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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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Turkish soldiers killed in blast

Monday, August 11th 2008, 10:46

At least eight Turkish soldiers are killed in an explosion in the east of the country, Turkish media report.
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Istanbul bombings 'suspects held'

Saturday, August 2nd 2008, 20:43
related places: Istanbul

A number of suspects are arrested over bombings in Istanbul that killed 17 people, Turkey's interior minister says.
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Turkish school collapse kills 16

Friday, August 1st 2008, 9:29

A girls' dormitory collapses in southern Turkey, killing at least 16 students and injuring 27, after a gas canister exploded.
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EU hails ruling on Turkish party

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 9:11

The EU expresses relief at the Turkish Constitutional Court's decision not to ban the ruling AK Party.
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Narrow escape

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 1:42

Court decision on Turkey's ruling party splits opinion
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Turkey's ruling party escapes ban

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 15:22

Turkey's Constitutional Court decides not to ban the ruling AK Party, but imposes financial sanctions against it.
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Turkish police make bomb arrests

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 14:59
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police seize nine people over the bombings in Istanbul that killed 17 people and injured 150, reports say.
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Turkish jets 'attack PKK hideout'

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 15:46

The Turkish military says its fighter planes have attacked a hideout of the Kurdish rebel PKK in northern Iraq.
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Monday, July 28th 2008, 16:32
related places: Istanbul

Turkey's prime minister implies Kurdish separatists were behind the bombs that killed 17 people in Istanbul.
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Court to decide on Turkish ruling party

Monday, July 28th 2008, 12:31

A Turkish court meets to decide if the ruling AK Party should be banned for anti-secularism, hours after a bomb attack hits Istanbul.
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Istanbul rocked by twin bombings

Monday, July 28th 2008, 11:41
related places: Istanbul

At least 17 people are killed and some 150 injured by two bombs in Istanbul, as the country awaits a key court decision.
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Turkish jets target PKK in Iraq

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 10:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes attack 13 Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq, the Turkish military says.
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German hostages freed in Turkey

Sunday, July 20th 2008, 11:40
related countries: Germany Germany

Three German climbers taken hostage by Kurdish armed rebel group the PKK have been freed, officials say.
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Turkish court adviser backs AKP

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 8:39

An adviser to Turkey's Constitutional Court recommends it should not shut down the governing AK Party, officials say.
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Turkish operation 'kills 22 PKK'

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 10:17

The Turkish military says it has killed 22 Kurdish guerrillas over the last five days in an operation in south-east Turkey.
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Turkey charges 86 for 'coup plot'

Monday, July 14th 2008, 11:59

Turkey's chief prosecutor files an indictment against 86 people accused of involvement in a coup plot.
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Five dead as Turkey battles PKK

Monday, July 14th 2008, 11:36

Two Turkish soldiers and three Kurdish rebels are killed in clashes in south-eastern Turkey, near the border with Iraq.
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Turkish PM boosts ties with Iraq

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 20:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Baghdad for talks, says Iraq and Turkey will join forces to fight Kurdish rebels.
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Thursday, July 10th 2008, 13:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police look into reports that one of the gunmen involved in a battle outside the US consulate in Istanbul had al-Qaeda links.
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US consulate in Turkey attacked

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 20:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Istanbul

Three Turkish policemen and three gunmen are killed in a shoot-out outside the US consulate in Istanbul.
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'Three Germans seized' in Turkey

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 13:27

Three Germans are kidnapped by Kurdish guerrillas while climbing in eastern Turkey, a local governor says.
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Two arrests in Turkey 'coup plot'

Sunday, July 6th 2008, 14:42

Two retired generals are remanded in custody in Turkey over a suspected plot to overthrow the government.
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Turkish women attack clothing law

Saturday, July 5th 2008, 14:29

A group of Turkish women protest after a woman is convicted of exhibitionism for wearing "improper clothing".
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Turkish party fights for survival

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 16:37

Turkey's ruling AK Party defends itself in court against charges that could see it closed down.
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Calm urged after Turkey arrests

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008, 11:06

Police arrest a series of high-ranking ex-officials suspected of links to an ultra-nationalist group, as the ruling party goes on trial.
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Turkish ruling party put on trial

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 9:00

Turkey's chief prosecutor presents his case for banning the ruling AK party to the constitutional court.
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New round of Israel-Syria talks

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 7:13
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Israeli and Syrian negotiators are to meet for a third round of indirect peace negotiations, mediated by Turkey.
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Anwar quits Turkey embassy refuge

Monday, June 30th 2008, 13:52
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim leaves the Turkish embassy, after seeking sanctuary amid sodomy claims.
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Anwar 'to quit embassy sanctuary'

Monday, June 30th 2008, 10:11
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim vows to leave the Turkish embassy after seeking sanctuary amid sodomy claims.
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Malaysia's Anwar seeks sanctuary

Sunday, June 29th 2008, 13:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim seeks refuge in the Turkish embassy in Kuala Lumpur, after receiving threats.
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Germany scrape past Turkey

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 20:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Philipp Lahm scores a last-minute winner as Germany beat Turkey 3-2 in dramatic style to reach the Euro 2008 final.
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City electric

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 9:40
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Excitement in Berlin ahead of Turkey vs Germany match
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Penalty win puts Turkey in semis

Friday, June 20th 2008, 21:35
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Turkey beat Croatia 3-1 on penalties in Vienna to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2008, after equalising in the last seconds of extra time.
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Kurdish child choir case dropped

Thursday, June 19th 2008, 10:59

A Turkish judge throws out a case in which members of a Kurdish children's choir faced jail for alleged propaganda.
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Turkish singer tried over dissent

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 11:59

One of Turkey's most popular singers, Bulent Ersoy, goes on trial accused of turning the public against the military.
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Keeper Demirel given two-game ban

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 10:28
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Turkey keeper Volkan Demirel is given a two match ban after being red carded against the Czech Republic.
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Israel-Syria talks 'constructive'

Monday, June 16th 2008, 16:36
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Officials on both sides hail progress in indirect peace talks between Syrian and Israeli envoys in Turkey.
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Cech devastated by error

Monday, June 16th 2008, 8:55
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Keeper Petr Cech is disconsolate after his error contributed to the Czech Republic's Euro 2008 exit.
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Proud Terim hails Turkey comeback

Sunday, June 15th 2008, 22:16
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Turkey coach Fatih Terim says his team's stunning late comeback to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 showed their mental strength.
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Turkish jets hit PKK rebel target

Sunday, June 8th 2008, 11:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes strike a Kurdish rebel target in northern Iraq, the Turkish military says.
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