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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 to have wide smoking ban

Friday, January 4th 2008, 10:30

Turkish MPs back a blanket ban on smoking in enclosed public places - but it may prove tough to enforce.
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Five killed in Turkish car blast

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 20:06
related places: Diyarbakir

A car bomb kills five and injures dozens in the Kurdish-dominated Turkish city of Diyarbakir, officials say.
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Turkish jets in fresh Iraq strike

Wednesday, December 26th 2007, 10:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes again launch strikes at Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq, officials say.
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Turkish raids 'killed hundreds'

Tuesday, December 25th 2007, 18:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish forces have killed hundreds of Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq in the past 10 days, Turkey's military says.
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Iraq Kurds warn Turkey on raids

Tuesday, December 25th 2007, 3:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The leader of Iraq's northern Kurdish region condemns Turkish air strikes, saying innocents have died.
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Turkey 'in new Iraq air strikes'

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 21:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes again bomb Kurdish rebels across the border in northern Iraq, according to local officials.
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Turkey in fresh Iraq air strikes

Saturday, December 22nd 2007, 23:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkey launches fresh air strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, the Turkish military says.
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Turkey defends incursions in Iraq

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 0:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Turkish military defends air strikes and a ground incursion into Iraq to target alleged PKK rebel positions.
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Iraq's Kurdish leader snubs Rice

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 18:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rice, Washington

Iraq's Kurdish leader refuses to meet the US secretary of state citing Washington's stance on raids by Turkey.
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Turkish soldiers cross into Iraq

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 13:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Some 300 Turkish troops enter northern Iraq, local officials say, stepping up pressure on Kurdish rebels.
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EU concern at Turkish air strikes

Monday, December 17th 2007, 15:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Ankara

The EU urges Ankara to exercise restraint and respect Iraq's territorial integrity after jets bomb Kurdish areas.
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US denies backing Turkish raids

Monday, December 17th 2007, 14:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US denies it gave permission for Turkish aircraft to carry out strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq.
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'US backed' Turkish raids on Iraq

Sunday, December 16th 2007, 23:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Turkey's air strikes against Kurdish rebels in Iraq had advance approval from the US, Turkey's military says.
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Turkey planes bomb north Iraq

Sunday, December 16th 2007, 18:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish warplanes are used for the first time to bomb suspected Kurdish rebel bases inside northern Iraq.
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Migrants drown off Turkish coast

Monday, December 10th 2007, 22:45
related countries: Greece Greece

At least 40 suspected illegal immigrants drown in the Aegean Sea off the western coast of Turkey.
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Turkish army fires on PKK in Iraq

Saturday, December 1st 2007, 17:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Turkish army says it has inflicted "heavy losses" on Kurdish PKK rebels across the border in Iraq.
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Turkey cabinet backs Iraq attack

Friday, November 30th 2007, 16:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkey's PM reveals that his cabinet has authorised military operations against Kurdish separatists in Iraq.
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Hunt for clues in Turkish crash

Friday, November 30th 2007, 15:58

Investigators of a deadly air crash in Turkey study the plane's flight recorders for clues about the cause.
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No survivors in Turkish jet crash

Friday, November 30th 2007, 7:48

A Turkish plane carrying 56 people crashes in south-western Turkey killing all on board, the airline says.
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Turkish Christian priest abducted

Thursday, November 29th 2007, 10:17

A priest from Turkey's Syriac Christian community is kidnapped in the country's south-east.
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Turkey police disperse Kurd rally

Sunday, November 25th 2007, 23:01
related places: Diyarbakir

Turkish police use water cannon to disperse a crowd of pro-Kurdish protestors in Diyarbakir, south-eastern Turkey.
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Turks in Christian murder trial

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 10:47

Five young men are to go on trial in eastern Turkey, accused of killing three Christians earlier this year.
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Kurdish rally dispersed in Turkey

Saturday, November 17th 2007, 18:01

Turkish police clash with hundreds of supporters of a pro-Kurdish party in the east of the country.
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Friday, November 16th 2007, 11:01

Turkish prosecutors move to ban a pro-Kurdish political party allegedly linked to PKK rebels, say reports.
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Turkish MPs host Mid-East leaders

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 16:24
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Ankara, Muslim

The Israeli and Palestinian presidents make history by addressing the Turkish parliament for the first time.
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Turkey 'bombs PKK Iraq targets'

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 13:44
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish helicopters bomb several suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq, say Iraqi officials.
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Freed Turkish troops face charges

Sunday, November 11th 2007, 17:44

Eight Turkish troops captured and then freed by Kurdish rebels face unspecified charges at home, reports say.
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Turkey to change speech law

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 23:04

The Turkish government says it will change a controversial law restricting freedom of expression.
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Turkey moves to change speech law

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 18:23

The Turkish government says it will change a controversial law restricting freedom of expression.
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US 'to help Turkey combat rebels'

Monday, November 5th 2007, 21:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President George W Bush promises Turkey's prime minister extra help in tackling Kurdish rebels in Iraq.
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PKK rebels release Turkish troops

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 11:31

Kurdish fighters free eight Turkish soldiers being held in Iraq who were captured in an ambush two weeks ago.
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US declares PKK 'a common enemy'

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 14:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Ankara

The US says it shares with Turkey an enemy in the Kurdistan Workers' Party in northern Iraq.
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Pressure increases on PKK rebels

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 12:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Turkey, Iraq and the US take steps to combat the threat of Kurdish fighters based in northern Iraq.
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Turkey urged to speed up reforms

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 5:16

The European Commission calls on Turkey to move faster on reforms if it is to gain membership of the EU.
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Oil prices break $93 mark

Monday, October 29th 2007, 13:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Oil rises to fresh highs due to a mix of the weak dollar, supply fears in Mexico and tensions in northern Iraq.
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Iraq warns Turkey over incursion

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 16:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A Turkish offensive against Kurdish rebels in Iraq would have major consequences, Iraq's foreign minister says.
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Turkish troops 'kill PKK rebels'

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 14:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkish troops kill 15 Kurdish fighters in the east of the country, reports say, amid tensions on the Iraq border.
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Turkey rejects Iraq's PKK offer

Friday, October 26th 2007, 17:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkey says Iraqi proposals to deal with Kurdish rebels will take too long to work and more urgent action is needed.
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