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France backs creation of buffer zone between Syria, Turkey: Hollande

​French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday he would back the creation of a buffer zone between Syria and Turkey to protect displaced civilians fleeing the bloody Daech offensive.

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Turkey's president-elect nominates new prime minister

​Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Thursday in Ankara that Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuroglu will become the new prime minister.

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Turkey's Erdogan wins elections yet political uncertainty lingers

​Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Sunday's presidential elections with as many votes as a little over a simple majority, avoiding a run-off round and scooping up an election victory.

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Turkish PM Erdogan set to win 1st direct presidential election

​Presidential hopeful and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to become Turkey's first popularly-elected president after unofficial ballot counting credited him with more than half the vote, local media said on Sunday.

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Turkish PM's presidential bid an uphill climb

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation on Tuesday he will run for president in the upcoming elections next month. Yet his road to the presidency is destined to be an uphill climb.

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Turks stage protests demanding PM's resignation over leaked recordings

A leaked audio recording of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan and his son, allegedly discussing how to hide large sums of cash amid an ongoing graft probe, has sent shockwaves through the country, with many Turks taking to the streets to stage protests demanding Erdogan's resignation.

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Turkish PM says not to give up controversial plan

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that his government will not give up the Istanbul Gezi Park redevelopment project, which had sparked weeklong nationwide protests.

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