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Kyrgyzstan plane crash: It crashed 'on top of the village'

Monday, January 16th 2017, 20:33
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground, say officials.
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Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

Monday, January 16th 2017, 15:30
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
related places: Bishkek

Entire families are killed, witnesses say, as a Turkish cargo jet crashes on landing near Bishkek.
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Turkish MPs back new constitution boosting Erdogan's powers

Monday, January 16th 2017, 7:21
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's parliament gives initial approval to a new constitution to boost presidential powers.
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Cyprus talks: Erdogan dismisses full Turkish troop withdrawal

Friday, January 13th 2017, 15:08
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus
related places: Erdogan

Turkey resists calls for it to remove thousands of soldiers from Cyprus under a reunification deal.
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Cyprus talks to continue at expert level, Greece and Turkey say

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 23:41
related countries: Greece Greece

Security issues remain a key stumbling block to finding a deal to reunify the Mediterranean island.
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Cyprus peace deal close, says UN chief after Geneva talks

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 16:35
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UN secretary-general is optimistic on a re-unification deal but says there is no quick fix.
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Opposition MPs clash in Turkey parliament

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 11:42

MPs from the ruling AK Party clashed with Republican's People Party members when an MP tried to film a voting session.
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Chaos and carnage after Syria bomb attack

Saturday, January 7th 2017, 15:09
related countries: Syria Syria

At least 43 people have been killed in a car bomb blast in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz, near the Turkish border.
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Syria conflict: Bomb kills dozens in Azaz on Turkish border

Saturday, January 7th 2017, 14:59
related countries: Syria Syria

At least 43 people die in a car bomb blast in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz, near the Turkish border.
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Tragic pattern

Saturday, January 7th 2017, 13:03

The BBC's Mark Lowen reflects on the 18 months of terror attacks in Turkey.
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Canadian 'detained in Turkey for allegedly insulting Erdogan'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 7:27
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian dual national is reportedly detained in Turkey for allegedly insulting the president.
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Turkey car bomb and gun attack on courthouse in Izmir

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 20:45
related places: Izmir

A policeman, court official and two attackers die in an assault on a courthouse in Turkey's city of Izmir.
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CCTV shows Turkey bomb blast

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 17:09
related places: Izmir

CCTV obtained from a police officer shows the deadly car bomb attack a courthouse in the Turkish city of Izmir.
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Turkey nightclub attack: Police 'detain several Uighurs' in raids

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 13:54

Turkey arrests several people of Uighur ethnicity over the deadly nightclub attack that killed 39.
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Airport ambush

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 16:39

Turkish fashion designer Barbaros Sansal is detained after posting an angry diatribe on Twitter.
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Turkey nightclub attack: Gunman identified, says minister

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 14:47
related places: Istanbul

Turkey says it has identified the chief suspect in the Istanbul nightclub attack but does not reveal his name.
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Syrian war: Peace talks under threat amid rebel warning

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 11:43
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Syrian rebel groups suspend preparations for peace talks, alleging government ceasefire violations.
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Turkey nightclub attack: Arrests in hunt for gunman

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 7:51

Turkish police launch raids and arrest 12 as the manhunt for the attacker of a nightclub intensifies.
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Turkey nightclub attack: 'I thought I would die'

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 22:13

A woman who was in the bathroom during the Turkish nightclub attack says she feared she would die.
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Turkey nightclub attack: IS says it carried out shooting

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 20:50
related places: Istanbul

So-called Islamic State says it carried out the new year attack on an Istanbul nightclub which killed 39.
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Monday, January 2nd 2017, 5:26
related places: Istanbul

A gunman who shot dead 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub remains at large, Turkish officials say.
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Istanbul attack: Video shows gunman approaching nightclub

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 23:22

Video shows bullets flying as a gunman approaches a nightclub in Turkey.
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Istanbul attack: Footage shows lone 'gunman' in nightclub

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 14:24
related places: Istanbul

Unverified video footage on Turkish media apparently shows a gunman in a nightclub in Istanbul.
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Istanbul new year Reina nightclub attack 'leaves 39 dead'

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 12:02
related places: Istanbul

A gunman is on the run after at least 39 people were killed in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub.
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New path for Syria

Friday, December 30th 2016, 23:59
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish policy towards Syria has changed the conflict - but what does that mean for the opposition?
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Syria conflict: Clashes reported despite truce

Friday, December 30th 2016, 21:09
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Fighting is reported in parts of Syria despite a nationwide truce coming into force early on Friday.
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Turkish journalist Ahmet Sik held 'over tweet'

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 18:15

A leading Turkish investigative journalist, Ahmet Sik, is held over social media postings, police say.
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Syria conflict: Ceasefire agreed, backed by Russia and Turkey

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 17:29
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

The Syrian government and rebels agree a nationwide ceasefire, backed by Russia and Turkey.
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Syria conflict: Turkey plans for ceasefire before new year

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 11:05
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey says it is working with Russia on a ceasefire across Syria to take effect before the new year.
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Syria conflict: Turkey and Russia 'agree ceasefire plan'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 16:13
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Turkey's foreign minister says it has agreed with Russia a proposal for a ceasefire in Syria.
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US says claim it supported IS in Syria is 'ludicrous'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 1:53
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US says there is no basis for the Turkish president's claim that it supported IS in Syria.
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Turkish police in court for first Istanbul trial over coup plot

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 9:54
related places: Istanbul

Twenty-nine police officers appear in court accused of trying to overthrow the Turkish president.
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Turkey cafe boss held for Erdogan 'tea insult'

Monday, December 26th 2016, 17:42
related places: Erdogan

A cafe boss at a Turkish paper is accused of insulting the president by saying he would refuse to serve him tea.
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Turkey targets 10,000 social media users in 'terror' probe

Saturday, December 24th 2016, 18:41

Turkey investigates 10,000 people for insulting government officials or "supporting terror" online.
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IS 'burns Turkish soldiers alive' in Syria execution video

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 0:35
related countries: Syria Syria

So-called Islamic State releases a video which claims to show two Turkish soldiers burned alive.
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Russian ambassador killing: Funeral held in Moscow

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 13:23
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara, Moscow

President Vladimir Putin leads tributes in Moscow to the Russian ambassador assassinated in Ankara.
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IS conflict: 14 Turkish soldiers dead in worst day's loss yet

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 22:20
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey sees its worst losses yet since intervening in Syria, with 14 soldiers killed in clashes with IS.
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Bana Alabed, Aleppo's tweeting girl, meets Turkey's President Erdogan

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 12:55
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Syrian seven-year-old Bana Alabed, who tweeted about life in Aleppo, meets Turkey's President Erdogan.
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Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov's body flown home from Turkey

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 20:56
related countries: Russia Russia

The body of the assassinated Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov is flown home.
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Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov's body flown home from Turkey

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 17:50
related countries: Russia Russia

The body of the Russian ambassador to Turkey has been flown home after he was shot dead in Turkey.
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Russian ambassador killing: Moscow to boost security at embassies

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 10:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara, Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders more security at embassies after its Turkey envoy is killed.
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Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 6:40
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara

A Turkish policeman shoots dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey, apparently in protest at Aleppo.
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Russian ambassador shooting: Video shows aftermath

Monday, December 19th 2016, 17:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ankara

Video shows the gunman moments after fatally shooting the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, in Ankara.
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Row over marriage guidance book for Turkish newly-weds

Monday, December 19th 2016, 11:56

Government and opposition unite in outrage at controversial and bizarre recommendations.
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Turkish bus attack: 13 off-duty soldiers killed by car bomb

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 14:31
related places: Kayseri

A suicide car bomb kills 13 off-duty soldiers in central Turkey and wounds 56 others.
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Turkey's football fans unite after bomb attacks at Istanbul stadium

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 20:39
related places: Istanbul

Turkish football fans come together to pay respects to those killed outside a stadium in Istanbul.
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Businesses offer freebies in Turkish currency campaign.

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:11

Turkey's president wants people to exchange their foreign currency savings to shore up the plunging lira.
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Murder in Istanbul

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Twelve men from the countries of the former USSR have been assassinated in Turkey, and there's evidence that some of the hitmen were from Russia.
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Monday, December 12th 2016, 12:39
related places: Istanbul

Turkey says it has detained 235 people over alleged militant links, two days after Istanbul attacks.
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Istanbul stadium attacks: Kurdish TAK group claim attacks

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 16:21
related places: Istanbul

Kurdish TAK militants say they carried out an attack that killed 38 people near an Istanbul stadium.
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