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From TheJournal.ie Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey Ankara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey renames the street on which the US embassy will sit after Malcolm X Addressing The Issue

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance Jamal Khashoggi This post contains videos

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

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

From The42 Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers Controversy

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

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

From TheJournal.ie 11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree Ankara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

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

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey Failed Coup

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman Ankara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup Erdogan

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup

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

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police Turkish Capital

Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara Turkey

At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara

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

From TheJournal.ie Bomber who killed 28 people in Ankara was Syrian national - Turkey PM Bomb Blast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack Ankara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe Migrant Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings National Mourning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital Horror

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Couple arrested after trying to bring their children to join Islamic State in Syria Turkey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue Turkey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park Turkey

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests Taksim Square This post contains images

Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests Turkey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey Turkey

Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is going on in Turkey? Turkey

Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall Turkey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey Peace Process

Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey

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.

From TheJournal.ie German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy Crisis

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo Tensions

Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkish man receives world's first quadruple limb transplant Limb Transplant

Turkish man receives world's first quadruple limb transplant

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

From TheJournal.ie Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film Fergie

Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film

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

From TheJournal.ie Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34 Turkey

Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34

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

From TheJournal.ie Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow) Libya This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists Turkey

Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists

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.