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Suicide bomber kills 31 in Turkey attack blamed on IS
Suicide bomber kills 31 in Turkey attack blamed on IS

A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 31 people in an attack on a Turkish cultural centre where activists had gathered to prepare for an aid mission in the nearby Syrian town of Kobane.

Suicide bomber kills 31 in Turkey attack blamed on IS
Turkish court annuls controversial Erdogan education law
Turkish court annuls controversial Erdogan education law

Turkey's constitutional court has annulled a controversial law closing private tutoring centres, many of which are run by the movement of US-exiled imam Fethullah Gulen, the nemesis of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkish court annuls controversial Erdogan education law
Erdogan asks Turkey PM to form new government
Erdogan asks Turkey PM to form new government

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form the next government, over a month after elections where the ruling party lost its overall majority.

Erdogan asks Turkey PM to form new government
Turkey will 'never allow' Kurdish state in Syria warns Erdogan
Turkey will 'never allow' Kurdish state in Syria warns Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will never allow the establishment of a Kurdish state in Syria after major gains by Kurdish fighters

Turkey will 'never allow' Kurdish state in Syria warns Erdogan
Turkish sculptor faces jail for 'insulting' Erdogan
Turkish sculptor faces jail for 'insulting' Erdogan

A prominent Turkish sculptor risks over four years in prison on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after being locked in a dispute with the Turkish strongman over one of his works.

Turkish sculptor faces jail for 'insulting' Erdogan
Turkey ex-leader who survived two coups dies aged 90
Turkey ex-leader who survived two coups dies aged 90

Turkey's former president and prime minister Suleyman Demirel, a giant figure in the country's politics for over half a century, died Wednesday.

Turkey ex-leader who survived two coups dies aged 90
With wary eye, Turkey readies for return of coalition rule
With wary eye, Turkey readies for return of coalition rule

Turkey is preparing for a return to coalition government after 13 years of one-party rule by the Justice and Development Party (AKP).

With wary eye, Turkey readies for return of coalition rule
Turkey PM says to seek coalition after majority loss
Turkey PM says to seek coalition after majority loss

Turkey's ruling party will talk to the opposition on forming a coalition government after it lost its overall parliamentary majority in legislative elections.

Turkey PM says to seek coalition after majority loss
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The Spirit of Tengri promotes Kazakhstani ethnic musicians worldwide

The contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri aims to present yet unknown Kazakhstani ethnic musicians internationally.

The Spirit of Tengri promotes Kazakhstani ethnic musicians worldwide
Turkey's noisy Erdogan in uncharacteristic post-poll silence
Turkey's noisy Erdogan in uncharacteristic post-poll silence

Turkey's usually highly loquacious President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made no spoken comment since his party lost its parliamentary majority.

Turkey's noisy Erdogan in uncharacteristic post-poll silence
Turkey ruling party set to lose parliament majority: results

Turkey's Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party is on course to win general election but with a reduced share of the vote and is set to lose its parliamentary majority.

Turkey ruling party set to lose parliament majority: results
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Craftsmen's fairground to open at the Spirit of Tengri 2015

The 3rd edition of The Spirit of Tengri will turn the Abay square into an ethnic and cultural fairground

Craftsmen's fairground to open at the Spirit of Tengri 2015
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The Spirit of Tengri 2015 presents historical journey through ethnic music

International contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri extends its geographic repertoire this year.

The Spirit of Tengri 2015 presents historical journey through ethnic music
'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times
'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the New York Times of meddling in Turkey's affairs with a critical editorial, angrily telling the US daily to "know your place.''

'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times
Turkish paper fined, model on trial for 'Erdogan insults'
Turkish paper fined, model on trial for 'Erdogan insults'

A Turkish court fined a leading newspaper for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while a top model went on trial on similar charges.

Turkish paper fined, model on trial for 'Erdogan insults'
Turkey PM seeks to rouse voters in giant Istanbul rally
Turkey PM seeks to rouse voters in giant Istanbul rally

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday hosted the biggest rally yet of Turkey's legislative election campaign.

Turkey PM seeks to rouse voters in giant Istanbul rally
Turkey urges action against 'IS threat' at NATO talks
Turkey urges action against 'IS threat' at NATO talks

Turkey called for determined action from NATO member states against the "significant" threat posed by Islamic State jihadists.

Turkey urges action against 'IS threat' at NATO talks
Turkey's Erdogan rallies supporters in Germany
Turkey's Erdogan rallies supporters in Germany

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rallied thousands of supporters in Germany, weeks before his Islamic-rooted party will contest June parliamentary elections.

Turkey's Erdogan rallies supporters in Germany
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Foreign leaders congratulate Nursultan Nazarbayev on reelection

Foreign leaders have congratulated the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on his victory in the presidential elections.

Foreign leaders congratulate Nursultan Nazarbayev on reelection
Mustafa Akinci: new Turkish Cypriot leader seen as dove
Mustafa Akinci: new Turkish Cypriot leader seen as dove

Mustafa Akinci, who won a run-off for the Turkish Cypriot leadership, is a veteran politician seen as best placed to revive peace talks with the Republic of Cyprus.

Mustafa Akinci: new Turkish Cypriot leader seen as dove