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Protesters shout slogans and hold a poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and reading "Putin, killer!" during a demonstration against Russia on November 27, 2015, in Fatih district in Istanbul. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on November 27 said that Ankara has crossed the line by shooting down a Russian warplane this week and warned the incident could severely undermine Turkey's interests

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Protesters shout slogans and hold a poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and reading “Putin, killer!” during a demonstration against Russia on Friday, in Fatih district in Istanbul

Moscow says Russian fighter jet shot down over Syrian-Turkish border ...epa05039460 A still image made available on 24 November 2015 from video footage shown by the HaberTurk TV Channel shows a burning trail as a plane comes down after being shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border, over north Syria, 24 November 2015. A Russian fighter jet was shot down 24 November over the Turkish-Syrian border, the Defence Ministry in Moscow said, according to Interfax news agency. The Sukhoi Su-24 was reportedly downed by Turkish forces, Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported, citing sources in the presidency. The report said that the jet violated Turkish airspace and ignored warnings. It crashed in the north-western Syrian town of Bayirbucak, Turkish security sources were quoted as saying.  EPA/HABERTURK TV CHANNEL MANDATORY CREDIT: HABERTURK TV CHANNEL

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A burning trail a seen on a Russian fighter jet after it was shot down over Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday. The Defense Ministry in Moscow said The Sukhoi Su-24 was reportedly downed by Turkish forces 

Armed Kurdish women millitants

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Armed Kurdish women militants, man a barricade, on Thursday in the Sur district of Diyarbakir. Tensions rose when pro-Kurdish MP Leyla Zana began her oath with “Biji Asiti”, or “Long live peace” in Kurdish. The phrase triggered a storm that recalled her memorable swearing-in 24 years ago when she also spoke the language that was then still taboo in public.

G20 Summit in Antalya...epa05027817 A picture made avaliable on 16 November 2015 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin signs G20 family photo at the G20 Summit  in Antalya, Turkey 15 November 2015. In addition to discussions on the global economy, the G20 grouping of leading nations is set to focus on Syria during its summit this weekend, including the refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism.  EPA/KAYHAN OZER/ ANADOLU AGENCY POOL

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President Vladimir Putin signs G20 family photo at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey 

Ceremony marking the 77th death anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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Turkish people carry a huge flag as they attend a ceremony marking the 77th death anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday

TOPSHOTS Refugees and migrants arrive on...TOPSHOTS Refugees and migrants arrive on the Greek Lesbos island after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 8, 2015. Lesbos lies on the frontline of a massive migration wave that has swept over Europe, with over 700,000 people crossing the Mediterranean in search of sanctuary this year. Of the 218,000 migrants and refugees who took to the sea in October, 210,000 landed in Greece, mostly in Lesbos. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Refugees and migrants arrive on the Greek Lesbos island after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey

A refugee woman holds a baby on a beach as the others try to sail off for the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme...A refugee woman holds a baby on a beach as the others try to sail off for the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme, in Izmir province, Turkey, November 4, 2015.  REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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A refugee holds a baby on a beach as the others try to sail off for the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme, Turkey 

Recep Tayyip Erdogan...Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, speaks to supporters after morning prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. Erdgoan hailed a big victory for his ruling party in parliamentary elections and called on the world to respect it. The ruling Justice and Development party, or AKP, won more than 49 percent of the vote in the snap election, almost double that of the next party in SundayĆ­s vote. The win restored the single-party majority that it had lost in June elections. (Presidential Press Service/Pool Photo via AP)

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to supporters after morning prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey Erdgoan hailed a big victory for his ruling party in parliamentary elections and called on the world to respect it 

A member of Turkish police special forces stands guard on top of a building during a Republic Day ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey

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A member of Turkish police special forces stands guard on top of a building during a Republic Day ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday

A man holds a child after a boat with refugees and migrants sunk while attempting to reach the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey, on October 28, 2015. At least five migrants including three children, died on October 28, 2015 after four boats sank between Turkey and Greece, as rescue workers searched the sea for dozens more, the Greek coastguard said. The new accidents brought to 34 the number of migrants found dead in Greek waters this month, according to an AFP tally based on data from Greek port police. Since the start of the year, 560,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Greece by sea, out of over 700,000 who have reached Europe via the Mediterranean, according to the International Office for Migration (IOM). AFP PHOTO / ANGELOS TZORTZINISANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A man holds a child after a boat with refugees and migrants sunk while attempting to reach the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey on Thursday. At least five migrants including three children, died after four boats sank between Turkey and Greece

Supporters of Bugun and Kanalturk media groups shout slogans towards Turkish riot police onTuesday in Istanbul. Turkish police swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media groups critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges.The raids on Koza-Ipek Media sparked fresh concern about press freedom in Turkey, which is gearing for snap legislative elections in November, its second in five months.

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Supporters of Bugun and Kanalturk media groups shout slogans towards Turkish riot police onTuesday in Istanbul. Turkish police swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media groups critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges

Refugees and migrants arrive at Lesbos island after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on October 23, 2015. An EU scheme to relocate asylum seekers from overstretched Italy and Greece could grind to a halt just two weeks after it began if member states fail to meet their obligations, an EU source said. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Refugees and migrants arrive at Lesbos island after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey

Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara. The double suicide bombing on a peace rally in Ankara has raised a feud between the government and Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party to a new level, widening a dangerous polarisation as Turks head to November 1 polls.

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Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara

Relatives of Uygar Coskun, who was killed the previous day in a twin blast in Ankara, mourn over his coffin during a funeral ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, 12 October 2015. Mourners anxiously began to gather to commemorate the 95 people killed in twin blasts the previous day at a pro-Kurdish peace rally, the worst attack in Turkey's modern history. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, which came three weeks before snap general elections set for 01 November and the G20 heads-of-government summit later next month, raising security concerns.

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Relatives of Uygar Coskun, who was killed in a twin blast in Ankara, mourn over his coffin during a funeral ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, on Monday. Mourners anxiously began to gather to commemorate the 95 people killed in twin blasts the previous day at a pro-Kurdish peace rally, the worst attack in Turkey’s modern history

Students takes pictures with their mobile phones as Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony to mark the start of the new school year at Ahmet Sani Gezici Girls' Imam Hatip School in Istanbul, Turkey, September 28, 2015.

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Students takes pictures with their mobile phones as Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony to mark the start of the new school year at Ahmet Sani Gezici Girls’ Imam Hatip School in Istanbul, Turkey

Syrian refugee camp in Turkey

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Syrian refugee boy plays with toy guns at Akcakale Refugee Camp in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, on Thursday.

A Syrian woman stands holding a banner that reads in Turkish ''we are migrants, we will pass''

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A Syrian woman stands holding a banner that reads in Turkish ”we are migrants, we will pass” near the highway on their way to the border between Turkey and Greece.

Fishermen haul a fishing net from the sea at the opening of the fishing season in Istanbul. The seasonal fishing ban ends on the first day of September.

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Fishermen haul a fishing net from the sea at the opening of the fishing season in Istanbul. The seasonal fishing ban ends on the first day of September.

 masked kurdish militant holds a molotov cocktails in front of a burning barricade during clashes with Turkish police

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A masked kurdish militant holds a molotov cocktails in front of a burning barricade during clashes with Turkish police in the Gazi district of Istanbul. Five people, including two children and a soldier, were killed in clashes between Kurdish militants and security forces in Turkey’s restive Kurdish-majority southeast on Thursday, local officials and the army said.

TOPSHOTS Migrant women carrying children...TOPSHOTS Migrant women carrying children comfort each other upon reaching the Greek island of Kos after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece on August 13, 2015. Greece sent extra riot police to Kos as tensions mounted over a huge influx of migrants. The Greek government said it was "immediately" dispatching a ship to Kos to double up as an accommodation and processing centre for up to 2,500 people as around 7,000 migrants wait to apply for immigration papers.  AFP PHOTO / ANGELOS TZORTZINISANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Migrant women carrying children comfort each other upon reaching the Greek island of Kos after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece. Greece sent extra riot police to Kos as tensions mounted over a huge influx of migrants. The Greek government said it was “immediately” dispatching a ship to Kos to double up as an accommodation and processing centre for up to 2,500 people as around 7,000 migrants wait to apply for immigration papers.