials on Thursday pressed President Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey's human rights record while he pushed Brussels to deliver on promises of visa-free travel to Europe for Turks.

Turkey says no record of Manchester bomber travelling to Syria 25 May 2017

ANKARA The suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester passed through Istanbul on his way to Europe but there were no records of him entering Syria during his travels, two Turkish security officials said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Turkey says no record of Manchester bomber travelling to Syria 25 May 2017

ANKARA, May 25 The suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester passed through Istanbul on his way to Europe but there were no records of him entering Syria during his travels, two Turkish security officials said on Thursday.

Kurdish militants kill five Turkish security force members - military 25 May 2017

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Four Turkish soldiers and a village guard were killed in two separate clashes with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in eastern Turkey, the Turkish military said on Thursday.

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Turkish ministers accuse jailed hunger protesters of militant links 25 May 2017

ANKARA Turkey's interior minister said on Thursday two teachers detained after more than two months on a hunger protest over a government crackdown in which they lost their jobs have links to the leftist militant group DHKP-C.

Turkish ministers accuse jailed hunger protesters of militant links 25 May 2017

ANKARA, May 25 Turkey's interior minister said on Thursday two teachers detained after more than two months on a hunger protest over a government crackdown in which they lost their jobs have links to the leftist militant group DHKP-C.

UPDATE 2-Kremlin says in talks with Turkey after new curbs on Russian wheat 24 May 2017

MOSCOW/HAMBURG, May 24 Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, although Ankara disputed it had put curbs on imports of Russian wheat.

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German MPs cancel Turkey visit after security detail dropped 24 May 2017

BERLIN German lawmakers cancelled a visit to Turkey where they had planned to talk to opposition lawmakers, governors and rights groups about last month's referendum, saying Ankara had refused to give them a security detail.

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European allies see the two sides of Trump

TAORMINA, Italy In Sicily, Donald Trump listened attentively during complex G7 debates over trade and climate change, smiled for the cameras, and for the most part refrained from provocative tweets.