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Cannes: Stars on the red carpet for “The Wild Pear Tree”

Stars and models walk the red carpet for the premiere of “The Wild Pear Tree” (“Ahlat Agaci” ) from Turkey’s Nuri Bilge Ceylan, one of the most prodigiously successful directors ever at Cannes.

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Turkey: young Kurds join a ‘Whip fest’ in Diyarbakir

Young Kurds fight each other with whips during a traditional festival. Coming from several villages across Diyarbakir, they fight using thick ropes to prove their courage.

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Turkey’s opposition nams Muharrem Ince as presidential candidate

Turkish presidential candidate Muharrem Ince attends a rally for Turkey’s main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP). He will represent the party in the country’s presidential election on 24 June 2018, standing against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. IMAGES

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Swedes react to meatballs-from-Turkey bombshell

Swedish meatballs, the Nordic nation’s most traditional dish, have been revealed to originally come from Turkey. The Swedish government tweeted on Saturday: “Swedish meatballs are actually based on a recipe King Charles XII brought home from Turkey in the early 18th century. Let’s stick to the facts!” The news has left some Swedes scratching their heads while others are taking it with a pinch of salt.

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Swedes react to meatballs-from-Turkey bombshell

Swedish meatballs, the Nordic nation’s most traditional dish, have been revealed to originally come from Turkey. The Swedish government tweeted on Saturday: “Swedish meatballs are actually based on a recipe King Charles XII brought home from Turkey in the early 18th century. Let’s stick to the facts!” The news has left some Swedes scratching their heads while others are taking it with a pinch of salt.

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Russian FM Meets With Iran, Turkey Counterparts

Russia’s foreign minister is meeting with his counterparts from Iran and Turkey and says the United States is trying to divide Syria. (April 28)

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Erdogan meets Turkey nationalist chief over snap poll call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with Devlet Bahceli, key ally and leader of the Turkish Nationalist Movement, for critical talks on a proposal to hold snap elections this August. IMAGES