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Turkey lifts decades-old ban on headscarves
Measure allowing women to sport the Islamic head scarf in state institutions is part of broader package of reforms.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 14:40 GMT
Former generals on trial in Turkey
Ex-chief of general staff among more than 100 former officers accused of overthrowing government in 1997.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 17:51 GMT
Former generals go on trial in Turkey
Ex-chief of general staff among more than 100 former officers accused of orchestrating "post-modern coup" in 1997.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 10:41 GMT
Erdogan's presidential ambitions
Turkey's PM faces constitutional and electoral challenges if he wants to become president.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 18:32 GMT
Global condemnation of Egypt crackdown
US leads global condemnation of the use of force by military-backed government to clear protest camps in Cairo.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 15:01 GMT
Restraint urged amid Egypt violence
Countries and international bodies express concern, calling for end to violence and restraint from both sides.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 21:42 GMT
Security crackdown kills scores in Egypt
At least 94 people reportedly killed as security forces move to end anti-military protests by supporters of Morsi.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 13:14 GMT
Analysis: Turkey's divisive Ergenekon trial
Conviction of alleged coup plotters seen by many as Islamists' revenge against the army.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 14:59 GMT
Turkey appoints new military commanders
Supreme Military Council names General Hulusi Akar as head of land forces while gendarmerie force chief retires.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 17:59 GMT
Gezi Park: Revolutionary ethos and the hope of history being a bad teacher
Unfortunately political polarisation seems the destiny of Turkey for the foreseeable future, writes Richard Falk.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 09:04 GMT
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