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Social media app TikTok yanks IS propaganda videos

Removed content showed corpses being paraded through streets.

Erdogan bans e-cigarette production in Turkey

President slams smoking and vaping, tells countrymen to drink tea instead.

Turkish soldier killed in Syrian Kurd attack, defence ministry says

Kurdish forces carried out 20 attacks despite ceasefire.

Erdogan says Turkey to crush Kurds if truce deal falters

14 provocative attacks have been carried out on Turkey since the truce.

Turkey accuses Kurdish forces of violating ceasefire

Turkey warn that they will resume operations against Kurdish forces if they do not withdraw from the 'safe zone' border.

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight it out ‘like...

Critics call his remarks on the deadly clash ‘obscene and ignorant’.

EU leaders ‘note’ Turkey ceasefire, demand end to Syria offensive

EU says operation is causing 'unacceptable human suffering' and undermines fight against IS.

Trump hails ‘great day’ for Turkey, Kurds

The President also calls Erdogan a hell of a leader on suspension against Kurdish militants in northern Syria.

Troops withdrawal from Syria betrayal of our partners, says US House

Dozens of Trump's fellow Republicans joined majority Democrats in favour of vote.

More US sanctions on Turkey if no ceasefire, says Mnuchin

Focus on sanctions will have an impact.

1 killed as bus carrying PKNS officers in Turkey crashes

The bus was ferrying 35 PKNS officers visiting Turkey.

Trump leaves Turkey and Syria ‘to argue it out’, defends US...

US president calls troops pullout from Syria strategically brilliant.

Erdogan says he can no longer ‘keep track’ of Trump’s tweets

Faced with deciphering the US president’s conflicting statements, the Turkish leader declares defeat.

US charges Turkey’s Halkbank with evading Iran sanctions

US AG says this is the most serious Iran sanctions violation he has seen.

‘Heavy penalties’ await regional German footballers copying Turkish salute

Insults and provocations have no place on or off the pitch and will not be tolerated.

Syrian Kurds defend key town as Pence, Pompeo sent to press...

Turkey president vows to never declare a ceasefire.

Uefa investigate Turkey for military salute in Euro qualifiers

Behaviour seen as supporting country's military operation in Syria.

UK suspends arms exports to Turkey, calling it a reckless ally

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says Ankara’s Syria offensive ‘seriously undermines security, stability of region’.

Turkey’s Erdogan ‘ensures’ IS fighters will not leave Syria

President claims failure of Western countries had instead stemmed influx of terrorists.

Trump authorises sanctions and slaps steel tariffs on Turkey

US president will destroy Turkey’s economy if it continues with Syria offence.

Police on high alert ahead of Turkey-France clash

Match overshadowed by diplomatic and security tensions after Paris condemned Ankara for attacking Syria.

France securing military in Syria as US begins withdrawal

France has been one of the main allies in the US-led coalition fighting IS in Syria and Iraq.

Kurds announce troop deployment deal with Damascus

The deal paves the way to liberate the rest of the Syrian cities occupied by the Turkish army.

Deschamps keen to keep geopolitics out of France-Turkey qualifier

France coach keeping his focus on game.