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    1. August 23, 2016

      Joe Biden sent on charm offensive to Ankara

      US vice-president Joe Biden will put all his famed folksy political charm to the test on Wednesday when he arrives in...

    2. August 23, 2016

      Russia and Iran find common cause in backing Syria’s Assad regime

      Ever since Russia sent its air force into Syria last September to salvage the regime of Bashar al-Assad, President...

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    1. August 23, 2016

      Merkel tells Turks in Germany to ‘develop a high level of loyalty’

      Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Germany’s Turkish population to “develop a high level of loyalty” to their new...

    2. August 22, 2016

      Probe urged into alleged Turkish spy network in Germany

      German MPs will ask the government to investigate claims that Turkish intelligence agents are targeting Germany’s...

    3. August 21, 2016

      Dozens killed at Turkey wedding attack

      At least 50 people were killed and nearly a hundred injured after a teenage suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kurdish...

    4. August 18, 2016

      How far will Angela Merkel go to keep Turkey onside?

      Month by month, the temperature of Germany’s relations with Turkey sinks to new lows. Angela Merkel, the German...

    5. August 16, 2016

      Police target Turkish businesses in post-coup crackdown

      Turkish riot police have raided the offices of 51 businesses and detained dozens of executives the government accuses...

    6. August 16, 2016

      German paper on Erdogan raises dilemma for Merkel

      Chancellor Angela Merkel’s close co-operation with Turkey has come under renewed attack after the disclosure of a...

    7. August 15, 2016

      Turkey needs reassurance of the west’s friendship

      Next week Joe Biden, US vice-president, visits Turkey, a Nato country whose relations with the west are in deep crisis...

    8. August 10, 2016

      Ties with Turkey intact, says Nato

      Nato has taken the unusual step of issuing a statement to quash rumours that its 64-year relationship with Turkey is in...

    9. August 9, 2016

      A diplomatic dilemma in dealing with Turkey

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan has always been a volatile ally. Never more so than in the past few months. As recently as June,...

    10. August 9, 2016

      Putin and Erdogan vow to restore links and economic ties

      The Russian and Turkish presidents on Tuesday vowed to restore their friendship, ending an eight month stand-off over...

    11. August 9, 2016

      As Putin and Erdogan meet, Russia dreams of Turkey pivoting east

      The spetsnaz are Russia’s elite special forces, undertaking high-risk missions that lay the groundwork to enable the...

    12. August 8, 2016

      The global democratic recession

      Sometimes one or two events can change the political mood all over the world. The release of Nelson Mandela from prison...

    13. August 7, 2016

      Istanbul rally fuels hopes for unity in Turkey

      At least 1m people flocked to a historic cross-party rally against Turkey’s attempted coup on Sunday, fuelling hopes of...

    14. August 7, 2016

      West uneasy as Moscow and Ankara edge closer

      The two leaders could hardly send a stronger message. Recep Tayyip Erdogan will this week make his first trip abroad...

    15. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      Turkish stocks rise, lira edges higher ahead of ratings decision

      Turkish markets are trading calmly ahead of another big sovereign ratings decision three weeks after the country’s...

    16. August 3, 2016

      Even after purging the army, Erdogan will be anxious

      It is hard to exaggerate the force of the blow that has hit Turkey’s army since last month’s failed attempt to...

    17. August 2, 2016

      Erdogan uses state of emergency to overhaul Turkey’s military

      Founded by Ottoman Sultan Abdulmecid I in 1845, Istanbul’s Kuleli Military High School has turned out senior officers...

    18. The Exchange

      August 2, 2016

      Turkey's tarnished model is the worst example to set

      When Turkey makes a move the Muslim world invariably follows. So now its Islamist government is heading down the path...

    19. August 1, 2016

      Turkey’s purge stretches beyond the coup plotters

      The failure of last month’s coup in Turkey against Recep Tayyip Erdogan, elected president in 2014 after winning three...

    20. August 1, 2016

      Germany hits out at Turkish ‘blackmail’ over visas

      Germany has said it will not be “blackmailed” by Turkey after Ankara threatened to renounce its March migrant treaty...

    21. August 1, 2016

      Nato delegations fret over Turkey hosting parliamentary talks

      Several parliamentary delegations from influential Nato member countries no longer believe Turkey is a suitable venue...

    22. August 1, 2016

      Turkey’s post-coup crackdown moves overseas

      The night after coup plotters put tanks on the streets of Istanbul and Ankara, Turkish doctors almost 5,000km away in...

    23. July 28, 2016

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s purge extends from soldiers to a stock analyst

      After targeting tens of thousands of soldiers, bureaucrats and educators, the sweeping purge unleashed by Turkish...

    24. July 25, 2016

      The fate of Turkey lies in Erdogan’s hands

      Turkey is in trauma after the failed coup attempt 10 days ago by a faction of the army. But as President Recep Tayyip...

    25. July 24, 2016

      Allies fear the cost of Turkey’s instability

      Southern Turkey’s Incirlik air base was shut down for only a few hours as the plotters seeking to topple Recep Tayyip...

    26. July 24, 2016

      The week’s news in brief: July 25

      • The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the second-largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, has brought more of its...

    27. July 22, 2016

      Turkey’s Gulenists on the run from former ally Erdogan

      Early in the reign of Turkey’s Justice and Development party a senior minister travelling to Washington was greeted by...

    28. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Turkish stocks set for worst week since financial crisis

      Turkey’s equity investors have had plenty to grapple with in the last 12 months, from multiple terror attacks, the...

    29. July 21, 2016

      Erdogan’s sweeping powers fuel opponents’ fears

      With the government alleging that more than 1,000 dissidents were still on the run and a declaration of emergency rule...

    30. July 21, 2016

      Turkey faces risk of institutional collapse

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan has emerged from the attempt to topple him with his grip on power apparently unassailable. A week...

    31. July 21, 2016

      Anger and paranoia grip Turkey after the coup attempt

      We Turks are no strangers to military takeovers. Turkey experienced coups in 1960, 1971 and 1980. In 1997 and 2007,...

    32. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Turkey reassures markets after 'knee jerk' shock

      Turkey’s economy can withstand a market shock, the country’s deputy prime minister has said, as investors flee stocks...

    33. July 21, 2016

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares emergency rule

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged civilians in a 3am text message to continue guarding public places, hours after announcing...

    34. July 21, 2016

      Purge of Turkish security forces threatens to disrupt Isis fight

      A wide-ranging purge of Turkey’s security forces threatens to disrupt Ankara’s focus on fighting Isis, as the...

    35. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Visegrad urge post-Brexit EU reform

      Central Europe has warned of widespread disillusion with the EU project following the Brexit vote, calling on Brussels...

    36. Brussels Blog

      July 21, 2016

      Brussels briefing: State of emergency

      No relent in European news overnight. One state of emergency was declared in Turkey – suspending rights and giving...

    37. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Turkish markets fall 4%, lowest since Feb

      Istanbul’s main equity bourse is down 4 per cent this morning, slipping further after Ankara declared a three-month...

    38. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Lira climbs after Turkish state of emergency declared

      The Turkish lira is strengthening from record lows this morning as the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

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