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Ankara mayor to US: deliver Gulen

Ankara - The United States must extradite Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen to Turkey to remove any suspicion that Washington was involved in the failed July 15 coup, the mayor of Ankara Melih Gokcek said.

Ankara seeks to re-emerge from rubble of failed coup

Ankara - The 10-storey police headquarters in Ankara, meant to be a symbol of might and order, is now a wreck, gutted by a successive air raids during the night of Turkey's failed coup."I do not know how long the rebuilding will take.

Turkey holds five over Ankara bombing, hits PKK in Iraq

Ankara - A Turkish court detained five people overnight on suspicion of links to a March 13 suicide bombing in Ankara that killed 35, the Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday.

Panic and horror strike again in Turkey's jittery capital Ankara

Ankara - It started with a rumble that sounded like thunder or an earthquake, sending startled residents rushing to their balconies, who watched in horror as plumes of smoke rose over central Ankara.

Corpses, desperation litter site of Ankara peace rally

Ankara - The square in front of Ankara's central train station was to have been the venue for a peace rally attracting people from different leftist and Kurdish groups.But at 10:04 am, everything changed, in a moment that will mark Turkey forever.

Mom murders son, 10, because his ears were too large

Ankara - A woman who allegedly strangled her 10-year-old son because she believed his ears were too big has been charged with murder. Nuray Sacan, 37, paid for her son to undergo cosmetic surgery but when she saw the results she told surgeons she was unhappy.

Op-Ed: Turkey revitalizes and reengages Iranian friendship

Spurred by the interim deal over Iran’s nuclear program, Turkey has seized the opportunity to show its regional prowess as it re-engages with an old friend.

Video: RT reporter hit by water cannon in Ankara, Turkey

Ankara - It seems even the press is unwelcome in Turkey right now. RT's Tom Barton was reporting on a demonstration in Ankara when a water cannon sprayed him and knocked him off his feet, right in front of the cameramen and crew.

Hundreds of people stage 'free public kissing' protest in Turkey

Ankara - Hundreds of people kiss at an Ankara subway station in protest of the admonishment of a couple by Turkish subway authorities for kissing in public.

Iraqi PM willing to work on fragile relations with Turkey

Baghdad - The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki announced on Friday that he would gladly work on reconciling Iraq's relations with Turkey.

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry in Turkey

Ankara - During his first official visit overseas, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Turkish leaders and honored a fallen Turkish hero at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara.

Photo Essay: Anitkabir, Ataturk's memorial Special

Ankara - The capital city of Turkey has an ancient history and modern buildings. Anitkabir, the burial place of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic, is one of the best places you can visit in Ankara.

U.S. Embassy in Ankara reopens and honors fallen guard

Ankara - Three days after the suicide bombing that killed a Turkish guard, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara reopens and honors the fallen staff member.

U.S. Embassy in Ankara attacked by suicide bomber Special

Ankara - A suicide bomber exploded just inside the security checkpoint at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey. One Turkish guard is reported dead and bystanders are rushed to the hospital.

Turkey: Suicide bomb attack, US embassy, Ankara

Ankara - There are reports that several people have been killed in an explosion in front of the US Embassy, in the Turkish capital Ankara.

Political Change in Turkey Special

After years of maintaining control in Turkey, Islamist Ak Party Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan faces student protests and speaks about stepping down.
 

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A Turkish soldier stands watch inside a glass sentry station at Anitkabir in Ankara
A Turkish soldier stands watch inside a glass sentry station at Anitkabir in Ankara
The massive courtyard at Anitkabir
The massive courtyard at Anitkabir
The mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk   the founder of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara
The mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara
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A Turk of Armenian Christian descent  who told me the story of his grandfather and the Armenian Geno...
A Turk of Armenian Christian descent, who told me the story of his grandfather and the Armenian Genocide, visits the tomb of Ataturk in Ankara
RT s Tom Barton hit by a water cannon in Ankara  Turkey while covering a demonstration on June 22  2...
RT's Tom Barton hit by a water cannon in Ankara, Turkey while covering a demonstration on June 22, 2013
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A view of the damaged side of the security entrance to the US embassy in Ankara
A view of the damaged side of the security entrance to the US embassy in Ankara
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Lion s Way stretches toward Ataturk s tomb
Lion's Way stretches toward Ataturk's tomb
Damaged US embassy  Ankara
Damaged US embassy, Ankara
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Approaching Ataturk s mausoleum
Approaching Ataturk's mausoleum
Lion statues on Lion Road at Anitkabir
Lion statues on Lion Road at Anitkabir
Soldiers parade down Lion Road at Anitkabir
Soldiers parade down Lion Road at Anitkabir
A Turkish soldier guards Anitkabir  memorial to Ataturk in Ankara  Turkey
A Turkish soldier guards Anitkabir, memorial to Ataturk in Ankara, Turkey
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A live soldier stands inside his glass post
A live soldier stands inside his glass post
Overview of the complex from the mausoleum
Overview of the complex from the mausoleum
A young protester poses by a canon used by Ataturk when fighting for the freedom of Turkey (Anitkabi...
A young protester poses by a canon used by Ataturk when fighting for the freedom of Turkey (Anitkabir, Ankara)
Anitkabir  the memorial and tomb of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara
Anitkabir, the memorial and tomb of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara
Anitkabir  the memorial tomb and museum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is not far from the U.S. Embassy in...
Anitkabir, the memorial tomb and museum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is not far from the U.S. Embassy in Ankara
Gold-leaf details of the mausoleum
Gold-leaf details of the mausoleum

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