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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

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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Portugal 2-0 Turkey

Saturday, June 7th 2008, 20:45
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Switzerland Switzerland

Portugal's Euro 2008 campaign opens in impressive fashion with victory over Turkey in Geneva.
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Turkey headscarf ruling attacked

Friday, June 6th 2008, 21:02

Turkey's ruling AK Party attacks the Constitutional Court for blocking moves to permit headscarves at universities.
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Crisis talks over Turkish ruling

Friday, June 6th 2008, 15:02

Turkey's ruling party holds emergency talks after a court ruling on headscarves threatens its future.
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Veiled tensions

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 21:33

Turkey faces difficult times after headscarf ruling
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Court annuls Turkish headscarf reform

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 16:16
related places: Muslim

Turkey's highest court blocks government moves to allow college students to wear Muslim headscarves.
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Turkish gay group will fight ban

Friday, May 30th 2008, 10:22

A leading Turkish gay rights group says it will fight its court-ordered ban for "violating morality".
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Turkey PM unveils rural boost

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 22:27

Turkey launches a $14.5bn plan aiming to ease the poverty that feeds Kurdish separatism in the south-east.
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F1: Massa holds off Hamilton

Sunday, May 11th 2008, 15:44
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Felipe Massa wins the Turkish Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton's McLaren holds off Kimi Raikkonen for second.
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Turkish Grand Prix as it happened

Sunday, May 11th 2008, 13:32
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Ferrari's Felipe Massa wins the Turkish Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen.
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Turkish GP qualifying

Saturday, May 10th 2008, 10:45
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Felipe Massa secures pole position at the Turkish Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton third and Kimi Raikkonen in fourth.
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Turkish strikes 'kill 19 rebels'

Saturday, May 10th 2008, 7:49

Turkey's military says it has killed at least 19 Kurdish rebels in air strike in the south-east of the country.
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F1: Raikkonen edges ahead

Friday, May 9th 2008, 12:55
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton narrowly fails to beat Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to fastest time in second practice at the Turkish Grand Prix.
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Turkey 'kills 150 Kurdish rebels'

Saturday, May 3rd 2008, 15:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Turkish army says it killed over 150 Kurdish guerrillas in air raids over northern Iraq this week.
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Turkish planes bomb Kurd rebels

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 11:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Turkish air force launches fresh raids on separatist Kurds in northern Iraq, the Turkish military says.
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Police break up Turkey marchers

Thursday, May 1st 2008, 16:16
related places: Istanbul

Hundreds are arrested as riot police prevent marchers holding a May Day rally in Istanbul.
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EU hails Turkey free speech move

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 12:43

Turkey's vote to amend a law that limits freedom of speech is welcomed by the EU.
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Turkey reforms controversial law

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 3:33

Turkey's parliament approves the softening of a law criticised by the EU for limiting free speech, reports say.
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F1: Kovalainen focuses on Turkey

Monday, April 28th 2008, 16:50

McLaren's Heikki Kovalainen turns his attention to racing in the Turkish GP after getting the all-clear to leave hospital.
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Israel focus for Erdogan in Syria

Saturday, April 26th 2008, 20:29
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria
related places: Damascus, Erdogan

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets the Syrian president as part of mediation between Israel and Syria.
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