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# Turkey
Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51
94 people were injured in the blast which occurred as the wedding was drawing to a close on Saturday evening.
# Attack
'Barbaric' bomb attack on Turkish wedding kills at least 50 people
It’s believed the perpetrator mixed with wedding guests before the blast. 50 people have been killed and 94 wounded.
# Explosion
Three killed, 120 injured in car bomb attack at Turkish police headquarters
The explosion happened in the garden of the four-storey building.
# Diplomatic Relations
Turkey demands answers after Swedish minister accuses country of legalising sex with children
They’re fighting with Austria, too.
# Not us
US says it was not involved in Turkey coup "full stop"
US ambassador John Bass said he was “deeply disturbed and offended by the accusations”.
# turkey coup
Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'
Recep Erdogan said he was inspired by feelings of unity that has followed the recent failed coup.
# failed coup
Turkey shuts down dozens of media organisations
Close to 1,700 officers have also been formally discharged from the military.
# Turkey
Post-coup detainees being beaten and raped, says Amnesty
The number of people being detained in the wake of the attempted coup has surged above 13,000.
# crackdown
Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup
Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.
# Coup Attempt
Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey
President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.
# Mass Arrests
Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt
Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.
# Coup Attempt
9,000 public servants sacked as Turkey considers death penalty over failed coup
The EU says Turkey’s accession would be blocked if it introduced the death penalty.
# parallel state
Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested
It comes following Friday’s failed coup.
# Travel
Irish citizens in Turkey told to 'exercise high degree of caution' after coup attempt
The Department of Foreign Affairs said there has been serious disruption to public transport and air travel.
# Turkey
Turkey coup: 265 killed in clashes, almost 3,000 soldiers detained
Hundreds of people took to the streets to show their support for the country’s leader, clashing with armed forces.
# Explainer
Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?
Why is this happening? takes a look at the background.
# military takeover
Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest
The military said it has “completely taken over the administration of the country” but President Erdogan has urged people to take to the streets.
# scouts abroad
Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey
Scouts Sean Thompson and Millie Powell have been hailed as heroes after rescuing a 14-year-old.
# Controversy
'I think it is in crisis now' - Sonia O'Sullivan on African athletes competing at Europeans
Irish athlete Fionnuala McCormack recently hit out at the controversial nationality rules that allow allegiance switches.
# triple bombing
Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 41, with 239 injured
Thirteen foreign nationals are among the dead.
# Turkey
28 dead and 60 others injured in Istanbul airport blast - official says
Turkish news sources are reporting that three suicide bombers carried out the attack.
# forgiveness
Pope Francis says Christians should apologise to gay people
The pope was speaking after a trip to Armenia.
# Eastbound and down
Late Republic of Ireland goal sends Turkey crashing out
That’s for 1999 and big Tony Cascarino.
# turkish delight
Turkey keep qualification hopes alive but the Czechs are heading home
Despite losing their first two Euro 2016 games, Fatih Terim’s men are still in with a chance of reaching the knockout stages.
Croatia v Spain and Czech Republic v Turkey - Euro 2016
Group D concludes tonight with matches in Bordeaux and Lens.
# turkey shoot
Iniesta pulls the strings as Morata fires Spain into the last 16
Turkey were nowhere near a match for the reigning champions in Nice.
Spain v Turkey, Euro 2016
We went minute-by-minute as one of the tournament favourites aimed to tighten their grip on Group D.
Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis
“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”
# Turkey
Status Quo's Rick Parfitt in hospital after suspected heart attack
The guitarist’s condition has been described as serious.
Opinion: Allowing animals to be exported from Ireland to Turkey is no victory
Over five years, sheep, cows, and goats were illegally kept on trucks at the Turkish border for days on end in squalid conditions without being offloaded, writes Peter Stevenson.
# Bombing
Two more Turkish police officers killed in another car bombing
Images carried by Turkish media showed a massive plume of black smoke rising from the rubble of the severely damaged police station.
# Turkey
At least 11 killed after Istanbul car bomb
Reports said the explosion took place close to the Vezneciler metro station.
# osmaniye
Six children and eight adults killed as school bus plunges into canal in Turkey
The bus was returning from a school trip to a park and museum late last night.
# Population
Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.
# Investigation
Body of Irishman found in Turkey
It is reported that the body was found with a single stab wound.
# how very dare you
Ex-Miss Turkey sentenced for 'publicly insulting' the president
Buyuksarac won the Miss Turkey competition in 2006 and has since worked as a model as well as appearing on reality TV shows.
# Own Goal
Goal sacks Turkish staff following investigation into financial malpractice
The charity has had funding in the region cut by USAid in the wake of the investigation.
# Turkish border
Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp
Images posted on social media showed tents burned to the ground and injured people being loaded onto a truck.
# leave it out
WATCH: Turkish parliament erupts in violence for the third time in a week
MPs were debating a law that would strip them of their parliamentary immunity, when an all-out brawl ensued – again.