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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 PM's Zionism remarks attacked

Friday, March 1st 2013, 17:17
related countries: United States United States

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is condemned by the US, Israel and the UN for branding Zionism a "crime against humanity".
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Uefa declares Drogba eligible

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 21:23

Didier Drogba is eligible to play for Turkey's Galatasaray in the Champions League after Uefa rejects Schalke's protest.
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FBI examines US death in Turkey

Monday, February 4th 2013, 21:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Istanbul, New York

The FBI is helping Turkish authorities investigate how a mother-of-two from New York died in Istanbul, a US congressman has said.
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PKK leader holds key to Turkish-Kurdish peace

Monday, February 4th 2013, 9:07

Kurdish rebel leader Ocalan holds key to peace
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US tourist 'found dead' in Turkey

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 22:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police arrest nine people after a female US tourist who disappeared 10 days ago is found dead in Istanbul, reports say.
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Marxist group claims Turkey blast

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 15:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ankara, Friday

Turkey's extreme-left Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front says it carried out a suicide attack on the US embassy in Ankara on Friday.
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Bomber hits US embassy in Ankara

Friday, February 1st 2013, 18:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ankara

A suicide bomber attacks an entrance of the US embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, killing a security guard, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Moustache jobs' in Turkish clinics

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 19:57

Facial hair is seen as a powerful symbol of strength and virility in Turkey.
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Galatasaray make Sneijder capture

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 16:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Turkish side Galatasaray complete the signing of Netherlands international Wesley Sneijder from Italian club Inter Milan.
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VIDEO: Patriot missiles arrive in Turkey

Monday, January 21st 2013, 21:47

A shipment of Patriot missiles sent by Nato has now arrived in Turkey.
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Man aims weapon at Bulgarian MP

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 0:35
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Sofia

A man puts a gas pistol to the head of the leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party, Ahmed Dogan, during a televised conference in Sofia.
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VIDEO: Bulgarian leader fights off gunman

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 17:40
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Sofia

Police in Bulgaria have arrested a man after he jumped on stage and put a gun to the head of the leader of the country's ethnic Turkish party, Ahmed Dogan, as he was making a speech in Sofia.
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Turkey raids target Marxist group

Friday, January 18th 2013, 13:00

Turkish police arrest dozens of people, including 15 lawyers, with suspected links to a banned Marxist organisation, in dawn raids.
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Calls for peace at slain PKK activists' funerals

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 17:42

Thousands gather in Turkey for the funerals of three Kurdish activists
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Kurds mass for PKK women funerals

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 15:38
related countries: France France, Iraq Iraq
related places: Paris

Kurds in south-east Turkey pour onto the streets for the funerals of three Kurdish activists killed in Paris.
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Kurd activists' bodies sent home

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 19:44
related countries: France France
related places: Istanbul, Paris

Thousands of Kurds gather in Istanbul as the bodies of activists shot dead in Paris return, amid reports of a third day of Turkish air strikes on the PKK.
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Thousands mourn Kurds in France

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 17:35
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Thousands of Kurds attend a memorial near Paris for three activists shot dead in the city, amid reports of new Turkish air strikes on the PKK.
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The Kurdish women who take up arms

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 10:59

How did women gain prominence in Kurds' fight with Turkey?
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Saturday, January 12th 2013, 21:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on French President Francois Hollande to explain why he previously met one of the Kurdish activists shot dead in Paris.
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VIDEO: European Parliament

Friday, January 11th 2013, 11:50

MEPs are holding their annual review of the work of the European External Action Service (EEAS).
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Turkey blames Kurd deaths on feud

Friday, January 11th 2013, 11:33
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the murder of three Kurdish activists in Paris appears to have been the result of an internal PKK feud.
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Inter accept bid for Sneijder

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 22:00
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Inter Milan accept a bid of around £8.2m from Turkish club Galatasaray for Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder.
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Kurdish rebels 'killed in Turkey'

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 11:31

Twelve PKK Kurdish separatist rebels and a soldier are reported killed in a clash at an outpost in south-eastern Turkey.
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VIDEO: Nato missiles sent to Syria border

Monday, January 7th 2013, 12:11
related countries: Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Patriot

A Dutch convoy of Patriot missiles is travelling to the Turkish Syrian border to join German and US deployments, after a number of rockets from Syria hit targets inside Turkey.
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Patriot missiles on way to Turkey

Friday, January 4th 2013, 17:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Nato has begun to deploy Patriot missiles to Turkey to help defend it against threats from neighbouring Syria.
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Turkish ex-military boss arrested

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 15:16

Former Turkish army chief Gen Ismail Hakki Karadayi is held over a 1997 coup that ousted a pro-Islamist government.
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Turkey hits back at EU criticism

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 13:32

Turkey accuses the EU of "biased" and "bigoted" attitudes in an EU assessment of its progress towards membership of the 27-nation bloc.
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Syria rebels aim to seize airport

Friday, December 7th 2012, 17:44
related countries: Syria Syria

Rebels in Syria say they aim to capture Damascus international airport, as fighting with government forces around the capital intensifies.
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VIDEO: One injured in Turkey bridge collapse

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 23:29
related places: Corum

A pedestrian bridge has collapsed, slightly injuring one person, in the Turkish town of Corum.
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Nato approves Patriot deployment

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 18:31
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Damascus, Patriot

Nato approves the deployment of Patriot anti-missile batteries on Turkey's border with Syria, as concern grows over chemical weapons.
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Vessel sinks off Turkish coast

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 17:25
related places: Istanbul

Two rescuers and one crew member are killed, and 10 people are missing, after a cargo ship sinks in bad weather off the Turkish coast.
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Watchdog: Simpsons 'mocked God'

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 16:14

Turkey's broadcasting watchdog fines a TV channel over an episode of The Simpsons which shows God taking orders from the devil.
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VIDEO: What Patriot missile system can do

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 12:37
related countries: Syria Syria

Nato is set to approve the deployment of Patriot missile interceptors to defend Turkey's border with Syria.
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VIDEO: How do Patriot missiles work?

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 11:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Nato is set to approve the deployment of Patriot missile interceptors to defend Turkey's border with Syria, what do they look and how do they work?
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VIDEO: Nato 'to approve' Turkey defences

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 7:52
related countries: Syria Syria

Nato is expected to approve the deployment of Patriot Missile Interceptors to defend Turkey's border with Syria.
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Putin in Turkey for Syria talks

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 16:18
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Turkey for talks with PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which are expected to include the Syrian conflict.
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Syrian refugees slipping into Turkey

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 3:01
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian border crossers trying to keep their options open
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Nato mulls Turkey's missile plea

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 17:39
related countries: Syria Syria

Nato says it is considering a request by Turkey to deploy Patriot anti-missile systems to protect its border with conflict-torn Syria.
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VIDEO: Syria's growing refugee crisis

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 6:15
related countries: Syria Syria

With no end in sight to the crisis in Syria, refugees are crossing the border into neighbouring countries, such as Turkey, in increasing numbers.
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Jailed Kurds end hunger strike

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 18:43

Hundreds of Kurdish prisoners in Turkish jails have ended a 68-day hunger strike after an appeal to do so by jailed rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan.
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VIDEO: Kurds clash with Turkish police

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 3:01

Demonstrators clash with police in a Kurdish-majority area of south-east Turkey.
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Gulf states back Syria opposition

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 3:09
related countries: Syria Syria

Six Gulf states recognise a new Syrian opposition coalition as the country's "legitimate representative", a day after factions united.
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VIDEO: Syrian aircraft attack border town

Monday, November 12th 2012, 15:05
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian government aircraft have reportedly bombed the rebel-held town of Ras al-Ain, near the border with Turkey.
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