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Turkey's Erdogan Slams 'Inhumane' Isolation of Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday slammed the economic and political isolation of Qatar as inhumane and contrary to Islamic values after key Gulf states broke off ties with Ankara's ally.

"Taking action to isolate a country in all areas is inhumane and un-Islamic," Erdogan said in televised comments to his party in Ankara, after Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting "terrorism".

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Exports Surge Pushes Turkey First Quarter Growth to 5%

Turkey's economy grew a stronger-than-expected 5.0 percent in the first quarter of 2017, official data showed on Monday, driven by a surge in export growth.

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Turkey Angered by U.S. Move to Arm Syrian Kurds

Turkey on Wednesday reacted furiously to a U.S. plan to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Ankara considers terrorists, but the force battling jihadists said the move would hasten the extremists' defeat.

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Yildirim Says Erdogan to Rejoin Ruling Party Next Week

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will next week rejoin the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) that he co-founded after winning a referendum on enhancing his powers, the prime minister said.

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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's Narrow Win Will Quickly Test EU Relationship

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's narrow victory in a referendum to strengthen his powers is likely to swiftly test his already worsening relations with the European Union.

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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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What Changes under Turkey's New Constitution Plan

Turkey on Sunday votes in a landmark referendum on a new constitution that would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expanded powers.

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'Yes' Camp Ahead in Turkey Referendum on Erdogan Powers

The 'Yes' campaign to give Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expanded powers was ahead of its rival in a bitterly-contested referendum Sunday that will determine Turkey's future destiny, initial results said.

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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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