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Erdoğan fans an Islamic nationalism in bid to build Ottoman-style influence

Added: 22.02.2017 22:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

They portray themselves as the “average Joes” of Turkish politics: a builder-handyman and his fiancée, a cleaner, who both work for the same small Istanbul company that has been going through tough times.

Turkey detains 35 IS suspects in Istanbul raids

Added: 22.02.2017 11:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's state-run news agency says anti-terrorism police in Istanbul have detained 35 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group

Turkish Airlines flight to Toronto evacuated after note seen

Added: 18.02.2017 14:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul has been evacuated after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms.


Turkey detains 26 people after car bomb, governor says PKK responsible

Added: 18.02.2017 8:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities detained 26 people over a car bomb attack in the southeastern town of Viransehir, the provincial governor's office said on Saturday.

Car bomb in Turkey's southeast kills three-year-old, wounds 15: Anadolu

Added: 17.02.2017 19:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A three-year-old was killed and fifteen people were wounded on Friday by a car bomb in a southeastern Turkish town, provincial governor Gungor Azim Tuna was quoted as saying by state-run Anadolu news agency.

Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

Added: 16.02.2017 15:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

By Maria Tsvetkova and Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two countries. Turkish police have raided the homes of Russian-speaking immigrants in Istanbul, detained many and expelled others, according to interviews with Russian Muslims living in the city. At least some of those targeted by Turkish authorities are known to be sympathetic to radical Islamist movements.

Turkey to bid to host 2024 European Championship

Added: 15.02.2017 9:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (AP) — The head of the Turkish soccer federation says the country will bid to host the 2024 European Championship.


Turkey arrests Frenchman suspected of helping plan New Year nightclub attack

Added: 14.02.2017 14:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkish authorities have arrested a Frenchman suspected of helping plan a New Year's Day shooting in an Istanbul nightclub which killed 39 people, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday. The man, a 22-year-old French citizen of Turkish descent, was caught in Istanbul, Anadolu said. Islamic State claimed the nightclub attack and said it was revenge for Turkish intervention in Syria.

Report: Turkey arrests alleged nightclub attack planner

Added: 14.02.2017 12:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities have arrested a man they believe is among the planners of the New Year's nightclub massacre in Istanbul that killed 39 people, a news agency report said Tuesday.

Report: Turkey arrests alleged nightclub attack mastermind

Added: 14.02.2017 9:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish media report says authorities have arrested a man they believe is the mastermind behind the New Year's nightclub shooting in Istanbul that killed 39 people.

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