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Merkel Rules Out Turkish Vote in Germany on Death Penalty

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday ruled out any participation on German soil in a potential Turkish referendum on bringing back the death penalty.

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Erdogan Sees 'New Page' in Turkey-U.S. Ties under Trump

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced confidence Friday that he and Donald Trump can open a "new page" in troubled Turkey-.US. ties when they meet next month, after discord over Syria and last year's failed coup.

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Erdogan Says Referendum is Vote for Turkey's Future

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said the tightly-contested referendum on expanding the powers of the head of state was a vote for the future of Turkey.

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Erdogan: Turkey's Pugnacious 'Chief' Eying New Poll Knockout

If there were a global contest for winning elections, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would see himself as the undisputed -- and undefeated -- heavyweight champion of the world. 

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Turkey Set for Watershed Poll on Expanding Erdogan Powers

Turkey on Sunday votes in a tightly-contested referendum on expanding the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that will shape its political system for the next generation and determine the key NATO member's future relationship with the West.

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Erdogan to Putin: Syria 'Chemical' Attack Could Endanger Peace Talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Tuesday condemned a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria as an "inhuman" strike that could endanger peace talks based in the Kazakh capital.

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No More Turkish Campaign Rallies in Germany before Vote

Turkish politicians will hold no further rallies in Germany ahead of April's referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, his AKP party said Tuesday amid a heated diplomatic row.

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Erdogan Expects Parliament to Restore Capital Punishment

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he expected parliament to approve restoring capital punishment after the April 16 referendum on expanding its powers, a move that could end Ankara's bid to join the EU.

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Hollande, Merkel Condemn Erdogan's 'Unacceptable' Nazi Remarks

The French and German leaders  on Thursday condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "unacceptable" remarks accusing Germany and the Netherlands of acting like "Nazis".

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'You Have Lost Turkey as a Friend,' Erdogan Tells Dutch PM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday told the Dutch prime minister he had lost Turkey as a friend, despite Mark Rutte's victory over the far-right in parliamentary elections.

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