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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 identify as Turkish, while Kurds are the largest minority, at between 15 to 20 percent of the population. Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country's largest city, while Ankara is the capital.

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EU needs action not words against Turkey, says Manfred Weber [Video]

EU needs action not words against Turkey, says Manfred Weber

"We have to act now [against Turkey]," said Weber. "Words are not any more enough. And we must use our economic power."View on euronews

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Turkish court sentences U.S. consulate employee [Video]

Turkish court sentences U.S. consulate employee

An Istanbul court on Tuesday sentenced a local U.S. consulate employee to jail for aiding the network Ankara accuses of attempting a 2016 coup, in a verdict that could further strain ties between..

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Turkey leads boycott of French goods in Muslim countries. But how effective will it be? [Video]

Turkey leads boycott of French goods in Muslim countries. But how effective will it be?

While President Erdoğan urged people in Turkey to avoid buying them and Qatar took them off the shelves, no country has yet put an official boycott policy in place on French productsView on euronews

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Turkish president calls for sweeping boycott of French goods [Video]

Turkish president calls for sweeping boycott of French goods

Erdogan lends his support to growing calls for a boycott of French goods, widening a rift between Ankara and Paris.

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Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan [Video]

Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan

Turkey's president calls for a boycott of French products in a growing row over Emmanuel Macron's remarks about IslamView on euronews

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Analysis: Turkey-France spat reflects deeper issues [Video]

Analysis: Turkey-France spat reflects deeper issues

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Divided Cyprus eyes impact of Turkey's man winning northern vote [Video]

Divided Cyprus eyes impact of Turkey's man winning northern vote

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Calls growing for EU sanctions against Turkey over actions in Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus [Video]

Calls growing for EU sanctions against Turkey over actions in Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus

The threat of sanctions is looming over Turkey, as calls grow within the EU for the country to face measures for its increasingly aggressive actions in the East Mediterranean and Northern Cyprus.View..

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'We are afraid': In Turkey, Armenian community's growing concern [Video]

'We are afraid': In Turkey, Armenian community's growing concern

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Presidential election polls close in Northern Cyprus [Video]

Presidential election polls close in Northern Cyprus

Incumbent President Mustafa Akinci, who supports the reunification of Cyprus, is going against a nationalist who is backed by Turkey.

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Turkish Presidency: “Armenia must end illegal occupation of Azerbaijan” [Video]

Turkish Presidency: “Armenia must end illegal occupation of Azerbaijan”

Turkish Presidential Spokesperson has told Al Jazeera that his country does not believe a credible ceasefire can be achieved in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan unless Yerevan ends it’s..

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Reopening occupied Cypriot ghost town complicates island's reunification, says EU's Borrell [Video]

Reopening occupied Cypriot ghost town complicates island's reunification, says EU's Borrell

Varosha, which used to be a tourist hotspot, has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus after a Greek-inspired coup in 1974.

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Why Erdogan's flexing muscle in Karabakh [Video]

Why Erdogan's flexing muscle in Karabakh

President Tayyip Erdogan has thrown Turkey's weight behind Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He sees it as a chance to change the status quo, and boost Turkey's global standing, analysts..

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In Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Erdogan eyes Turkey's "place in world order" [Video]

In Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Erdogan eyes Turkey's "place in world order"

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Turkish foreign minister visits Azerbaijan [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Turkish foreign minister visits Azerbaijan

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Turkey urges world leaders to back Azerbaijan's military in Karabakh [Video]

Turkey urges world leaders to back Azerbaijan's military in Karabakh

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Turkish law tightening rules on social media comes into effect [Video]

Turkish law tightening rules on social media comes into effect

Critics say the restrictions are a part of a government crackdown on freedom of expression.

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Air bridges: Poland and Turkey added to quarantine list [Video]

Air bridges: Poland and Turkey added to quarantine list

A list of countries and territories in Europe from which people don't need toquarantine on arrival in England, as it's announced that arrivals from Poland,Turkey and three Caribbean islands will have..

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EU summit: European leaders remain divided over Turkey and Belarus sanctions [Video]

EU summit: European leaders remain divided over Turkey and Belarus sanctions

European leaders are gathering in Brussels to discuss pressing foreign affairs issues. As they sit down for talks, here is what has been said so far.

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Armenia PM hopes Russia will 'take all measures' of support [Video]

Armenia PM hopes Russia will 'take all measures' of support

Statement to Al Jazeera came after Turkey’s president said he would 'stand with' Azerbaijan in its battle over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia accuses Turkey of military support for Azerbaijan [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia accuses Turkey of military support for Azerbaijan

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