uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 29 November, 2015


# turkey - Today’s News


# turkey - Yesterday’s News

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

# turkey - Friday 27 November, 2015

Putin: Turkey’s claims it didn’t know downed jet was Russian are rubbish

“The planes have identification signs and these are well visible,” Putin said.

# turkey - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Russian soldier killed while trying to rescue pilots in plane shot down by Turkey

One of the pilots was killed while the second is reportedly with the Syrian army.

# turkey - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Putin: Downing of Russian jet by Turkey a “stab in the back”

Video footage of the incident showed a warplane crashing onto a hill and two crew members apparently parachuting safely.

# turkey - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Turkey ‘foiled a major terror plot’ on the same day as the Paris attacks

Authorities are investigating if the foiled plot had any links with events in Paris.

# turkey - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey

It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.

# turkey - Monday 2 November, 2015

Protests and celebrations as Turkey’s ruling party storms to election victory

The Justice and Development Party secured a parliamentary majority in the country’s second election this year.

# turkey - Monday 26 October, 2015

Two police among nine killed in shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects

The fighting lasted for at least two hours.

# turkey - Monday 19 October, 2015

Mystery surrounds sudden death of former BBC journalist

Jacky Sutton’s colleagues and friends have disputed claims that she took her own life.

# turkey - Friday 16 October, 2015

Migrant crisis: Man shot dead trying to enter Europe from Turkey

It comes as the EU and Turkey reach a deal to stem the flow of refugees into Europe.

# turkey - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has declared three days of national mourning.

# turkey - Saturday 10 October, 2015

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey’s capital

The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.

# turkey - Friday 9 October, 2015

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece

The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.

# turkey - Friday 18 September, 2015

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report

The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.

# turkey - Monday 14 September, 2015

Charlie Hebdo publishes controversial cartoon of drowned Syrian toddler

Some people claim the images mock Aylan Kurdi.

18 hospitalised after a truck carrying thousands of bees crashes on motorway

Two of those injured included two Finnish tourists.

# turkey - Saturday 12 September, 2015

The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe…

Migrants are travelling huge distances even before they reach the Mediterranean and the harrowing voyage across.

# turkey - Monday 7 September, 2015

Police officer who carried drowned Syrian boy speaks of ‘indescribable pain’

Images of the man carrying the little boy’s body provoked an outpouring of sympathy for refugees trying to get to Europe.

# turkey - Sunday 6 September, 2015

From The42 Holland beaten by Turkey, in danger of missing first Euros in 30 years Upset On The Cards?

Holland beaten by Turkey, in danger of missing first Euros in 30 years

Danny Blind’s side were shocked.

# turkey - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Distressing images of drowned Syrian toddler highlight tragedy of migrant crisis

WARNING: Readers may find an image in this article upsetting.

# turkey - Monday 3 August, 2015

Swingers’ club suspects could face up to 177 years in jail

Fifty three people were taken in for questioning over the suspected sex clubs.

# turkey - Friday 24 July, 2015

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State

The eastern European country, which borders Syria, has finally entered the fray.

# turkey - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

These pictures of a deadly ISIS attack have been banned in Turkey

A ban on the images applies to all print, visual and online media, including Twitter.

# turkey - Sunday 12 July, 2015

# turkey - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Coastguard rescues 10-month-old baby stranded at sea

The child was dragged out to sea by currents and strong winds.

# turkey - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From The42 Ronaldinho’s search for a new club appears to be over Ready To Go

Ronaldinho’s search for a new club appears to be over

The Brazil legend rescinded his contract with Mexican side Queretaro recently.

# turkey - Saturday 13 June, 2015

A Mother has shot her daughter dead after finding out she was pregnant

The tragic incident happened in the southern city of Nigde.

# turkey - Monday 8 June, 2015

Kate Moss escorted from flight for ‘being disruptive’

The supermodel was on the way back from celebrating Sadie Frost’s 50th birthday.

# turkey - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats

Mutlu Kaya has been singing in the Turkish version of “Britain’s Got Talent”.

# turkey - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

# turkey - Friday 24 April, 2015

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.

1 2 3 4 5