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15 May, 2018 2:07 PM Seven migrants killed as boat sinks off Turkish coast

Istanbul: At least seven people, including two children, drowned when a boat carrying migrants to a Greek island sank off Turkey's Aegean coast. The boat was carrying at least 20 refugees to the Greek island of Lesbos late Monday when it capsized near Ayvacik district of Turkey`s Canakkale province, the Haberturk daily said on Tuesday. The Aegean Sea was once a main route 116

16 April, 2018 10:53 AM Turkey warns Greece after flag is hoisted on disputed islet

Turkey’s Prime Minister has warned Greece to refrain from “provocations” after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters on Monday that the Turkish coast guards removed the flag from the island off the coast of the Aegean resort of Didim. Mr. Yildirim 71

21 July, 2017 7:59 AM Greece: Quake kills two, sends island tourists into panic

A powerful earthquake sent a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on the Greek holiday island of Kos and struck panic on the nearby shores of Turkey early Friday, killing two people and injuring some 200 people. Rescue authorities said two men from Turkey and Sweden died in the collapse at the White Corner Club when the 6.5-magnitude quake struck 60

21 July, 2017 4:36 AM Two killed and 120 hurt in an earthquake in Greek Islands

A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging older and historic buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries, authorities said. The 6.5-magnitude quake rattled other islands and Turkey’s Aegean coast as well, but Kos was nearest to the epicenter and appeared to be the worst-hit 53

16 April, 2017 5:27 PM Turkish 'Yes' Lead Narrows To 51.7 Per Cent In Final Stages Of Count

ANKARA/ISTANBUL: Votes for constitutional change to hand President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers held a narrow lead with almost all ballot boxes opened on Sunday, but Turkey's three largest cities and the mainly Kurdish southeast looked set to vote "No". "Yes" votes stood at 51.3 percent after 98.2 percent of ballots had been opened for counting, state-run 167

16 April, 2017 3:08 PM Turkish "Yes" vote on 54.6 percent after three quarters of votes counted

Votes in support of constitutional changes to hand Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers stood at 54.6 percent after three quarters of the ballots in Sunday's referendum had been counted, state news agency Anadolu said. A "Yes" vote would replace Turkey's parliamentary democracy with an all-powerful presidency and may see Erdogan in office 134

4 January, 2017 5:28 PM Istanbul nightclub attacker identified, Turkey says, as police continue manhunt

ISTANBUL — Turkish authorities have identified the gunman who fatally shot dozens of revelers at a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Eve, Turkey's top diplomat said Wednesday, as police stepped up raids on suspected militant hideouts in a hunt for the attacker. The rampage on Sunday, which killed 39 people from more than a dozen countries, was claimed 197

21 December, 2016 7:37 PM Turkey links Russian envoy’s killer to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen

“(Assassin Mevlut Mert Altintas) was a member of the FETO terrorist organisation. There is no point in hiding this,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Turkey’s President on Wednesday implicated a U.S.-based Muslim cleric in the killing of Russia’s envoy to Turkey, saying the policeman who carried out the attack was a member of his “terror 227

20 December, 2016 1:14 AM The Sharp-Suited Turkish Policeman Who Killed Russian Envoy

Istanbul, Turkey: The assassin of the Russian ambassador to Ankara was a 22-year-old from a quiet region in the west of Turkey who had served with the anti-riot police for less than three years. The man identified as Mevlut Mert Altintas shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) and "Don't forget Aleppo" as he waved his gun around at a cultural centre 180

17 July, 2016 5:53 AM Turkey rounds up plot suspects

"This uprising is a gift from God to us because this will be a reason to cleanse our army." Turkish authorities rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters on Saturday and ordered thousands of judges detained after thwarting a coup by rebels using tanks and attack helicopters to try to topple President Tayyip Erdogan. For several hours overnight 322