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 Death toll from train crash in Ankara increases

Nine people were killed and 48 injured after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in Ankara, Turkish Transport Minister Cahit Turhan said, adding that three of those killed were operators of the train.  …

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Trial of Russian envoy murder to begin in January

A criminal court in Ankara accepted an indictment stressing the FETO terror group's involvement in the December 2016 assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov. The indictment recommended …

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Air force officers arrested in FETO probe in Turkey

More than forty former Turkish Air Force personnel were arrested this morning in Ankara in a probe into FETO. The 41 were part of a group of 87 former air force sergeants wanted by Ankara prosecutors for their links to the Fetullah …

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Ankara issues new arrest warrants for FETO suspects

Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office issued arrest warrants for 103 on-duty soldiers including colonels, lieutenant colonels and commanders as part of a probe into Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO). After it at least 74 …

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Kurdish racketeers detained in Ankara - media

At least 21 suspects were detained for extortion to help finance the PKK/KCK terrorist group after a huge dawn sweep across Ankara, security sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking …

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Erdogan receives Pompeo at Ankara airport

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ankara today, according to the presidential press service. Erdogan received Pompeo at Esenboğa International Airport …

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Tractor rams through cars near Turkey's Parliament

A tractor has rammed through the cars next to the building of Turkish parliament in Ankara, the Turkish media reported. Despite all attempts by the police to stop the tractor, the driver of the tractor refused to obey to the order, …

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Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Ankara

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the U.S. embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, this morning, hitting a window in a security cabin but causing no casualties. A police officer said that the drive-by shooting occurred …

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Russia's Foreign Minister to visit Ankara

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Ankara on August 13-14 and discuss the situation in Syria with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Russian Foreign Ministry's …

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 Road accident in Ankara: one dead, 4 injured

One person was killed and 4 people were injured in a traffic accident in Turkey's Ankara. The minibus, whose license plate has not yet been determined, collided with a car in the rear of Turgut Ozala Avenue. As a …

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