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Turkey: Transcontinental country straddling Western Asia and Southeastern Europe
Turkey, officially the Republic of Türkiye, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a small portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. It shares borders with 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; the Aegean Sea to the west; and Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest. Cyprus is located off the south coast. Turks form the vast majority of the nation's population and Kurds are the largest minority. Ankara is Turkey's capital, while Istanbul is its largest city and financial centre.

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Turkey demands Sweden and Finland extradite 'terrorists' after NATO deal [Video]

Turkey demands Sweden and Finland extradite 'terrorists' after NATO deal

The country is asking the NATO hopefuls to hand over some 33 people sought on terrorism charges, Turkish justice minister said on Wednesday.

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Finland and Sweden Are Officially Invited To Join NATO [Video]

Finland and Sweden Are Officially Invited To Join NATO

Finland and Sweden , Are Officially Invited , To Join NATO. On June 29, NATO formally invited Finland and Sweden to officially join the international alliance. . On June 29, NATO formally..

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PM welcomes Sweden and Finland to NATO [Video]

PM welcomes Sweden and Finland to NATO

Boris Johnson has met with Swedish prime minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish president Sauli Niinistö on day two of the NATO Summit in Madrid. Sweden and Finland have been formally invited by..

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PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit [Video]

PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on day two of the NATO summit in Madrid. The Turkish president has U-turned on his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, paving the way..

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PM stands between Biden and Erdoğan for NATO photo [Video]

PM stands between Biden and Erdoğan for NATO photo

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joins other NATO member leaders for a family photo on the second day of the summit in Madrid. Leaders were greeted in turn by NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg and..

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NATO: PM welcomes Turkey’s U-turn on Sweden and Finland [Video]

NATO: PM welcomes Turkey’s U-turn on Sweden and Finland

Boris Johnson has arrived for day two of the NATO Summit in Madrid where he will hold talks with other world leaders. The prime minister welcomed Turkey’s decision to now back Sweden and Finland’s..

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Finland and Sweden set for invite to join NATO after Turkey drops opposition [Video]

Finland and Sweden set for invite to join NATO after Turkey drops opposition

A new "memorandum of understanding" between the three countries seeks to allay Turkish fears over security.

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Turkey is now Türkiye: What other countries have changed their name? [Video]

Turkey is now Türkiye: What other countries have changed their name?

Throughout history, many countries have chosen to re-baptise themselves, but not every new name has stuck.

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Turkey, Saudi hail 'new era of cooperation' as prince visits [Video]

Turkey, Saudi hail 'new era of cooperation' as prince visits

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Saudi crown prince, Erdogan to meet in Turkey with 'full normalisation' in sights [Video]

Saudi crown prince, Erdogan to meet in Turkey with 'full normalisation' in sights

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Why Turkey is normalising ties with Saudi Arabia after Jamal Kashoggi murder? [Video]

Why Turkey is normalising ties with Saudi Arabia after Jamal Kashoggi murder?

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Saudi crown prince visits Turkey as countries normalise ties [Video]

Saudi crown prince visits Turkey as countries normalise ties

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Saudi crown prince pays first visit to Turkey since Khashoggi murder [Video]

Saudi crown prince pays first visit to Turkey since Khashoggi murder

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World refugee day: Syrian refugees in Turkey face uncertain future [Video]

World refugee day: Syrian refugees in Turkey face uncertain future

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NATO chief Stoltenberg says Turkey's security concerns are legitimate [Video]

NATO chief Stoltenberg says Turkey's security concerns are legitimate

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Possible Deal Between Russia, Ukraine and Turkey Raises Hopes of Resuming Grain Exports [Video]

Possible Deal Between Russia, Ukraine and Turkey Raises Hopes of Resuming Grain Exports

Possible Deal Between , Russia, Ukraine and Turkey , Raises Hopes of Resuming Grain Exports. Possible Deal Between , Russia, Ukraine and Turkey , Raises Hopes of Resuming Grain Exports. Russia has..

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Global food crisis: No progress at Russia-Turkey talks on Ukraine grain exports [Video]

Global food crisis: No progress at Russia-Turkey talks on Ukraine grain exports

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After Lavrov meeting, Turkey says Ukraine grain-export plan reasonable [Video]

After Lavrov meeting, Turkey says Ukraine grain-export plan reasonable

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REPLAY: Lavrov holds press conference in Turkey for talks on unblocking grain exports [Video]

REPLAY: Lavrov holds press conference in Turkey for talks on unblocking grain exports

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Finland and Sweden prepare for large NATO naval drill, amid Turkish concerns [Video]

Finland and Sweden prepare for large NATO naval drill, amid Turkish concerns

NATO hopefuls Sweden and Finland are getting ready for an enlarged military exercise in the Baltic Sea, amid Turkish contestation.

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Turkish Officials Push To Change the Country’s Name to ‘Türkiye’ [Video]

Turkish Officials Push To Change the Country’s Name to ‘Türkiye’

Turkish Officials Push To , Change the Country’s Name , to ‘Türkiye’. On June 1, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sent a letter to the United Nations formally requesting that his..

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Turkey: shepherds preserve the gene of Angora goats, famous for its mohair [Video]

Turkey: shepherds preserve the gene of Angora goats, famous for its mohair

In Turkey, this enterprise works to protect the gene source of the Angora goat, whose mohair is in demand.

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Turkey's Erdogan Confirms He Will Block Finland and Sweden's Bids to Join NATO [Video]

Turkey's Erdogan Confirms He Will Block Finland and Sweden's Bids to Join NATO

Turkey's Erdogan Confirms , He Will Block Finland and Sweden's , Bids to Join NATO. On May 19, Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that he will block Sweden and Finland's bids to join..

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Why does Turkey want to block Finland and Sweden from NATO? [Video]

Why does Turkey want to block Finland and Sweden from NATO?

Experts say the three might end up in negotiations together with the rest of NATO, despite claims by Turkish President Erdogan that sending diplomats will not result in a change of stance in Ankara.

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EU Ready to Approve Another $527 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine [Video]

EU Ready to Approve Another $527 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine

EU Ready to Approve, Another $527 Million , in Military Aid for Ukraine. Al Jazeera reports that defense ministers from the European Union are set to approve an additional $527 million in military..

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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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