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Turkey grants increased powers to neighborhood watchmen
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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…
Turkey marks its 100th year of parliament amid coronavirus
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Turkey marks its 100th year of parliament amid coronavirus

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish Airlines plane has flown over the country drawing the Turkish flag in its flight path…
Turkey begins debate on new Erdogan powers
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Turkey begins debate on new Erdogan powers

Turkey's parliament on Monday began debating a controversial new draft constitution aimed at expanding the powers of the presidency under…
Turkish parliament approves first article of bill on stripping MPs’ immunity
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Turkish parliament approves first article of bill on stripping MPs’ immunity

Turkey's parliament approved the first clause of a bill to lift lawmakers' immunity from prosecution on Friday, a constitutional change…
Turkish parliament debate on lawmakers’ immunity ends in a brawl
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Turkish parliament debate on lawmakers’ immunity ends in a brawl

Members of Turkey's ruling AK Party and the pro-Kurdish opposition traded kicks and punches and threw water at each other…
Brawls in Turkish parliament delay legislation on EU migrant deal
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Brawls in Turkish parliament delay legislation on EU migrant deal

Brawls between lawmakers from Turkey's ruling AK Party and the pro-Kurdish opposition have delayed efforts to pass legislation on a…
Fresh brawl in Turkish parliament over protest bill
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Fresh brawl in Turkish parliament over protest bill

The Turkish parliament descended into fresh chaos Thursday with lawmakers exchanging punches for a second time over a controversial bill…
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