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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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My Germany: The Turkish bath manageress

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 1:27
related countries: Germany Germany

Bringing Berlin's women together in a Turkish bath
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VIDEO: Clashes continue across Turkey

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 4:44

Police have clashed with anti-government demonstrators for a third night in cities across Turkey.
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VIDEO: Turkey activist death sparks clashes

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 6:51

Police in Turkey clash with demonstrators after the death of a 22-year-old activist in the south-eastern city of Antakya.
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Anger over Turkey protester death

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 18:54

Protesters clash with police over the death of a 22-year-old demonstrator in the southern Turkish city of Antakya.
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Woman 'shot dead' at Turkish resort

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dalyan

A British woman is killed and her son and mother injured in a shooting at the resort of Dalyan in Turkey.
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Is Turkey's peace process with the Kurds collapsing?

Monday, September 9th 2013, 12:53

PKK halts peace moves amid disillusion with Turkey
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Rebel Kurds 'halt Turkey pull-out'

Monday, September 9th 2013, 8:42

The rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) says it has halted its withdrawal from Turkey, a website linked to the armed militant group reports.
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US orders personnel to leave Lebanon

Friday, September 6th 2013, 15:11
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The US state department orders non-emergency US government personnel to leave Lebanon and approves voluntary evacuation from southern Turkey.
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VIDEO: Will the riots affect Turkey's bid?

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 6:44
related countries: Japan Japan, Spain Spain
related places: Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo

The International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether Tokyo, Istanbul or Madrid will host the 2020 summer games. Guney Yildiz reports on the problems overshadowing Istanbul's bid.
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Turkey trial for 100 'coup plotters'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 11:11

The trial opens in Turkey of a former army chief and more than 100 others over the 1997 ousting of a pro-Islamist government.
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Fenerbahce fail in Europe ban appeal

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 11:30

Turkish side Fenerbahce fail in an appeal against their ban from Europe following involvement in domestic match-fixing.
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Gezi Park: Turkey's new opposition movement

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 23:14

Turkish protesters try to rekindle the spirit
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VIDEO: Turkey says a red line has been crossed

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 2:28

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has also stressed the need for an urgent response, and criticised the lack of UN action.
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VIDEO: Calls for 'force' over Syria attack

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 18:29
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The United Nations is making a formal request to the Syrian government to allow UN inspectors to the scene of a suspected chemical weapons attack, as France calls for a "reaction with force".
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Turkey media crackdown: Who to blame?

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 0:23

Turkish journalists accuse state of stifling dissent
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Turkish pilots seized in Beirut

Friday, August 9th 2013, 15:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Turkey advises its nationals to leave Lebanon after two Turkish pilots were seized in an abduction reportedly linked to the Syria conflict.
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VIDEO: Turkish airline pilots kidnapped

Friday, August 9th 2013, 15:07
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Two pilots working for Turkish Airlines have been abducted in Lebanon, near Beirut's international airport.
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Syria rebels 'capture key airbase'

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 12:53
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have captured a key airbase in Aleppo province, near the Turkish border, activists say.
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Turkish general jailed over 'plot'

Monday, August 5th 2013, 19:40

Turkey's ex-army chief is jailed for life for plotting a coup, the most senior figure convicted after five years of trials of hundreds of defendants.
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Turkey issues ban to 31 athletes

Monday, August 5th 2013, 18:08

Olympic silver medallist Esref Apak is among 31 Turkish athletes banned for two years for drugs offences.
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VIDEO: Turkey coup plot trial verdict due

Monday, August 5th 2013, 4:51

Verdicts are due in the high-profile trial of 275 alleged coup plotters in Turkey.
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Somalia bomb targets Turkish mission

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 16:22
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A car bomb outside a building housing Turkish embassy staff in the Somali capital Mogadishu kills at least two people, according to officials.
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Erdogan threatens to sue UK's Times

Friday, July 26th 2013, 22:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Turkey's prime minister threatens legal action against the UK's Times newspaper for publishing an open letter criticising his handling of recent protests.
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Turkish ship with Indian crew freed

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 4:37
related countries: Gabon Gabon, India India
related places: Port Gentil

Pirates release a Turkish cargo ship with a crew of 24 Indians which they hijacked near Port Gentil off the coast of Gabon in West Africa last week.
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Kurdish rebels warn Turkey on peace

Friday, July 19th 2013, 14:46

Kurdish rebels give Turkey a "final warning" to start implementing reforms agreed under a peace plan.
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Turks hit by deadly Syrian clashes

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 16:06
related countries: Syria Syria

A Turkish boy dies and another is seriously wounded by stray gunfire from deadly clashes across the Syrian border.
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Turkey fourth biggest donor country

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 12:09

Global Humanitarian Assistance annual report show that Turkey is the fourth-largest donor of humanitarian assistance.
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Turkey MPs curtail army powers

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 16:57

Turkish MPs amend the rules governing the armed forces, in a move that further strips the military of its political influence.
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Police disperse Istanbul protesters

Monday, July 8th 2013, 18:34
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at people trying to enter an Istanbul park that was the focus of last month's anti-government protests.
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VIDEO: Turkey protesters clash with police

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 17:46
related places: Istanbul

Police in Turkey have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters trying to enter a park cordoned off by police in Istanbul.
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Turkish protesters clash with police

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 16:41
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police are using tear gas and water cannon against protesters trying to enter a park cordoned off by police in Istanbul.
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Court deals blow to Turkish state

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 18:05
related places: Istanbul

A Turkish court rules against a plan to redevelop Taksim Square and Gezi Park in Istanbul, which triggered nationwide protests in late May.
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Turks question police use of force

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 23:33

Police handling of Turkish protests questioned
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A photographer's view of the Turkish protests

Friday, June 28th 2013, 6:48

A photographer's view of the protests in Turkey
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The rise of Turkish soap power

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 23:34

How romantic dramas are burnishing Turkey's image
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Twitter under pressure in Turkey

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 10:34

The Turkish government asks Twitter to set up an office inside the country so company representatives can be reached more easily.
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Two-year European ban for Fenerbahce

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 20:18
related places: Besiktas

Turkish sides Fenerbahce and Besiktas both receive European bans from Uefa following a domestic match-fixing scandal.
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EU delays Turkey membership talks

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 10:24

EU ministers delay the resumption of Turkey's EU membership talks, as Turkish police detain at least 20 more protesters.
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