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ANKARA, TURKEY - JULY 13 : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - ' TURKISH PRESIDENCY / MURAT CETINMUHURDAR / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech as part of the commemoration ceremony of 15th July …

Turkey Furious at U.S. and Europe for Blocking Coup Commemorations

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim expressed anger at the United States and European nations on Friday for refusing to allow events commemorating the one-year anniversary of the failed coup attempt against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attend a rally with German and Turkish flags on July 31, 2016 in Cologne, as tensions over Turkey's failed coup put authorities on edge. Police said some 20,000 people had joined in the demonstration staged by groups including the pro-Erdogan Union of European-Turkish …

Turkey Abandons Child Marriage Bill Following Outrage

Turkey’s government on Tuesday scrapped a proposal that critics said would have allowed men accused of sexually abusing underage girls to go free if they were married to their victims.

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Turkish PM Dismisses European Parliament Press Freedom Warning

ANKARA (AFP) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday dismissed a “red line” warning on press freedom by the European Parliament’s president following the detention of several journalists from the opposition daily Cumhuriyet.

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - AUGUST 21: People perform prayer for their relatives after the terrorist attack which is held during a marriage ceremony at Sahinbey district of Gaziantep, at Yesilkent Cemetery in Gaziantep, Turkey on August 21, 2016. At least 50 people died after the explosion. (Photo by Ensar Ozdemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty …

Turkey Backs Down from Claiming Wedding Bomber Was a Child

The Turkish government has been stepping back from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim that the suicide bomber who killed 54 people at a Kurdish wedding on Saturday, many of them children, was a child aged 12 to 14 himself.