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Turkey passes controversial bill tightening grip on social media
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Erdogan joins thousands for first prayers at Hagia Sophia
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Erdogan joins thousands in first prayers at Hagia Sophia
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Greece: "Day of mourning" for Hagia Sophia mosque reconversion
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Turkey marks failed coup with drone light show
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Drone show marks Turkey coup attempt anniversary
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Turkey reconverts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque
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Hagia Sophia Museum: Court to rule if Istanbul landmark should be a mosque again
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Turkey's Hagia Sophia and the battle to reconvert it to a mosque
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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vows to curb social media in Turkey
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