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Sergei Parajanov’s exhibition opens in Istanbul

The exhibition of works by the famous film director and artist Sergei Parajanov "Parajanov. With Sarkis" opened in Istanbul. The event is dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the birth of the master. According to the …

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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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Turkey to hold Kanal Istanbul tender in 2019

Turkey plans to hold a tender for the construction of a 45-km shipping canal running parallel to the Bosphorus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a meeting of his AK Party in Ankara. “The Kanal …

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Over 1 ton of heroin seized in Turkey's Erzincan

Over 1 ton of heroin was seized in the eastern Turkish province of Erzincan, the governorship said. According to the governor's office, anti-drug squads stopped a long-rig trailer truck en route from Istanbul to Van along the …

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 Bus accident in Istanbul leaves 14 injured

A passenger bus has overturned in Turkey’s Istanbul this morning, the Turkish media reported. According to the preliminary data, 14 people were injured as a result of the accident, two of them are in critical condition. …

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Erdogan urges to trade in local currencies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken out in favour of wider use of national currencies in trading with other countries, speaking at the Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee of the Organisation of Islamic …

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Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul

Four soldiers have died and another was wounded after a military helicopter slammed into a residential area in Istanbul, the governor of Istanbul  Ali Yerlikaya said. He added that the helicopter was …

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Fire breaks out in Istanbul mall

Fire broke out in a mall in central Istanbul, Turkish media reported. The employees and visitors of the mall were reportedly evacuated. Firefighters and rescue teams arrived to extinguish the fire. According to preliminary …

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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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