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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

VIDEO: Inside Syria: 'A tale of horror'

Friday, June 17th 2011, 19:32
related countries: Syria Syria

A BBC journalists who entered Syria and met displaced people on the border with Turkey says they are living in fear of their lives.
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Armenia 'ready for Turkish ties'

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 16:04
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Armenia's prime minister says it is ready to establish diplomatic relations with Turkey without any pre-conditions.
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VIDEO: Tensions rise on Syrian border

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 3:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Jonathan Head reports from the Syrian Turkish border where Syrians have fled from the into Turkey in the past week to escape military operations.
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VIDEO: Syrians seek refuge in Turkey

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:23
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey says over 8,000 Syrians have sought refuge over the border, as Syrian tanks spread out around towns and villages near the border, widening a crackdown on 12 weeks of anti-government protests.
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Turkey arrests Anonymous members

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 10:05

Turkish police have arrested 32 people believed to be members of hacker collective Anonymous.
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VIDEO: Syrian refugees crowd Turkey border

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 3:06
related countries: Syria Syria

More than 6,000 people are now thought to have crossed into Turkey from Syria as its forces pursue rebels through the area around Jisr al-Shughour.
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Syrian army extends northern push

Monday, June 13th 2011, 21:52

Syria says its forces are pursuing rebels through the area around Jisr al-Shughour, after consolidating control over the northern town.
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Turkish PM vows to seek consensus

Monday, June 13th 2011, 14:55

Turkey's PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan promises to build consensus after winning a third term in office with a reduced number of seats.
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VIDEO: Syria border refuge for thousands

Monday, June 13th 2011, 12:41

Hundreds of Syrians are massing on the country's border with Turkey, ready to cross over if the army moves further into the area after seizing the town of Jisr al-Shughour.
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VIDEO: Turkey ruling party wins election

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 23:03

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a third term in power after his conservative Justice and Development party took about 50 per cent of the vote in Sunday's general election.
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Turkey ruling party wins election

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 21:12

Near-complete results from Turkey's poll show the governing AK party will win but fall short of the two-thirds majority needed to amend the constitution unilaterally.
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VIDEO: 'Heavy fighting' over Syrian town

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 17:32
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The United Nations Secretary General has called on Damascus to allow humanitarian aid into the town of Jisr Al-Shughour , as refugees continue to flee into Turkey.
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VIDEO: Turkey votes for new parliament

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 15:52

People in Turkey vote in a general election, with PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeking a two-thirds majority that would enable him to rewrite the constitution.
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Syria 'creating refugee crisis'

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 5:07
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US says Syria's military crackdown has created a "humanitarian crisis" as refugees flee north over the border into Turkey.
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Syrian refugees mount in Turkey

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 20:36
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey says 4,300 people have now crossed its border fleeing violence in northern Syria, as eyewitnesses detail a government crackdown.
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Unbowed

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 5:03

MP jailed for speaking Kurdish seeks re-election in Turkey
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Parties battle for Turkish vote

Friday, June 10th 2011, 13:41

Campaigning for Turkey's election enters its final days with the ruling AKP party pushing for a big enough majority to change the constitution.
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VIDEO: Poverty on the Turkish elections agenda

Friday, June 10th 2011, 10:42
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's voters will elect a new government on Sunday and the city of Istanbul is by far the largest battleground for the parties.
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Growing Syrian exodus to Turkey

Friday, June 10th 2011, 0:41
related countries: Syria Syria

Growing numbers of Syrians are fleeing over the border into Turkey, a Turkish official says, amid reports that Syrian troops are gathering ahead of an assault on the town of Jisr al-Shughour.
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VIDEO: Refugees head for Syrian-Turkish border

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 12:53
related countries: France France, Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain and France have presented a revised draft resolution to the UN Security Council condemning Syria's suppression of protests and calling for an immediate end to the violence.
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VIDEO: Syrian 'refugees' are just visting relatives

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 12:16
related countries: Syria Syria

More than 1,000 refugees have crossed the border from Syria to Turkey in the last 24 hours, fearing that the army is preparing to attack their towns and villages.
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VIDEO: Syrians flee town in fear of reprisals

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 5:29

In the north of the country hundreds of residents are pouring across the Turkish border, fearing the government is about to unleash a revenge attack on the town of Jisr al-Shughur.
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Threat to the state?

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 23:39

Young Kurds' rising anger hangs over Turkish election
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Hundreds flee north Syria unrest

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 21:17
related countries: Syria Syria

Hundreds of Syrians flee across the Turkish border, as the UK and France submit a Security Council resolution condemning the clampdown.
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VIDEO: Hundreds in Syria flee to Turkey

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 13:13
related countries: Syria Syria

Hundreds of Syrians are crossing the northern border into Turkey in an attempt to escape growing violence in their own country.
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Turkish FA expecting Hiddink exit

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:34

The Turkish Football Federation accepts that Guus Hiddink is likely to leave his job as national team boss and return to Chelsea.
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Turkish FA uncertain over Hiddink

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 16:43

The Turkish Football Federation admits it does not know if Guus Hiddink will stay as manager of its national team, as the Dutchman continues to be linked with a return to Chelsea.
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Election ritual

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 23:09

Turkey's Alevi minority expects little from ruling party promises
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VIDEO: Syrian opposition demands Assad quits

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 2:23
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian opposition groups meeting in Turkey have called on President Assad to resign immediately, and make way for a transition to democracy.
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Tourist group poisoned in Turkey

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 16:19
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Bodrum

Three young Russian women tourists die and others are in hospital after drinking poisoned alcohol on a yacht in the Turkish resort of Bodrum.
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Gaza flotilla vow on anniversary

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 10:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Details of a new Gaza aid flotilla are announced in Turkey as thousands rally to mark one year since activists were killed by Israeli forces.
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Blast hits Istanbul shopping area

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 10:42
related places: Istanbul

A bomb blast in the Turkish city of Istanbul injures seven people in a busy shopping district, weeks before an election.
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Six quit over Turkey sex scandal

Saturday, May 21st 2011, 14:37

Six leaders of Turkey's Nationalist Action Party (MHP) resign amid a sex video scandal that has fanned tensions ahead of elections in June.
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Dutch asylum for Turkish ex-judge

Friday, May 20th 2011, 14:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Turkish ex-judge who says he was prosecuted for his views on the fate of Armenians and Kurds wins asylum in the Netherlands.
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Turkey earthquake leaves two dead

Friday, May 20th 2011, 8:15

At least two people die and 79 are injured in a 5.9 magnitude earthquake in north-west Turkey.
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Eurovision hopefuls whittled down

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 8:49

Nine countries are ruled out of the Eurovision song contest after a semi-final that saw regular participant Turkey axed from the competition.
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Imperious Vettel wins in Istanbul

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 13:40
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Istanbul

Sebastian Vettel dominates the Turkish Grand Prix as Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber wins a battle with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso for second, with Lewis Hamilton fourth and Jenson Button sixth.
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Live - Turkish Grand Prix

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 12:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins the Turkish Grand Prix, with team-mate Mark Webber second and Fernando Alonso of Ferrari third.
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Dominant Vettel takes Turkey pole

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 9:19

Sebastian Vetttel is on pole for the Turkish Grand Prix ahead of fellow Red Bull driver Mark Webber and Mercedes' Nico Rosberg with Lewis Hamilton fourth and Jenson Button sixth.
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