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Saudi, Turkish prosecutors discuss Khashoggi killing

Top Saudi and Turkish prosecutors on Monday discussed the investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a show of cooperation despite differences over which country should try the 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia.

Fifteen killed as migrant vehicle crashes in Turkey

Fifteen people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants plunged off the highway into a river-bed in western Turkey, state media said.


Ten killed, 73 injured in Turkey train derailment

Ten people were killed and 73 injured on Sunday when a train packed with weekend passengers derailed in northwest Turkey, sate-run TRT Haber television said, quoting the health ministry.

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Turkey arrests man after limbless puppy dies

Turkey on Saturday arrested a man after shocking images emerged online of a puppy with all four paws amputated, state media reported.


FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Latest News & Update: Final Phase Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets for the Final Phase of FIBA EuroBasket 2017 are now on sale. The Final Phase will be played in Sinan Erdem Arena from September 9-17, with a number of ticket options available, including a Follow Your Team package.

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Obama presses Turkey’s president to lower tensions with Iraq

President Barack Obama is urging Turkey to continue pulling its troops out of Iraq in a bid to resolve the dispute between the two countries.

Obama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on IS

US President Barack Obama led calls Tuesday for Turkey and Russia to end their dispute over the downing of a Russian fighter jet and focus instead on Islamic State, the real enemy.

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Russian bombings kill at least 30 in northwest Syria

At least 30 people were killed in the town of Ariha in northwestern Syria on Sunday after Russia reportedly bombed the place as part of an escalation of Russian strikes near the Turkish border, according to rescue workers in the rebel-held area, Reuters reported.


Pilot’s body downed by Russian jet presented to diplomats

The Turkish government said Sunday it has successfully retrieved the body of the Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane which was providing air support in Syria.

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EU, Turkey seal migrant deal

Leaders of the European Union and the government of Turkey on Sunday signed a deal that aims to stem the flow of migrants to Europe.