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# turkey - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Fury in Turkey over bill overturning child sex offences if men in question marry victim
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Fury in Turkey over bill overturning child sex offences if men in question marry victim

Nov 19th 2016, 7:35 AM 20,432 Views 52 Comments

The government insists the legislation is aimed at dealing with the widespread custom of child marriages and any criticism is a crude distortion of its aim.

# turkey - Monday 31 October, 2016

'We will not surrender': Outrage as editor of Turkish newspaper arrested
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

'We will not surrender': Outrage as editor of Turkish newspaper arrested

Oct 31st 2016, 3:18 PM 7,213 Views 10 Comments

Murat Sabuncu has been accused of “legitimising” the attempted putsch earlier this year.

# turkey - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup

Oct 29th 2016, 5:18 PM 9,125 Views 36 Comments

Turkish President Erdogan assured a crowd in Ankara that the parliament would approve the legislation, and that he would ratify it.

# turkey - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city
# Antalya
# Antalya

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city

Oct 25th 2016, 9:54 AM 14,607 Views 7 Comments

An official said it was “too early” to make assumptions as to the cause of the blast.

# turkey - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

A stray cat crashed a live TV show but the presenter carried on like an absolute pro
# Stray Cat Strut
From The Daily Edge
# Stray Cat Strut

A stray cat crashed a live TV show but the presenter carried on like an absolute pro

Oct 19th 2016, 7:43 AM 3,887 Views 0 Comments

“I’m a STAR! I’m on TOP! Somebody bring me some ham!” – this cat, probably.

# turkey - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Barry Andrews has resigned as head of Goal over US Government inquiry
# Syria
# Syria

Barry Andrews has resigned as head of Goal over US Government inquiry

Oct 13th 2016, 8:17 AM 19,323 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is in contact with the Irish charity’s board.

# turkey - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police
# Turkish Capital
# Turkish Capital

Suicide bombers blow themselves up after being approached by Turkish police

Oct 8th 2016, 11:25 AM 10,045 Views 12 Comments

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

# turkey - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start

Sep 28th 2016, 9:50 AM 16,444 Views 41 Comments

Around one in every 1,000 people in Turkey has been investigated in connection with the July coup.

# turkey - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about
# Billy Goats Rough
# Billy Goats Rough

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

Sep 27th 2016, 4:22 PM 12,429 Views 20 Comments

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

# turkey - Friday 9 September, 2016

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU

Sep 9th 2016, 6:04 AM 17,482 Views 83 Comments

They did not give details of how much each card would be worth.

# turkey - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Turkey sends tanks into Syrian village to fight Islamic State extremists
# War
# War

Turkey sends tanks into Syrian village to fight Islamic State extremists

Sep 3rd 2016, 4:32 PM 12,228 Views 81 Comments

At least 20 tanks, five armoured personnel carriers, trucks and other armoured vehicles crossed the border this afternoon.

# turkey - Friday 2 September, 2016

"The picture did not change much" - father of drowned migrant toddler Aylan Kurdi speaks out
# One Year On
# One Year On

"The picture did not change much" - father of drowned migrant toddler Aylan Kurdi speaks out

Sep 2nd 2016, 9:30 AM 17,362 Views 117 Comments

It’s one year today since a photo of Aylan’s lifeless body on a Turkish beach shocked the world.

# turkey - Friday 26 August, 2016

Barcelona star Arda Turan axed from Turkey's squad
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

Barcelona star Arda Turan axed from Turkey's squad

Aug 26th 2016, 11:23 PM 10,220 Views 9 Comments

Among the fresh faces in a squad is teenage Manchester City forward Enes Unal.

# turkey - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syria
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syria

Aug 24th 2016, 11:46 AM 9,509 Views 33 Comments

Turkish tank units have crossed the Syrian border to clear the so-called Islamic State militant group from the Syrian border town of Jarabulus

# turkey - Monday 22 August, 2016

Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51
# Turkey
# Turkey

Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:17 AM 10,315 Views 29 Comments

94 people were injured in the blast which occurred as the wedding was drawing to a close on Saturday evening.

# turkey - Sunday 21 August, 2016

'Barbaric' bomb attack on Turkish wedding kills at least 50 people
# Attack
# Attack

'Barbaric' bomb attack on Turkish wedding kills at least 50 people

Aug 21st 2016, 7:30 AM 15,516 Views 25 Comments

It’s believed the perpetrator mixed with wedding guests before the blast. 50 people have been killed and 94 wounded.

# turkey - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Three killed, 120 injured in car bomb attack at Turkish police headquarters
# Explosion
# Explosion

Three killed, 120 injured in car bomb attack at Turkish police headquarters

Aug 18th 2016, 8:56 AM 9,026 Views 36 Comments

The explosion happened in the garden of the four-storey building.

# turkey - Monday 15 August, 2016

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children

Aug 15th 2016, 5:34 PM 28,267 Views 70 Comments

They’re fighting with Austria, too.

# turkey - Saturday 6 August, 2016

US says it was not involved in Turkey coup "full stop"
# Not Us
# Not Us

US says it was not involved in Turkey coup "full stop"

Aug 6th 2016, 2:29 PM 8,946 Views 36 Comments

US ambassador John Bass said he was “deeply disturbed and offended by the accusations”.

# turkey - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'
# Turkey Coup
# Turkey Coup

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'

Jul 30th 2016, 9:18 AM 10,859 Views 60 Comments

Recep Erdogan said he was inspired by feelings of unity that has followed the recent failed coup.

# turkey - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Turkey shuts down dozens of media organisations
# Failed Coup
# Failed Coup

Turkey shuts down dozens of media organisations

Jul 27th 2016, 8:30 PM 15,967 Views 67 Comments

Close to 1,700 officers have also been formally discharged from the military.

# turkey - Monday 25 July, 2016

Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty
# Turkey
# Turkey

Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty

Jul 25th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,007 Views 23 Comments

The number of people being detained in the wake of the attempted coup has surged above 13,000.

# turkey - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Jul 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 12,601 Views 64 Comments

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

# turkey - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey
# Coup Attempt
# Coup Attempt

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

Jul 21st 2016, 8:07 AM 12,725 Views 51 Comments

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

# turkey - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt
# Mass Arrests
# Mass Arrests

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt

Jul 19th 2016, 7:45 PM 29,636 Views 104 Comments

Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.

# turkey - Monday 18 July, 2016

9,000 public servants sacked as Turkey considers death penalty over failed coup
# Coup Attempt
# Coup Attempt

9,000 public servants sacked as Turkey considers death penalty over failed coup

Jul 18th 2016, 1:11 PM 21,379 Views 78 Comments

The EU says Turkey’s accession would be blocked if it introduced the death penalty.

# turkey - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested
# Parallel State
# Parallel State

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested

Jul 17th 2016, 5:52 PM 35,672 Views 101 Comments

It comes following Friday’s failed coup.

# turkey - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Irish citizens in Turkey told to 'exercise high degree of caution' after coup attempt
# Travel
# Travel

Irish citizens in Turkey told to 'exercise high degree of caution' after coup attempt

Jul 16th 2016, 3:14 PM 21,690 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there has been serious disruption to public transport and air travel.

Turkey coup: 265 killed in clashes, almost 3,000 soldiers detained
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey coup: 265 killed in clashes, almost 3,000 soldiers detained

Jul 16th 2016, 7:20 AM 30,744 Views 89 Comments

Hundreds of people took to the streets to show their support for the country’s leader, clashing with armed forces.

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

Jul 16th 2016, 12:52 AM 76,324 Views 55 Comments

Why is this happening? TheJournal.ie takes a look at the background.

# turkey - Friday 15 July, 2016

Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest
# Military Takeover
# Military Takeover

Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest

Jul 15th 2016, 9:25 PM 168,505 Views 330 Comments

The military said it has “completely taken over the administration of the country” but President Erdogan has urged people to take to the streets.

# turkey - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey
# Scouts Abroad
# Scouts Abroad

Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey

Jul 13th 2016, 7:13 PM 47,467 Views 34 Comments

Scouts Sean Thompson and Millie Powell have been hailed as heroes after rescuing a 14-year-old.

'I think it is in crisis now' - Sonia O'Sullivan on African athletes competing at Europeans
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I think it is in crisis now' - Sonia O'Sullivan on African athletes competing at Europeans

Jul 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 39,698 Views 94 Comments

Irish athlete Fionnuala McCormack recently hit out at the controversial nationality rules that allow allegiance switches.

# turkey - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 41, with 239 injured
# Triple Bombing
# Triple Bombing

Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 41, with 239 injured

Jun 29th 2016, 1:23 PM 37,108 Views 136 Comments

Thirteen foreign nationals are among the dead.

# turkey - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

28 dead and 60 others injured in Istanbul airport blast - official says
# Turkey
# Turkey

28 dead and 60 others injured in Istanbul airport blast - official says

Jun 28th 2016, 8:42 PM 55,146 Views 204 Comments

Turkish news sources are reporting that three suicide bombers carried out the attack.

# turkey - Monday 27 June, 2016

Pope Francis says Christians should apologise to gay people
# Forgiveness
# Forgiveness

Pope Francis says Christians should apologise to gay people

Jun 27th 2016, 8:23 AM 19,313 Views 88 Comments

The pope was speaking after a trip to Armenia.

# turkey - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Late Republic of Ireland goal sends Turkey crashing out
# Eastbound And Down
From The42
# Eastbound And Down

Late Republic of Ireland goal sends Turkey crashing out

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:59 AM 11,842 Views 15 Comments

That’s for 1999 and big Tony Cascarino.

# turkey - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Turkey keep qualification hopes alive but the Czechs are heading home
# Turkish Delight
From The42
# Turkish Delight

Turkey keep qualification hopes alive but the Czechs are heading home

Jun 21st 2016, 10:14 PM 4,400 Views 2 Comments

Despite losing their first two Euro 2016 games, Fatih Terim’s men are still in with a chance of reaching the knockout stages.

As it happened: Croatia v Spain and Czech Republic v Turkey - Euro 2016 From The42
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As it happened: Croatia v Spain and Czech Republic v Turkey - Euro 2016