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Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu claimed victory in Istanbul's mayoral race even as results are still being reviewed. The city is where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began his political career in the 1990s. Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Knicks center Enes Kanter has been a vocal critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erodgan. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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A Critic Of Turkey, The Knicks' Enes Kanter Speaks Out About His Fears For His Life

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan canceled a meeting with U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday, in an apparent snub. Erdogan disagrees with U.S. calls to protect Kurdish militants in Syria who have helped in the fight against ISIS. Burhan Ozbilici/AP hide caption

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A security officer's shadow marked the door of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. The top Saudi prosecutor now says journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi was murdered at the diplomatic facility. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Khashoggi Case Update: Saudi Prosecutor Says 5 Suspects Should Be Executed

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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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Tuba and Cevheri Guven, both journalists, fled to Thessaloniki after being targeted by their own government. Turkey has imprisoned 262 journalists, making it the world's largest jailer of journalists. "If you write something on Twitter, you can go directly to prison," Tuba says. Joanna Kakissis/For NPR hide caption

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Turks Fleeing To Greece Find Mostly Warm Welcome, Despite History

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Suat Keceli, left, a retired stockroom worker, and his barber Yasar Ayhan pose in Ayhan's barber shop in Kasimpasa, the Istanbul neighborhood where President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan grew up. Keceli is a conservative Muslim who kept his daughter out of school when headscarves were banned in the classroom. Gokce Saracoglu/NPR hide caption

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In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall

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People hold placards with hashtag #FREEDENIZ to protest the detention of German journalist Deniz Yucel in front of Turkish embassy in Berlin on Feb. 28, 2017. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tensions Escalate Between Turkey And Germany

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to his supporters as he arrives to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, in Istanbul, Saturday. Pool Photo/AP/AP hide caption

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People who supported a "No" vote protested Sunday in Istanbul following results in a nationwide referendum that will determine Turkey's political future. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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