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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 to take Israel to UN court

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 20:52
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey says it will challenge Israel's blockade of Gaza in a UN court after rejecting a UN report into the killing of nine of its citizens on a ship.
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Turkey expels Israeli ambassador

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 21:58
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey expels Israel's ambassador and suspends all military agreements over Israel's refusal to apologise for the raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla.
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Plane comes off runway in India

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 6:49
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A Turkish Airlines plane skids off the runway after landing at the airport in the Indian city of Mumbai, but no one has been injured.
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VIDEO: Israeli flotilla raid 'excessive'

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 3:39
related countries: Israel Israel

The UN has described as "excessive and unreasonable" an Israeli military assault on a flotilla to Gaza in which nine Turkish humanitarian workers were killed.
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Brazil defender moves to Arsenal

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 15:09
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Arsenal have signed Brazilian international left-back Andre Santos from Turkish champions Fenerbahce for £6.2m.
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Turkey strikes 'killed 160 rebels'

Monday, August 29th 2011, 14:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A campaign of air strikes by Turkey's military last week targeted Kurdish rebel bases in northern Iraq and killed up to 160 fighters, military officials say.
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Fenerbahce to appeal Europe axe

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 9:01

Fenerbahce plan an appeal against the decision by the Turkish Football Federation to withdraw them from the Champions League because of a match-fixing investigation.
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Turkey reports heavy PKK losses

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 10:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Turkish army says it has killed up to 100 Kurdish rebels in strikes on northern Iraq - but rebels confirm only a fraction of the deaths.
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Prayers offered for Izmir victims

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 18:07
related places: Izmir

Prayers are being said in churches in the Turkish city of Izmir for the two County Down women murdered there on Thursday.
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Victim's family travel to Izmir

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 9:14
related places: Izmir

The family of one of the County Down women murdered in Turkey are travelling to the country to make arrangements to repatriate her body.
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Teen in court over Izmir murders

Friday, August 19th 2011, 21:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Izmir

A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court over the murders of County Down women Marion Graham and Kathy Dinsmore.
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Turkey jets in new strikes on PKK

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 21:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit separatist Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq for the second night following an earlier attack that killed nine Turkish troops.
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Turkish planes attack PKK bases

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 14:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish aircraft bombard separatist Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq following an earlier attack that killed nine Turkish troops.
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PKK attack kills Turkish soldiers

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 19:50

Kurdish separatist militants in south-eastern Turkey kill nine soldiers in an ambush, prompting Turkish air strikes on Kurdish rebel bases in northern Iraq.
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Galatasaray clinch Eboue signing

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 15:39

Arsenal sell Emmanuel Eboue to Galatasaray, with the Turkish club saying they paid £3m for the Ivory Coast utility player.
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Turkey general faces 'plot' trial

Monday, August 15th 2011, 11:22

Senior Turkish general Bilgin Balanli and 27 others go on trial accused of plotting to undermine the government.
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Syrian army 'kills Homs citizens'

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 20:33
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syrian troops kill 18 people in Homs, activists say, as the US says it is watching the government crackdown "with horror".
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Warrants for top Turkish officers

Monday, August 8th 2011, 14:35

A Turkish court orders the arrests of seven generals and admirals accused of trying to undermine the government.
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Turkey appoints military chiefs

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 12:09

Turkish President Abdullah Gul approves the appointment of four top military leaders, after the resignation of their predecessors last week.
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Kurdish leaders charged in Turkey

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 16:22

Turkey charges more than one 100 Kurdish politicians for demanding better conditions for the imprisoned ex-PKK leader, Abdullah Ocalan.
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Turkey to appoint military chiefs

Monday, August 1st 2011, 20:42

Turkey's government has begun a four-day meeting to appoint new commanders of the armed forces, in the wake of a row about officers' arrests.
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VIDEO: UK concerns over Turkey border

Monday, August 1st 2011, 5:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Turkey needs to improve its border controls before being allowed to join the EU, according to a committee of MPs in the UK, which is concerned about the smuggling of both people and drugs.
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Turkey's military chiefs resign

Friday, July 29th 2011, 21:29

The chief of the Turkish armed forces, Isik Kosaner, resigns along with the heads of the army, navy and air force.
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Turkey postpones football season

Monday, July 25th 2011, 18:40

Turkey's football federation says it has postponed the start of the season by a month amid an investigation into alleged match-fixing.
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Turk jailed for Hrant Dink murder

Monday, July 25th 2011, 16:30
related countries: Armenia Armenia

The Turkish killer of the ethnic Armenian journalist Hrant Dink is sentenced to nearly 23 years in prison.
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US museum to return Turkish bust

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 15:35
related countries: United States United States

The top half of the Weary Herakles statue, which was bought by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1982, is to be returned to its native Turkey.
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Vodafone sees slower sales growth

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 7:14
related countries: India India

Sales growth at Vodafone slows in the second quarter as weak trading in southern Europe is offset by growth in India and Turkey.
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Thousands attend Syria funerals

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 19:49
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Tens of thousands attend protesters' funerals in Damascus, as Syria's opposition groups hold anti-government meetings in Turkey.
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VIDEO: Syrian opposition hold talks in Istanbul

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 15:26
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Istanbul

Dozens of Syrian opposition figures are meeting in the Turkish city of Istanbul, aiming to create a unified opposition to President Bashar al-Assad's government.
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US fully recognises Libyan rebels

Friday, July 15th 2011, 20:23
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

Hillary Clinton says the US has recognised Libyan rebels as the country's "legitimate authority", potentially opening up a huge funding stream.
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Turkey responds to Kurdish attack

Friday, July 15th 2011, 19:31

Turkey's prime minister has vowed that Kurdish rebels will pay a "heavy price" after launching an ambush that killed 13 Turkish soldiers.
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New Turkey match-fixing arrests

Monday, July 11th 2011, 13:35

Turkish police detain 22 more people, including the chairman of top club Trabzonspor, in a widening investigation into alleged football match-fixing.
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Turkey football club boss charged

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 22:48

Turkish football champions Fenerbahce's chairman Aziz Yildirim is remanded and charged over alleged match-fixing, as club fans riot in his support.
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Turkish police suspect 19 matches

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 16:19

Turkish police say they have so far uncovered evidence that bribes and intimidation were used to fix 19 football games, after questioning more than 60 people they arrested last Sunday.
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VIDEO: Libya: Fighting in the Nafusa mountains

Monday, July 4th 2011, 8:47
related countries: Libya Libya

Turkey is the latest country to say it recognises Libya's rebel Transitional National Council as the true representative of the country's people.
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Turkey recognises Libyan rebels

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 21:14
related countries: Libya Libya

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says his country recognises the rebel Transitional National Council as the true representative of the Libyan people.
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Arrests in Turkey match-fix probe

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 19:35

The president of Turkish football club Fenerbahce is one of about 30 people arrested in an investigation into match-fixing, state media say.
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Boycott at new Turkish parliament

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 14:43

Opposition parties in Turkey boycott the swearing-in of the new parliament after nine MPs are barred from taking their seats.
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