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# Ankara

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Turkish government pushes for UN to recognise country as ‘Turkiye’
Turkish ministries have begun using Turkiye in official documents.
Turkey’s Erdogan still against Finnish and Swedish Nato bids
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said meetings this week with Finnish and Swedish delegations had not been ‘at the expected level’.
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Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey
The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.
Turkey renames the street on which the US embassy will sit after Malcolm X
It follows a tradition in the Muslim world of pointed diplomatic street naming.
Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance
Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.
Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers
After months of silence over a controversial photograph, the Arsenal star spoke out on Sunday.
11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree
The bus was making an overnight journey from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa.
Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province
Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.
Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey
The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.
'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman
Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,
Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup
Turkish President Erdogan assured a crowd in Ankara that the parliament would approve the legislation, and that he would ratify it.
Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police
The officers had called on the suspects to surrender, state media reported.
At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara
Turkey has been hit by a spate of deadly attacks since the middle of last year.
Bomber who killed 28 people in Ankara was Syrian national - Turkey PM
Nine people have been detained over the attack, in which 61 people were injured.
28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack
Local reports said that the explosion in the Turkish capital Ankara took place near a military base.
Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.
Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has declared three days of national mourning.
86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital
The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.
Couple arrested after trying to bring their children to join Islamic State in Syria
Asif Malik and his partner, Sara Kiran, were arrested in Ankara and their four children were also taken into custody.
This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue
Turkish man Murat Vural had been given the sentence after pouring paint over statues of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.
Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park
“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.
Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests
Amnesty International has called for meaningful discussions between government and protesters.
Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders
Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”
Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests
Two are dead and thousands are reported injured after six days of clashes between those protesting against PM Erdogan and security forces.
Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey
Police have used tear gas and water cannon on demonstrators who have ignored warnings to disperse in several major cities including Istanbul and Ankara.
Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?
After five days of protests, two dead and now strike action by public sector workers, explores just what is happening in the country of 75 million people.
Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall
Turkish police have been criticised for their heavy-handed approach to the protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul.
Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey
PKK fighters are preparing to withdraw to northern Iraq, in a major step towards ending a three-decade long conflict that has left tens of thousands dead.
German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy
Germany will enter discussions on the steady deterioration of relations between Syria and Turkey, following deadly airstrikes.
Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo
Turkey says that the plane’s cargo “did not comply with rules of civil aviation” as tensions between the two countries escalate.
Turkish man receives world's first quadruple limb transplant
A team has attached two arms and two legs to a young man in a 20-hour operation at Hacettepe University Hospital in Ankara
Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film
The Duchess of York secretly filmed orphanages in Turkey for a 2008 ITV documentary – but Turkey now says she broke the law.
Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34
A suspected car bomb shook a busy street in central Ankara yesterday – the first deadly bombing in the capital in more than four years.
Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)
A Turkish vessel has rescued 250 wounded from a hospital in the besieged city of Misrata – while Médecins San Frontieres evacuated a further 71 injured patients for treatment.
Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists
Ten people, mostly journalists, have been arrested in Turkey in a crackdown on an alleged network accused of conspiring to topple the country’s government.