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Turkey grants increased powers to neighborhood watchmen
Middle East

Turkey grants increased powers to neighborhood watchmen

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s parliament on Thursday approved a contentious government-proposed bill that will grant neighborhood watchmen powers that…
Mayor says Turkish state banks shut out Istanbul after poll win
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Mayor says Turkish state banks shut out Istanbul after poll win

ISTANBUL (Reuters) — Istanbul’s new mayor has said Turkey’s state banks stopped making routine loans to the city after a…
Istanbul mayor seeks to bond with investors on London charm offensive
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Istanbul mayor seeks to bond with investors on London charm offensive

  LONDON (Reuters) — Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, a political opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, said on Thursday he…
Turkey denies torture claims by journalist Deniz Yücel
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Turkey denies torture claims by journalist Deniz Yücel

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sunday issued a statement rejecting claims that officers tortured German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel while he…
Opposition to discuss roadmap after Istanbul vote re-run order
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Opposition to discuss roadmap after Istanbul vote re-run order

The Turkish opposition candidate was stripped of his mayoral post after a controversial order to re-run the Istanbul vote was…
Thousands rally in Turkey after opposition lawmaker jailed
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Thousands rally in Turkey after opposition lawmaker jailed

Several thousand people took to the streets of Turkey’s two biggest cities on Thursday to protest against a 25-year prison…
Erdogan targets more than 50,000 in purge after failed Turkish coup
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Erdogan targets more than 50,000 in purge after failed Turkish coup

Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a…
Turkish MPs pass judiciary bill amid brawl
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Turkish MPs pass judiciary bill amid brawl

Turkey's parliament passed a bill Saturday tightening government control over the judiciary, with lawmakers violently scuffling over the contested reforms…
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