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US Suspends F-35 Program Deliveries to Turkey over Russian Arms

The United States said Monday it was halting all deliveries and joint work with Turkey on the F-35 fighter jet program after the NATO ally insisted on a major arms purchase from Russia.

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Turkey Rejects U.S. Pressure over Russian Missile Deal

Turkey's government on Friday rejected US pressure over its disputed deal to purchase Russian missiles, saying Ankara was already in talks over delivery of the S-400 defence system.

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U.S. Consulate Staffer Faces Turkey Spying Trial

A U.S. consulate staffer went on trial in a Turkish court on Tuesday accused of spying and attempting to overthrow the government in a case that fuelled tensions between the United States and its NATO ally.

Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen and long-time liaison with the US Drug Enforcement Administration, was arrested in 2017 accused of ties to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who Ankara says ordered a failed 2016 coup.

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Erdogan Campaign Use of Mosque Shooter Video Draws NZ Ire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan drew a sharp rebuke from New Zealand Monday for using controversial video shot by the Christchurch mosque gunman as an election campaign prop.

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Turkish Police behind 2013 Corruption Probe Get Life

A Turkish court handed life sentences Monday to 15 people who accused members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inner circle of involvement in a 2013 corruption scandal, local media reported.

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Erdogan Says New Zealand Attack Shows Growing Hostility to Islam

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday condemned the deadly attack on two mosques in New Zealand, saying it illustrated the growing hostility towards Islam "idly" watched by the world.

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Turkey, Russia Eye Closer Coordination on Syria

Turkey and Russia are discussing a "coordination centre" to better manage their operations in Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib province, Turkey's defence minister said.

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What to Expect from Turkish Local Elections?

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be looking to score another victory in local elections on March 31.

But the party faces challenges from a more united opposition, a recession and fatigue among voters which experts say could translate into lower turnout.

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Turkey Arrests Danish IS Suspect Sought by Interpol

Turkish police have arrested a Danish woman suspected of joining Islamic State in Syria, a state news agency said on Wednesday.

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Turkey's Erdogan Brands Netanyahu 'Tyrant' Who 'Massacred' Children

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday accused Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of being a "tyrant" who "massacred" Palestinian babies, in the latest exchange between the two leaders.

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