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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Turkey

Last year
Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).
All time
Cases of bird flu detected among turkey flock in Co Monaghan
The highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 has already been confirmed in birds across the island this year.
Belarus airline bans Iraqis, Syrians, Yemenis from incoming Turkey flights
The EU believes it is “seeing progress” on the migrant crisis along the border between Belarus and Poland.
Lewis Hamilton left furious in Turkey after surrendering lead to Max Verstappen
Valtteri Bottas took the chequered flag at a damp Istanbul Park ahead of Verstappen, Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc and Hamilton.
British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’
Priti Patel, the British Home Secretary, is said to be opposed to recruiting personnel from outside the UK to fill the workers gap.
Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave
European leaders have expressed fears of a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis.
EU sends help to Turkey as wildfire death toll rises to eight
Residents and tourists had to be evacuated as the holiday resorts of Antalya and Mugla were threatened by the blazes.
Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.
Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires
Fires across Turkey since Wednesday have burned down forests, encroaching on villages and tourist destinations.
EU to give Turkey €3 billion to help Syrian refugees inside its borders
The EU will hand over the funds to help the Turks look after the influx of people fleeing the Syrian conflict.
Ramsey and Roberts on target as Wales close in on last-16 spot at Euros
Wales registered a 2-0 win over Turkey who have now lost both of their Group A matches without scoring.
A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'
GOAL’s Yusuf Nural tells the stories of Syrian Refugees in Turkey ahead of the release of a moving new documentary and photo exhibition.
Besiktas win thrilling Turkish title race on goal difference
They edged out rivals Galatasaray by one goal in the narrowest of title triumphs.
Uefa in talks to move Champions League final to England after Turkey added to UK red list
The game between Manchester City and Chelsea was due to be hosted by the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on 29 May.
Canada 2021 Grand Prix cancelled, race moved to Turkey
It follows China in becoming the second race to be axed from F1’s original calendar.
'I felt alone as a woman': von der Leyen says Turkey chair controversy wouldn't have happened to a man
The commission president was denied a chair at top-level talks in Ankara this month.
Netherlands stunned by Turkey and France held by Ukraine as World Cup qualifiers start
Turkey led 3-0 shortly after half-time before eventually winning 4-2.
Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women
The convention requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence and similar abuse.
Mystery metal monolith vanishes from ancient Turkish site
The three-metre-high metal slab bearing an ancient Turkic script, was only found by a farmer on Friday.
Arsenal outcast Ozil close to joining Fenerbahce on three-and-a-half year deal - reports
The German attacker is being strongly linked with a move to Turkey this month.
How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
Let’s try to take some of the stress out of it.
Rescuers in Turkey pull girl alive from rubble four days after quake
More than 100 people died in the temblor.
Turkey death toll from powerful earthquake rises to 100
Two teenagers on their way home from school were also killed in Greece.
At least 38 dead and over 800 injured following strong earthquake off Turkish coast
The quake toppled buildings in Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city.
At least 14 dead as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece
On Samos, two teenagers died after being struck by a wall that collapsed.
Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.
'The people who are dying were born in 2002, 2003, why are they at war?'
Irish-Armenians are calling for the international community to intervene as deadly fighting continues in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque
Turkish president Erdogan formally converted the museum back into a mosque on Friday.
'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque
Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque
Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent
Turkish prosecutors claim Saudi deputy intelligence chief and the royal court’s media czar led the operation.
41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.
Explainer: What’s going on between Turkey and Greece and the EU?
Talks on the migrant crisis are being held today – here’s the background to the situation.
TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.
Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border
Greek authorities said they thwarted an attempt by about 1,000 people overnight to cross the border.
Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates
Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.
At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.
UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.
Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey
At least 21 people have been injured.
Three people killed and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul
Bad weather and high winds were reported in the area as the plane came in to land.
33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche
A huge team of rescue workers had been sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche.