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Turkey, US strengthen partnership with Syria deal

2015-02-27

Turkey and the United States agreed to train Syrian rebels to fight against ISIL, but experts say there could be challenges ahead.

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2015-02-23

Woman's murder mobilises nation

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A brutal murder has prompted calls for capital punishment, but experts say Turkey must educate citizens on gender issues in order to prevent violence.

2015-02-20

In Kobane, ISIL's landmines threaten lives

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Life in Kobane after ISIL is full of challenges as residents clear explosives left behind by the terror group.

2015-02-19

Turkey extends naval mission in Gulf of Aden

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Experts agree that Turkey's decision to extend its mandate in NATO's operation in the Gulf of Aden is strategically important.

2015-02-18

Smart ID cards trigger privacy concerns in Turkey

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Religious affiliation and other personal data will be stored on Turkey's new biometric ID cards, but some say the cards will improve security.

2015-02-17

Turkey increases efforts to catch foreign jihadists

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Turkey has increased security measures in an effort to crack down on foreign fighters joining violent extremist organisations in neighbouring countries.