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 Turkey's Erzurum hit by 3.2-magnitude earthquake

Turkey’s north-eastern Erzurum province was hit by an earthquake of 3.2 magnitude, according to the Turkish media. Reportedly, the earthquake occurred at 07:54 (GMT+3). No victims and destruction were reported. Earlier, …

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IOC drops Turkey's Erzurum from 2026 Olympic bid race

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has dropped the Turkish city of Erzurum from a 2026 Winter Olympic bidding contest which had previously seen other possible bids fail. Erzurum had too little experience hosting winter …

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IOC: Turkey’s Erzurum may host 2026 Winter Olympics

Seven cities, or joint-bidding cities, have expressed interest in hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said. Canada’s Calgary, Austria’s Graz, Swedish capital Stockholm, Sion in Switzerland, …

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Turkey considering bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the country is considering a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in the eastern provinces of Erzurum, Erzincan and Kars, News & Observer reported. Erdogan made the …

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Czech company Energo Pro to build hydro plant in Turkey

Czech power distributor Energo Pro is set to build a new hydro power plant with a dam in the Erzurum province in north eastern Turkey. The overall cost of the project is expected to reach 240 million US dollars, which is nearly 6 billion crowns. …

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Two gendarmes killed in Turkish city of Erzurum

Today terrorists of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party have killed two members of the gendarmerie in Turkey. The incident occurred in the province of Erzurum. Clashes began in the course of …

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Davutoglu's police bus crashes in Turkey

A bus carrying police of Prime Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, crashed for unknown reasons and 25 people were hurt. Davutoglu, together with security was heading for a rally in the province of Erzurum, when the …

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Bus turns over in Turkey’s Erzurum

A passenger bus has turned over in Turkey’s Erzurum province. 22 people got injured as a result of the accident, the health condition of some passengers is critical, the Anadolu news agency reports. All passengers are the Turkish …

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PKK members kill railway worker in Turkey

A railway worker was killed when members of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) opened fire on railway workers. The workers were repairing railways damaged in a bomb attack by PKK members on a freight train that was heading

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