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#Turkey

# turkey - Today’s News

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

# turkey - Yesterday’s News

Armenia remembers its genocide, but struggles to keep up with the Kardashians

The Kardashians have helped to make today’s commemorations newsworthy – but, after the circus, Armenia will continue to suffer from miserable poverty.

# turkey - Thursday 23 April, 2015

One hundred years ago – 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey

An Post has issued two limited edition stamps to commemorate those killed in the Gallipoli Landings.

# turkey - Monday 20 April, 2015

Couple arrested after trying to bring their children to join Islamic State in Syria

Asif Malik and his partner, Sara Kiran, were arrested in Ankara and their four children were also taken into custody.

# turkey - Monday 13 April, 2015

A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican

Pope Francis referred to the mass murder of Armenians 100 years ago as a “genocide”.

# turkey - Friday 3 April, 2015

Son of British politician among nine caught trying to cross Syrian border

The Labour councillor said he was shocked and upset to hear his son was arrested on the border – he thought he was on a work placemen in Birmingham.

# turkey - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Hostage shootout in Turkey ends with death of prosecutor and two militants

Mehmet Selim Kiraz was investigating the death of a protester whose injuries were inflicted by Turkish police.

# turkey - Monday 30 March, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after ‘bomb’ note discovered

The note warned there was a bomb in one of the toilets but the plane has now landed safely.

# turkey - Sunday 15 March, 2015

British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’

The three have been detained by Turkish authorities.

# turkey - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Transgender man says he would have to be sterilised before getting gender surgery

A European Court has ruled that this was wrong.

# turkey - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Here’s why Turkish men are protesting while wearing mini skirts

Speaking out against violence.

# turkey - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Young Turkish woman murdered and burnt in an apparent attempted rape

The body of the 20-year-old was found in a riverbed.

# turkey - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

40 Irish fighters are in ISIS, claims former member

He also said that there is “much talk” about attacking Western soil.

# turkey - Monday 12 January, 2015

Footage emerges of Paris suspect Hayat Boumeddiene at Turkish airport

The footage reaffirms suggestions that she was not in France at the time of the terror attacks.

# turkey - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Suicide bomber kills herself and police officer in Istanbul attack

The government denounced the bombing as a “heinous terror attack”.

# turkey - Friday 2 January, 2015

Explainer: Why migrants are being smuggled to Europe on ghost ships

This week, one ship narrowly avoided crashing into the coast of Italy.

# turkey - Friday 26 December, 2014

A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country’s president

He faces up to four years in prison for accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of corruption.

Top tips to take your sandwich-making skills to the next level

Top tips to take your sandwich-making skills to the next level

Turkey, ham, cranberry sauce, lettuce…

# turkey - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Now THIS is how you cook a turkey Masterchef

Now THIS is how you cook a turkey

Be warned, it’s fancy.

# turkey - Saturday 20 December, 2014

How to cook the perfect Christmas turkey

Because no-one wants a bone-dry chunk of turkey on Christmas Day.

# turkey - Monday 1 December, 2014

Pope: We can’t allow a Middle East without Christians

The Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew issued a joint plea urging Muslim leaders to condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam.

# turkey - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Malia and Sasha Obama were hilariously bored at this White House Thanksgiving event So Over It

Malia and Sasha Obama were hilariously bored at this White House Thanksgiving event

“Daaaaaaad! Why are you making us DO THIS?”

# turkey - Monday 24 November, 2014

‘Digging soil is against their delicate nature’: Turkish president says women are not equal to men

‘I would kiss my mother’s feet…because the scent of heaven was there.’

# turkey - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The42 It seems Turkey can’t make their mind up whether to submit a bid to host the 2022 Ryder Cup or not U-turn

It seems Turkey can’t make their mind up whether to submit a bid to host the 2022 Ryder Cup or not

The Turkish Golf Federation have decided to build a new course costing €100 million.

# turkey - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Pictures of genitalia replaced by ducklings and dolphins in Turkish schoolbooks

It has sparked more criticism of conservative values being imposed.

# turkey - Thursday 6 November, 2014

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite ‘reasonable belief of war crimes’

Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.

# turkey - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

# turkey - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue

Turkish man Murat Vural had been given the sentence after pouring paint over statues of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.

# turkey - Monday 20 October, 2014

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift Peshmerga This post contains images

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift

“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”

# turkey - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous Wanderlust

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

# turkey - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge SuperValu accidentally texts ‘frozen bast*rd turkey” offer to customers Basted Turkeys

# turkey - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Kurds fight back as Islamic State attempts to take centre of battleground city

Kobane has become the main focus of the battle with the Islamic State.

# turkey - Thursday 9 October, 2014

At least 21 killed in Turkey when protests against Islamic State turned violent

The Turkish army has been deployed on the streets in parts of six cities to enforce an open-ended curfew.

# turkey - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

US warns that air strikes alone will not stop advancement of Islamic State

A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.

# turkey - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This is how close ISIS is to crossing into Turkey

The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.

# turkey - Monday 6 October, 2014

Now IS has advanced to the Turkish border – and planted its flag there

Syrian Kurds are fighting IS in the crucial town of Kobane.

# turkey - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The iPhone 6 got publicly dissed by the president of Turkey Ouch

The iPhone 6 got publicly dissed by the president of Turkey

First world leader to say it’s overhyped? Maybe.

# turkey - Monday 22 September, 2014

Fleeing ISIS: More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have now crossed into Turkey

Extremists with Islamic State have seized dozens of villages in the past week.

# turkey - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State

Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.

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