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France squares up to Turkey in the Mediterranean
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France squares up to Turkey in the Mediterranean

Emmanuel Macron to ‘temporarily reinforce’ French military in the region amid escalating row over disputed waters
13 Aug 2020
Greece at simmering point as refugee crisis grows
Refugees scuffle with riot police on the Greek island of Lesbos
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Greece at simmering point as refugee crisis grows

Turkey has opened its border to 3.6 million displaced Syrians, causing tumult in neighbouring Greece
9 Mar 2020
The impact of Turkey’s fight with Syria
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The impact of Turkey’s fight with Syria

Moscow and Ankara agree Idlib ceasefire - but analysts fear truce may prove short-lived
6 Mar 2020
Turkey predicts millions of migrants will head to the EU
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Turkey predicts millions of migrants will head to the EU

President Erdogan says Turkey can no longer uphold deal with Europe
3 Mar 2020
Idlib air strike kills 33 Turkish troops in fresh escalation
Idlib
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Idlib air strike kills 33 Turkish troops in fresh escalation

Turkey retaliates as situation deteriorates in north-western region
28 Feb 2020
Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 February 2020
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Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 February 2020

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7 Feb 2020
Turkey fires on Syrian forces: what is going on?
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Turkey fires on Syrian forces: what is going on?

Turkish airstrikes ‘neutralise’ 76 Assad fighters as Ankara claims retaliation
4 Feb 2020

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How safe is Turkey to visit in 2020?
Turkey beach travel
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How safe is Turkey to visit in 2020?

Foreign Office warns British tourists to avoid festivals amid US-Iran crisis fears
21 Jan 2020
What is ‘playing Ghosn’?
Playing Ghosn
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What is ‘playing Ghosn’?

Viral trend of people inside instrument cases is inspired by ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, who allegedly fled Japan in a similar manner
14 Jan 2020
Where to visit for a stylish stag
Photo Taken In Turkey, Bodrum
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Where to visit for a stylish stag

1 Nov 2019
How will Syria be carved up?
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Bashar al-Assad
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How will Syria be carved up?

Donald Trump further confuses situation in Middle East by announcing some US troops may stay in Syria to protect oil
22 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Brexiteers would be ‘stupid’ to reject deal
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Instant Opinion: Brexiteers would be ‘stupid’ to reject deal

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 18 October
18 Oct 2019
Trump celebrates as Turkey calls ceasefire in Syria
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Trump celebrates as Turkey calls ceasefire in Syria

US president says ‘millions of lives will be saved’ - but analysts doubt Kurds will comply
18 Oct 2019
What will happen to Syria?
Syria war
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What will happen to Syria?

It may look like chaos, but is the situation in northern Syria being carefully manipulated by Moscow?
17 Oct 2019
US delegation to meet Erdogan as Trump faces Syria storm
Donald Trump
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US delegation to meet Erdogan as Trump faces Syria storm

President’s ‘strategically brilliant’ withdrawal of US troops from Syrian border draws condemnation
17 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Uefa ‘must not fail’ black footballers
England Bulgaria, Marcus Rashford, Racism
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Instant Opinion: Uefa ‘must not fail’ black footballers

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 16 October
16 Oct 2019
The definition of genocide
Kurds, Turkey
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The definition of genocide

Turkey’s military operations against Kurdish positions in Syria has reopened debate about nature of ethnic cleansing
15 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Boris flounders amid ‘sham’ Queen’s speech
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Instant Opinion: Boris flounders amid ‘sham’ Queen’s speech

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 15 October
15 Oct 2019
Will US sanctions stop Turkey?
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Will US sanctions stop Turkey?

Vice-president insists Donald Trump did not give ‘green light’ for Turkish offensive in Syria
15 Oct 2019
Who are the Kurds?
Kurds, Kurdistan, PKK, SDF, YPG, Turkey, Syria
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Who are the Kurds?

US accused of ‘betrayal’ after stepping aside for Turkish assault on Kurdish-held territory in northern Syria
10 Oct 2019
Turkey attacks US allies in Syria after Trump ‘green light’
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Turkey attacks US allies in Syria after Trump ‘green light’

US president under fire from his own party for abandonment of Kurdish allies
10 Oct 2019
Trump defends Syria withdrawal amid widespread condemnation
Donald Trump
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Trump defends Syria withdrawal amid widespread condemnation

US president threatens to ‘totally destroy and obliterate Turkey's economy’
8 Oct 2019
US abandons Syrian Kurds: what it means for the Middle East
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US abandons Syrian Kurds: what it means for the Middle East

Trump makes way for Turkish offensive against Kurdish-led forces who played major role in defeating Islamic State
7 Oct 2019
Is the Syrian war over?
Idlib
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Is the Syrian war over?

US is accused of risking ceasefire in Idlib, the final bastion for anti-Assad rebels
2 Sep 2019
How Turkey is keeping the Syrian civil war alive
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Bashar al-Assad, Turkey, Syria
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How Turkey is keeping the Syrian civil war alive

Ankara’s refusal to cede ground to Assad’s army in Idlib fuels fears that peace is far from imminent
12 Jul 2019
Why Turkey's ruling party lost the Istanbul mayoral election
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Why Turkey's ruling party lost the Istanbul mayoral election

Result is a significant blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
24 Jun 2019
Boris Johnson’s biggest gaffes
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Boris Johnson’s biggest gaffes

Tory leadership front-runner facing ridicule over conflicting statements on his alleged cocaine use
14 Jun 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Why everyone’s talking about Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced re-run of Istanbul mayoral election following surprise defeat for his party
10 May 2019
Turkey descends into ‘plain dictatorship’
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Turkey descends into ‘plain dictatorship’

President Erdogan defends decision to annul election result amid growing protest and international condemnation
8 May 2019
End of the road for Turkey’s EU dreams?
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End of the road for Turkey’s EU dreams?

European Parliament votes to suspend Ankara’s accession talks once again amid claims of human rights abuses
21 Feb 2019
Jamal Khashoggi murdered by Saudi state, says UN probe
A vigil is held in London for murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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Jamal Khashoggi murdered by Saudi state, says UN probe

Prominent critic of Riyadh regime ‘was the victim of a brutal and premeditated killing’
8 Feb 2019
Fact check: can the US ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy?
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Fact check: can the US ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy?

Donald Trump is threatening the Nato ally with costly reprisals if Kurdish fighters are attacked in Syria
22 Jan 2019
Will Turkey call Trump’s Kurdish bluff?
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Will Turkey call Trump’s Kurdish bluff?

US president has promised to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria after US troops pull out
15 Jan 2019
Will Turkey invade Syria?
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Will Turkey invade Syria?

Top US officials on ‘damage control’ mission in Middle East following Donald Trump’s pledge to withdraw troops
8 Jan 2019
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