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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
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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.
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President Vladimir Putin signs G20 family photo at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey
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
Refugees and migrants arrive on the Greek Lesbos island after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey
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
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, 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 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
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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
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
Syrian refugee boy plays with toy guns at Akcakale Refugee Camp in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, on Thursday.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Hulya Aydin, mother of Turkish police officer Sahin Polat Aydin who was killed in an attack, mourns over her son’s coffin during his funeral in Ankara. Turkish warplanes carried out a new wave of air strikes against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country in retaliation for a day of bloody attacks that left six members of the security forces dead.