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Erdogan sworn in as president, consolidates power

Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life.

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Two Turkey sites win World Heritage status

Cumalikizik in the Turkish province of Bursa, known as the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire, and the cultural landscape of Pergamon in the Izmir province are among the sites awarded the Unesco World Heritage status recently. The d

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Erdogan vows reconciliation after presidential win

Tayyip Erdogan secured his place in history as Turkey's first directly elected head of state on Sunday, taking him a step closer to the presidential system he covets in a result his opponents fear heralds an increasingly authoritarian rule.

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Erdogan poised to win; Turkey set for a new era

Tayyip Erdogan is set to secure his place in history as Turkey's first popularly-elected president on Sunday, but his tightening grip on power has polarised the nation, worried Western allies and raised fears of creeping authoritarianism.

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Air Arabia launches flights to Antalya

Sharjah-based budget carrier Air Arabia has started its non-stop services to the city of Antalya, in the South West of Turkey, on the Mediterranean coast. The new service from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah marks Air A

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Turkish property market sees 60pc sales rise

The Turkish property market recorded a 60 per cent increase in year-on-year sales to foreigners in Turkey during the first six months of the year, totalling to more than 8,500 property purchases, said a report. Istanbul alone recorded a

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Turkey turns inwards as war spreads from Syria to Iraq

As al Qaeda-inspired Sunni militants spread right along Turkey's southeastern border last month from Syria through Iraq, seizing Turkish hostages as they went, the normally loquacious Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan had little to say.

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CBQ to buy out public shares in Turkey's Alternatifbank

Commercial Bank of Qatar will buy out the remaining publicly owned shares in Turkey's Alternatifbank and then delist the lender from the Istanbul bourse, it said on Wednesday. The second-largest lender in Qatar bought a 74.25

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Turkish retail chain Kiler unveils big Qatar plans

Turkey's Kiler Holding has signed a MoU with Qatar-based Al Rayyan to open and operate Kiler supermarkets in Doha, the Turkish company's finance chief told Reuters in an interview. Under the agreement, Kiler and al Rayhan

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Turkey in massive evacuation after Libya threat

Turkey has been evacuating hundreds of citizens from Libya after a threat from a renegade general fighting Islamists in the east, Ankara's embassy and airport officials said. On Sunday, retired general Khalifa Haftar called on

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