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EU Heads Seek 'New Chapter' with Erdogan on Turkey Visit

The EU's top two officials head to Turkey on Tuesday to lay out to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the bloc's conditions for improved ties after a dip in tensions.

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Turkey Detains 10 Retired Admirals over Open Letter

Turkey on Monday detained 10 retired admirals after a letter signed by more than 100 of them warned against a possible threat to a treaty governing the use of Turkey's key waterways.

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EU Eyes Cooperation with Turkey if 'De-escalation Sustained'

European Union leaders are ready to boost cooperation with Turkey if a "current de-escalation is sustained", they said in a video summit on Thursday following a spike in tensions.

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Macron Warns against Turkish 'Interference' in French Polls

President Emmanuel Macron warned against Turkish meddling in France's presidential elections next year and accused Ankara of spreading lies through state-controlled media, in an interview broadcast Tuesday.

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Turkey Sacks Central Bank Governor after Interest Rate Hike

Turkey fired the governor of its central bank and replaced him with economist and former ruling party lawmaker Sahap Kavcioglu, according to a presidential decree published late on Friday, in a move likely to raise concerns over the bank's independence.  

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Turkey Pulls Out of Landmark Treaty Protecting Women from Violence

Turkey has pulled out of the world's first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women by presidential decree, in the latest victory for conservatives in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party.

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Turkey Detains Pro-Kurdish Party Officials, Activist

Turkish police on Friday detained several pro-Kurdish party officials and a human rights activist, as prosecutors increase the pressure on the country's third-largest party.

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Turkey Moves to Ban Pro-Kurdish HDP Party

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party was fighting for its political survival on Wednesday after a prosecutor asked the country's top court to shut it down for alleged links to militants waging a deadly insurgency against the state.

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Turkey Plans to Host Afghan Peace Talks in April

Turkey plans to host an Afghan peace conference in Istanbul in April, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, ahead of a deadline for a US troop withdrawal.

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Turks Grapple with Poverty as Inflation Bites

Gulay Avsar is a regular at a market in Ankara's old town, where prices are more reasonable than most other places around the Turkish capital. 

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