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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

'Alarm' over UK spying claims

Monday, June 17th 2013, 17:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A diplomatic row has broken out over claims that Britain spied on foreign governments attending G20 meetings in London in 2009.
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'Attacker' held at Turkey PM office

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 12:08

Police in Turkey have arrested a suspected attacker outside the prime minister's office, according to reports.
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'Bird flu secrecy' angers Turkey

Friday, January 20th 2006, 16:59

Turkey says neighbouring countries are hampering its fight against bird flu by refusing to declare outbreaks of the virus.
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'Bomb blast' hits Turkish capital

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 14:06
related places: Ankara

An explosion thought to have been caused by a bomb rocks the centre of the Turkish capital, Ankara, leaving three people dead.
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'Cologne Caliph' verdict quashed

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 14:51
related places: Muslim

A Turkish court overturns the conviction of a Muslim radical jailed for plotting to overthrow Turkey's secular system.
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'Dozens dead' in Turkish assault

Saturday, February 23rd 2008, 5:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Turkey says dozens of Kurdish rebels have been killed as its ground assault in northern Iraq enters a third day.
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'Friends' raise pressure on Syria

Sunday, April 1st 2012, 11:38
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Istanbul

The "Friends of the Syrian People" summit in Istanbul tries to increase pressure on Damascus to implement a UN-Arab League peace plan.
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'Halal' sex shop opens in Turkey

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 16:55

Turkish online 'Halal' sex shop opens
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'Honour killing' brother jailed

Thursday, April 13th 2006, 9:08
related countries: Germany Germany

A German court jails a Turkish man aged 19 for shooting his sister in a so-called "honour killing".
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'Kurd attack' kills 12 in Turkey

Sunday, September 30th 2007, 17:45

At least 12 people have been killed in a Kurdish rebel ambush on a minibus in south-east Turkey, officials say.
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'Last Ottoman' dies in Istanbul

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 15:17
related places: Istanbul

Ertugrul Osman - the would-be sultan known in Turkey as the "last Ottoman" - dies in Istanbul at the age of 97.
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'Many hurt' in Turkey explosion

Sunday, April 16th 2006, 17:47
related places: Istanbul

Thirty people are injured in an explosion near a cafe in a suburb of Istanbul, Turkish police say.
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'Mr Ocalan' ruling in Turkey

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 21:54

A politician in Turkey is sentenced to six months in prison for calling Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan "Mr".
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'Nine killed' in Turkey train crash

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 9:31

At least nine people are killed and five injured after a passenger train crashes into a minibus carrying people to work in Turkey, local media say.
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'No timetable' for Turkey assault

Wednesday, February 27th 2008, 19:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A Turkish official says military action against the PKK in northern Iraq will go on "until terrorist bases are eliminated".
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'People's darling'

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 9:49

The Turkish singer fighting for his life after a gun attack
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'PKK bomb' kills Turkish police

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 10:28

A roadside bomb has killed eight Turkish police officers in southern Turkey in an attack which security officials blame on Kurdish PKK rebels.
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'PKK members' held in Paris raids

Monday, February 5th 2007, 14:17
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

French police arrest 13 Turkish Kurds on suspicion of helping to finance guerrillas of the PKK.
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'Propaganda'

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 4:32

Turkish film about 1915 'genocide' revives old dispute
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'Real Borat' hopes to make film

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 16:51

A Turkish man who claims he is the inspiration for spoof Kazakh journalist Borat says he plans to make his own film.
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'Smugglers' loose bees on police

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 14:39

Suspected smugglers reportedly let loose bees on Turkish police officers searching for contraband cigarettes in a lorry carrying bee hives.
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'Standing man' leads Turkish protest

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 8:49
related places: Istanbul

A Turkish protester dubbed the "standing man" leads a vigil on Istanbul's Taksim Square days after the authorities evicted demonstrators.
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'Stray shot' causes Turkey blast

Thursday, June 1st 2006, 14:10
related places: Istanbul

A stray bullet causes an explosion in a five-storey building in Istanbul, Turkey, injuring at least 14 people, reports say.
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'Suicide bomb' hits Turkey police

Friday, May 25th 2012, 13:00
related places: Kayseri

A policeman and two suspected suicide bombers die in an attack on a police station in the central Turkish province of Kayseri.
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'Taleban' kill Turkish engineer

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 6:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Turkish engineer is killed by suspected Taleban militants in western Afghanistan, officials say.
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'Thirteen die' in Turkey clashes

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 19:56

Three soldiers and 10 Kurdish rebels die in an attack on a military outpost in south-east Turkey, the army says.
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'Three bird flu cases' in Ankara

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 13:12
related places: Ankara

Two children and an adult test positive for bird flu in the Turkish capital Ankara, the city's governor says.
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'Three dead' in east Turkey blast

Thursday, March 9th 2006, 9:49

Three people are reportedly killed in a bomb attack in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated south-east.
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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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'Torture death'

Friday, December 5th 2008, 13:01

Case throws spotlight on Turkish police brutality
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'Two dead' amid Turkey protests

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 3:40

Two people die as protests erupt across Turkey, Turkish media say, after the funeral of a teenager who had been in a coma since clashes last year.
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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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'World peace' hitcher is murdered

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 14:42
related countries: Italy Italy

A female Italian artist hitch-hiking to the Middle East to promote world peace is murdered in Turkey.
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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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A taste of Turkey's tense elections

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 2:02

Close-up view of tense election campaign
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Abducted Turks in Lebanon video

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 21:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

Two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon in August apparently in connection with the Syria conflict appear in a video on Lebanese television.
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Ahmedinejad in Turkey for summit

Monday, November 9th 2009, 12:02
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Istanbul

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Istanbul for an Islamic summit as pressure mounts on Iran over its nuclear programme.
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Air passengers thwart hijack attempt

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:53
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Istanbul, Oslo

Passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Oslo overpowered a man who tried to hijack their flight to Istanbul on Wednesday.
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