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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

Turkey army coup plot trial collapses

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 16:30

A Turkish court clears 236 military suspects accused in a retrial of plotting to remove then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2003.
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Uighurs to remain in Thai detention

Friday, March 27th 2015, 14:56
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand

A court in Thailand rules that a group of Muslim Uighurs at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between Turkey and China can remain in Thai detention.
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Ocalan delivers call to Turkey Kurds

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 14:47

Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group, calls for a congress to bring an end to the 30-year armed struggle.
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Syria-bound British teenagers bailed

Monday, March 16th 2015, 9:47
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three teenagers who were stopped from travelling to Syria after UK police alerted Turkish officials are released on bail.
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Turkey returns Syria-bound UK teens

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 23:58
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three teenagers who were stopped from travelling to Syria after UK police alerted Turkish officials are sent back to the UK.
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In pictures: Nepal plane accident

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 22:04
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Turkish Airlines plane skids off runway at Nepal airport
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Is Turkey increasingly misogynistic?

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 1:28

Views on how life for Turkey's women is changing
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CCTV shows UK girls on way to Syria

Sunday, March 1st 2015, 10:56
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK girls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.
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Anger over new powers for Turkish authorities online

Sunday, March 1st 2015, 0:51

Anger over new powers for the Turkish authorities online
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Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 18:59
related places: Istanbul

One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.
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Kurdish leader seeks Turkey peace

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 16:03

The jailed leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group urges his followers to end a 30-year armed struggle and seek a democratic peace.
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Husband fined for 'not loving wife'

Friday, February 27th 2015, 14:42

Turkish court fines a man for "emotional violence" for telling his wife he doesn't love her.
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Besiktas 1-0 Liverpool (agg 1-1, pens 5-4)

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 21:09
related places: Besiktas

Liverpool are knocked out of the Europa League in the round of 32 as Turkish side Besiktas win a penalty shootout.
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Kabul bomb hits Turkish embassy car

Thursday, February 26th 2015, 10:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A suicide attack on a Turkish embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital, Kabul, kills at least one, local officials say.
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Missing UK girls in Syria, police say

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 19:39
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three missing UK teenagers believed to be heading to join Islamic State militants are thought to have crossed into Syria, police say.
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Syria girl used sister's passport

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 11:56
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of the three schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria to join Islamic State militants flew to Turkey on her older sister's passport, it has been confirmed.
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Turkey enters Syria to remove tomb

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 15:54
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish forces enter war-torn northern Syria to evacuate troops guarding a historic tomb, demolishing it and moving the remains elsewhere.
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VIDEO: Turkish army vehicles evacuate tomb

Sunday, February 22nd 2015, 11:17
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish troops cross into Syria to evacuate and destroy Suleyman Shah's mausoleum - an enclave where the forefather of the Ottoman empire was buried.
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PM concern for 'Syria-bound' girls

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 13:37
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

David Cameron calls the disappearance of three London schoolgirls feared to be travelling to join Islamic State extremists in Syria as "deeply concerning".
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Men in miniskirts campaign for women's rights

Saturday, February 21st 2015, 1:43

Protests spread after a Turkish minibus murder
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VIDEO: UK schoolgirls 'on way to Syria'

Friday, February 20th 2015, 22:37
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Three missing east London schoolgirls are feared to be travelling to Syria via Turkey, police say.
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Three UK girls 'heading to Syria'

Friday, February 20th 2015, 22:17
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Fears grow over three London schoolgirls who have flown to Turkey, amid concerns they may cross the Syrian border and join the Islamic State terrorist group.
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VIDEO: Turkey bus murder sparks angry protest

Friday, February 20th 2015, 10:38

A young woman's murder in Turkey could prove a watershed moment in fight against violence against women, reports the BBC's Selin Girit.
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Outrage follows Turkish woman's murder

Friday, February 20th 2015, 0:39

Murder fuels Turkish women's anger at sexual violence
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US and Turkey agree Syria rebel deal

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 21:27
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Turkey and the US sign an agreement to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces, US officials say.
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Turkey favours China missile deal

Thursday, February 19th 2015, 16:14
related countries: China China

Nato member Turkey appears ready to buy a Chinese missile defence system incompatible with Nato equipment.
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Turkish women share stories of abuse

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 16:11

The Turkish women breaking their silence online
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Turkey protests over woman's murder

Sunday, February 15th 2015, 7:50

Thousands of women join protests in several Turkish cities over the murder of a young woman who allegedly resisted a rape attempt.
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Turkey challenges Obama on murders

Friday, February 13th 2015, 2:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Muslim

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticises US President Barack Obama for his silence over the murder of three Muslim students in the US.
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Britain lose to Turkey in Fed Cup

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 16:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Great Britain's women are beaten by Turkey 2-1 in their Fed Cup qualifier but can still qualify if they beat Ukraine .
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Crowds flock to remember Turkish singer

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 7:42

Turkish singer who kept his trousers backstage
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VIDEO: Turkey's first gay icon Zeki Muren

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 0:03

An exhibition that charts the colourful life of Zeki Muren, a gay icon and Turkey's most famous singer, has been drawing record crowds.
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Facebook complies with Turkey block

Monday, January 26th 2015, 17:42

Facebook has blocked a page which a Turkish court claimed was offensive to the Prophet Muhammad.
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Protests after Turkey police jailed

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 14:23
related places: Istanbul

The sentencing of two Turkish police officers over the death of a demonstrator in 2013 has provoked protests in Central Anatolia region.
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Ghana websites targeted by hackers

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 13:20
related countries: Ghana Ghana

The majority of the Ghanaian government's websites, including its main site, have been hacked by a nationalist Turkish hacker group.
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New Turkey arrests over wiretapping

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 13:04

Police arrest more than 20 people linked to Turkey's telecoms and science agencies on suspicion of illegally wiretapping politicians.
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China 'breaks Turkish passport plot'

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 11:49
related countries: China China, Syria Syria

China arrested a group of Uighurs and Turks in November over a plot to use fake passports to smuggle people to Syria, state media report.
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Video 'of Paris suspect' in Turkey

Monday, January 12th 2015, 22:16
related countries: France France, Syria Syria
related places: Paris

New CCTV appears to show a key suspect in the Paris attacks passing through Turkey, as the cover of the latest Charlie Hebdo issue is released.
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Turkey Marxists claim bomb attack

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 11:09
related places: Istanbul

A banned Turkish Marxist group says it carried out Tuesday's suicide bombing in Istanbul in which the female bomber and a policeman died.
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Female suicide bomber hits Istanbul

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 18:48
related places: Istanbul

A female suicide bomber blows herself up in the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing one police officer and injuring another, officials say.
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Dutch journalist detained in Turkey

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 17:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch journalist, Frederike Geerdink, is detained briefly by Turkish police over her alleged support for Kurdish rebels.
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