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Turkey hails peaceful elections in Venezuela, says looking to improve relations

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The Turkish Foreign Ministry welcomed the peaceful Venezuelan elections on Monday, hoping the results will contribute to the stability of the country.

Infighting within CHP sees chairman, candidate at loggerheads

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When the political parties submitted their lists of parliamentary candidates to the Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) yesterday, a new level of discord erupted between the main opposition CHP’s Chairman...Click To Continue

CHP deputy tries to go to Germany after not being re-nominated by his party

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Republican People's Party (CHP) Istanbul Deputy Eren Erdem returned from customs yesterday while trying to leave Turkey aboard a flight to Germany after a court order ordering him to stay in the country...Click To Continue

OIC members should consider call to boycott Israel, Erdoğan says

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President Erdoğan called on the members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to consider advisory decision, made by the 57-member Muslim body to take economic and political measures against...Click To Continue

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Erdoğan likely to win presidential election in first round with around 55 pct votes

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is likely to win the first round of elections with around 55 percent of votes, a recent poll by the AG Research Company has revealed.The head of the company Adil Gür told...Click To Continue

Shopkeepers in Syria's Manbij stage strike over YPG abuse

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Shopkeepers in Manbij, a city in northwestern Syria under the control of the PKK's Syrian affiliate group, staged a strike on Sunday to protest the forced recruitment of dozens of youngsters by the terror...Click To Continue

Iraqi Turkmens continue protests amid election fraud allegations

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Iraqi Turkmen Front leader Ershad Salihi said on Sunday that their protests over fraud allegations in the latest Iraqi parliamentary elections would continue until they receive a just decision.Demonstrations...Click To Continue

2 soldiers killed, 2 others injured in PKK attack in northern Iraq

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Two Turkish soldiers were killed during an attack by PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said Monday in a statement.

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Turkish expatriates say European states hypocritical on democracy

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Turkish people living in Europe criticized European countries for their hostile attitudes against Turkey. They also added that even though they are pleased with Turkey's reforms regarding military service...Click To Continue

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AK Party candidate list reflects party’s rejuvenation process

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The Ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) handed its candidate lists to the Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) on Monday.

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Palestinian researcher Said ElHaj: Palestinians will never give up their resistance, lands

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Palestinian researcher Said ElHaj said that Palestinians have never given up their cause despite all the atrocities committed by the Israeli state. He also emphasized Turkey's leading role in the Arab...Click To Continue

President Erdoğan to host ambassadors at fast-breaking dinner

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet ambassadors at an iftar (fast-breaking) dinner on Monday evening.

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Turkey condemns terror attack that killed 7 policemen in eastern India

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The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned Sunday's terrorist attack on police in eastern India.

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At least 21 terrorists 'neutralized' in a week, interior ministry says

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At least 21 PKK terrorists have been "neutralized" in anti-terror operations across Turkey in the past week, interior ministry said Monday.

Sunday, May 20

Chief of general staff attends military exercise in Aegean Sea

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Chief of the Turkish General Staff Hulusi Akar attended a military exercise carried out in the Aegean and Mediterranean seas on Saturday.

Palestinian researcher Said Al-Haj: Palestinians will never give up their resistance, lands

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Palestinian researcher Said Al-Haj said that Palestinians have never given up their cause despite all the atrocities committed by the Israeli state. He also emphasized Turkey's leading role in the Arab...Click To Continue

Thousands of Turkish expatriate voters come together in Bosnia to support Erdoğan

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President Erdoğan addressed the Turkish diaspora from different European countries in an election rally in Bosnia Herzegovina after a number of European countries said they wouldn't allow Turkish election...Click To Continue

Erdoğan urges Turks living in Europe to show high turnout in snap polls

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday called on expatriate voters living in Europe to "show their strength" in the June 24 snap presidential and parliamentary elections.

Saturday, May 19

Erdoğan announces aid campaign, urges international force to protect Palestinians

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday that an aid campaign for Palestinians will be carried out during Ramadan across all members states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Friday, May 18

German minister asks Kurds to vote for IYI Party after meeting with Akşener

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Germany's Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office, Michael Roth asked Turkish citizens of Kurdish origin to vote for IYI Party (IP) after meeting with the party's head Meral Akşener.

State of emergency commission examined 17,000 post-coup firings, reinstitutes 660 to their jobs

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The State of Emergency Procedures Investigation Commission, which was established to evaluate and make decisions regarding wrongful termination or suspension of employment from state institutions, has...Click To Continue

No new resolution process with PKK terrorists on agenda for Turkey, Kalın says

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The Turkish government has no new "resolution process" planned with the PKK terrorist organization, presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said on Friday in response to claims suggesting it could occur...Click To Continue

Erdoğan, Maduro hold conference call ahead of OIC summit in Istanbul

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro held a conference call on Thursday to discuss a range of issues, including the upcoming presidential elections in both countries,...Click To Continue

Thursday, May 17

Turkey to push for concrete action against Israel from seemingly unwilling Muslim world

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Turkey, as the term president of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, calls for Muslim countries to unify against Israeli brutality and have solidarity with PalestiniansClick To Continue

FM Çavuşoğlu to discuss Manbij's future with American counterpart Pompeo

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Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said yesterday that the meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Mike Pompeo, on June 4 in Washington, D.C. will focus on Manbij, currently occupied by the PKK's Syrian affiliate...Click To Continue

Airport security-checked Israeli envoy ‘pursuing cheap politics,’ FM Çavuşoğlu says

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Israel's ambassador to Turkey Eitan Na'eh is "pursuing cheap politics," Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Thursday after Tel Aviv protested him undergoing an airport security pat-down.

CHP’s Ince vows to shut down Incirlik if US does not extradite Gülen

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The main opposition candidate in Turkey's upcoming presidential elections vowed to deny the U.S. a key military base by Christmas unless the U.S. extradites the leader of the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ).