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US dropped charges against Turkish bodyguards before Tillerson trip

Added: 22.03.2018 17:34 | 3 views | 0 comments

The US has dropped charges against 11 of the 15 bodyguards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who were indicted after a brawl with protesters outside the country's embassy in Washington last May, a spokesperson for the US Attorney in DC told CNN on Thursday.

ISIS rebuilding as Turkish offensive distracts from anti-terror fight, US says

Added: 19.03.2018 21:20 | 3 views | 0 comments

The US warned Monday that ISIS has begun reconstituting in some areas of Syria because a Turkish military offensive against a northern city has pulled the US' Kurdish allies away from the fight against the terrorist group.

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Turkish-backed forces loot Syrian town after seizing control of it

Added: 19.03.2018 16:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Syrian rebel fighters backed by Turkey went on a looting spree in Afrin on Sunday after seizing control of the Kurdish-held town following a two-month siege, observers said.

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Banksy protests Turkish artist's incarceration in new mural

Added: 18.03.2018 10:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Elusive British street artist Banksy has returned to New York to protest the incarceration of a Turkish artist who was imprisoned last year over a painting.

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Afrin past, present and future being destroyed

Added: 18.03.2018 10:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

The latest exclusive footage from inside Syria's Afrin region, which has been under Turkish bombardment for six weeks, shows devastation of historical sites and civilian areas. We meet a family which has lost most of its children to airstrikes. CNN's Hala Gorani reports.

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Afrin residents caught up in Turkish offensive

Added: 18.03.2018 10:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

Civilians caught in the middle of conflict: homes destroyed, hospitals bombed. Turkey's offensive in Afrin, Syria is now almost a month old. For the Yazidi minority, the ultimate fear is persecution. CNN'S Ben Wedeman reports.

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Turkish troops seize Syrian city center from Kurdish fighters

Added: 18.03.2018 9:39 | 3 views | 0 comments

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Sunday that Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel fighter allies have seized control of the town center of Afrin from Kurdish YPG fighters.

Turkey: Troops encircle Kurdish-held city

Added: 13.03.2018 12:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

Turkish forces say they have encircled the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwestern Syria, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency, marking a major milestone in a military offensive that began in January.

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Turkish socialite killed in plane crash after bachelorette party

Added: 12.03.2018 19:36 | 6 views | 0 comments

A wealthy Turkish socialite and seven of her friends were killed on Sunday after the airplane carrying them home from her bachelorette party crashed in Iran, according to Turkish media reports and the head of the Turkish Red Crescent.

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Turkish court frees 2 journalists on bail in trial of Cumhuriyet opposition paper

Added: 10.03.2018 14:11 | 6 views | 0 comments

Two Turkish journalists from the country's opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper have been released on bail after spending more than a year in pretrial detention on terror-related charges.

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