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Turkish warplane crashes near southeastern city of Diyarbakir: army

DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - A Turkish fighter jet on a training mission crashed on its final approach to an airport in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Monday, Turkey's military said on Monday, noting that the pilot had ejected from the plane and was unharmed.

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Aleppo rebel zone facing ‘death or surrender’: rebel official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels control only a small area of Aleppo that is full of civilians and under very fierce bombardment after pro-government forces took the al-Maadi district, a Turkey-based official with the Jabha Shamiya rebel group said on Sunday.

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Suspected car bomb wounds around 20 outside Istanbul soccer stadium

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A suspected car bomb outside a soccer stadium in central Istanbul wounded around 20 people on Saturday hours after the end of a match between two of Turkey's top teams, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

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Suspected car bomb wounds around 20 outside Istanbul football stadium: minister

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A suspected car bomb outside a football stadium in central Istanbul wounded at least 20 people on Saturday hours after the end of a match between two of Turkey's top teams, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

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Turkey, Russia see need for Aleppo truce but divisions remain

ALANYA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey and Russia, two of the main backers of opposing sides in Syria's civil war, said on Thursday they agreed on the need for a halt to fighting and the provision of aid in Aleppo but deep divisions remain between them over the conflict.

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Russia will continue to fight to rescue Aleppo from terrorists: Lavrov

ALANYA, Turkey (Reuters) - Russia will continue its operations in eastern Aleppo and will rescue the Syrian city from terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday during a visit to Turkey.

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Merkel does not see EU expanding membership talks with Turkey

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel does not expect the European Union to open negotiations on new policy areas with Turkey in its talks to join the bloc, her spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Merkel does not see EU expanding membership talks with Turkey: source

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told lawmakers in her conservative bloc that she does not expect the European Union to open negotiations on new policy areas with Turkey in its talks to join the bloc, a source told Reuters.

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Germany’s Merkel opposes new talks with Turkey on EU accession: Bild

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told parliamentary members of her conservative Christian Democrats on Tuesday that she opposed opening new negotiations with Turkey as part of its quest to join the European Union, the Bild newspaper reported.

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Turkey to deposit $100 million in Tunisia’s central bank: Turkish deputy PM

TUNIS (Reuters) - Turkey will deposit a $100 million zero interest loan in Tunisia's central bank to support the North African country's struggling economy, Turkey's deputy prime minister said on Tuesday.

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