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#Ankara

# ankara - This year 2022

Turkish government pushes for UN to recognise country as ‘Turkiye’
# Ankara
# Ankara

Turkish government pushes for UN to recognise country as ‘Turkiye’

Jun 2nd 2022, 8:05 PM 18,499 Views 17 Comments

Turkish ministries have begun using Turkiye in official documents.

Turkey’s Erdogan still against Finnish and Swedish Nato bids
# Demands
# Demands

Turkey’s Erdogan still against Finnish and Swedish Nato bids

May 29th 2022, 2:34 PM 13,020 Views 24 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said meetings this week with Finnish and Swedish delegations had not been ‘at the expected level’.

# ankara - All time

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey
# Ankara
# Ankara

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,511 Views 1 Comment

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
# Addressing The Issue
# Addressing The Issue

Turkey renames the street on which the US embassy will sit after Malcolm X

Nov 29th 2018, 2:27 PM 12,268 Views 28 Comments

It follows a tradition in the Muslim world of pointed diplomatic street naming.

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 3:20 PM 17,585 Views 34 Comments

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
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:30 PM 8,889 Views 5 Comments

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
# Ankara
# Ankara

11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree

Jan 20th 2018, 9:32 AM 9,353 Views 6 Comments

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
# Banned
# Banned

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 19,002 Views 77 Comments

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey
# Failed Coup
# Failed Coup

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

Jan 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 22,771 Views 83 Comments

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
# Ankara
# Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Dec 20th 2016, 7:24 AM 17,269 Views 58 Comments

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup

Oct 29th 2016, 5:18 PM 9,165 Views 36 Comments

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
# Turkish Capital
# Turkish Capital

Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police

Oct 8th 2016, 11:25 AM 10,062 Views 12 Comments

The officers had called on the suspects to surrender, state media reported.

At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara
# Turkey
# Turkey

At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara

Mar 13th 2016, 6:40 PM 16,217 Views 37 Comments

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
# Bomb Blast
# Bomb Blast

Bomber who killed 28 people in Ankara was Syrian national - Turkey PM

Feb 18th 2016, 9:09 AM 9,395 Views 46 Comments

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
# Ankara
# Ankara

28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack

Feb 17th 2016, 8:22 PM 37,367 Views 38 Comments

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
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Nov 29th 2015, 9:10 PM 19,550 Views 144 Comments

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings
# National Mourning
# National Mourning

Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings

Oct 11th 2015, 8:50 PM 11,797 Views 16 Comments

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has declared three days of national mourning.

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital
# Horror
# Horror

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital

Oct 10th 2015, 3:32 PM 22,862 Views 69 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Couple arrested after trying to bring their children to join Islamic State in Syria

Apr 20th 2015, 6:28 PM 14,007 Views 30 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue

Oct 21st 2014, 12:42 PM 13,988 Views 29 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

Jun 13th 2013, 8:51 PM 5,312 Views 18 Comments

“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
# Taksim Square
# Taksim Square

Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests

Jun 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 17,831 Views 20 Comments

Amnesty International has called for meaningful discussions between government and protesters.

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

Jun 10th 2013, 9:45 PM 4,303 Views 7 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests

Jun 6th 2013, 9:28 AM 2,870 Views 9 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey

Jun 5th 2013, 8:24 AM 3,222 Views 8 Comments

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?
# Turkey
# Turkey

Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?

Jun 4th 2013, 2:00 PM 8,910 Views 23 Comments

After five days of protests, two dead and now strike action by public sector workers, TheJournal.ie 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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall

May 31st 2013, 9:15 PM 8,712 Views 23 Comments

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
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey

May 8th 2013, 10:15 AM 4,136 Views 12 Comments

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
# Crisis
# Crisis

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

Oct 12th 2012, 10:03 AM 1,452 Views 1 Comment

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
# Tensions
# Tensions

Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo

Oct 10th 2012, 8:51 PM 4,728 Views 24 Comments

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
# Limb Transplant
# Limb Transplant

Turkish man receives world's first quadruple limb transplant

Feb 26th 2012, 12:52 PM 3,340 Views 22 Comments

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
# Fergie
# Fergie

Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film

Jan 12th 2012, 7:04 PM 7,662 Views 20 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34

Sep 21st 2011, 9:42 AM 112 Views 0 Comments

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)
# Libya
# Libya

Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow)

Apr 4th 2011, 3:12 PM 443 Views 0 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists

Mar 3rd 2011, 3:26 PM 529 Views 0 Comments

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.