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Mesut Ozil quits Germany squad in spat over Turkey president photo

The photo of Erdogan, Ozil and Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan meeting in London caused an uproar in Germany two months ago.

published on : 23rd July 2018

Germany's Mesut Ozil defends controversial picture with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Team boss Oliver Bierhoff had suggested after the FIFA World Cup debacle that Germany should have considered dropping Ozil after his failure to explain himself over the Erdogan picture.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Germany drops economic sanctions on Turkey, relaxes travel advice

The measure was imposed in July 2017 as a way to pressure Ankara after the detention of a German human right campaigner and five other activists.

published on : 21st July 2018

Netherlands, Turkey resume full diplomatic ties

The two countries said their foreign ministers met on the sidelines of last week's NATO summit in Brussels and "agreed to normalise the diplomatic relations between Netherlands and Turkey. 

published on : 20th July 2018

Turkey slams Israel's controversial 'Jewish nation-state' law

The legislation, adopted after a tumultuous Knesset session, makes Hebrew the country's national language and defines the establishment of Jewish communities as being in the national interest.

published on : 19th July 2018

Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency, seeks to keep some powers

The state of emergency saw the detention of some 80,000 people and about double that number sacked from jobs in public institutions.

published on : 19th July 2018

After two-year purge, Turkey to end state of emergency

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency on July 20, 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara.

published on : 18th July 2018

Turkey to end state of emergency declared post-2016 coup; opposition fears more repression

Turkey's state of emergency which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup is to end today but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures.

published on : 18th July 2018

Turkey jails mine bosses over 2014 disaster that killed 301

A Turkish court today handed jail terms of up to 22 years to five top managers convicted of negligence over Turkey's worst ever mining disaster, which claimed hundreds of lives.

published on : 11th July 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Turkey's new government announced late on Monday the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister, a rare transition from military ranks to the political realm.

published on : 10th July 2018

Train derailment after rains in northwest Turkey kills 24, injures 318

The train, with 360 people on board, was travelling from Kapikule on the Bulgarian border to Istanbul when six of its carriages derailed in the Tekirdag region.

published on : 8th July 2018

Turkey sacks more than 18,000 personnel ahead of expected lifting of emergency rule

The decree follows President Tayyip Erdogan's victory in last month's presidential election and comes before he swears his oath on Monday, inaugurating a powerful executive presidency.

published on : 8th July 2018

Turkey's top league to use video assistant referee

The system would be used both in the Spor Toto Super League top flight and also the end-of-season play off matches from League 1.

published on : 7th July 2018

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan vows more efficient government, non-party ministers

The shift to a presidential system, fulfilling Erdogan's vision some 15 years after he first came to power, will culminate on Monday when he takes his oath for a five-year term after victory in electi

published on : 6th July 2018

Turkey orders dozens of colonels arrested in Gulen probe - Anadolu

Those facing arrest include 22 colonels and 27 lieutenant colonels, and 19 people have so far been detained, Anadolu said.

published on : 2nd July 2018
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