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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 225

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 113

6 September, 2017 9:54 AM Myanmar Rohingya exodus nears 150,000 as Aung San Suu Kyi blames 'terrorists' for 'misinformation'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi blamed "terrorists" for "a huge iceberg of misinformation" on the violence in Rakhine state but she made no mention of the exodus of Rohingya since violence broke out there. Nearly 150,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in less than two weeks, officials said on Wednesday after the United Nations chief 118

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 82

21 July, 2017 4:08 AM Two Killed, 100 Injured as 6.7-Magnitude Quake Rattles Greece and Turkey

The epicentre of the quake was approximately 10.3 kilometres (6.4 miles) south of the major Turkish resort of Bodrum, and 16.2 kilometres east of the island of Kos in Greece. Kos: A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities 88

27 April, 2017 12:43 PM Russian Navy Vessel Sinks After Collision Off Turkey, 78 Evacuated

Istanbul: A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock on Thursday and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated, Turkey's coastal safety authority said. The ship, identified as the 'Liman', collided with the Togo-flagged 'Youzarsif H', the coastal safety authority said on its website 74

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 183

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 155

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 214

2 January, 2017 7:32 AM Istanbul attack: 39 revellers shot dead, manhunt on for gunman

At least 39 persons, including two Indians, were killed and 69 injured as a sole gunman opened fire at people celebrating the New Year at a famous nightclub in Istanbul early on Sunday, authorities said. A manhunt has been launched for the gunman. "According to security work and information, the attacker is a single person. Wearing a coat and pants 105