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# turkey - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Netherlands stunned by Turkey and France held by Ukraine as World Cup qualifiers start
# Dutch Defeat
From The42
# Dutch Defeat

Netherlands stunned by Turkey and France held by Ukraine as World Cup qualifiers start

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 10:29 PM 10,893 Views 4 Comments

Turkey led 3-0 shortly after half-time before eventually winning 4-2.

# turkey - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women

Mar 20th 2021, 2:45 PM 23,487 Views 32 Comments

The convention requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence and similar abuse.

# turkey - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Mystery metal monolith vanishes from ancient Turkish site
# Monolith
# Monolith

Mystery metal monolith vanishes from ancient Turkish site

Feb 9th 2021, 7:20 PM 27,784 Views 23 Comments

The three-metre-high metal slab bearing an ancient Turkic script, was only found by a farmer on Friday.

# turkey - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Arsenal outcast Ozil close to joining Fenerbahce on three-and-a-half year deal - reports
# Off The Wage Bill
From The42
# Off The Wage Bill

Arsenal outcast Ozil close to joining Fenerbahce on three-and-a-half year deal - reports

Jan 6th 2021, 11:31 AM 7,476 Views 4 Comments

The German attacker is being strongly linked with a move to Turkey this month.

# turkey - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
# Gobble Gobble
# Gobble Gobble

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 30,647 Views 12 Comments

Let’s try to take some of the stress out of it.

# turkey - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Rescuers in Turkey pull girl alive from rubble four days after quake
# Izmir
# Izmir

Rescuers in Turkey pull girl alive from rubble four days after quake

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 10:00 AM 18,573 Views 10 Comments

More than 100 people died in the temblor.

Turkey death toll from powerful earthquake rises to 100
# Aegean Quake
# Aegean Quake

Turkey death toll from powerful earthquake rises to 100

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:28 AM 10,530 Views 2 Comments

Two teenagers on their way home from school were also killed in Greece.

# turkey - Saturday 31 October, 2020

At least 38 dead and over 800 injured following strong earthquake off Turkish coast
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least 38 dead and over 800 injured following strong earthquake off Turkish coast

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 5:45 PM 30,851 Views 2 Comments

The quake toppled buildings in Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city.

# turkey - Friday 30 October, 2020

At least 14 dead as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece
# Izmir
# Izmir

At least 14 dead as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 27,703 Views 3 Comments

On Samos, two teenagers died after being struck by a wall that collapsed.

# turkey - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
# Election
# Election

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

Oct 9th 2020, 8:35 AM 40,580 Views 20 Comments

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# turkey - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'The people who are dying were born in 2002, 2003, why are they at war?'
# Armenia
# Armenia

'The people who are dying were born in 2002, 2003, why are they at war?'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 45,796 Views 8 Comments

Irish-Armenians are calling for the international community to intervene as deadly fighting continues in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

# turkey - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque

Jul 12th 2020, 7:00 PM 34,828 Views 60 Comments

Turkish president Erdogan formally converted the museum back into a mosque on Friday.

# turkey - Saturday 11 July, 2020

'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque
# Turkey
# Turkey

'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Jul 11th 2020, 6:51 PM 27,348 Views 36 Comments

Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque

# turkey - Friday 3 July, 2020

Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent
# Turkey
# Turkey

Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:56 PM 8,289 Views 8 Comments

Turkish prosecutors claim Saudi deputy intelligence chief and the royal court’s media czar led the operation.

41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
# Hendek
# Hendek

41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:08 PM 7,727 Views 6 Comments

Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.

# turkey - Monday 9 March, 2020

Explainer: What’s going on between Turkey and Greece and the EU?
# Border Problems
# Border Problems

Explainer: What’s going on between Turkey and Greece and the EU?

Mar 9th 2020, 3:59 PM 16,381 Views 12 Comments

Talks on the migrant crisis are being held today – here’s the background to the situation.

# turkey - Thursday 5 March, 2020

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
# Border
# Border

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,512 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# turkey - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border
# Syria Civil War
# Syria Civil War

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:00 PM 12,714 Views 76 Comments

Greek authorities said they thwarted an attempt by about 1,000 people overnight to cross the border.

# turkey - Monday 2 March, 2020

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates
# Open Borders
# Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:29 AM 24,642 Views 55 Comments

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

# turkey - Sunday 1 March, 2020

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,769 Views 30 Comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

# turkey - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,966 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# turkey - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey
# Turkey
# Turkey

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey

Feb 23rd 2020, 11:45 AM 13,205 Views 2 Comments

At least 21 people have been injured.

# turkey - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Three people killed and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul
# Turkey
# Turkey

Three people killed and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul

Feb 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 13,008 Views 1 Comment

Bad weather and high winds were reported in the area as the plane came in to land.

# turkey - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche

Feb 5th 2020, 8:40 PM 12,463 Views 5 Comments

A huge team of rescue workers had been sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche.

120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul
# Turkey
# Turkey

120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 7:40 PM 35,612 Views 18 Comments

The Transportation Ministry said there had been no deaths in what it called a “rough landing”.

# turkey - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Turkish earthquake rescue efforts continue as death toll reaches 31
# ELAZIG
# ELAZIG

Turkish earthquake rescue efforts continue as death toll reaches 31

Jan 26th 2020, 7:26 AM 9,291 Views 0 Comments

Officials said at least 1,556 people were injured in Friday night’s quake.

# turkey - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year
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# Views

Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year

Dec 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 12,565 Views 0 Comments

Thank you for reading.

# turkey - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:00 PM 32,760 Views 20 Comments

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

# turkey - Monday 2 December, 2019

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 47,160 Views 137 Comments

Smith was arrested upon arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday.

# turkey - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland

Updated Dec 1st 2019, 11:25 AM 223,472 Views 90 Comments

She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.

# turkey - Friday 29 November, 2019

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend
# Turkey
# Turkey

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend

Nov 29th 2019, 7:55 PM 23,502 Views 14 Comments

Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.

# turkey - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week
# Repatriated
# Repatriated

Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week

Nov 26th 2019, 8:28 PM 50,812 Views 144 Comments

Smith will undergo a security assessment when she returns to Ireland, it was reported earlier this month.

# turkey - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Late penalty secures win for France hours after clinching Euro 2020 spot

Updated Nov 14th 2019, 10:07 PM 9,346 Views 8 Comments

Olivier Giroud coverted the spot-kick that gave his side a 2-1 win over Moldova.

# turkey - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'

Nov 12th 2019, 9:54 PM 14,504 Views 67 Comments

It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,048 Views 11 Comments

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

# turkey - Monday 11 November, 2019

Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists'
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists'

Updated Nov 11th 2019, 6:26 PM 38,148 Views 141 Comments

Lisa Smith and her child are currently in Turkey.

British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey
# James Le Mesurier
# James Le Mesurier

British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey

Nov 11th 2019, 1:14 PM 19,826 Views 41 Comments

The precise details of James Le Mesurier’s death could not be confirmed.

# turkey - Monday 4 November, 2019

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'
# Turkey
# Turkey

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'

Nov 4th 2019, 12:40 PM 20,038 Views 143 Comments

Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.

# turkey - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?

Oct 30th 2019, 2:45 PM 26,521 Views 25 Comments

Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide
# Genocide
# Genocide

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide

Oct 30th 2019, 8:27 AM 18,976 Views 27 Comments

The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.

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