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# turkey - Saturday 11 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added 114-year-old Mexican Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix… now with added 114-year-old Mexican

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Updated: Explosions leave 40 dead and 100 injured in Turkey

One of the car bombs exploded outside the city hall while the other went off outside the post office in the town of Reyhanli, a main hub for Syrian refugees and rebel activity in Turkey’s Hatay province, just across the border.

# turkey - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey

PKK fighters are preparing to withdraw to northern Iraq, in a major step towards ending a three-decade long conflict that has left tens of thousands dead.

# turkey - Monday 22 April, 2013

Afghan Taliban capture Turkish civilians after helicopter lands

Eight Turks and an Afghan from a civilian helicopter which made an emergency landing have been captured by Taliban insurgents.

# turkey - Friday 12 April, 2013

World’s first womb transplant woman is pregnant

The woman was described as a “medical miracle” when she became the first in the world to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor.

# turkey - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From Business ETC ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey ESB

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# turkey - Monday 8 April, 2013

Ireland to give extra €1m in aid for Syrian refugees in Turkey

Today’s additional contribution brings Ireland’s total response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria to €8.15 million.

# turkey - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Gilmore defends Labour’s performance in government

The party leader has come in for fierce criticism in recent days.

From Business ETC Eamon Gilmore joins 24 companies in Turkey for trade mission Exports

Eamon Gilmore joins 24 companies in Turkey for trade mission

The Enterprise Ireland trip will last four days.

# turkey - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Assad warns of ‘instability’ across region if regime falls

Assad has said the fall of his regime would cause a “domino effect” that would lead to years of instability in the Middle East.

# turkey - Friday 22 March, 2013

Turkey accepts Israeli apology over fatal flotilla raid

Benjamin Netanyahu has apologised to Turkey for a deadly 2010 flotilla raid and announced a full resumption of diplomatic ties as well as compensation for the families of those killed.

# turkey - Thursday 21 March, 2013

From The Score No Turkish delight as Drogheda v Trabzonspor friendly rained off League Of Ireland

No Turkish delight as Drogheda v Trabzonspor friendly rained off

Some fierce rain out there in Dublin today.

# turkey - Monday 4 February, 2013

Turkish PM says delay in country joining the EU is “unforgivable”

“Let’s not delay it, let’s finish it,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters, saying Turkey has been trying to join the EU since 1959.

# turkey - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Turkey police arrest 11 over US woman’s murder

Eleven people have been arrested over the murder of an American mother of two, who disappeared while visiting Istanbul last month.

# turkey - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant

Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.

# turkey - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt Bulgaria This post contains videos

Video: Turkish-Bulgarian politician escapes assassination attempt

Dramatic video captures the moment Ahmet Dogan had a gun pointed at him before it appeared to jam and security guards jumped in.

# turkey - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important

It’s not easy to get everyone together – and making awkward conversation with your fourth cousin is a small price to pay, writes Jordan Bourke.

# turkey - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From The Score Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title Double Joy

Delight for Chloe Magee as she wins Turkish Open title

The Irish Olympian also won the mixed doubles with her brother Sam Magee.

# turkey - Monday 17 December, 2012

Average man will eat 6,000 calories on Christmas day

Dustin the Turkey is warning of the toll this can have on men’s health, as 88 per cent of men say they will over-eat, while 41 per cent will suffer from heartburn and indigestion.

# turkey - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Mrs Brown’s Christmas dinners: Hundreds to benefit from O’Carroll’s donation

For the second year in a row, Brendan O’Carroll has donated turkey and ham vouchers to St Vincent de Paul in the Dublin region to help families this Christmas.

# turkey - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Score All options open for Euro 2020 – UEFA’s Platini Future Plans

All options open for Euro 2020 – UEFA’s Platini

The FA, meanwhile, have registered their interest early in staging the semi-finals and finals at London’s Wembley stadium.

# turkey - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From The Score F1: Turkey on the menu for additional Euro Grand Prix Motor Sport

F1: Turkey on the menu for additional Euro Grand Prix

The extra European date has been pencilled in for July 21 of the new season.

# turkey - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Turkey admits contact with Israel over Gaza conflict

Turkey had previously decided to freeze diplomatic relations with Israel.

# turkey - Friday 23 November, 2012

Syria: Turkey request for missiles ‘new act of provocation’

Syria’s foreign ministry accused Ankara of causing “tension and destruction”.

# turkey - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Turkey wants talks with France on ‘stolen’ antiques on display at Louvre

The Turkish culture minister says that Ottoman-era tiled being displayed in the Paris museum were taken illegally from the Piyale Pasha mosque in Istanbul.

From The Daily Edge 6 edible reasons why Thanksgiving makes our Christmas look puny Thanksgiving
US President pardons a turkey for Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving This post contains videos

US President pardons a turkey for Thanksgiving

What a lucky duck. Eh….

# turkey - Saturday 10 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s nine things to know before you start your day.

# turkey - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Turkey, Syria ban flights to each other as tensions soar

Syria says it banned flights from Turkey “in accordance with the principle of reciprocity”.

# turkey - Friday 12 October, 2012

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

Germany will enter discussions on the steady deterioration of relations between Syria and Turkey, following deadly airstrikes.

# turkey - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The Score Rose to face Westwood in World Golf Final after seeing off Tiger Rosebuds

Rose to face Westwood in World Golf Final after seeing off Tiger

It will be a battle of the Englishmen in the withering heat of Turkey on Friday.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Turkey confiscates ‘suspected arms’ from Syrian plane

Turkey forced a Syrian passenger plane from Moscow to land in Ankara, reportedly suspecting it was carrying weapons. It was allowed leave some hours later.

# turkey - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Turkish jets force Syrian plane to land over suspicious cargo

Turkey says that the plane’s cargo “did not comply with rules of civil aviation” as tensions between the two countries escalate.

Damascus rejects UN chief call for unilateral ceasefire

The foreign ministry said it had twice implemented a ceasefire – but rebels had used it as an opportunity to ” expand their armed deployment”.

From The Score Update: Rory McIlroy sinks amid World Golf Final wash-out WGF

Update: Rory McIlroy sinks amid World Golf Final wash-out

The Holywood man’s clash with Tiger Woods has been pushed back a day because of a storm.

# turkey - Friday 5 October, 2012

From The Score Keane in the running for Blackburn Rovers job after rejecting Turkish delights Turkey Or Chicken

Keane in the running for Blackburn Rovers job after rejecting Turkish delights

After putting the ‘No’ in Constantinople, the former Ireland captain may be tempted to return to the Championship.

# turkey - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Turkey authorises military operations in Syria

Move follows shelling of Turkish village by Syria.

Turkey pounds Syria in reprisal for deadly fire

Turkey has fired on Syrian targets this morning in reprisal for deadly cross-border fire yesterday, as tensions in the region sharply escalate.

# turkey - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Emergency NATO meeting called after Syrian shell kills five people in Turkey

NATO is to meet urgently to discuss the events of today, which include reports of a retaliation.