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Turkey announces strictest lockdown so far as virus surges
Middle East

Turkey announces strictest lockdown so far as virus surges

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president has announced the country’s strictest pandemic restrictions so far, closing businesses and schools, limiting travel…
Turkey sentences dozens to life terms over 2016 failed coup
Middle East

Turkey sentences dozens to life terms over 2016 failed coup

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court sentenced dozens of people, including former soldiers attached to the presidential guard regiment,…
Turkey detains 13 for ‘insulting’ Erdogan on Women’s Day
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Turkey detains 13 for ‘insulting’ Erdogan on Women’s Day

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police have detained 13 people who participated in a Women’s Day march for allegedly insulting…
Turkey announces vaccination plan for Chinese CoronaVac
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Turkey announces vaccination plan for Chinese CoronaVac

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s health minister has announced a vaccination plan starting with an experimental “inactivated vaccine” later this month…
Turkish lawmakers authorize sending troops to fight in Libya
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Turkish lawmakers authorize sending troops to fight in Libya

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to support the U.N.-backed government…
Leaders of Greece, Israel, Cyprus to sign gas pipeline deal
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Leaders of Greece, Israel, Cyprus to sign gas pipeline deal

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The leaders of Greece, Israel and Cyprus met in Athens on Thursday to sign a deal…
Libyan PM unfazed by commander’s zero hour Tripoli push
Middle East

Libyan PM unfazed by commander’s zero hour Tripoli push

CAIRO (AP) — The prime minister of Libya’s U.N.-supported government on Friday shrugged off threats by his rival, the commander…
U.S. Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide, angering Turkey
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U.S. Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide, angering Turkey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings…
Turkey hints it could bar US from using key air bases
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Turkey hints it could bar US from using key air bases

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister suggested Wednesday that the United States could be barred from using two strategic…
Greece expels Libyan ambassador in dispute with Turkey
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Greece expels Libyan ambassador in dispute with Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece ordered the expulsion of the Libyan ambassador Friday, in the latest escalation of a dispute…
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