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#Turkey

# 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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your day…

# turkey - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

US teen pleads guilty to trying to help Islamic State

Shannon Maureen Conley was arrested in April as she prepared to fly to Turkey.

# turkey - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

French mum reunited with two-year-old daughter taken by alleged jihadi father in October

The father was arrested in Turkey last weekend with their daughter Assia.

# turkey - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis…

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# turkey - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Emma Watson joins laughing protest against Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Laughing Selfies

Emma Watson joins laughing protest against Turkish Deputy Prime Minister

Actress uploaded photo of herself LOLling.

# turkey - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Turkish deputy PM says women shouldn’t laugh in public… LOL

Turkish deputy PM says women shouldn’t laugh in public…

… so they’re laughing even more

# turkey - Friday 25 July, 2014

You can now get an underwater train from Europe to Asia

The tunnel in Istanbul was first suggested by an Ottoman sultan in 1860.

# turkey - Monday 14 July, 2014

Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

# turkey - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The Score Emre handed suspended jail sentence for racist slur in game Suspended

Emre handed suspended jail sentence for racist slur in game

The incident happened during a game in 2012.

# turkey - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

The government has deployed thousands of riot police to enforce a ban on protests at Taksim Square, the epicentre of last year’s demonstrations.

# turkey - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners

The detained include mining executives, and the action comes after 301 miners died in the incident.

# turkey - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Final death toll in Turkey mining disaster stands at 301

A fire had hampered rescue efforts earlier today, but the final two bodies have since been retrieved.

# turkey - Thursday 15 May, 2014

“Accidents happen” – Turkish PM says government is not to blame for mine collapse

Yusuf Yerkel, advisor to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparked outrage when he kicked a protester who was being held by police.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# turkey - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Turkey’s fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground

787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.

# turkey - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Death toll in Turkish mine collapse rises to 157

Five men were rescued, fire officials said, but added that thick smoke was making progress difficult.

# turkey - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Score Omission doesn’t rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour — Martin O’Neill PRODIGAL

Omission doesn’t rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour — Martin O’Neill

The Ireland manager will speak to the Stoke midfielder personally after the Premier League concludes this weekend.

Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman

“We are thieves but we have a conscience. We are really sorry”.

# turkey - Friday 2 May, 2014

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests

Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.

# turkey - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC Turkish court reverses ban on YouTube, but its Prime Minister isn’t happy Back Streaming

Turkish court reverses ban on YouTube, but its Prime Minister isn’t happy

The Turkish Prime Minister criticised the decision to overturn the ban on Twitter, saying the court was protecting a tool of foreign influence.

# turkey - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s been talking about new taping revelations in the du Plantier murder case, the mass shooting in Texas… and Enda’s chess moves at Ryanair.

# turkey - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users Monitoring

Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users

Many Turkish citizens used Google’s public DNS service to bypass their government’s decision to block popular websites, but now many Turkish ISPs are masquerading as Google’s DNS service.

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