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U.S. to End Preferential Trade Status for India, Turkey

Washington will scrap the preferential trade status of India and Turkey, the US trade chief's office said, as President Donald Trump ramps up his battle against what his administration views as unfair foreign trade practices. 

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Turkish Inflation Falls to Lowest Level since August

Turkish inflation has dropped below 20 percent for the first time since August last year, reaching 19.67 percent in February, official statistics showed Monday.

Consumer prices had been falling since a 15-year high in October, but inflation rose in January and reached an annual rate of 20.35 percent from 20.30 percent in December.

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No Venezuelan Officials in Turkey, Says Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denied Tuesday that any high-ranking Venezuelan officials have fled to his country, as the South American nation slides further into economic and political turmoil. 

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Turkey Seeks Arrest of 300 Army Officers

Turkey on Friday issued arrest warrants for almost 300 active military officers for alleged links to a failed 2016 coup aimed at unseating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prosecutors said. 

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Turkey Seeks to Detain over 300 for Alleged Gulen Ties

Turkish police on Tuesday launched raids to detain over 300 people, including military personnel, suspected of ties to a group blamed for a 2016 coup bid, state media reported.

Prosecutors in Turkey's three biggest provinces -- Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir -- issued arrest warrants for 324 people as part of different probes into followers of US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, the private DHA and the Anadolu state news agency said.

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Turkey Rounds Up 52 Syrian IS Suspects

Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 52 suspected Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in northwestern province of Bursa as part of a crackdown on the militants, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

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Turkey Detains More than 700 over Alleged Links to Coup Bid

Turkish authorities detained 729 people in nationwide raids Tuesday over alleged links to a group blamed for a failed coup in 2016, the Ankara public prosecutor's office said.

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Police Prevent Pro-Kurdish Protest in Istanbul

Dozens of Turkish police blocked a march by pro-Kurdish opposition lawmakers in Istanbul on Monday that was organized in solidarity with a hunger striking MP who was released from prison last month.

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China Rejects Turkey Criticism on Uighurs, Denies Poet Died

China hit back on Monday against Turkish criticism over its treatment of ethnic Uighurs and denied Ankara's claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an "absurd lie".

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5-Year-Old Girl Rescued from Collapsed Building in Turkey

A 5-year-old girl was rescued from the rubble of the eight-story apartment building in Istanbul on Thursday, raising the number of survivors of the collapsed structure to 13. At least three people have been found dead.

The girl, Havva Tekgoz, was pulled from the debris about 18 hours after the building in the mostly residential Kartal district, on the Asian side of the city, collapsed. She was carried to a waiting ambulance on a stretcher with her neck in a brace, as one person in a crowd of onlookers chanted "God is great!"

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