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The U.S. says it may impose more sanctions against Turkey, as the diplomatic rift between the two countries deepens. The lira has lost about a third of its value against the dollar since January. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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Former Turkish naval officer Cafer Topkaya, purged from his NATO job and jailed for more than a year, looks back through diary entries he made while in Sincan prison near Ankara. Topkaya escaped Turkey while on conditional release from prison and returned to Belgium. Teri Schultz hide caption

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Purged By Turkey, An Ex-NATO Officer Speaks Out About Detention Under Erdogan

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A poster of Taner Kiliç hangs on the fence of the historic French stock market building "Palais Brongniart" in Paris in June. On Wednesday, the honorary chair of Amnesty International Turkey was freed after more than a year in prison. Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a tour of the new NATO headquarters last month in Brussels, Belgium. Despite their alliance, the U.S. and Turkey have experienced escalating friction in recent weeks. Tatyana Zenkovich/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 16, 2017. On Friday, Trump announced he would double aluminum and steel tariffs on the NATO ally. Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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American pastor Andrew Brunson is being held in Turkey on accusations of terror and espionage.In a tweet, President Trump called Brunson "a great Christian, family man and wonderful human being." AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks in Istanbul at an event marking the second anniversary of a failed coup attempt on July 15. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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Turkey's State Of Emergency Ends, While Erdogan's Power Grows And 'Purge' Continues

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Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather in front of the Huber Presidential Palace, where he delivered a victory speech. Preliminary results indicate Erdogan has avoided a runoff. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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People wave a banner showing Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a gathering of supporters of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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What To Know About Turkey's Elections

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An F-35 Lightning II in flight. Congress is moving to block delivery of the warplane to Turkey, a NATO ally and member of the nine-nation consortium manufacturing the warplane. U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Julianne Showalter hide caption

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Why Lawmakers Are Trying To Block Delivery Of Fighter Jets To Turkey

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