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    1. 7 hours ago

      Turkish power struggle threatens EU migrant deal

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      Why did Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu step down?

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    1. 10 hours ago

      Turkish prime minister quits after rift with Erdogan

      Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey’s prime minister, is stepping down as leader of the ruling Justice and Development party...

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      12 hours ago

      Turkish prime minister Davutoglu to step down

      Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his decision to step down from the leadership of the Justice and...

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      14 hours ago

      Analysts reflect on pain ahead for Turkish markets

      Turkish markets have not taken kindly to the latest twists in the country’s political drama, with the lira staging its...

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      15 hours ago

      Brussels Briefing: Love, Labour’s lost?

      Welcome to Thursday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

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      17 hours ago

      Turkish political uncertainty hits stocks, lira

      Turkish markets are struggling to find their feet this morning as the country’s prime minister is set to resign later...

    6. May 4, 2016

      Turkish prime minister set to quit after crisis talks fail

      Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey’s prime minister, may give up his premiership, after failed talks with President Recep Tayyip...

    7. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      Turkish PM Davutoglu may quit as Erdogan talks fail

      Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu may give up his premiership, after closely watched talks with President Recep...

    8. May 4, 2016

      Brussels gives green light to visa-free travel for Turks

      The European Commission has recommended that Turks be granted visa-free travel in the EU despite Ankara’s failure to...

    9. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Turkish inflation falls to May 2013 low; lira laps it up

      Good news for Turkey’s central bank. Turkish consumer prices rose by 6.57 per cent in the year to April, down from the...

    10. May 3, 2016

      Davutoglu’s future hangs on success of EU-Turkey visa deal

      When Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu made an offer in March to take back all migrants crossing to Greece, it stunned...

    11. April 26, 2016

      Turkish terror scam yields millions for conmen

      The voice on the other end of the line was crisp and well-educated, with the demanding authority of those with power....

    12. Brussels Blog

      April 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Tied to Turkey

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    13. April 23, 2016

      Turkey releases Polly Peck fraudster Nadir after repatriation from Britain

      ISTANBUL/ANKARA, April 22 — Turkish Cypriot businessman Asil Nadir, jailed in Britain in 2012 for stealing millions...

    14. April 21, 2016

      For Angela Merkel, the Böhmermann affair is just a sideshow

      Would it be sexist to say that the current harrumphing over the Böhmermann affair carries some distinctly male...

    15. April 20, 2016

      New Turkish bank chief opens account with cut to interest rates

      Turkey’s new central bank chief has cut interest rates at the first opportunity, amid a fierce debate about government...

    16. April 15, 2016

      Merkel grants Turkey request to probe German comedian over poem

      Chancellor Angela Merkel has given the go-ahead for German authorities to launch a criminal investigation into a...

    17. April 11, 2016

      Turkey names insider Murat Cetinkaya to head central bank

      Turkey’s cabinet eased investor concerns about political pressure on the central bank by naming Murat Cetinkaya, deputy...

    18. April 11, 2016

      Ankara asks Berlin to prosecute comic for Erdogan satire

      Turkey has asked Germany to prosecute a popular comedian for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a deepening of...

    19. April 8, 2016

      Israel and Turkey close to restoring ties

      Turkey announced that it was on the verge of reaching an agreement with Israel to restore ties after diplomats from...

    20. April 6, 2016

      Turkey justice ministry pledges action on ‘terror ‘sympathisers’

      Turkey’s justice minister Bekir Bozdag said on Wednesday that his government would begin working on plans to strip...

    21. April 5, 2016

      Ceasefire agreed in Nagorno-Karabakh after dozens killed in clashes

      Azerbaijan and the Armenian-backed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh agreed a ceasefire on Tuesday after several dozen people...

    22. April 3, 2016

      The self-induced twilight of the west

      It seemed exaggerated at the time. But when Europeans fretted that Barack Obama’s election would mean a waning US...

    23. March 31, 2016

      Erdogan’s security guards clash with journalists

      Turkish security guards clashed with journalists outside a speech in Washington by the country’s president, damaging...

    24. March 31, 2016

      Turkey’s President Erdogan upsets allies with his power grab

      President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, in Washington for a nuclear security summit, will have no one-to-one meeting...

    25. March 31, 2016

      A confident Erdogan belies the danger that Turkey faces

      In spite of his indignation at a song and video clip on German television satirising his autocratic and...

    26. March 30, 2016

      Berlin rebuffs Turkish protest over Erdogan satire

      Berlin has rebuffed Turkey’s protest about a satirical song targeting the country’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    27. March 29, 2016

      Turkey protests to Berlin over Erdogan TV spoof

      The Turkish foreign ministry has summoned Germany's ambassador to Ankara to explain a satirical song broadcast on...

    28. March 28, 2016

      Turkey denounces EU diplomats for attending journalists’ trial

      Turkish officials have often accused foreign diplomats of meddling in the country’s affairs. On Monday, they accused...

    29. March 24, 2016

      Belgium under pressure to explain Turkey’s claims on bomber

      The Belgian and Dutch governments are under mounting pressure to explain why one of the Brussels suicide bombers was...

    30. March 17, 2016

      For Merkel, Erdogan is a bitter pill to swallow for migrant pact

      Among the many pills that chancellor Angela Merkel has had to swallow in pursuit of a Europe-wide solution to the...

    31. March 15, 2016

      Mercurial Putin keeps the west guessing in Syria

      Vladimir Putin is full of surprises. His decision to withdraw Russia’s “basic forces” from Syria was forecast by no...

    32. March 14, 2016

      Ankara bombing death toll climbs as Turkey investigation deepens

      Slideshow: Ankara bombing The death toll from a car bombing in Ankara has continued to climb as Turkey prepared to...

    33. March 14, 2016

      Death toll from Ankara bombing climbs to 37

      Slideshow: Ankara bombing The death toll from the Ankara bombing climbed to 37 on Monday after three more people died...

    34. March 12, 2016

      François Hollande opposes softening of the visa-free travel for Turks

      François Hollande has warned that France will oppose a softening of the conditions to grant visa-free travel to 75m...

    35. March 11, 2016

      Turkish TV station aims to switch western views

      When police stormed Turkey’s top-selling Zaman newspaper last week, global news organisations expressed outrage at what...

    36. March 11, 2016

      Turkey and Russia — friends for a while, now foes once again

      High-level gossip in Ankara has it that there is a personal element to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s desire to...

    37. March 9, 2016

      EU leaders recoil from Turkey’s demands

      The EU’s latest migration master plan rests on a huge promise to Ankara that could prove impossible to fulfil —...

    38. March 8, 2016

      Europe’s last chance to resolve the migrant crisis

      Europe has reached a decisive moment in the migrant crisis. Last year, 1m people travelled to the continent from the...

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