Turkey

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Ursula von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks
Awkward moment as EC chief consigned to sofa at meeting where women’s rights was on agenda

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

07, Apr, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Record label Young Turks changes name to avoid connotations of genocide
Young, which releases music by the xx, FKA twigs and more, acknowledges ‘hurt and confusion’ caused by previous name

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Apr, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Turkish ex-admirals arrested over criticism of Erdoğan's 'crazy' canal scheme
Officials interpret criticism of plans for new Istanbul waterway as direct challenge to civilian government

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

05, Apr, 2021 @10:48 AM

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Kurds in 'mountain prison' cower as Turkey fights PKK with drones in Iraq
As decades-old battle intensifies, civilians count cost in lives and livelihoods

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul and Adam Gnych in Amedi, northern Iraq

04, Apr, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Easter promise: the patisserie built on a friendship that bridges Istanbul’s divides
A Greek bakery founded by Christians and now run by Muslims keeps the seasonal spirit alive

Bethan McKernan and Beril Eski in Istanbul

04, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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How nearly 3,000 cattle came to be stranded at sea for three months
After being refused entry to several countries on health grounds, the surviving animals were ordered back to Spain for slaughter

Sophie Kevany

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stray review – exquisite dog's eye view of Istanbul
Elizabeth Lo’s film about the street dogs of the Turkish metropolis is the perfect companion piece to Kedi, a 2016 work about its cats

Leslie Felperin

23, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Turkey’s lira and stock market tumble; travel stocks hit by holiday worries – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

22, Mar, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Turkish economy in turmoil following sacking of central bank head
Lira plunged by 15% on Monday after Erdoğan replaced governor with party loyalist

Richard Partington

22, Mar, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Germany and Belgium poised to tighten lockdowns as Covid cases surge
EU cancels in-person summit as politicians across Europe voice concerns about health systems becoming overwhelmed

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

21, Mar, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Biden rebukes Turkey after it quits accord protecting women
US president calls move ‘deeply disappointing’ as women’s rights advocates say convention is crucial

Staff and agencies

21, Mar, 2021 @4:52 PM

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The big picture: a makeshift home on the road from Syria to Europe
Jacob Ehrbahn captures a playful moment in the grim battle by people displaced by Syria’s civil war to reach the west

Tim Adams

21, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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