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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 and Sweden in genocide row

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 22:26
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Turkey withdraws its ambassador to Sweden after the parliament votes to describe as genocide the killing of Armenians in WWI.
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Turkey quake sparks homes rethink

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 10:52

Turkey's prime minister orders architectural changes in an eastern area where an earthquake left 51 people dead.
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Man shot at consulate in Turkey

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 10:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Istanbul

A man is shot by security guards after opening fire at the Ukrainian consulate in Istanbul in Turkey.
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Strong quake hits eastern Turkey

Monday, March 8th 2010, 12:29

A strong earthquake of 6.0 magnitude has struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 57 people, officials say.
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US will not adopt 'genocide' bill

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House vows to block a bill that sparked Turkish anger by referring to the World War I "genocide" of Armenians.
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Hurt feelings

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:21
related countries: United States United States

US-Turkish ties will survive row over genocide vote
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Turkish anger at 'genocide' vote

Friday, March 5th 2010, 12:57
related countries: United States United States

Turkey reacts angrily to a US congressional panel's resolution describing World War I killings of Armenians as genocide.
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US vote attacks Turkey 'genocide'

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 22:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

A US Congress panel describes the World War I killing of Armenians in Turkey as genocide, prompting Turkish outrage.
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US debate over Turkish 'genocide'

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 18:55
related countries: Armenia Armenia, United States United States

The Obama administration urges Congress not to label the killing of Armenians by Turkish forces during World War I as genocide.
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Fresh charges over Turkey 'plot'

Friday, February 26th 2010, 23:09

Two retired generals are charged over an alleged plot in 2003 to overthrow the Turkish government, reports say.
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Turkish voices

Friday, February 26th 2010, 15:07

'Coup' arrests spark fresh debate on army's role
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Fresh detentions in Turkey 'plot'

Friday, February 26th 2010, 14:30

Turkish authorities detain 18 more suspects over an alleged plot to create chaos and provoke a military coup, local media say.
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Turkish PM in 'coup plot' warning

Friday, February 26th 2010, 12:18

Turkish prime minister vows that conspirators in an alleged plot to sow chaos and provoke a coup will face justice.
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Turkey seeks to calm 'plot' fears

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 21:45

Turkey's president says tensions over an alleged coup plot will be resolved within the law, after meeting the armed forces chief.
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Turkey's religious-secular divide

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 11:56

Turkey's investigation into alleged military plotting reflects the country's divided secular and religious loyalties explains Jonathan Head.
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Turkey officers in 'coup' charges

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 7:31

Twenty military officers are formally charged in Turkey with attempting to overthrow the government.
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Eroding role

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 12:31

Turkey's army at uncomfortable crossroads
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Turkey mine explosion 'kills 17'

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 21:06

A methane explosion at a coal mine in north-west Turkey has killed 17 workers, Turkish news agencies say.
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Hiddink named new Turkey manager

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 10:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Dutchman Guus Hiddink will become Turkey's new manager when his contract with Russia expires on 30 June.
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Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 13:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The first train service in decades sets off from northern Iraq to Turkey, in a move both countries hope will boost trade.
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Turkey jails Kurdish journalist

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 19:54

Turkey sentences a Kurdish editor to 21 years in jail for publishing material sympathetic to the outlawed PKK.
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Turkish girl was 'buried alive'

Friday, February 5th 2010, 17:22

A Turkish girl found dead in a hole next to her house was probably buried alive, a post-mortem examination reveals.
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Turkey general denies coup plot

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 4:52

Turkey's military chief responds angrily to a report that the army is plotting to overthrow the government.
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Turkey nets 'al-Qaeda' suspects

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 15:39

Turkish police arrest 120 al-Qaeda suspects in a major nationwide anti-terror operation, reports say.
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Pope hunter

Monday, January 18th 2010, 13:18

Turkish gunman's motive may never be known
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Pope gunman freed in Turkey

Monday, January 18th 2010, 10:49

Mehmet Ali Agca, who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981, is freed from jail in Turkey, repeating his claim to be a messiah.
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Renault to keep Clio in France

Monday, January 18th 2010, 10:36
related countries: France France

Renault says some new Clio models will be built in France, calming fears that production would move to Turkey.
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Israel, Turkey seek to mend row

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 12:39
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's defence minister goes to Turkey for talks, in the wake of a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Israel 'sorry' over Turkey snub

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 22:17
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Israel apologises to Turkey in a bid to defuse a row over the treatment of Turkey's envoy in Tel Aviv.
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Turkey-Israel 'snub' row deepens

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 16:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey is threatening to withdraw its ambassador from Israel in an escalating row between the once close partners.
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Israel contrite over Turkey snub

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 9:05
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli minister says disrespect "is not my way", in an attempt to defuse a row over his treatment of Turkey's ambassador.
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Turkey calls for Israeli apology

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 8:14
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey seeks an apology from Israel over the "discourteous" treatment of its ambassador in a row over a Turkish TV series.
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Israel-Turkey TV series row grows

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 16:05
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel rebukes Turkey's ambassador over a TV series which depicts Israeli intelligence agents as baby-snatchers.
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Germany warms to Turkish EU bid

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 14:55
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Ankara

Germany pledges not to block Turkey's bid to join the EU, despite Chancellor Merkel's opposition to full membership for Ankara.
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Trains collide in northern Turkey

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 14:43

Two passenger trains collide in north-western Turkey, killing one of the drivers and injuring at least seven other people.
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Kurd sentenced for Turkey bombing

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 23:43
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Turkish court sentences a Kurd to life for a 2005 attack that left five dead, including a British and Irish tourist.
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Turks want Santa's bones returned

Monday, December 28th 2009, 11:23
related countries: Italy Italy

A Turkish archaeologist urges his government to demand that Italy return the bones of St Nicholas to their original resting place.
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Eight held in Turkey 'army plot'

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 22:10

Eight Turkish soldiers are detained over an alleged plot to assassinate the deputy prime minister, the army says.
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Two killed at pro-Kurdish protest

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 13:17

Two people are shot dead and several wounded during a pro-Kurdish demonstration in south-east Turkey, local media report.
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