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# turkey - Saturday 11 March, 2017

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban
# European Union
# European Union

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban

Mar 11th 2017, 12:59 PM 12,959 Views 51 Comments

An upcoming referendum in the Netherlands if passed will increase Erdogan’s power.

# turkey - Friday 10 March, 2017

Trump team knew Michael Flynn might register as foreign agent
# Security Adviser
# Security Adviser

Trump team knew Michael Flynn might register as foreign agent

Mar 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 21,594 Views 35 Comments

However, the White House said Trump himself wasn’t aware.

# turkey - Monday 6 March, 2017

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'
# What Did You Say
# What Did You Say

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Mar 6th 2017, 9:04 PM 15,227 Views 45 Comments

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

# turkey - Saturday 25 February, 2017

US immigration reportedly 'bars' Syrian cinematographer from travelling to the Oscars
# The White Helmets
# The White Helmets

US immigration reportedly 'bars' Syrian cinematographer from travelling to the Oscars

Feb 25th 2017, 1:34 PM 11,863 Views 35 Comments

The filmmaker said he had received a US visa but his passport wasn’t accepted.

# turkey - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Renewed appeal for missing woman whose car was found on Bray promenade
# Esra Uyrun
# Esra Uyrun

Renewed appeal for missing woman whose car was found on Bray promenade

Feb 22nd 2017, 3:10 PM 42,660 Views 7 Comments

It is now six years since the 34-year-old mother went missing from her home in Clondalkin.

# turkey - Monday 13 February, 2017

This photo of an assassination is the controversial winner of the World Press Photo award
# The Face Of Hatred
# The Face Of Hatred

This photo of an assassination is the controversial winner of the World Press Photo award

Feb 13th 2017, 9:54 PM 27,197 Views 18 Comments

As bullets started to fly, Burhan Ozbilici captured the image of the gunman standing over his victim.

# turkey - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
# Friendly Fire
# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,738 Views 26 Comments

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

# turkey - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State

Feb 5th 2017, 10:38 AM 9,515 Views 18 Comments

Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.

# turkey - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital

Feb 1st 2017, 11:40 AM 12,323 Views 13 Comments

It is believed that the man is a patient at the hospital’s psychiatric unit.

# turkey - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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 22,700 Views 83 Comments

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

Lindsay Lohan is hanging around with the President of Turkey, and people are deeply confused
# World Is Bigger Than Five
From The Daily Edge
# World Is Bigger Than Five

Lindsay Lohan is hanging around with the President of Turkey, and people are deeply confused

Jan 28th 2017, 2:52 PM 7,178 Views 1 Comment

Er, what?

# turkey - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump

Jan 25th 2017, 9:00 AM 8,620 Views 40 Comments

The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.

# turkey - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman 'confesses' to crime
# Reina Nightclub
# Reina Nightclub

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman 'confesses' to crime

Jan 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 21,798 Views 30 Comments

The alleged gunman was detained by authorities late last night.

# turkey - Monday 9 January, 2017

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland
# Miami Air
# Miami Air

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland

Jan 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,028 Views 65 Comments

The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.

# turkey - Friday 6 January, 2017

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Jan 6th 2017, 3:42 PM 8,172 Views 14 Comments

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

# turkey - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre

Jan 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,939 Views 44 Comments

People hid in bathrooms, and even a freezer, to avoid the gunman.

Two attackers killed after car bomb explodes near Turkish courthouse
# Izmir
# Izmir

Two attackers killed after car bomb explodes near Turkish courthouse

Jan 5th 2017, 2:19 PM 7,215 Views 17 Comments

A policeman and court worker were also killed in the blast, according to local media reports.

# turkey - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Police have identified the man responsible for the Istanbul nightclub massacre - minister
# New Year's Attack
# New Year's Attack

Police have identified the man responsible for the Istanbul nightclub massacre - minister

Jan 4th 2017, 8:16 AM 16,375 Views 81 Comments

Mevlut Cavusoglu did not name the attacker or give any further details.

# turkey - Monday 2 January, 2017

'There was blood everywhere and broken glass' - Survivors recall horror of Turkish nightclub attack
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

'There was blood everywhere and broken glass' - Survivors recall horror of Turkish nightclub attack

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:23 PM 10,546 Views 9 Comments

CCTV footage of the suspected attacker has now been been released.

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 12,628 Views 15 Comments

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# turkey - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Irish people in Istanbul advised to 'avoid crowded areas and exercise extreme caution'
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Irish people in Istanbul advised to 'avoid crowded areas and exercise extreme caution'

Jan 1st 2017, 2:26 PM 10,704 Views 57 Comments

It follows a shooting at a nightclub last night.

Turkey search for terrorist who killed 39 during New Year celebrations
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Turkey search for terrorist who killed 39 during New Year celebrations

Jan 1st 2017, 1:15 PM 29,620 Views 75 Comments

Irish citizens in Istanbul are advised “to remain very vigilant” and to avoid crowded areas, especially “those frequented by foreigners”.

# turkey - Friday 30 December, 2016

Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire
# Shelling
# Shelling

Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire

Dec 30th 2016, 12:06 PM 5,262 Views 21 Comments

Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.

# turkey - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons
# War
# War

Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons

Dec 29th 2016, 1:02 PM 6,296 Views 23 Comments

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and “main forces of the armed opposition” had signed on.

# turkey - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?
# NOM NOM NOM
# NOM NOM NOM

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

Dec 28th 2016, 10:56 AM 16,043 Views 16 Comments

Turkey, ham, brussel sprouts, stuffing … get it in.

Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'

Dec 28th 2016, 10:54 AM 5,028 Views 25 Comments

The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.

# turkey - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Poll: What's the best part of Christmas dinner?

Poll: What's the best part of Christmas dinner?

Dec 25th 2016, 7:00 PM 23,923 Views 38 Comments

So much to choose from.

# turkey - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Bosco shares favourite Christmas food, songs and a special message for all the boys and girls
# Fun
# Fun

Bosco shares favourite Christmas food, songs and a special message for all the boys and girls

Dec 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 6,913 Views 19 Comments

Bosco loves turkey, but knows a very smelly one that wouldn’t be tasty.

Panicking about Christmas dinner? These recipes for turkey and two tasty side dishes could be a lifesaver
# Best Laid Plans
# Best Laid Plans

Panicking about Christmas dinner? These recipes for turkey and two tasty side dishes could be a lifesaver

Dec 24th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,980 Views 6 Comments

The shops are still open – these simple recipes could yet save Christmas!

# turkey - Friday 23 December, 2016

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive
# Syria
# Syria

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive

Dec 23rd 2016, 9:34 AM 24,661 Views 32 Comments

The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.

It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,606 Views 50 Comments

The battle lasted nearly four and a half years, turning the city into a worldwide symbol of bloodshed and devastation.

# turkey - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"I fear for my brothers and for my parents": Seven-year-old who tweeted from Aleppo
# Bana Al-Abed
# Bana Al-Abed

"I fear for my brothers and for my parents": Seven-year-old who tweeted from Aleppo

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:21 PM 7,091 Views 49 Comments

Bana al-Abed was one of thousands of people evacuated.

# turkey - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'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 17,226 Views 58 Comments

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

# turkey - Monday 19 December, 2016

22-year-old assassin of Turkey's Russian ambassador was a policeman
# Andrey Karlov
# Andrey Karlov

22-year-old assassin of Turkey's Russian ambassador was a policeman

Dec 19th 2016, 10:10 PM 46,664 Views 144 Comments

The attack came after days of protests in Turkey over Russia’s role in Syria.

# turkey - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Thirteen dead and dozens injured in bombing in Turkey
# Kayseri
# Kayseri

Thirteen dead and dozens injured in bombing in Turkey

Dec 17th 2016, 10:46 AM 6,681 Views 16 Comments

Television pictures showed bus reduced to a smouldering wreck by the impact of the blast, as wounded were taken to ambulances.

# turkey - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities
# Foreign Aid
# Foreign Aid

Government to give Goal almost €4m following investigation into financial irregularities

Dec 13th 2016, 7:45 PM 7,599 Views 18 Comments

Money had been withheld while the charity’s operations in Turkey and Syria were investigated.

# turkey - Monday 12 December, 2016

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race'
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race'

Dec 12th 2016, 9:45 AM 3,658 Views 11 Comments

Irish sporting icon Sonia O’Sullivan was critical of the IAAF following the latest controversy relating to eligibility rules.

# turkey - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29
# Bosphorus
# Bosphorus

Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

Dec 11th 2016, 8:19 AM 12,036 Views 18 Comments

Twenty-seven of those killed were police and two were civilians.

# turkey - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Teacher and 11 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Turkey after emergency escape locked
# Electrical Fault
# Electrical Fault

Teacher and 11 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Turkey after emergency escape locked

Nov 30th 2016, 8:13 AM 14,110 Views 10 Comments

The schoolgirls, from Aladag on Turkey’s southern coast, are said to be 14 or under.

# turkey - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

After angry backlash, Turkey backs down on bill that could overturn child-sex convictions
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

After angry backlash, Turkey backs down on bill that could overturn child-sex convictions

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:34 AM 10,102 Views 53 Comments

Critics said that the proposed bill “legitimised rape”.