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News: Turkey

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

Syria Kurds condemn 'Turkey attacks'

Monday, July 27th 2015, 14:19
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ankara

Kurdish forces in Syria accuse Turkey of repeatedly attacking their positions, but Ankara says the units are not targeted by its military.
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Turkish PM: No troops into Syria

Monday, July 27th 2015, 8:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Turkey says it has no plans to send ground troops into Syria to fight the Islamic State (IS) group, as it continues air strikes on IS positions.
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VIDEO: Why Turkey wants Nato talks

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 21:45

Turkey has called a special meeting of Nato ambassadors to discuss military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group and PKK Kurdish separatists.
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Bomb kills soldiers in tense Turkey

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 12:34

A bomb attack on a military convoy in south-eastern Turkey kills two soldiers, amid tension with Kurdish activists and air strikes on the separatist PKK.
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Australian nurse on terror charges

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 4:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian nurse Adam Brookman is charged with terrorism offences after he voluntarily returned to the country from Turkey.
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Turkish jets strike IS and PKK

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 3:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Turkish air force jets have carried out strikes against Islamic State positions in Syria - and also targeted Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.
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VIDEO: Will Turkey's airstrikes backfire?

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 18:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Turkey carries out air strikes against Kurdish separatists based in northern Iraq, and against Islamic State militants in Syria.
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Turkey's dangerous game

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 15:58

Turkey no longer the reluctant bystander
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VIDEO: 'Co-operation with US is important'

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 13:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

As Turkey allows America to use one of its key airbases to attack IS targets, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country's co-operation with the US is important.
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Turkey vows to follow up IS strikes

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 0:24
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey vows to maintain a crackdown on Islamic State militants, after launching its first air strikes against their positions in Syria.
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VIDEO: Could this airbase swing anti-IS fight?

Friday, July 24th 2015, 21:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Incirlik

The significance of the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey explained, as Turkey says it will allow the US to use the base to launch airstrikes against IS.
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Turkey bombs Islamic State in Syria

Friday, July 24th 2015, 11:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Incirlik

The Turkish government says it has bombed Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria, as Turkish police raid properties believed linked to IS.
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IS and Turkey in deadly clashes

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 21:01
related places: Diyarbakir

A Turkish soldier is killed after Islamic State fighters open fire on a border post from inside Syrian territory, the Turkish army says.
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VIDEO: Turkey's IS dilemma

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 23:49

The assassination of two Turkish police officers by the Kurdish PKK militant group highlight rising tensions between Turkish Kurds and the government in the face of the threat from IS.
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Suruc bomber was 'Turkish student'

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 17:06
related countries: Syria Syria

The suicide bomber who killed 32 youth activists in the Turkish town of Suruc was a 20-year-old Turkish student, government officials say.
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Mass funeral for Turkey bomb victims

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 20:45
related countries: Syria Syria

A mass funeral ceremony is held in Turkey for most of the 32 activists killed in a suicide bomb attack near the Syrian border, which is being blamed on IS.
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Turkey massacre suspect identified

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 14:41
related countries: Syria Syria

A suspect has been identified in the suicide bomb attack that killed 32 young activists in Turkey on Monday, the country's prime minister says.
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Turkey to strengthen Syria border

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 4:17
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Suruc

Turkey's prime minister plans to increase security along the Syrian border after an apparent suicide attack killed 30 in Suruc.
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Bomber massacres Turkey activists

Monday, July 20th 2015, 20:27
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Suruc

A suspected female suicide attacker kills at least 30 people, most of university age, in the Turkish town of Suruc, near the Syrian border.
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Turkish court blocks school closures

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 6:58
related countries: United States United States

Turkey's constitutional court overturns a law closing down a network of schools run by a US-based opponent of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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IS suspects held after Turkey raids

Friday, July 10th 2015, 21:02

Turkey arrests 21 suspected members of the Islamic State group in locations across the country, state media report.
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Protests shut Thai embassy in Turkey

Friday, July 10th 2015, 10:23
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand

Thailand closes its embassy in Turkey following protests over Thailand's deportation of about 100 Uighurs to China.
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Turkey police pepper spray protesters

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 16:38
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police fire pepper spray at pro-Uighur demonstrators outside the Chinese embassy in Ankara, hours after violence hit the Thai consulate.
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Fenerbahce in talks with Van Persie

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 16:19

Turkish side Fenerbahce announce they have opened talks to sign striker Robin van Persie from Manchester United.
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China-Turkey relationship strained

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 0:40
related countries: China China

The treatment of Chinese Uighurs spurs flag-burning in Turkey and a China warning for tourists, writes the BBC's Selin Gerit in Istanbul.
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Barca sign Atletico's Turan for £24m

Monday, July 6th 2015, 20:39
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Turan

Barcelona announce the signing of Turkey international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid for an initial £24m.
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Fenerbahce sign £4.25m winger Nani

Monday, July 6th 2015, 12:52

Manchester United winger Nani has joined Turkish side Fenerbahce for £4.25m on a three-year deal.
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Chinese tourists to Turkey warned

Monday, July 6th 2015, 8:47
related countries: China China
related places: Istanbul

China gives safety advice to its nationals in Turkey after protests over the treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.
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Arsenal's Podolski joins Galatasaray

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 14:35

Striker Lukas Podolski joins Galatasaray from Arsenal on a three-year deal for a reported fee of £2.8m.
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VIDEO: Baby rescued after drifting out to sea

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 22:28

A baby in Turkey is rescued after floating out to sea, nearly a kilometre from shore.
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VIDEO: Crackdown on Turkey's Pride march

Monday, June 29th 2015, 1:53
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police fire water cannon, rubber pellets and tear gas to disperse marchers at a gay pride event in Istanbul.
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Turkish town in fear of sinkholes

Friday, June 26th 2015, 14:50

Experts say heavy rain is to blame for nine sinkholes appearing in three months in the town.
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VIDEO: Migration on Bulgaria's border

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 23:13
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria faces a constant influx of migrants. across its Turkish border.
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Turkish ex-President Demirel dies

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 4:14

Former Turkish President Suleyman Demirel - who also served seven times as prime minister - dies in hospital, aged 90, hospital officials say.
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VIDEO: Syrians flee Tal Abyad fighting

Monday, June 15th 2015, 6:40
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey has allowed dozens of Syrian refugees who have fled fighting between Kurdish and IS fighters to enter its territory.
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Turkey student murder trial begins

Friday, June 12th 2015, 10:01

Three men go on trial in Turkey over the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old student that sparked protests about violence against women.
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Erdogan urges swift government

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 11:15

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for a new government "as soon as possible", after his AK party lost its majority in elections.
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Turkey PM resigns but stays in power

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 17:15

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has resigned in a procedural move after his governing AK Party lost its majority in parliamentary elections.
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Deadly clashes in Turkish city

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 15:51
related places: Diyarbakir

Four people, including the head of a charity, are shot dead in Turkey's mainly Kurdish south-eastern city of Diyarbakir.
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No party can rule alone - Erdogan

Monday, June 8th 2015, 13:26
related places: Erdogan

No party in Turkey is able to govern alone after an inconclusive election, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the country faces a period of political instability.
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VIDEO: 'Erdogan trying to encourage coalition'

Monday, June 8th 2015, 13:01

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the inconclusive election result means no party can govern alone. Mark Lowen says he is trying to encourage a coalition.
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Turkey facing political turmoil

Monday, June 8th 2015, 10:06

Turkey's AK party is meeting to try and form a government after losing its majority at a general election for the first time in 13 years.
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VIDEO: Turkey's AKP party loses majority

Monday, June 8th 2015, 6:01

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has suffered a major setback in Turkey's general election after his party lost its parliamentary majority.
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