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Gaza : Turkish ship arrives in Ashdod with aid for Gaza

A week on from restoring ties, a Turkish ship has arrived in Ashdod with 11,000 tons of humanitarian aid bound for Gaza. The “Lady Leyla” is carrying food, toys and

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Migrant crisis: 25 drown off Turkish coast including many children

At least 13 children and 12 adults are reported drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the west coast of Turkey. The Aegean Sea’s latest disaster on

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Turkish: at least 28 dead as car bomb targets military in Ankara

A bomb attack in the heart of the Turkish capital Ankara – apparently targeting the country’s military – has killed nearly 30 people and injured more than 60. It’s thought

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Turkish soldiers killed by suspected Kurdish militants in Diyarbakir

Τwo Turkish soldiers have been killed by suspected Kurdish militants in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir. Deadly clashes have surged across the mainly Kurdish region since July, when a long-standing

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9 Syrian refugees die off Turkish coast

At least nine Syrian refugees struggling to reach Greece have drowned in two separate incidents after their boats overturned in Turkish waters, a coastguard official from Turkey says. In the

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Turkish sculptor faces jail for ‘insulting’ Erdogan

A prominent Turkish sculptor risks over four years in prison on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after being locked in a dispute with the Turkish strongman over one