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# ankara - Thursday 13 December, 2018

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

The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.

# ankara - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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.

# ankara - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance Jamal Khashoggi This post contains videos

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.

# ankara - Monday 23 July, 2018

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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.

# ankara - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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.

# ankara - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

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

# ankara - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

# ankara - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'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,

# ankara - Saturday 29 October, 2016

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.

# ankara - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police

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

# ankara - Sunday 13 March, 2016

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.

# ankara - Thursday 18 February, 2016

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.

# ankara - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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.

# ankara - Sunday 29 November, 2015

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”.

# ankara - Sunday 11 October, 2015

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

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

# ankara - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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.

# ankara - Monday 20 April, 2015

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.

# ankara - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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.

# ankara - Thursday 13 June, 2013

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.

# ankara - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

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Turkey unrest: 18 incredible images from today's protests

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

# ankara - Monday 10 June, 2013

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”

# ankara - Thursday 6 June, 2013

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.

# ankara - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

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.

# ankara - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

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.

# ankara - Friday 31 May, 2013

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.

# ankara - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

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.

# ankara - Friday 12 October, 2012

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.

# ankara - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

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.

# ankara - Sunday 26 February, 2012

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

# ankara - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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.

# ankara - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

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.

# ankara - Monday 4 April, 2011

Two rescue teams evacuate hundreds of wounded from Libyan hospital (Slideshow) Libya This post contains images

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.

# ankara - Thursday 3 March, 2011

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.