Ankara

Metropolitan municipality in Central Anatolia, Turkey

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Ankara, historically known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center (2014) and 5,150,072 in its province (2015), it is Turkey's second largest city after Istanbul, having outranked ฤฐzmir in the 20th century.

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ISTANBUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue..
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Turkey said on Monday it would retaliate against threatened U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems.
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Turkey will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu..
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NICOSIA: Longtime adversaries Cyprus and Turkey are locked in a tense โ€œgame of chickenโ€ over the prospect of a multibillion-dollar Mediterranean gas bonanza..
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The United States is not currently looking at sanctioning Turkey over its purchase of Russian air defense systems, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday,..
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Turkey lambasted an "unfair" US move to exclude the country from the F-35 stealth fighter jet programme over Ankara's controversial purchase of a..
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Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program but the industry will emerge..
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he comments come a day after President Donald Trump has announced that the US would not sell the F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara purchased the S-400..
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The United States says it is removing Turkey from its F-35 fighter jets program, after Ankara received the first parts of a Russian missile defense system, BBC..
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The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara..
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The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara..
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Donald Trump declined to criticise Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the Pentagon and NATO, making no mention of sanctions Washington..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth..
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled reluctance to punish Turkey over its acquisition of a Russian air defense system, saying it was "not fair" that the..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the situation with Turkey is very complex and tough, and that he is talking to officials in Ankara.
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ANKARA - Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding..
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and..
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European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara's determination to pursue..
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European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over Turkey's drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect its determination to continue..
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ANKARA - Turkey on Monday marked the anniversary of a bloody attempt to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2016, an event whose impact is still felt..
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