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Turkey detains 1,000 in crackdown on alleged Gulen supporters

A total of 1,009 suspects have so far been detained in raids in 72 provinces across the country, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu is quoted as saying by the official Anadolu news agency

A total of 1,009 suspects have so far been detained in raids in 72 provinces across the ...

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Turkey detains 1,000 in crackdown on alleged Gulen supporters

A top Turkish court rejects an opposition legal challenge to last-minute voting rule ...

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Top Turkey court rejects opposition challenge to vote

The visit to Doha is part of a regional tour that has included stops in Saudi Arabia, ...

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U.S. defense secretary visits key ally Qatar

Afghan defense minister releases a statement on the attack

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Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base – gov't

Sergei Lavrov and Rex Tillerson have 'agreed to examine again a possibility of opening an ...

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Russian FM presses Tillerson over Syria probe

Mattis makes the comments during a one-day visit for talks with Israeli leaders, who ...

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Pentagon chief warns Syria against using chemical weapons

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Prime ...

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US defense chief in Israel for talks on Iran, Syria

The commission also releases guidelines for the debates, telling candidates they are not ...

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Iran bans live election debates

There are no further details on how or when the plan would be implemented

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Saudi malls to hire locals only – ministry

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also hints US President Donald Trump could visit the kingdom

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U.S. wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia – Mattis