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Turkey detains hundreds in fresh anti-Gulen roundup - Middle East - RFIRFI - 2019-09-15 19:46
‘They are barbaric’: Turkey prepares to flood 12,000-year-old city to build dam | Cities | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-09-15 10:05
Leading Turkish opposition politician sentenced to nearly 10 years for tweets | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-09-08 21:56
Erdoğan once again threatens to 'open the gates' for migrants to Europe | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-09-07 19:09
Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N.Reuters - 2019-09-07 19:04
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees. ...
Turkey plans to resettle 1 million refugees in northern SyriaE-Kurd - 2019-09-07 03:29
ANKARA,— Turkey plans to resettle 1 million refugees in northern Syria and may reopen the route for migrants into Europe if it does not receive adequate international support for the plan, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Turkey, which hosts 3. ...
Turkey threatens to ‘open gates’ for Syrian refugees to leave and move to the West if it doesn't get safe zoneTelegraph - 2019-09-06 14:57
Turkey plans to return 1 million Syrians, warns of new migrant wave in EuropeKathimerini - 2019-09-06 06:24
northeast regions controlled by the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara considers..., senior Syrian Kurdish official Badran Jia Kurd said it is necessary to re-settle refugees in their home ...
In Turkey, attack on democracy continues with removal of Kurdish mayorsFrederike Geerdink - 2019-09-06 03:28
The mayors of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin were elected with more than 50 per cent of the vote in local elections on 31 March 2019. Yet on 19 August, Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) announced it had removed them from office and appointed ...
Turkish minister threatens ‘to devastate’ Istanbul mayor over ousted Kurdish mayorsE-Kurd - 2019-09-04 14:24
ANKARA,— Turkey’s interior minister on Tuesday threatened “to devastate” the mayor of Istanbul over his support for three Kurdish mayors who were replaced by state officials over alleged links to Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK less than five months after t ...