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We have started to collect the most important news related to Turkey in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Turkey: news

Stoke play down missile incidents

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 22:58
related places: Besiktas

Stoke players are targeted by objects from Besiktas fans during their Europa League defeat in Turkey, but manager Tony Pulis says they will not complain to Uefa.
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Israel urged to end 'isolation'

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 2:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel, United States United States

US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta calls on Israel to work with Turkey and Egypt to end what he calls its growing isolation in the Middle East.
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Thursday, December 1st 2011, 15:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's main opposition bloc and the Free Army rebels agree to co-ordinate their action against President Bashar al-Assad, after talks in Turkey.
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Gunman killed in Istanbul palace

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 11:09
related places: Istanbul

An armed man who shot and wounded two people is killed at Topkapi Palace in the Turkish city, Istanbul.
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VIDEO: Syrian rebel leader waiting in Turkey

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 17:51
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC's John Simpson tracks down Colonel Riyad al-Asad, the leader of the rebel Free Syrian Army, who is waiting in Turkey and hoping for the overthrow of the current president, Bashar al-Assad.
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Syrian rebel leader waiting in Turkey

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 17:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian rebel leader gives rare interview on campaign
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Turkey apology for 1930s killings

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 15:09

The Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, apologises for the killing of more than 13,000 Kurds by the Turkish military in the late 1930s.
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Turkish journalists in plot trial

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 14:50

Two prominent Turkish journalists go on trial accused of being involved in a plot to topple the government.
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Syria 'must change' says Turkey

Monday, November 21st 2011, 22:33
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey's president tells the BBC his country will not remain indifferent to the crisis in neighbouring Syria, calling for "fundamental reforms".
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VIDEO: Gul 'preparing for worst' in Syria

Monday, November 21st 2011, 21:56
related countries: Syria Syria

The Turkish President, Abdullah Gul, has told the BBC that Turkey is preparing for the worst in neighbouring Syria
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Projecting Turkey's increasing power

Monday, November 21st 2011, 12:38

Turkey enters a new era of national self-confidence
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Turkish bus 'under fire in Syria'

Monday, November 21st 2011, 11:57
related countries: Syria Syria

A bus carrying Turkish Muslim pilgrims comes under gun attack in central Syria with two people injured, Turkish media and officials say.
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Two children found dead in Turkey

Monday, November 21st 2011, 10:31

Two young children from Hampshire are found dead in a seaside town in Turkey.
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Turkish president on state visit

Sunday, November 20th 2011, 5:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

President of Turkey Abdullah Gul says his country still wants to join the EU, before he arrives in London for a three-day state visit to Britain.
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Syria conflict 'like civil war'

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 13:21
related countries: France France, Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the situation in Syria resembles civil war, after defecting soldiers attacked a government base.
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Arab League sets Syria ultimatum

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 22:35
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The Arab League says it is giving Syria three days to "stop the bloody repression" of protesters and allow in observers or face economic sanctions.
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Hiddink parts company with Turkey

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 12:42

Guus Hiddink steps down as Turkey coach after his side failed to qualify for Euro 2012.
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VIDEO: Outside pressure builds on Syria

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 22:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's leadership is under mounting pressure from other Arab states and Turkey to end its violent repression of pro-democracy protests.
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Turkish forces end ferry hijack

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 8:59
related places: Marmara

Turkish security forces shoot dead a hijacker who seized a ferry on Friday and free the 24 passengers and crew, officials say.
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VIDEO: Ferry hijacked in western Turkey

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 1:57

A passenger ferry has been seized in waters off north-west Turkey by up to five hijackers, officials say.
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Croatia ease to victory in Turkey

Friday, November 11th 2011, 23:03
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Portugal Portugal

Croatia and the Czech Republic enjoy wins, while Portugal draw in Bosnia-Hercegovina, in the first legs of the Euro 2012 play-off ties.
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Turkey rescuers find more bodies

Friday, November 11th 2011, 11:12
related places: Van

Rescuers in Turkey recover more bodies from collapsed buildings in the eastern city of Van following Wednesday's earthquake.
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VIDEO: CCTV of the moment quake hit Turkey

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 22:18

Dramatic CCTV footage has emerged of a 5.6-magnitude earthquake which struck eastern Turkey on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people.
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Search for Turkey quake survivors

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 10:48

Rescue teams search for dozens of people trapped in rubble after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey, killing at least nine people.
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VIDEO: Turkey quake trapped text for help

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 7:08
related places: Van

Rescue teams in Turkey are concentrating on a six-storey hotel in the city of Van where journalists and aid workers were staying.
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VIDEO: Search for Turkey quake survivors

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 6:30

Rescue workers are searching for survivors after another earthquake in eastern Turkey caused buildings to collapse.
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Turkish earthquake topples hotel

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 5:07

A deadly earthquake topples a hotel and other buildings in eastern Turkey, leaving dozens trapped in an area hit by a huge tremor last month.
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VIDEO: 'Suicide bombing' hits Turkish town

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 21:02

At least two people have been killed by an explosion reportedly caused by a female suicide bomber in a town in south-east Turkey.
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Deadly blast rocks Turkish town

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 11:55

At least two people are killed and 10 injured as a suspected suicide bomber detonates her explosives in a town in south-east Turkey, officials say.
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Stosur & Zvonareva into last four

Friday, October 28th 2011, 18:42

Samantha Stosur and Vera Zvonareva claim the last two semi-final places at the year-ending WTA Championships in Turkey.
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Boy, 13, saved after Turkey quake

Friday, October 28th 2011, 9:09

A 13-year-old boy is rescued from a collapsed building in south-east Turkey, more than 100 hours after an earthquake that killed 570 people.
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VIDEO: Alive after 108 hours in rubble

Friday, October 28th 2011, 1:56
related places: Ercis

A 13-year-old boy has been pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in the Turkish city of Ercis, some 108 hours after Sunday's earthquake.
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Wozniacki bows out of WTA event

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 22:44
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Caroline Wozniacki fails to qualify for the semi-finals of the year-ending WTA Championships in Turkey but Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka go through.
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VIDEO: Man pulled alive from rubble

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 16:50

Rescue workers on Thursday pulled a man alive from the rubble more than 100 hours after an earthquake in eastern Turkey.
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VIDEO: Turkey PM admits quake aid errors

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 3:02

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has admitted there have been failures in the distribution of aid supplies during the first 24 hours after Sunday's earthquake.
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Turkey quake aid lorries looted

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 0:38

The Turkish Red Crescent says 17 lorries carrying aid for survivors of Sunday's deadly earthquake have been looted.
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Turkey to take foreign quake aid

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 16:40

Turkey will accept offers of aid from foreign countries to cope with the aftermath of a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, reversing an earlier decision.
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VIDEO: Hunt for survivors in quake rubble

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 15:26

Emergency workers in Turkey say hopes are diminishing of finding more survivors from Sunday's devastating earthquake.
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