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As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly From The42
Live Mar 23rd 2018, 6:30 PM

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly

Quiz: How many of these former Turkish footballers can you identify?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How many of these former Turkish footballers can you identify?

Mar 22nd 2018, 6:45 AM 8,607 Views 10 Comments

Republic of Ireland take on the current Turkish national team in a friendly tomorrow in Antalya.

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece
# Aegean Sea
# Aegean Sea

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece

Mar 17th 2018, 6:32 PM 13,398 Views 23 Comments

Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.

Turkey court jails top journalists for life over coup links
# Jailed
# Jailed

Turkey court jails top journalists for life over coup links

Feb 16th 2018, 6:00 PM 9,453 Views 34 Comments

They were all convicted of seeking to usurp the constitutional order in Turkey.

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.

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Turkish plane comes just metres from skidding into the sea

Jan 14th 2018, 12:58 PM 53,638 Views 24 Comments

There were no injuries.

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry
# Child Marriages
# Child Marriages

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry

Jan 4th 2018, 3:30 PM 13,810 Views 96 Comments

The agency reportedly made the statement in a post on its website, which has since been removed.

Tesco apologises after dozens of UK customers complain of 'rancid' Christmas turkeys
# Christmas Disaster
# Christmas Disaster

Tesco apologises after dozens of UK customers complain of 'rancid' Christmas turkeys

Dec 27th 2017, 11:44 AM 44,434 Views 67 Comments

Customers took to social media to complain about their spoiled Christmas dinners.

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal
# Research
# Research

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal

Dec 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,457 Views 56 Comments

Researchers found US poultry – washed in up to four chemical disinfectants – does not meet EU safety standards.

Trump's former security advisor 'held talks to deport a Turkish man in exchange for $15 million'
# Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn

Trump's former security advisor 'held talks to deport a Turkish man in exchange for $15 million'

Nov 10th 2017, 10:51 PM 16,602 Views 32 Comments

Michael Flynn was allegedly offered the money to engineer the deportation of a rival to Turkish President Erdogan.

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,060 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US
# Ringleaders
# Ringleaders

Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US

Aug 1st 2017, 6:59 AM 5,627 Views 9 Comments

Fethullah Gulen, the man authorities say organised the coup, currently lives in the US.

Some of the reviews for The Emoji Movie are so brutal that they're going viral
# Two Thumbs Down
From The Daily Edge
# Two Thumbs Down

Some of the reviews for The Emoji Movie are so brutal that they're going viral

Jul 28th 2017, 7:36 PM 8,954 Views 6 Comments

Eh, sad face emoji.

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake
# Travel Agent
# Travel Agent

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

Jul 21st 2017, 5:30 PM 16,788 Views 14 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey
# Devastation
# Devastation

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

Jul 21st 2017, 7:22 AM 22,595 Views 5 Comments

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

Turkey president promises to 'chop off the heads' of traitors as hundreds of thousands take to the streets
# Failed Coup
# Failed Coup

Turkey president promises to 'chop off the heads' of traitors as hundreds of thousands take to the streets

Jul 16th 2017, 8:16 AM 10,156 Views 44 Comments

The country was marking the one-year anniversary of a failed coup.

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

Jul 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 5,631 Views 14 Comments

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of ‘democracy and unity’.

Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup

Jul 15th 2017, 8:23 AM 5,403 Views 16 Comments

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of “democracy and unity”.

Two men arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offences
# Turkey
# Turkey

Two men arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offences

Jul 1st 2017, 1:59 PM 14,566 Views 20 Comments

The men – both aged 21 and from Leicester and Birmingham – were detained after landing on a flight from Turkey.

Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade
# On The March
# On The March

Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade

Jun 25th 2017, 5:15 PM 24,433 Views 118 Comments

Local authorities have banned the parade for the third year in a row, but organisers said they’d march anyway.

Five die in Turkey after being electrocuted at water park
# Akyazi
# Akyazi

Five die in Turkey after being electrocuted at water park

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:42 PM 31,690 Views 9 Comments

The children were among the dead, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Netherlands international loses €4m in alleged business scam
# Wiel Of Misfortune
From The42
# Wiel Of Misfortune

Netherlands international loses €4m in alleged business scam

May 16th 2017, 1:51 PM 9,976 Views 7 Comments

Gregory van der Wiel was approached by Ümit Akbulut after arriving in Turkey.

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners
# Crime
# Crime

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

Apr 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,983 Views 23 Comments

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia
# Clamp Down
# Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

Apr 29th 2017, 1:16 PM 16,941 Views 32 Comments

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel
# Sensitive Information
# Sensitive Information

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

Apr 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 19,785 Views 34 Comments

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey
# Recep Tayyip Erdogan
# Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

Apr 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 16,776 Views 54 Comments

The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack

Apr 21st 2017, 9:36 PM 11,804 Views 14 Comments

The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed
# Turkey
# Turkey

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed

Apr 18th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,275 Views 33 Comments

The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win
# Presidential Powers
# Presidential Powers

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win

Apr 18th 2017, 7:02 AM 11,371 Views 23 Comments

The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power
# Turkey
# Turkey

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Apr 17th 2017, 8:13 AM 12,591 Views 47 Comments

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?
# Presidential Powers
# Presidential Powers

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?

Apr 16th 2017, 9:15 AM 13,745 Views 28 Comments

Over 55.3 million Turks are able to vote in the referendum on sweeping changes to the president’s role.

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Mar 19th 2017, 1:34 PM 17,080 Views 58 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

'You've lost Turkey as a friend': Erdoğan goes on tirade against Merkel, Hollande, and the EU
# Televised Speech
# Televised Speech

'You've lost Turkey as a friend': Erdoğan goes on tirade against Merkel, Hollande, and the EU

Mar 16th 2017, 2:12 PM 18,703 Views 81 Comments

The Turkish leader’s anger has been sparked by a court ruling against women wearing hijabs to work.

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans
# Spat
# Spat

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

Mar 15th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,692 Views 19 Comments

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens

Mar 14th 2017, 2:10 PM 12,173 Views 48 Comments

In a dramatic escalation of the crisis Turkey has said it is suspending high-level relations with the Hague.

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row
# Diplomatic Dispute
# Diplomatic Dispute

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

Mar 12th 2017, 6:39 PM 37,239 Views 74 Comments

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

"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 13,006 Views 51 Comments

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

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 21,616 Views 35 Comments

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

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 15,246 Views 45 Comments

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

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 11,945 Views 35 Comments

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