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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Turkey

All time
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Government talks, a republican parade and shooting rampages in the US had everyone talking.
# Terror
Three children killed in Turkey by Islamic State rocket fire
The rockets hit close to a school.
# Road to Rio
Katie Taylor on the brink of Olympic qualification, Darren O'Neill goes out at the quarter-finals
The 2012 gold medallist came through her European Olympic qualifying quarter-final in Turkey and there were mixed fortunes for the rest of Team Ireland.
# Diplomacy
Turkey is fuming that a German comedian said its President has sex with goats and sheep
The row has ignited a debate about free speech.
# masked gunman
Anti-Islamic State journalist 'shot in the head' in Turkish city
It’s believed to be the second attempt on his life in three months.
# attacks
Tourists in Turkey warned of 'credible threats'
The country has been hit by four suicide bombings this year.
# Greece
Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey
The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.
# EU deal
The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey
The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.
# Migration crisis
Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.
# Diyarbakir
Seven police killed by rebel bomb attack in Turkey's Kurdish south
A 30-year campaign by separatists resumed last year.
# Refugees
Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'
Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.
# battle for survival
Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy
There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.
# Courts
Cavan estate agent accused of selling woman's apartment in Turkey and keeping €42,000
The court was told Sean Boylan “continuously deceived” Marian Ryan.
# turkish capital
Ankara bombing: 37 confirmed dead after blast at busy transport hub
The attackers are said to have deliberately targeted the bus stop.
# Turkey
At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara
Turkey has been hit by a spate of deadly attacks since the middle of last year.
# migrant crisis
Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under 'one-for-one' deal
The suggestion was made by the Turkish prime minister.
# Press Freedom
Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper
Police have used teargas on protesters.
# Ankara
28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack
Local reports said that the explosion in the Turkish capital Ankara took place near a military base.
# Turkey
Five-storey building collapses in Istanbul tourist district
The building is near one of the city’s main shopping streets.
# Syria
Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo
Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.
# tourists killed
Irish people told to exercise caution in Turkey after yesterday's suicide attack
Yesterday’s IS suicide bomb killed 10 people in Istanbul – most of them German tourists.
# Istanbul
At least eight Germans among ten killed in Istanbul suicide blast
The attack has been blamed on the so-called Islamic State.
# Down with that sort of thing
Engaged couples in Turkey are being told not to flirt or hold hands
In many areas, sex before marriage is not only a taboo but simply out of the question.
# Tragic
Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016
“Nothing can prepare you for the horrific reality of what is going on.”
# warm welcome
Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada
Alan’s uncle Mohammed and his wife and children hope to make a new live for themselves in Canada.
# Baby Miray
Three-month-old baby and her grandfather killed as rebels clash with soldiers in Turkey
The girl was hit in the head when her family home was shelled.
# Changing It Up
Here are three leftover turkey recipes to restore family cohesion
Omelettes, soup and stir fries are good ways to get the most out of the leftover Christmas dinner.
# Istanbul
The Turkish president 'talked a man out of taking his own life'
The man was apparently preparing to jump to his death when Erdogan’s motorcade was passing by.
# christmas overeating
Here's what happens to your stomach when you eat too much
We often say that our stomachs feel as if they’re about to burst. But can we really die from overeating?
# Let's do this
VIDEO: How to carve a turkey properly
You’ve done the hard part of cooking it, but what’s the best way to carve it?
# migrant crisis
Father of drowned Syrian toddler to give Channel 4's Christmas message
He will appeal for the world to open its doors to Syrians.
# Ham
11 bits of Christmas dinner porn to get you all excited for tomorrow
Bring. It. On.
# Football
Footballer sacked after sickening kick to opponent's head
Turkish non-league game descended into chaos after disgusting incident.
# Why days of Christmas
Why do we eat turkey at Christmas?
It’s not just because it’s delicious.
# Tragic
18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.
# turkey time
Turkey sucks, and it's time we were honest about it
Just hear us out.
# Lord of the rings
A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum
A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.
# generosity
Brendan O'Carroll will give 2,500 families their Christmas Day dinner
He has donated vouchers for turkey and ham to the St Vincent de Paul.
# Dirty Deals
Russia has accused Turkey's Prime Minister of buying oil from Isis
Ties between Turkey and Russia have shattered after Ankara shot down the jet on its border with Syria last Tuesday.