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Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey
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Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,495 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.

Turkey renames the street on which the US embassy will sit after Malcolm X
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Turkey renames the street on which the US embassy will sit after Malcolm X

Nov 29th 2018, 2:27 PM 12,234 Views 28 Comments

It follows a tradition in the Muslim world of pointed diplomatic street naming.

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance
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Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 3:20 PM 17,551 Views 34 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers
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Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:30 PM 8,874 Views 5 Comments

After months of silence over a controversial photograph, the Arsenal star spoke out on Sunday.

11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree
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11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree

Jan 20th 2018, 9:32 AM 9,330 Views 6 Comments

The bus was making an overnight journey from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa.

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
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Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 18,984 Views 77 Comments

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey
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Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

Jan 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 22,699 Views 83 Comments

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman
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'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Dec 20th 2016, 7:24 AM 17,226 Views 58 Comments

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup
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Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup

Oct 29th 2016, 5:18 PM 9,125 Views 36 Comments

Turkish President Erdogan assured a crowd in Ankara that the parliament would approve the legislation, and that he would ratify it.

Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police
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Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police

Oct 8th 2016, 11:25 AM 10,040 Views 13 Comments

The officers had called on the suspects to surrender, state media reported.

At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara
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At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara

Mar 13th 2016, 6:40 PM 16,201 Views 37 Comments

Turkey has been hit by a spate of deadly attacks since the middle of last year.

Bomber who killed 28 people in Ankara was Syrian national - Turkey PM
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Bomber who killed 28 people in Ankara was Syrian national - Turkey PM

Feb 18th 2016, 9:09 AM 9,375 Views 46 Comments

Nine people have been detained over the attack, in which 61 people were injured.

28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack
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28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack

Feb 17th 2016, 8:22 PM 37,340 Views 38 Comments

Local reports said that the explosion in the Turkish capital Ankara took place near a military base.

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
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Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Nov 29th 2015, 9:10 PM 19,520 Views 144 Comments

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings
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Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings

Oct 11th 2015, 8:50 PM 11,777 Views 16 Comments

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has declared three days of national mourning.

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital
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86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital

Oct 10th 2015, 3:32 PM 22,844 Views 69 Comments

The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.

Couple arrested after trying to bring their children to join Islamic State in Syria
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Couple arrested after trying to bring their children to join Islamic State in Syria

Apr 20th 2015, 6:28 PM 13,978 Views 30 Comments

Asif Malik and his partner, Sara Kiran, were arrested in Ankara and their four children were also taken into custody.

This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue
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This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue

Oct 21st 2014, 12:42 PM 13,682 Views 28 Comments

Turkish man Murat Vural had been given the sentence after pouring paint over statues of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park
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Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

Jun 13th 2013, 8:51 PM 5,286 Views 18 Comments

“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.

Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests
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Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests

Jun 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 17,799 Views 20 Comments

Amnesty International has called for meaningful discussions between government and protesters.

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders
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Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

Jun 10th 2013, 9:45 PM 4,280 Views 7 Comments

Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”

Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests
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Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests

Jun 6th 2013, 9:28 AM 2,842 Views 9 Comments

Two are dead and thousands are reported injured after six days of clashes between those protesting against PM Erdogan and security forces.

Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey
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Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey

Jun 5th 2013, 8:24 AM 3,199 Views 8 Comments

Police have used tear gas and water cannon on demonstrators who have ignored warnings to disperse in several major cities including Istanbul and Ankara.

Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?
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Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?

Jun 4th 2013, 2:00 PM 8,877 Views 23 Comments

After five days of protests, two dead and now strike action by public sector workers, TheJournal.ie explores just what is happening in the country of 75 million people.

Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall
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Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall

May 31st 2013, 9:15 PM 8,679 Views 23 Comments

Turkish police have been criticised for their heavy-handed approach to the protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul.

Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey
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Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey

May 8th 2013, 10:15 AM 4,110 Views 12 Comments

PKK fighters are preparing to withdraw to northern Iraq, in a major step towards ending a three-decade long conflict that has left tens of thousands dead.

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy
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German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

Oct 12th 2012, 10:03 AM 1,427 Views 1 Comment

Germany will enter discussions on the steady deterioration of relations between Syria and Turkey, following deadly airstrikes.

Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo
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Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo

Oct 10th 2012, 8:51 PM 4,706 Views 24 Comments

Turkey says that the plane’s cargo “did not comply with rules of civil aviation” as tensions between the two countries escalate.

Turkish man receives world's first quadruple limb transplant
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Turkish man receives world's first quadruple limb transplant

Feb 26th 2012, 12:52 PM 3,318 Views 22 Comments

A team has attached two arms and two legs to a young man in a 20-hour operation at Hacettepe University Hospital in Ankara

Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film
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Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film

Jan 12th 2012, 7:04 PM 7,607 Views 20 Comments

The Duchess of York secretly filmed orphanages in Turkey for a 2008 ITV documentary – but Turkey now says she broke the law.

Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34
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Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34

Sep 21st 2011, 9:42 AM 103 Views 0 Comments

A suspected car bomb shook a busy street in central Ankara yesterday – the first deadly bombing in the capital in more than four years.

Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)
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Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)

Apr 4th 2011, 3:12 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

A Turkish vessel has rescued 250 wounded from a hospital in the besieged city of Misrata – while Médecins San Frontieres evacuated a further 71 injured patients for treatment.

Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists
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Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists

Mar 3rd 2011, 3:26 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

Ten people, mostly journalists, have been arrested in Turkey in a crackdown on an alleged network accused of conspiring to topple the country’s government.