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Turkish woman assaulted, struck in face for ‘wearing shorts in Ramadan’

According to a women’s rights organisation, 173 women have been murdered in the first five months of 2017 and 328 in 2016.

21 Jun 2017 6:33 PM

Turkish soldiers hospitalized for suspected food poisoning in western Turkey

Local opposition MP Tur Yildiz Bicer posted pictures on Twitter of soldiers slumped on benches in the hospital and others on a drip.

18 Jun 2017 5:08 PM

1 killed, 4 hurt in gunfire and bomb attack in Turkey

One person was killed and four people were wounded in the attacks and one of the assailants was killed, officials said.

09 Jun 2017 8:36 PM

Erdogan approves bill to deploy troops to Qatar

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan also approved another accord between Turkey and Qatar on military training cooperation.

09 Jun 2017 3:50 PM

13 dead after Turkey military chopper crashes near Iraq border

The crash occurred in the border province of Sirnak, where Turkish troops are engaged in operations against Kurdish militants.

01 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

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Turkey: 2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Ankara Police raid

After a tip-off from a suspect, this police operation was quickly planned as the two ISIS members were believed to be planning an attack.

21 May 2017 4:14 PM

Turkey: 20 killed, 11 injured after tourist bus plunges off road

The accident occurred in a hilly road and the bus plunged into a precipice after smashing through the crash barrier.     

13 May 2017 6:35 PM

Turkey condemns US move to arm Syrian Kurds against IS

Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

10 May 2017 6:32 PM

After ban by UK, US, Turkish Airlines to provide laptops to VIP fliers

The laptops would offer top security and protect the users' privacy by 'automatically deleting' all personal data after being shut down.

06 May 2017 4:39 PM

Turkish court rejects Wikipedia’s appeal against ban

The telecommunications authority has said the ban would stay in place until the pages are removed.

05 May 2017 7:24 PM

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Turkey’s Erdogan tells EU to open new chapters, warns of Brexit-like referendum

The ‘chapters’ are the policy areas that are being addressed in the long-running membership talks.

02 May 2017 8:18 PM

Turkish police fire tear gas at May Day demonstrators in Istanbul, detain 200

Protests were expected to be more subdued this year after unions said they would not attempt to march on Taksim Square.

01 May 2017 5:09 PM

Turkey expels more than 4,000 civil servants, bans TV dating programs

More than 47,000 people have been arrested and 100,000 have been purged for alleged connections to terror organisations.

01 May 2017 8:17 AM

Turkey Opposition cries fraud

International monitors question referendrum result as Erdogan celebrates win.

18 Apr 2017 2:49 AM

Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul

As huge crowds of flag-waving supporters celebrated on the streets, Erdogan praised Turkey for taking a ‘historic decision’.

17 Apr 2017 7:58 AM

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Turkey detains 412 Kurdish militant suspects

In addition, the statement said 131 Islamic State group suspects were detained in operations in 13 provinces in the past week.

13 Apr 2017 1:20 PM

Explosion at vehicle facility was 'terror attack', 3 dead: Turkey

Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu did not say who was suspected of being behind the attack.

12 Apr 2017 1:39 PM

Turkey says tests confirm sarin gas in Syria chemical attack

Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag made the statement after after analysis of blood and urine samples of the casualties from the attack.

11 Apr 2017 7:47 PM

Turkey: 1 killed, many injured in workshop explosion in Diyarbakir

The blast in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir caused part of the workshop to collapse.

11 Apr 2017 3:35 PM

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe

The European Rohingya Council expressed shock and concern about the EU's decision not to support the UN investigation.

13 Mar 2017 12:39 PM

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