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Cumhuriyet ("The Republic") is a Turkish-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 and headquartered in Istanbul. In 2015, the center-left paper was awarded the Freedom of Press Prize by NGO Reporters Without Borders for its stand against the government's mounting pressure.

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Dare Not Steal The Opposition Victory In Istanbul Elections

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Turkey's Local Elections Test The Very Limits Of Democracy

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Gezi Case: Turkey Must Reject Conspiracy Theory As Justice

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Turkey

French Press Stands With Cumhuriyet As Trial Opens In Turkey

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Germany

G20 To Gaza, Conflicts Among And Within Nations

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Turkey

Why Half Of Turkey Will Never Accept The Referendum Result

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