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#Turkey

# turkey - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Netherlands international loses €4m in alleged business scam Wiel Of Misfortune

Netherlands international loses €4m in alleged business scam

Gregory van der Wiel was approached by Ümit Akbulut after arriving in Turkey.

# turkey - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

# turkey - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

# turkey - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

# turkey - Saturday 22 April, 2017

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.

# turkey - Friday 21 April, 2017

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack

The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.

# turkey - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed

The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win

The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.

# turkey - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

# turkey - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?

Over 55.3 million Turks are able to vote in the referendum on sweeping changes to the president’s role.

# turkey - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

# turkey - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'You've lost Turkey as a friend': Erdoğan goes on tirade against Merkel, Hollande, and the EU

The Turkish leader’s anger has been sparked by a court ruling against women wearing hijabs to work.

# turkey - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

# turkey - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens

In a dramatic escalation of the crisis Turkey has said it is suspending high-level relations with the Hague.

# turkey - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

# turkey - Saturday 11 March, 2017

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban

An upcoming referendum in the Netherlands if passed will increase Erdogan’s power.

# turkey - Friday 10 March, 2017

Trump team knew Michael Flynn might register as foreign agent

However, the White House said Trump himself wasn’t aware.

# turkey - Monday 6 March, 2017

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

# turkey - Saturday 25 February, 2017

US immigration reportedly 'bars' Syrian cinematographer from travelling to the Oscars

The filmmaker said he had received a US visa but his passport wasn’t accepted.

# turkey - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Renewed appeal for missing woman whose car was found on Bray promenade

It is now six years since the 34-year-old mother went missing from her home in Clondalkin.

# turkey - Monday 13 February, 2017

This photo of an assassination is the controversial winner of the World Press Photo award

As bullets started to fly, Burhan Ozbilici captured the image of the gunman standing over his victim.

# turkey - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

# turkey - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State

Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.

# turkey - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital

It is believed that the man is a patient at the hospital’s psychiatric unit.

# turkey - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

From The Daily Edge Lindsay Lohan is hanging around with the President of Turkey, and people are deeply confused World Is Bigger Than Five

# turkey - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump

The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.

# turkey - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman 'confesses' to crime

The alleged gunman was detained by authorities late last night.

# turkey - Monday 9 January, 2017

Shannonwatch asks Shane Ross why 'plane on way to Nato air base' was allowed to stop in Ireland

The Department of Transport has contacted Miami Air about the “circumstances surrounding this flight”.

# turkey - Friday 6 January, 2017

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

# turkey - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre

People hid in bathrooms, and even a freezer, to avoid the gunman.

Two attackers killed after car bomb explodes near Turkish courthouse

A policeman and court worker were also killed in the blast, according to local media reports.

# turkey - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Police have identified the man responsible for the Istanbul nightclub massacre - minister

Mevlut Cavusoglu did not name the attacker or give any further details.

# turkey - Monday 2 January, 2017

'There was blood everywhere and broken glass' - Survivors recall horror of Turkish nightclub attack Islamic State This post contains videos

'There was blood everywhere and broken glass' - Survivors recall horror of Turkish nightclub attack

CCTV footage of the suspected attacker has now been been released.

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# turkey - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Irish people in Istanbul advised to 'avoid crowded areas and exercise extreme caution'

It follows a shooting at a nightclub last night.

Turkey search for terrorist who killed 39 during New Year celebrations

Irish citizens in Istanbul are advised “to remain very vigilant” and to avoid crowded areas, especially “those frequented by foreigners”.

# turkey - Friday 30 December, 2016

Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire

Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.

# turkey - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons War

Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and “main forces of the armed opposition” had signed on.

# turkey - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers? NOM NOM NOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

Turkey, ham, brussel sprouts, stuffing … get it in.

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