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Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's highest court on Thursday approved the release from custody of one of eight Turkish servicemen who have applied for asylum...
Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caught Turkey off guard on Wednesday by calling early elections for June, in a move that could...
Turkey seeks to extend state of emergency for 7th time

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government is seeking an extension of the state of emergency it declared following a failed coup...
Turkey’s opposition protests state of emergency with sit-ins

ISTANBUL — Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party have staged sit-in demonstrations across Turkey to protest the state of emergency that was declared after...
US pastor denies terror links, spying in Turkish court

ALIAGA, Turkey — An American pastor on Monday denied accusations that he aided terror groups or spied against Turkey, speaking at the beginning of...
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ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced 21 people — including former top military officers — to life terms in prison over...
Turkey: 3 wanted for ties to US-based cleric seized in Gabon

ANKARA, Turkey — The African nation of Gabon has arrested and handed over three men wanted in Turkey for ties to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah...
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ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the aftermath of Turkey's 2016 failed coup (all times local): ...
Turkish spy agency has snatched 80 people from 18 countries

ANKARA, Turkey — In covert operations in 18 countries, Turkey's intelligence agency has snatched around 80 Turkish citizens who the government wanted for alleged...
Turkey seeks cleric’s arrest over Russian envoy’s killing

ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish court has issued arrest warrants for a U.S.-based Muslim cleric and seven other people for their alleged involvement in...

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