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PKK frees Turkish hostages in peace bid
Eight hostages released as part of peace process with Turkish government aimed at ending deadly 29-year conflict.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 17:03 GMT
Turkey authorises future Syria raids
Parliament votes to approve cross-border military action after deaths of five civilians in shelling.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2012 03:54 GMT
Kurdish rebels storm Turkey border post
Government combat helicopters deployed after rebels attack post in Kurdish southeast, killing at least 19 combatants.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2012 08:36 GMT
Turkish threat to freeze EU-ties over Cyprus
Deputy PM says relations with bloc, which Ankara is hoping to join, will stop if rotating presidency goes to island.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2011 19:25 GMT
Turkey arrests 'coup plot' writers
Turkish court charges four journalists and writer with involvement over alleged plot to overthrow Erdogan's government.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 11:06 GMT
PKK denies role in Turkish blast
Kurdish group distances itself from Sunday's suicide attack and extends truce until 2011 elections.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 18:36 GMT
Arrests over Istanbul bomb blast
Police detain 27 people over deadly attack that left four troops and one girl dead.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2010 20:12 GMT
Turkey will 'never forgive' Israel
Turkish president says deaths from attack on Gaza aid flotilla will leave "deep scar".
Last updated: 04 Jun 2010 00:13 GMT
Turkey holds activists' funerals
Forensic experts confirm that eight Turkish nationals were shot dead during flotilla raid.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2010 13:35 GMT
Turkish aid activists arrive home
Deported Gaza aid activists land in Istanbul as Israeli PM defends raid on flotilla.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2010 09:53 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.