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Turkey Issues Warrants for Over 200 Soldiers over Alleged Coup Links

Turkish police began nationwide raids Tuesday aimed at detaining over 200 military personnel suspected of ties to the group blamed for a 2016 coup attempt, officials and state media reported, in an ongoing crackdown that has seen thousands jailed.

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Turkey Sacks Central Bank Governor

Turkey has sacked the governor of its central bank and replaced him with his deputy, a presidential decree published in the official gazette said on Saturday.

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Turkey Says Three Killed in Explosion near Border with Syria

A bomb went off in a car near Turkey's border with Syria on Friday, killing three Syrians who were inside the vehicle, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters.

The blast occurred inside a car some 750 meters (yards) from a local government office in the border town of Reyhanli, in Hatay province, Anadolu Agency said.

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Turkey Seeks Arrest of 122 More for Alleged Coup Links

Turkish police launched nationwide raids on Tuesday to detain 122 individuals accused of ties to the group blamed for a 2016 coup attempt, state media reported.

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Haftar Vows Attacks on Turkish Assets in Libya

Strongman Khalifa Haftar has threatened to attack Turkish interests in Libya after suffering a serious setback in his push to take the capital Tripoli, accusing Ankara of backing his rivals. 

Anti-Haftar forces supporting Libya's internationally recognised government announced Wednesday they had retaken the strategic town of Gharyan in a surprise attack, seizing the main supply base for Haftar's months-long offensive.

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Analysts: Erdogan in Lose-Lose Situation after Istanbul Vote

Voters in Istanbul will take part in a re-run of the mayoral election on Sunday after a vote in March was annulled over alleged irregularities.

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Turkey to Send New Ship to Search for Gas off Cyprus as Tensions Mount

Turkey is set to send a new ship on Thursday to search for oil and gas off Cyprus, in a move expected to escalate tensions after the EU called on Ankara to stop its "illegal drilling activities".

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Egypt Says Erdogan Claims over Morsi Death 'Irresponsible'

Egypt's foreign minister on Thursday condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed.

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Erdogan's Party Fights to Retake Istanbul in Mayoral Re-Run Vote

Istanbul will vote for a mayor for the second time in three months on Sunday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party fights to win back the city after a shock defeat in March.

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Eight Dead after Migrant Boat Sinks off Turkey

Eight people died after a boat carrying illegal migrants sank off southwestern Turkey, the Turkish coastguard said on Monday.

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