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Turkey: Country in Western Asia and Southeastern Europe
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered on its northwest by Greece and Bulgaria; north by the Black Sea; northeast by Georgia; east by Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran; southeast by Iraq; south by Syria and the Mediterranean Sea; and west by the Aegean Sea. Approximately 70 to 80 percent of the country's citizens are Turkish. Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country's largest city, while Ankara is the capital.

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Turkey jails hundreds for life over 2016 failed coup attempt [Video]

Turkey jails hundreds for life over 2016 failed coup attempt

In one of the biggest cases related to the plot to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 337 ex-pilots and other suspects sentenced to life.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published
Turkey changes course: Ankara looks to rebuild ties as domestic woes mount [Video]

Turkey changes course: Ankara looks to rebuild ties as domestic woes mount

Turkey changes course: Ankara looks to rebuild ties as domestic woes mountView on euronews

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Turkey blocks EU inspection of cargo vessel travelling to Libya [Video]

Turkey blocks EU inspection of cargo vessel travelling to Libya

Turkey has protested after German soldiers boarded a Turkish cargo ship in search of suspected arms shipments to Libya. The EU mission says all protocols were followed in the operation, and no illicit..

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Turkey blocks an EU mission inspection of a cargo vessel travelling to Libya [Video]

Turkey blocks an EU mission inspection of a cargo vessel travelling to Libya

Turkey blocks an EU mission inspection of a cargo vessel travelling to LibyaView on euronews

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Turkey stops EU search for arms on Libya-bound ship [Video]

Turkey stops EU search for arms on Libya-bound ship

Turkey prevented German forces belonging to a European Union military mission carrying out a full search of a Turkish cargo ship suspected of carrying weapons to Libya. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published
Pompeo foreign tour in Turkey: US diplomat skips Ankara [Video]

Pompeo foreign tour in Turkey: US diplomat skips Ankara

Ahead of his visit to Istanbul, Pompeo told the French press he agreed with the French president that Turkey's recent actions have been very aggressive.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:55Published
Turkey to impose new measures to fight coronavirus surge, Erdogan says [Video]

Turkey to impose new measures to fight coronavirus surge, Erdogan says

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Russia and Turkey to jointly monitor Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire [Video]

Russia and Turkey to jointly monitor Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Russia and Turkey sign a deal on creating a joint centre for monitoring the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire.View on euronews

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Why Moldova’s Gagauzia matters to Russia and Turkey [Video]

Why Moldova’s Gagauzia matters to Russia and Turkey

Al Jazeera visit the remote region in Moldova of Gagauzia that is caught between Russia and Turkey.

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Analysis: Azerbaijan, Turkey win from Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire [Video]

Analysis: Azerbaijan, Turkey win from Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

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France-Turkey relations: Increasing tensions between NATO allies [Video]

France-Turkey relations: Increasing tensions between NATO allies

Anti-France sentiment in Turkey has increased after French President Emmanuel Macron supported the publication of controversial cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

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Explained: France, Turkey and the cartoon dispute [Video]

Explained: France, Turkey and the cartoon dispute

Slights and barbs have marred relations between France’s Emmanuel Macron and Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan for years, but the row over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad has dragged them to a new low which..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 03:02Published
Four year-old rescued 90 hours after earthquake [Video]

Four year-old rescued 90 hours after earthquake

A young girl was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Tuesday, four days after a deadly earthquake in the Aegean Sea. The death toll from the quake..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published
Three-year-old rescued from rubble in Turkey [Video]

Three-year-old rescued from rubble in Turkey

The death toll from Friday's earthquake in Turkey has risen to 81, as rescue workers continue to hunt for survivors. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.

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70-year-old pulled out alive as Turkey quake death toll hits 71 [Video]

70-year-old pulled out alive as Turkey quake death toll hits 71

Race against time to find survivors after the deadly 7.0 earthquake in the Aegean Sea knocked down 20 buildings and caused hundreds of injuries.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:56Published
Rescue workers free people trapped in Turkey following earthquake [Video]

Rescue workers free people trapped in Turkey following earthquake

Rescue workers extricated a body from a collapsed building in western Turkey on Sunday after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea struck.View on euronews

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Turkey: Death toll from earthquake rises to more than 71 [Video]

Turkey: Death toll from earthquake rises to more than 71

Nearly two days after an earthquake hit in the Aegean Sea, search and rescue teams are still looking for survivors under the rubble. Shortly after midnight, the extricated a 70-year-old man who said he..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:42Published
Turkey quake survivor meets her rescuer [Video]

Turkey quake survivor meets her rescuer

A 16-year-old quake survivor who was saved from the rubble with her dog on Saturday promised to play violin for her medical rescuer. Ciara Lee reports

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Teenager pulled from rubble in Turkey following earthquake [Video]

Teenager pulled from rubble in Turkey following earthquake

Turkish search and rescue teams in Izmir lifted teenager Inci Okan out of the rubble of a devastated residence.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Turkey earthquake: Rescue teams search for survivors in Izmir [Video]

Turkey earthquake: Rescue teams search for survivors in Izmir

Many buildings in Izmir province collapsed within seconds killing dozens of people and injuring hundreds.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:53Published
Turkish rescuers race to find quake survivors [Video]

Turkish rescuers race to find quake survivors

Three women were pulled from the rubble of an earthquake in Izmir, Turkey on Saturday, a day after it hit the Aegean sea. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published
Rescue efforts under way after deadly earthquake in Turkey, Greece [Video]

Rescue efforts under way after deadly earthquake in Turkey, Greece

Powerful quake struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of Greek island of Samos on Friday, killing at least 25 people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:59Published

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