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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

Iraqi Kurds 'in Kobane to fight IS'

Friday, October 31st 2014, 21:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State militants.
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Hopes fade for trapped Turkey miners

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 11:08

Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.
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Peshmerga fighters arrive in Turkey

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 8:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Scores of Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle militants besieging the town of Kobane.
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VIDEO: Why won't Turkey's tanks attack IS?

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 0:02
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey's prime minister explains why Turkish ground troops have not been deployed to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.
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Accident traps Turkish coal miners

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 17:59

At least 18 workers have been trapped hundreds of metres underground after a coal mining accident in southern Turkey, officials say.
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Turkish PM rejects Kobane criticism

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 9:53
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey defends its strategy on Islamic State
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VIDEO: Turkey PM 'will help coalition forces'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 6:12
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, has told the BBC's Lyse Doucet that Turkey will continue to help coalition forces if there is a co-ordinated plan for the creation of a ''democratic'' Syria.
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Yellow powder sparks security alerts

Friday, October 24th 2014, 18:04
related places: Istanbul

Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
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Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight

Monday, October 20th 2014, 19:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, its foreign minister says.
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VIDEO: US airdrops weapons to Kurds

Monday, October 20th 2014, 7:12
related countries: United States United States

The US carries out airdrops of weapons and supplies to Kurdish fighters, despite a lack of support from Turkey.
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No Security Council seat for Turkey

Friday, October 17th 2014, 1:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Spain Spain

Turkey fails to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council, with members voting in favour of Spain and New Zealand instead.
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Kurds 'regain Kobane hill from IS'

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 16:42
related countries: Syria Syria

Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) say they have recaptured a strategically important hilltop west of Kobane on Syria's border with Turkey.
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Turkish jets bomb Kurdish PKK rebels

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 12:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Hakkari

Turkish warplanes bomb Kurdish rebels near the Iraqi border, in the first major air raid since the PKK declared a ceasefire in 2013.
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Turkey 'allows Syria rebel training'

Monday, October 13th 2014, 14:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, United States United States

Turkey agrees to allow the training of moderate Syrian rebels on its soil, the US says, as part of efforts to combat Islamic State.
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UK waters face 'invasional meltdown'

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 23:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.
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Syria Kobane toll 'passes 500'

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 20:20
related countries: Syria Syria

At least 553 people are reported killed in the battle for Kobane, the Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey under Islamic State attack.
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Hundreds trapped in Kobane, warns UN

Friday, October 10th 2014, 16:58
related countries: Syria Syria

The UN special envoy to Syria says up to 700 people, mainly elderly, remain trapped in the Syrian border town of Kobane, besieged by IS militants.
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Turkey action in Syria 'unrealistic'

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 14:05
related countries: Syria Syria

Expectations that Turkey will lead a ground operation against Islamic State in Syria on its own are "not realistic", its foreign minister says.
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Nineteen dead in Turkey protests

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 16:21
related countries: Syria Syria

At least 19 people die as Kurdish protesters vent their fury at Turkey's lack of military support for a Syrian border town being attacked by IS.
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Air strikes help Syria town curb IS

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 4:33
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US-led coalition carries out its most sustained air attacks so far on the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobane, helping to curb Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Night of clashes at Turkey protests

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 2:36

At least 12 people are killed in clashes between Kurdish protesters and police in Turkey.
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VIDEO: Kurds protest across Europe over IS

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 0:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Protests have been held across Europe over Islamic State's attack on Kobane, Syria, near the border with Turkey.
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Kurdish fury at Turkey's role on IS

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 21:50
related countries: Syria Syria

Kurdish protesters vent their fury at Turkey's lack of military support for defenders of a Syrian border town being attacked by Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Kobane 'eerily quiet' after airstrikes

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 15:14

Islamic State continue their fight for Kobane but coalition airstrikes restrict their advance into the town on the Turkey-Syria border.
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VIDEO: Kobane 'seems quieter' after airstrike

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 6:55
related countries: Syria Syria

The besieged town of Kobane in Syria "seems quieter" this morning but a coalition airstrike was heard overnight, reports Paul Adams from just over the border in Turkey.
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UK jihadist prisoner swap 'credible'

Monday, October 6th 2014, 16:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Whitehall

Reports that British jihadists were involved in a prisoner swap between Islamic State and Turkey are "credible", Whitehall officials tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: Fierce battle rages for Kobane, Syria

Sunday, October 5th 2014, 21:31
related countries: Syria Syria

A fierce battle between Kurds and Islamic State militants is taking place around the Syrian town of Kobane, near the border with Turkey.
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Turkish police tear-gas BBC team

Sunday, October 5th 2014, 19:36
related countries: Syria Syria

A BBC team filming tensions on the Turkish-Syrian border is tear-gassed by Turkish police as it leaves the scene of protests by local and Syrian Kurds.
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VIDEO: BBC crew attacked with tear gas

Sunday, October 5th 2014, 18:43

Turkish police have fired two tear gas canisters at a vehicle carrying a BBC reporting team as it was leaving the border area near Kobane.
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VIDEO: IS intensifies siege of Kobane, Syria

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 21:27
related countries: Syria Syria

Islamic State militants have intensified attacks on the town of Kobane, near Syria's border with Turkey, from where thousands of Syrian Kurds have fled.
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Kurds in Turkey-Syria border clashes

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 18:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Tensions flare on the Turkish side of the Syrian border as local Kurds and refugees from Syria clash with security forces.
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VIDEO: Clashes at border as IS closes in

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 11:41
related countries: Syria Syria

Clashes break out on the tense border between Turkey and Syria, where tens of thousands of Syrians have fled to escape Islamic State (IS) militants.
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IS steps up attack on key Syria town

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 23:54
related countries: Syria Syria

Intense clashes have erupted as Islamic State militants advanced on the Syrian town of Kobane, while Turkey vows to help stop it falling.
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VIDEO: Turkey tanks idle as IS attacks

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 22:43

Turkey has not honoured its vow to protect Kobane from Islamic State occupation. The BBC's Paul Adams reports the city is still under attack while Turkish tanks sit idle metres away.
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Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Besiktas

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 22:08
related places: Besiktas

Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba scores a late penalty as Besiktas hold Tottenham to a 1-1 draw in the Europa League.
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Turkish MPs vote to join war on IS

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 19:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Turkey's parliament backs a motion that could allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria to fight Islamic State militants.
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VIDEO: 'Our houses are being destroyed'

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 8:30

Rengin Arslan reports from the Turkey-Syria border, where strangers are helping families fleeing attacks by Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Chaotic scenes at exit point for Syrians

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 15:28
related countries: Syria Syria

Paul Adams reports from the Syrian-Turkish border where thousands of refugees are attempting to reach safety.
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VIDEO: Turkey stops Kurds from Syria fight

Monday, September 29th 2014, 14:21
related countries: Syria Syria

The refugee crisis from Kobane in Syria has revived tensions between the Turkish government and Turkish Kurds, as Turkey prevents Kurds from leaving the country to fight against Islamic State in Syria.
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Turkey's PKK peace process 'at risk'

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 19:02
related countries: Syria Syria

Turkey's role in Syria may put peace deal with its Kurds at risk
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