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Turkey sends journalist Altan back to jail a week after release

13 Nov 2019

ISTANBUL A Turkish court ordered prominent journalist and author Ahmet Altan back to jail on Wednesday, a week after he was released from prison following a retrial on coup-related charges.

Erdogan says U.S. not fulfilling Syria promises, ahead of Trump talks

07 Nov 2019

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey, and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week.

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says U.S. not fulfilling Syria promises, ahead of Trump talks

07 Nov 2019

* Erdogan says clashes continue in Syria's northeast (Adds Erdogan comments in Budapest, details)

Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey's Kurds

23 Oct 2019

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Kurdish lawmaker Musa Farisogullari says he has been targeted by water cannon, tear gas and blows from riot shields while trying to protest this month against Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria.

Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey's Kurds

23 Oct 2019

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Kurdish lawmaker Musa Farisogullari says he has been targeted by water cannon, tear gas and blows from riot shields while trying to protest this month against Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria.

Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey's Kurds

23 Oct 2019

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Oct 23 Kurdish lawmaker Musa Farisogullari says he has been targeted by water cannon, tear gas and blows from riot shields while trying to protest this month against Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria.

Turkey under pressure to tackle sharp rise in murders of women

21 Oct 2019

ISTANBUL Emine Dirican's husband shot her in January and was released from jail pending appeal in May, leaving her in fear of being attacked again in a case that underscores the vulnerability of women to violent attack and murder in Turkey. | Video

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds

12 Oct 2019

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday in an offensive against Kurdish militia that has raised the prospect of a humanitarian disaster and questions about U.S. President Donald Trump's policy in the region. | Video

Turkey bombards Syrian Kurdish militia, thousands flee as death toll mounts

11 Oct 2019

* Turkey says 277 militants killed, Kurds say they are resisting

Thousands flee, hundreds reported dead in Turkish attack on U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria

11 Oct 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing at least dozens of people in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald Trump. | Video

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