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IMF chief tells bankers to not dismiss cryptocurrency

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be luddites.

Germany to pull troops from Turkish military base

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet has decided to pull German troops and reconnaissance aircraft out of Turkey’s Incirlik air base

New talks on Cyprus reunification

Rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus have agreed on new talks in Geneva this month.

EU gives Turkey a timetable to renew relations

Turkey's relations with the European Union, particularly Germany, have deteriorated sharply after a series of diplomatic rows.
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EU ombudsman O’Reilly launches lobbying etiquette list

Launching her Annual Report 2016, the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has published practical advice for EU officials on interacting with interest representatives.
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Top EU officials to meet with Erdogan in Brussels

Turkish President Erdogan will meet with top European Union officials in Brussels to discuss relations between both sides before the NATO summit.

German lawmakers not allowed to visit soldiers at Incirlik air base

Germany has about 270 troops at the base. The refusal was communicated to Germany’s ambassador over the weekend.
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Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

The final result was decided by a 50/50 combination of jury and public votes.
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Turkey wants to reopen ‘Acquis Communautaire’ remaining chapters

Even though Brussels had pledged to speed up the opening of chapters in a deal reached in March 2016, the 28-nation bloc has so far 'failed' to fulfill the promises.
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NATO crisis: Turkey angered about US weaponization of Kurds

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that everything that happens in Syria and Iraq is "a matter of national security for Turkey".
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New Syria ceasefire deal doomed to fail

The agreement is the latest attempt to reduce violence in the Arab country.
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President Erdogan party leader again

Turkey's president re-joined the ruling party he co-founded in a step on his path toward solidifying his grip on power, following his narrow victory in last month's referendum.



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