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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Turkey

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120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul
The Transportation Ministry said there had been no deaths in what it called a “rough landing”.
Turkish earthquake rescue efforts continue as death toll reaches 31
Officials said at least 1,556 people were injured in Friday night’s quake.
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'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas
Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.
Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours
Smith was arrested upon arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday.
Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland
She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.
Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend
Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.
Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week
Smith will undergo a security assessment when she returns to Ireland, it was reported earlier this month.
Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot
Olivier Giroud coverted the spot-kick that gave his side a 2-1 win over Moldova.
Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'
It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.
'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey
President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.
Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists'
Lisa Smith and her child are currently in Turkey.
British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey
The precise details of James Le Mesurier’s death could not be confirmed.
Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'
Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.
Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?
Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.
'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide
The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.
US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.
Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria
Under the deal, Kurdish forces are to be allowed withdraw from the border area.
Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone
The top figure on the Kurdish side said Turkey was preventing his forces’ withdrawal and trying to blame the deal’s collapse on the Kurds.
Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight 'like two kids'
More than 500 people have been killed including dozens of civilians, mostly on the Kurdish side.
Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says
Pence spoke after he and other US officials met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed
Events in Syria appear to represent a major setback for the US and a major victory for Syria’s President Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies, writes Tom Clonan.
Donald Trump slaps US sanctions on Turkey and tweets about Napoleon protecting the Kurds
The US will freeze assets on Turkish ministers and place tariffs on steel.
EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds
Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.
Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot
Olivier Giroud put France ahead at the Stade de France but Kaan Ayhan nodded in an equaliser.
Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say
The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.
Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive
Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.
Turkish Ambassador to Ireland: There's no 'threat' to send 3.6 million refugees to EU
The Turkish President yesterday said the country could do just that if the EU doesn’t support the country.
Poll: Would you support sanctions against Turkey over its assault in Syria?
France has said the EU is to consider the action.
First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria
Seven civilians including a nine-month-old baby were killed in Turkish border towns and nearly 70 people were injured.
Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?
The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.
British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.
Trump defends Syria decision saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy'
The Kurdish forces are “fighting for their land,” Trump said.
'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces
The US has been accused of abandoning Kurdish troops as Russia warns that the ‘whole region could be ignited’.
Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' Turkey's economy if it does anything 'off-limits' in Syria
The US President cited his “great and unmatched wisdom” in deciding what is “off limits”.
In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria
This move would result in an uncertain fate for the Kurdish fighters allied with the US.
Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge finds a new club in Turkey
The 29-year-old England international has agreed to join Trabzonspor on a three-year deal.
Liverpool v Chelsea, UEFA Super Cup
We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool faced Chelsea in the Uefa Super Cup.
Istanbul mayoral election re-run: Opposition wins again in major defeat for Erdogan's party
The re-run took place after a new election was ordered following the opposition’s victory in March.
Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.