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  Parliament passes Armenian genocide bill  Paris: Turkey is fuming over French legislation that would criminalize any public denial of what the bill calls the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Tu...   Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide  House of Representatives: House Foreign Affairs Committeel has described the killing of Armenians by Turkish forces during WWI as genocide, despite White House Controversial law reformed   Vote on Armenian genocide put off  U.S. Congress: Supporters of a resolution that would have declared the Ottoman-era killings of Armenians 'genocide' dropped their call for a vote on the measure   MPs clear attacks in Iraq  The parliament has given permission for the government to launch operations into Iraq in pursuit of Kurdish rebels   Turkey seeks green light on Iraq  MPs are due to debate a motion authorising cross-border military operations into northern Iraq to target Kurdish bases there   Armenia bill: Bush in damage control  Washington: Top administration officials are shifting into damage-control mode after a House committee approved a resolution that labels the killings as... US bill on Armenia moves forward
  MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan's powers  Turkey's parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan   Parliament in Turkey backs lifting immunity from prosecution  The Turkish parliament has approved a controversial bill that will strip MPs of their immunity from prosecution   Greece passes law allowing migrants' return to Turkey   Athens: The Greek parliament has passed a law allowing migrants arriving in the country to be returned to Turkey Many dead in Cizre violence as MPs' march blocked   Turkey Kurds: At least 30 people have died in clashes in the Turkish city of Cizre since a military operation began there last week   Turkish lawmakers OK military action against ISIS  The Turkish Parliament voted 298-98 to authorize military force in Syria and Iraq, joining a growing international coalition against the militants   Turkey MPs pass reforms amid brawl  Turkish MPs have approved controversial plans to reform the country's top judicial body, amid a brawl which left one opposition MP with a broken...   Turkey OKs foreign troop deployment  After Syrian attack, Turkey's parliament authorized a resolution giving the government permission to deploy its soldiers to foreign countries   Senate passes Armenian genocide bill

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  Paris: Turkey has reacted with anger after the French Senate approved a bill making it a crime to deny genocide was committed by Ottoman Turks.    The Turkish foreign ministry branded the decision 'ir...

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  House of Representatives: A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21
 The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' President Bush and key figures lobbied hard against the measure. Turkish President Gul carried is calling the decision 'unacceptable,' saying it 'doesn't fit a major power like the United States.'

  Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul has been elected president in a parliamentary vote in a third round of voting
 Gul is the first politician with an Islamist background to become head of state since the creation of the Turkish Republic in 1923. His wife wears a Muslim headscarf
Aug.4 Parliament being sworn in   20 pro-Kurdish deputies represented for the first time since 1991. The deputies say they want reconciliation May.10 Final vote for Turkish reforms  Parliament will hold a final vote on a key constitutional amendment to let the public elect the president May.8 Government backs popular vote May.1   Presidential vote annulled  Coutry highest court halted a parliamentary vote that looked certain to install an Islamist president

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Oct.12   French in Armenia 'genocide' row
  Paris: French parliament approved a bill making it a crime to deny Armenians suffered genocide by Ottoman Turks.    Armenia says Turks killed 1.5m people systematically in 1...

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Mar.1 Turkey fails to approve US deployment
  Parliament voted 264-250 in favour of the deployment, but the motion required more than half of those present
Feb.27 Turkey delays vote on U.S. troops  The parliament wanted to await the conclusion of a National Security Council meeting

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Aug.2 Key reform package passed  The parliament abolished the death penalty and lifted the ban on education and broadcasts in Kurdish

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B. 2017-01-15 MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan's powers Turkey
C. 2016-05-20 Parliament in Turkey backs lifting immunity from prosecution Turkey
D. 2016-04-01 Greece passes law allowing migrants' return to Turkey Athens
4. 2015-09-10 Many dead in Cizre violence as MPs' march blocked Cizre, Turkey
5. 2014-10-02 Turkish lawmakers OK military action against ISIS Turkey
G. 2014-02-15 Turkey MPs pass reforms amid brawl Turkey
7. 2012-10-04 Turkey OKs foreign troop deployment Turkey
2012-01-23 Senate passes Armenian genocide bill Paris
9. 2011-12-22 Parliament passes Armenian genocide bill Paris

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