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29 Apr 2023
Turkish police say they have arrested scores of people over suspected links to the outlawed PKK militant group. The detentions come just weeks before major elections.
27 Apr 2023
A boatload of civilians from more than 50 countries have arrived in Saudi Arabia from Sudan. Meanwhile, Germany said it had evacuated 700 people from the country.
12 Apr 2023
Turkish voters go to the polls on May 14 and could well reject long-time President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Who else is competing for the top job?
8 Apr 2023
The child, who is 3-and-a-half months old, was returned to her mother almost two months after the devastating earthquake. The baby had survived five days under the rubble.
8 Apr 2023
It's now been 20 years since Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose to power in Turkey. Either way you look at it, he has undeniably transformed the country. For his supporters, he has turned Turkey into a regional powerhouse and rolled back secularism often associated with the West. But for critics, he has put the country on a more Islamist, even authoritarian path.
24 Mar 2023
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been facing growing criticism over his response to his country's earthquake disaster. It comes at a time when he's gearing up for a re-election campaign, but now doubts are being cast on whether the vote will take place in May as expected.
23 Mar 2023
After Vladimir Putin suggested Turkey could be a hub for Russian gas deliveries, the idea ignited enthusiasm in Turkey. But technical and political challenges may undermine Erdogan's energy ambitions.
20 Mar 2023
The deadly earthquake in Turkey's southeast not only claimed thousands of lives, it also dealt a blow to the regional economy. Local businessman push for super incentives to reverse it.
12 Mar 2023
It's been a month since two devastating earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria, killing more than 50,000 people. Many hospitals and clinics in Turkey are full of injured patients, while other facilities are heavily damaged, making it difficult to provide much-needed routine medical treatment to other residents.
10 Mar 2023
New talks at NATO headquarters have not broken the deadlock. Turkish objections to Sweden's and Finland's bid to join NATO still stand. Meanwhile, officials and experts question Ankara's dedication to the alliance.
9 Mar 2023
One month after a powerful quake devastated parts of Turkey and Syria, hundreds of thousands of people still need adequate shelter and sanitation, and an appeal for $1 billion to assist survivors is only 10% funded, hampering efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis, a United Nations official said Monday.
7 Mar 2023
The United Nations has recently announced that the costs of damages caused by the earthquake that hit Turkey in early February are estimated to surpass the $100 billion mark.

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