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Turkey: Country straddling Southeastern Europe to Western Asia
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a country bridging Europe and Asia. 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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Turkey declares ‘disaster areas’ as wildfire death toll rises [Video]

Turkey declares ‘disaster areas’ as wildfire death toll rises

President Erdogan says investigation opened into causes of wildfires in southern Turkey, as death toll rises to six.

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Turkey: Forest workers killed in wildfires [Video]

Turkey: Forest workers killed in wildfires

The death toll from wildfires raging on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast rose to six Saturday after two forest workers were killed.

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Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, force evacuations [Video]

Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, force evacuations

Blazes across many provinces this week fanned by strong winds and scorching temperatures.

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Wildfires in southern Turkey leave four dead [Video]

Wildfires in southern Turkey leave four dead

CNN’s Arwa Damon reports from Manavgat, Turkey, where wildfires have killed four people.

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Turkey battles wildfires | 3 dead, 58 hospitalised, tourists evacuate | Oneindia News [Video]

Turkey battles wildfires | 3 dead, 58 hospitalised, tourists evacuate | Oneindia News

Wildfires are raging in southern Turkey near the mediterranean coast and at least 3 people have reportedly died so far. Over 50 are hospitalised due to smoke inhalation as houses were burnt down by the..

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Forest fires rage near Turkish resorts, killing four [Video]

Forest fires rage near Turkish resorts, killing four

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Afghan refugees struggling to reach Turkey through Iran [Video]

Afghan refugees struggling to reach Turkey through Iran

The conflict in Afghanistan is driving large numbers to make a perilous journey to Europe for safety and shelter.

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Turkey retaliates against YPG attack in northern Syria [Video]

Turkey retaliates against YPG attack in northern Syria

Turkish security forces say they have killed seven fighters from a Kurdish group responsible for killing two Turkish soldiers in northern Syria.

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Greece: A testing ground for surveillance tech on refugee crossings [Video]

Greece: A testing ground for surveillance tech on refugee crossings

European industry steps up use of technologies to prevent refugees crossing border from Turkey.

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Turkey’s multi-billion-dollar canal | Why is it controversial | Oneindia News [Video]

Turkey’s multi-billion-dollar canal | Why is it controversial | Oneindia News

President Erdogan recently launched construction of his biggest project yet: the controversial “Canal Istanbul”. He says the man-made waterway will allow more ships to cross and boost revenue. But..

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Clashes during a protest against Turkey's exit of treaty combatting violence against women [Video]

Clashes during a protest against Turkey's exit of treaty combatting violence against women

Hundreds of women demonstrated in Istanbul on the day that Turkey formally withdrew from a landmark international treaty protecting women from violence.

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Protests in Turkey after country quits violence-on-women treaty [Video]

Protests in Turkey after country quits violence-on-women treaty

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This pregnant 17-year-old was killed by her partner. Hear from her father [Video]

This pregnant 17-year-old was killed by her partner. Hear from her father

In May of 2011 Turkey was the first signatory to the Istanbul Convention, a treaty accepted as the gold standard to protect women from violence and femicide. Nearly a decade later the government..

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Turkey hopes to revive its tourism industry, collapsed by pandemic | Oneindia News [Video]

Turkey hopes to revive its tourism industry, collapsed by pandemic | Oneindia News

Like other countries around Mediterranean Sea, Turkey hopes to revive its tourism industry. Tourism revenues collapsed last year as the pandemic hit. The country's tourism industry simply can't afford..

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Pride parades marred by clashes and arrests in Turkey [Video]

Pride parades marred by clashes and arrests in Turkey

This year's LGBT Pride parades in Europe have been marked by suppression in some countries and jubilation in others.

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EU leaders expected to confirm financial aid for Turkey migrant help at summit [Video]

EU leaders expected to confirm financial aid for Turkey migrant help at summit

The bloc's 27 heads of state and government will meet in Brussels on Thursday to also discuss migration, COVID-19 and relations with Russia.

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Wales reach Euro knockouts despite defeat to Italy [Video]

Wales reach Euro knockouts despite defeat to Italy

Wales have qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2020 despite losing 1-0 to Italy in Rome.Matteo Pessina scored the 39th-minute winner as Italy topped Group A with a 100 per cent record and equalled their..

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Turkish women rally against Erdogan's decision to exit Istanbul Convention [Video]

Turkish women rally against Erdogan's decision to exit Istanbul Convention

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Women from across Turkey hold Istanbul rally to defend rights [Video]

Women from across Turkey hold Istanbul rally to defend rights

Over 1,000 women from across Turkey hold a rally in Istanbul, urging President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse his decision to withdraw from an anti-violence treaty ahead of a formal exit on July 1.

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Armenia fumes as leaders of Turkey and Azerbaijan visit retaken Nagorno-Karabakh city [Video]

Armenia fumes as leaders of Turkey and Azerbaijan visit retaken Nagorno-Karabakh city

The visit to Shusha, known as Shushi to Armenians, has stirred painful memories for scores of families that were forced to leave the area when Azerbaijani forces seized it last November.

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Katie Price defends liposuction trip to Turkey [Video]

Katie Price defends liposuction trip to Turkey

The model and reality star reportedly jetted out to the country with her fiance Carl Woods to undergo £12,000 in treatment, including full-body liposuction, at the controversial Mono Cosmetic Surgery..

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Biden, Erdogan upbeat but no breakthrough disclosed [Video]

Biden, Erdogan upbeat but no breakthrough disclosed

U.S. President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sounded upbeat after their first face-to-face talks on Monday, although they did not announce major breakthroughs in the relationship..

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Three dead in Turkey fires as authorities investigate causes of blazes - including possible sabotage

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New Zealand to repatriate alleged Islamic State militant and her two children

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A woman alleged to be a Islamic State (IS) member can be repatriated from Turkey, New Zealand has said.
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India works closely with partners as UNSC condemns Turkey on Varosha issue

Turkey and Turkish Cypriot leaders on Friday were slammed by United Nations Security Council over plans to open the abandoned ghost town of Varosha.
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Katie Price defends trip to red-listed Turkey for cosmetic surgery

Katie Price has defended her trip to a red-listed country after she went to Turkey for a cosmetic procedure.
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Where humans fail on the world stage, send in puppets

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Formula 1: Turkey to replace Singapore on calendar

The Turkish Grand Prix is reinstated on the Formula 1 calendar this year for the second time.
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Pregnant Nusrat Jahan poses in swimming pool in hot new video, sets internet on fire

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From dark horses to disaster - Turkey's 'unacceptable' Euro 2020 showing

Turkey were some people's dark horses for Euro 2020, but they leave the tournament with zero points and a lot of soul searching to do.
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Euro 2020: Xherdan Shaqiri scores screamer for Switzerland against Turkey

Xherdan Shaqiri doubles Switzerland's lead with a stunning curling effort beating a full-stretch Ugurcan Cakır from just outside the 18-yard box to go 2-0 against Turkey.
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Switzerland 3-1 Turkey: Xherdan Shaqiri helps keep Swiss Euro 2020 hopes alive

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Euro 2020: Turkey 0-2 Wales: Robert Page Page 'couldn't be more proud' of Wales players

Wales manager Robert Page says he "couldn't be more proud" of his players, after they beat Turkey 2-0 to take a big step towards qualifying for the second round of Euro 2020.
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Euros 2020: Aaron Ramsey & Connor Roberts goals seal vital Wales win against Turkey

Goals from Aaron Ramsey and Connor Roberts clinch a vital win for Wales against Turkey in Baku that puts them into a strong position in Group A in the 2020 European Championship.
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Euros 2020: Wales supporters go wild at Cardiff fan zone following Aaron Ramsey goal

Wales supporters go wild in celebration at a Cardiff fan zone following Aaron Ramsey's opening goal against Turkey in their 2020 European Championship match in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Euro 2020: Gareth Bale blazes penalty over for Wales against Turkey

Gareth Bale fires a penalty over the bar after earning the spot-kick himself as Wales remain 1-0 up against Turkey in Baku in the European Championship.
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Wales beat Turkey 2-0 in vital Euro 2020 win despite Bale penalty miss

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Wales have beaten Turkey 2-0 in their second game at Euro 2020 thanks to goals by Aaron Ramsey and Connor Roberts.
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Euro 2020: Turkey v Wales - rate the players

Rate the players in the Euro 2020 Group A match between Turkey and Wales.
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Euro 2020: Turkey skipper Burak Yilmaz flourishing in autumn of career

At the age of 35, Burak Yilmaz has his sights on inspiring Turkey to a successful Euro 2020 campaign after a triumphant season in France with Lille.
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Euro 2020: Perfect night on and off pitch for Italy as they 'send message' to rivals

The evening in Rome started with a spine-tingling rendition of Nessum Dorma and ended with the Italy team celebrating a defensive block as they beat Turkey 3-0.
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Euro 2020: Lorenzo Insigne extends Italy's lead to three against Turkey

Ciro Immobile assists Lorenzo Insigne to give Italy their third goal of Euro 2020 at the Stadio Olympico.
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Highlights Euro 2020: Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne strike to secure Italy win against Turkey

Goals from Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne and an own goal from Merih Demiral secured a 3-0 win for Italy in the opening fixture of Euro 2020 at the Stadio Olympico.
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Turkey 0-3 Italy: The Azzurri start Euro 2020 with impressive win over Turkey

Euro 2020 opens in spectacular fashion as Italy get their campaign off to a flying start in front of their own fans against Turkey.
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Euro 2020: Merih Demiral's own goal gives Italy the lead against Turkey

Turkey defender Merih Demiral's own goal is the first goal of Euro 2020 and gives Italy the lead at the Stadio Olympico.
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Euro 2020: Rate the players - Turkey v Italy

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All the latest as Turkey and Italy go head-to-head in EURO 2020 opener

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After Nusrat Jahan's explosive statement over marriage, husband Nikhil Jain breaks silence

Nusrat Jahan tied the knot with Nikhil in Turkey in 2019. She got married few weeks after making her political debut winning the Lok Sabha Elections.
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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan deletes husband Nikhil Jain's presence from her Instagram, removes wedding pics

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Turkey commits to defeating record 'sea snot' outbreak - but it could take three years

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Turkey's environment minister has promised to defeat a plague of "sea snot" threatening the Sea of Marmara - but warns the disaster management plan could take up to three years.
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Largest outbreak of 'sea snot' on record hits Turkish coast

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A thick layer of "sea snot" thought to be the largest on record has hit the Turkish coast, endangering marine life and fishing trade.
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With Rumi's message, Turkey sends anti-COVID-19 assistance to India and political intent of good ties

The assistance included 5 oxygen Generators, 680 Oxygen Cylinders, 50 ventilators, and 50,000 doses of anti-viral medicine.
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Champions League final moved to Porto and 12,000 Chelsea and Manchester City fans can attend

The Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City on 29 May is switched to Portugal from Turkey.
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Champions League final: Fans should not travel to Turkey says UK Government

Chelsea and Manchester City fans should not travel to Turkey for the Champions League, says transport secretary Grant Shapps.
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Doubts over Champions League final venue as Turkey added to red list

Fans of Chelsea and Manchester City should not travel to Turkey for the Champions League final, the transport secretary has said.
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Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix on 2021 F1 calendar amid rise in coronavirus cases

June's Canadian Grand Prix is cancelled and replaced by a race on the same dates at Turkey's Istanbul Park track.
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'I felt hurt and alone': European Commission president blames sexism for 'sofagate' debacle

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The European Commission's first female president has blamed sexism for the "sofagate" debacle in Turkey earlier this month.
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Syria's 'miracle baby' has cheated death several times - and brought together people across the world

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Mark Cavendish takes second stage win in Turkey

Mark Cavendish wins his second stage at the Tour of Turkey in as many days following a three-year victory drought.
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Tour of Turkey: Mark Cavendish wins stage two to end winless streak

Britain's Mark Cavendish wins stage two of the Tour of Turkey, his first victory in a race for three years.
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Italy's PM brands Turkish president a 'dictator' as diplomatic row over chairs at meeting worsens

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Turkey has rejected claims it snubbed European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen because she is a woman.
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