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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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Bishop stabbed to death in Turkey

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 16:03

A Roman Catholic bishop has been stabbed to death in his home in southern Turkey, allegedly by his driver, reports say.
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Gaza activists welcomed in Turkey

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 8:44
related countries: Israel Israel

Hundreds of activists from the Gaza-bound flotilla receive an enthusiastic welcome in Turkey after being expelled by Israel.
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Turkey rocket attack 'kills six'

Monday, May 31st 2010, 8:03

Six Turkish soldiers die in a rocket attack on a naval base by the Mediterranean Sea, the country's state media reports.
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Red Bull drivers play blame game

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 16:32

Red Bull drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber blame each other for the crash that ended both their hopes of winning the Turkish Grand Prix.
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Turkish PM cancels Argentina trip

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 15:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

Turkey's PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan cancels his Argentina trip after Buenos Aires officials call off an event honouring Ataturk.
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Red Bull clash hands Hamilton win

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 13:33
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton leads a McLaren one-two after an extraordinary clash between Red Bull's Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel at the Turkish Grand Prix.
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Live - Turkish Grand Prix

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 10:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton leads the Turkish Grand Prix, after the Red Bull pair of Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel collide.
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Webber storms to Turkish GP pole

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 12:14

Mark Webber qualifies in pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and maintains Red Bull's 100% record.
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Live - Turkish GP qualifying

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 7:31

Red Bull's Mark Webber qualifies on pole for the Turkish Grand Prix.
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France chosen to host Euro 2016

Friday, May 28th 2010, 11:19
related countries: Italy Italy

France beat Turkey and Italy for the right to stage the European Championship in 2016.
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Rough justice

Friday, May 28th 2010, 10:15

Military coup 50 years ago still haunts Turkey
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Hamilton heads Button in practice

Friday, May 28th 2010, 8:48
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

The McLarens of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button set the pace in the first practice of the Turkish Grand Prix.
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Live - Turkish GP practice

Friday, May 28th 2010, 6:28

Second practice in under way after McLaren's Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in first practice for this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix.
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New hardliner joins Cyprus talks

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 16:15
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

The UN calls for "courage" as talks on the future of Cyprus resume with a new hardliner representing the Turkish north.
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Turkey coach crash kills Russians

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:55
related countries: Russia Russia

Sixteen people are killed when a coach carrying Russian tourists crashes off a bridge in southern Turkey, officials say.
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Behind bars

Monday, May 24th 2010, 20:19

Hundreds of child 'terrorists' jailed in Turkey
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Iran submits nuclear deal to IAEA

Monday, May 24th 2010, 14:40

Iran formally submits a deal to swap nuclear material for reactor fuel in Turkey to the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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Turkish jets bomb rebels in Iraq

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 15:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish jets bomb Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq, in the first such attack in more than a year.
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Obama 'to pursue Iran sanctions'

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 9:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

US President Barack Obama vows to pursue UN sanctions against Iran despite Tehran's nuclear deal with Brazil and Turkey.
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Iran agrees Turkey nuclear deal

Monday, May 17th 2010, 16:58
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iran agrees to send uranium abroad for enrichment after mediation talks in Tehran, but the West remains sceptical.
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Many missing in Turkey mine blast

Monday, May 17th 2010, 14:00

Up to 25 miners are missing after an explosion in a state-run coal mine in northern Turkey, reports say.
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Balkan whirl

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 11:01

On the trail of the dragon-slaying dervish saint
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Turkish leader makes Greek trip

Friday, May 14th 2010, 17:19
related countries: Greece Greece

Turkey's prime minister makes his first visit to Greece in six years, seeking to boost trade ties.
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Singing lessons for Turkish imams who ruin call to prayer

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 12:40
related places: Istanbul

Imams and muezzins in Istanbul are undergoing training to improve their tuneless calls-to-prayer.
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Turkish man arrested in West Bank

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 10:38
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli security forces have arrested a Turkish employee of a charity organisation operating in the West Bank.
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Turkey party head quits over 'sex' tape

Monday, May 10th 2010, 17:09

A Turkish opposition leader resigns after a video emerges purporting to show him having an affair.
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Turkey backs constitution changes

Friday, May 7th 2010, 11:42

Turkey's parliament backs all but one of 27 changes to the constitution, which critics say could undermine the secular courts.
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Kurd rebels 'attack army outpost'

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 12:05

Kurdish rebels attack a military outpost in eastern Turkey, killing four soldiers, and wounding several, officials say.
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Armenia halts deal on Turkey ties

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 11:12
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Armenia halts ratification of a historic deal to normalise relations with Turkey amid a row over its terms.
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Nationalist wins in north Cyprus

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 20:42
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot voters elect as president Dervis Eroglu, a nationalist who favours independence for the north.
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Divided north

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 14:52

Unity hopes fade as Turkish Cypriots go to polls
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Pirates quit Turkish cargo vessel

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 17:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Turkish ship seized three days ago has been abandoned by Somali pirates, leaving the crew unharmed, Turkish officials say.
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Greek man sues over being 'Turkish yoghurt model'

Friday, April 9th 2010, 19:57
related countries: Greece Greece, Sweden Sweden

A Greek man is suing a dairy in Sweden for $6.9m for using his image on pots of Turkish-style yoghurt, Swedish media report.
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Somali pirates seize Turkish ship

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 18:25
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates strike again, hijacking a Turkish cargo ship with a crew of 25 people off the coast of Kenya, the EU's naval force says.
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Israel is a 'threat' says Turkey

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 16:44
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey's prime minister says Israel is the "main threat to peace" in the Middle East, Israel says it regretted the "attack".
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EU row sours Merkel's Turkey trip

Monday, March 29th 2010, 17:29
related countries: Germany Germany

The German chancellor repeats her belief that Turkey is not suitable for EU membership, during a visit to Turkey.
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Turkish arrests over match-fixing

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 23:06

Turkish police detain 46 people, including players and coaches, in connection with a Europe-wide match-fixing scandal.
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Angry in Ankara

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 12:43

Tobacco workers protest as Turkey's state sector shrinks
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Turkey 'could deport Armenians'

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 17:39

Turkey's PM threatens to deport 100,000 Armenians, amid fresh tensions over Turkish mass killings of Armenians in World War I.
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