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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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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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Turkish Chechen mystery deepens

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 13:01
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russian investigators confirm two Chechens shot dead in Turkey were being linked to the bombing of a Moscow airport in January.
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Tremor 'sparks Turkey jail riot'

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 21:17
related places: Van

An aftershock is blamed for sparking a prison riot in the Turkish city of Van, as the death toll from Sunday's devastating earthquake rises above 450.
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Turkey earthquake toll passes 430

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 18:49

Officials in Turkey say the death toll from Sunday's earthquake has risen to 432, as rescue teams pull three generations of one family to safety.
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VIDEO: Baby rescued from Turkey quake rubble

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 16:00

The death toll from an earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 432 people, officials said, as rescue teams raced to find survivors beneath the rubble.
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VIDEO: Baby rescued from Turkey quake rubble

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 11:02

A two-week-old baby girl has been rescued alive from the rubble of a collapsed building on Tuesday, 46 hours after an earthquake struck southeast Turkey.
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VIDEO: Search for Turkey quake survivors

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 10:09

Rescue teams in Turkey are still attempting to dig survivors out of the rubble after an earthquake that hit the east of the country on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Turkey quake: Death toll rises

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 4:55

Rescue workers in Turkey say the number killed by Sunday's earthquake has now risen to nearly 370.
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Cold night for Turkish survivors

Monday, October 24th 2011, 21:08

Thousands of people are spending a second night outside in freezing temperatures after Sunday's earthquake that killed at least 279 people.
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VIDEO: Turkey quake: Family hunt for missing brother

Monday, October 24th 2011, 18:14

Rescue teams in Turkey have managed to pull more people alive from the rubble after the strong earthquake that hit the east of the country on Sunday.
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Frantic search after Turkey quake

Monday, October 24th 2011, 16:30
related places: Van

Rescuers search for those trapped under rubble after an earthquake in eastern Turkey kills 265 people, with the death toll expected to rise.
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VIDEO: Race against time after Turkey quake

Monday, October 24th 2011, 5:55
related places: Van

Rescue teams are desperately searching for people trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake hit Turkey's eastern Van region on Sunday.
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Hundreds die as quake hits Turkey

Monday, October 24th 2011, 2:25
related places: Van

A strong quake shatters buildings near the eastern Turkish city of Van, killing more than 200 people and trapping an unknown number under rubble.
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VIDEO: Powerful quake hits Turkey

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 13:36

Dozens of people are believed to have been killed in a powerful earthquake in Turkey's east.
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Turkish forces 'kill 49 rebels'

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 20:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish forces kill at least 49 Kurdish militants in an offensive launched after 24 soldiers died in attacks near the Iraqi border.
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Turkey and Iran 'target rebels'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 15:03
related countries: Iran Iran

Turkey and Iran say they will work together to defeat separatist Kurdish rebels active in both countries, as Turkey continues its military offensive.
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Turkey steps up offensive in Iraq

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 13:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Some 10,000 Turkish soldiers are taking part in a military offensive in northern Iraq and south-east Turkey, following a deadly attack by Kurdish rebels.
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VIDEO: Turkish president condemns troop attack

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 16:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish troops are reported to have pursued Kurdish rebels into northern Iraq, following overnight attacks which killed at least 24 Turkish soldiers and injured many others.
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Mistrust at the centre of Kurdish strife

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 16:18

Why Kurdish PKK escalated operations against Turkish military
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Turkey pursues rebels into Iraq

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 13:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish troops are pursuing Kurdish rebels into northern Iraq after overnight rebel attacks in which at least 24 Turkish soldiers died.
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Rebels kill 26 Turkish soldiers

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 9:37

At least 26 Turkish soldiers have been killed in clashes with Kurdish rebels in south-east Turkey, the government says, sparking retaliatory raids by Turkish forces.
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SABMiller buys 24% stake in Efes

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 7:55

SABMiller is to take a 24% stake in Turkish brewing group Anadolu Efes as the two companies aim to boost sales.
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Dutch sued over immigrant courses

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 15:46
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch government is facing a huge compensation claim after forcing Turkish immigrants to pay for integration courses.
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'Smugglers' loose bees on police

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 14:39

Suspected smugglers reportedly let loose bees on Turkish police officers searching for contraband cigarettes in a lorry carrying bee hives.
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Somali wounded flown to Turkey

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 10:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Thirty-six of the most severely wounded people in Tuesday's Islamist suicide attack in Somalia's capital are being flown to Turkey for treatment.
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Deadly bomb blast in south Turkey

Friday, September 30th 2011, 16:01
related places: Antalya

An explosion outside a Turkish military police building near the southern city of Antalya has left one person dead, officials say.
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Turkey 'seizes Syria arms ship'

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 1:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey says it has seized a Syrian ship with weapons, in another sign of rapidly deteriorating relations between the two countries.
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Turkey sends oil ship to Cyprus

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 12:59
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Turkey sends an energy exploration ship to search for gas and oil in waters off the Turkish-controlled north of Cyprus.
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Mortuary ready for resurrection

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 17:41

A local town council in central Turkey builds a morgue with a warning system in case dead bodies come back to life.
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'Bomb blast' hits Turkish capital

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 14:06
related places: Ankara

An explosion thought to have been caused by a bomb rocks the centre of the Turkish capital, Ankara, leaving three people dead.
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Cyprus begins controversial drill

Monday, September 19th 2011, 16:01
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Cyprus says it has begun exploratory drilling for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean in defiance of Turkish anger at the plans.
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Syria defector in TV 'confession'

Friday, September 16th 2011, 13:42
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

A Syrian officer who defected from the army and fled to Turkey reappears in Damascus, retracting key claims about the uprising in a TV interview.
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VIDEO: Turkish PM Erdogan attacks Israel

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 21:11
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that recognition of a Palestinian state is an obligation not an option.
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Turkish PM pushes Palestine state

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 19:05
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan says recognition of a Palestinian state is an obligation not an option, and that Israel is a barrier to peace.
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Turkey's PM to outline Egypt plan

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 10:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to address the Arab League, where he will give details of support for transition to democracy in Egypt.
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Turkey 'to escort Gaza aid ships'

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 21:17
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Israel Israel

Turkey's prime minister says his country will in future escort aid ships travelling to the Gaza Strip, amid an escalating row with Israel.
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Bomb threats target Pakistan jets

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 19:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
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Turkey vows new Israel sanctions

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 19:32
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey says it is 'totally suspending' all defence ties with Israel after its refusal to apologise for last year's deadly raid on a Gaza aid flotilla.
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