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Turkey: Country straddling Southeastern Europe to Western Asia
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the peninsula of Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on East Thrace in Southeast Europe. It shares borders with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; the Black Sea to the north; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the east; Iraq to the southeast; Syria and the Mediterranean Sea to the south; and the Aegean Sea to the west. Turks form the vast majority of the nation's population and Kurds are the largest minority. Turkey's capital is Ankara, while its largest city and financial centre is Istanbul.

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Turkish lira plunges to a historic low and protests erupt after Erdogan defends rates cuts [Video]

Turkish lira plunges to a historic low and protests erupt after Erdogan defends rates cuts

The Turkish lira has dropped 40 per cent in value since the start of the year, shedding as much as 15 per cent on Tuesday alone.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:25Published
The migrants left stranded in Turkey amid Belarus border standoff [Video]

The migrants left stranded in Turkey amid Belarus border standoff

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:12Published
Street-cleaning donkeys in Turkey listen to Beethoven while they work [Video]

Street-cleaning donkeys in Turkey listen to Beethoven while they work

Welcome to Mardin, the ancient Turkish city where donkeys clean the streets.

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Coast guard rescues helpless dinghy at sea as Europe's migrant crisis rolls on [Video]

Coast guard rescues helpless dinghy at sea as Europe's migrant crisis rolls on

CNN’s Arwa Damon reports from a Turkish coast guard boat, as it rescues people aboard a helpless dinghy in the Mediterranean, and speaks to asylum seekers who have journeyed to Europe to escape death..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 04:28Published
India-Pakistan match: Can on field bonhomie lead to better ties? | Oneindia News [Video]

India-Pakistan match: Can on field bonhomie lead to better ties? | Oneindia News

On this episode of Global Chit Chat we look at Turkey's listing on the FATF, Saudi Arabia's grant to Pakistan and whether the India Pakistan match bonhomie can transform into a positive development for..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 16:24Published
Italian company Ferrero accused of exploiting hazelnut pickers [Video]

Italian company Ferrero accused of exploiting hazelnut pickers

Turkish hazelnut farmers are paid €12 a day for 12 hours of work, which is less than the minimum wage that Turkey requires for a 45-hour week.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:29Published
Turkey's Erdogan promises 'win-win' pacts with Africa [Video]

Turkey's Erdogan promises 'win-win' pacts with Africa

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:42Published
Turkish journalist on what the US can learn from democratic breakdowns abroad [Video]

Turkish journalist on what the US can learn from democratic breakdowns abroad

CNN’s Pamela Brown talks to Turkish journalist Ece Temelkuran and author Richard Hasen about risks to US democracy and what can be learned from democratic breakdowns in other countries.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 09:37Published
Migrants face increasing violence at the Greece-Turkey border [Video]

Migrants face increasing violence at the Greece-Turkey border

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:24Published
Turkish laborers in Germany | A guest worker reflects on her decision to go to Germany|Oneindia News [Video]

Turkish laborers in Germany | A guest worker reflects on her decision to go to Germany|Oneindia News

Filiz Taskin was among the first wave of Turkish laborers to come to Germany under a landmark post-war agreement. Sixty 60 years on, she tells DW how she feels about her life-changing decision. The..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:58Published

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IAF gets more firepower as Russia begins supplying S-400 Air Defense Systems to India

The S-400 has already entered service in China and Turkey. Russia and India signed a contract on the delivery of S-400s in October 2018.
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Bellator 270: TKO for Gokhan Saricam in just 15 seconds

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Scotland's Reese Lynch loses to Turkey's Kerem Oezmen in the semi-finals of the light welterweight division at the AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships in Serbia.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plane flies over Pakistan airspace en route to Italy

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India is looking to raise new ‘rocket force’ for missiles, says Gen Bipin Rawat

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Forward Michy Batshuayi joins Turkish side Besiktas on loan until the end of the season after extending his contract with Chelsea until 2023.
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St Johnstone 2-4 Galatasaray (3-5) : Turkish giants overcome brave Perth side

Brave St Johnstone have their Europa League hopes ended by Turkish giants Galatasaray despite another impressive performance in front of a packed McDiarmid Park.
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Terribly burned Syrian toddler reunited with family after six months of treatment

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A terribly burned Syrian toddler has finally been reunited with her mother and siblings six months after being rushed to Turkey for emergency medical treatment.
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India invited to Afghanistan meet in Doha this week

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