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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

Turkey hits rebel targets in Iraq

Friday, October 10th 2008, 11:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish jets bomb suspected Kurdish rebels inside Iraq, the army says, days after the policy is extended.
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Turkey extends Iraq raid window

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 17:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish MPs extend the army's mandate to carry out raids against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq by one year.
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Turkey sends new raids into Iraq

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 8:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes carry out further air strikes against Kurdish rebels in Turkey and Iraq, after last week's deadly attack on Turkish troops.
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PKK 'holding two Turkish troops'

Monday, October 6th 2008, 12:21

Kurdish rebels say they are holding two Turkish soldiers - though it is not clear whether they are alive or dead.
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Turkish troops killed in clashes

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 9:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Fifteen Turkish soldiers and 23 Kurdish rebels die in fighting close to Turkey's border with Iraq, the military says.
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Turkey's widening diplomatic horizons

Monday, September 29th 2008, 13:21
related places: Ankara

Jonathan Marcus boards the night train bound for Ankara in search of Turkey's new foreign policy.
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East meets West

Monday, September 29th 2008, 1:14

Turkish woman builds mosque with inclusion in mind
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Turkey planes hit PKK rebels Iraq

Friday, September 26th 2008, 10:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes have attacked suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in an overnight raid.
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Turkish singer defiant in court

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 12:57

Turkish singer Bulent Ersoy is defiant in court after being accused of turning the public against the military.
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Izmir babies died 'of infection'

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 10:02
related places: Izmir

A bacterial infection is believed to have caused the deaths of 13 babies within 24 hours at a hospital in Izmir, Turkey, doctors say.
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Baby deaths in Turkish hospital

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 9:05
related places: Izmir

Turkish authorities investigate the deaths of 13 newborn babies over a 24-hour period at a hospital in the western city of Izmir.
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Passenger ferry sinks in Turkey

Monday, September 15th 2008, 8:48
related places: Bandirma

A ferry carrying nearly 100 people sinks off Turkey's north-western coast, leaving at least one person dead and five missing.
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Passenger ferry sinks in Turkey

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 22:22
related places: Bandirma

A Turkish ferry carrying about 150 passenger sinks near the north-western port of Bandirma, with one person reported dead.
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Passenger ferry sinks in Turkey

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 22:22
related places: Bandirma

A Turkish ferry carrying about 150 people sinks near the north-western port of Bandirma, leaving at least one person dead.
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Turkish president in Armenia trip

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 17:58
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Turkey's president accepts an invitation to attend a football match in Armenia, a country Turkey has no official ties with.
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Roman ruler statue found in Turkey

Monday, August 25th 2008, 19:20

Archaeologists in Turkey discover parts of a colossal marble statue depicting the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius.
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Car explodes at Turkey checkpoint

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 14:36
related places: Mersin

A vehicle explodes at a checkpoint near the southern Turkish city of Mersin, injuring six policemen, reports say.
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Sudan's Bashir in visit to Turkey

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 11:24

Sudan's president makes his first foreign trip since being accused of war crimes by the international court.
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Turkish warplanes 'bomb PKK base'

Sunday, August 17th 2008, 9:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Turkish military says its warplanes have "successfully" hit a base of PKK Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq.
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Iran president hails Turkish ties

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 12:33
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad highlights strong links between Iran and Turkey ahead of a two-day visit.
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Head of Roman empress unearthed

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 11:58

Archaeologists in Turkey find a colossal marble head, thought to be of Hadrian's "daughter-in-law".
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Turkish soldiers killed in blast

Monday, August 11th 2008, 15:01

At least nine Turkish soldiers are killed in an explosion in the east of the country, Turkish media report.
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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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