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Turkey Industry Output Dives, Fueling Fears on Growth

Turkey's industrial output nosedived in September, the country's statistics office said, fueling fears that growth is contracting in the second half of the year in the wake of the failed July 15 coup.

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Turkey Warns U.S. against Demographic Change in Raqa

Turkey on Monday warned the United States not to allow demographic changes in the Syrian city of Raqa after Kurdish-Arab forces launched a U.S.-backed operation to capture the jihadist bastion.

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Social Media Interrupted in Turkey after Latest Crackdown

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said.

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Turkey Deploys Tanks, Artillery near Iraq Border

The Turkish military has deployed tanks and artillery to southeastern districts near the Iraqi border, military sources said Tuesday.

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Turkey May Launch Ground Operation in Iraq if Threatened

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday Ankara could launch a ground operation in Iraq to remove any threats to Turkey that may arise.

"If there is a threat posed to Turkey, we are ready to use all our resources including a ground operation... to eliminate that threat," Cavusoglu said in an interview with Kanal 24 broadcaster. 

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French FM Rankles Turkey with State of Emergency Comments

Visiting French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Monday defended Turkey's post-coup state of emergency but rankled his hosts when he appeared to criticize how it was being implemented.

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Nearly 100 Civilians Dead in Turkey-Backed Syria Op

Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in a two-month offensive by Turkey and allied rebels in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday. 

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German Prosecutor Rejects Erdogan's Appeal over Satire Probe

Germany's chief prosecutor on Friday rejected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's appeal against the dropping of a probe into a TV comic who satirized him.

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Raising Tensions, Turkey Prepares for Post-IS Mosul

Raising tensions with Iraq ahead of the planned U.S.-backed operation by Iraqi troops to retake Mosul from Islamic State (IS) jihadists, Turkey is seeking to have its say over who controls and lives in the city once the extremists are ousted.

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18 Dead, 26 Hurt in Southeast Turkey Car Bombing

A total of 18 people were killed in a car bomb in southeastern Turkey on Sunday, among them eight civilians, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said.

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