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Turkey Targets Ex-Airforce Staff over Alleged Coup Links

Turkish police on Friday arrested dozens of military personnel in another round of nationwide raids against people with alleged links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media reported.

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Turkey Detains Dozens Nationwide over Alleged Gulen Links

Turkish police on Tuesday detained nearly 140 people in nationwide raids over alleged links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media reported.

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Turkey Inflation Drops from 15-Year High

Inflation in Turkey dropped for the first time to nearly 22 percent last month after surging to a 15-year high in October, official statistics showed on Monday. 

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U.S. Studying Turkey's Demands to Extradite Preacher

The United States is studying Turkey's demands for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of orchestrating a failed 2016 coup attempt, the State Department said Thursday.

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Turkey Casts Doubt on Saudi Help in Khashoggi Probe

Turkey cast doubt Wednesday on whether Saudi Arabia was willing to "genuinely cooperate" in the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as international pressure increased on Riyadh to provide answers.

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Turkey Pressures KSA on Khashoggi Body as Prosecutor Visits

Turkey on Monday called on Saudi Arabia to reveal the "whole truth" about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as the whereabouts of the journalist's body dominated a visit to the country by Riyadh's top prosecutor.

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Turkey Says 'Joint' Search of Saudi Consulate Monday

Turkey will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul later on Monday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish diplomatic source said.

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Iran Embassy in Ankara Evacuated after 'Bomb Warning'

Iran's envoy to Turkey was evacuated from the embassy in Ankara on Monday after a warning of a possible bomb threat, local media reported.

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Saudi Ambassador to UK 'Concerned' about Missing Journalist

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Britain expressed concern on Friday about the fate of a journalist who vanished after entering its Istanbul consulate last week.

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Turkey Says Saudi Arabia Allows Consulate Search over Missing Journalist

Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom's Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week, the Turkish foreign ministry said Tuesday.

"Saudi authorities said they were open to cooperation and that a search can be conducted at the consulate building," the ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said in a statement.

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