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Ekrem Imamoglu becomes new Istanbul mayor

Following a number of recounts from Turkey’s local elections last month, the Istanbul mayoral candidate from the main opposition party on Wednesday received his certificate of election from electoral authorities. Ekrem …

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 Varvara Karaulova granted parole

The Vologda City Court has satisfied a motion to grant parole to Varvara Karaulova (aka Alexandra Ivanova) convicted for an attempt to join the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia). "The petition for …

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AKP to challenge election losses in Istanbul

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) plans to ask the Supreme Election Council (YSK) today to resolve a dispute over invalid votes in mayoral elections for Istanbul and Ankara.        Party …

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Opposition claims election win in Ankara

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in municipal elections but the opposition’s success in key cities dealt a significant blow to his party’s dominance. The ruling party lost the capital, …

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Bus hits pedestrians in Istanbul

A passenger bus crashed in pedestrians in one of the Istanbul districts. Several people have been injured as a result of the accident, TASS reported.  …

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ISIS terrorist detained in Istanbul

Turkish police detained an ISIS member (the terrorist group banned in Russia) plotting a terrorist attack in Turkey in a counterterrorism operation in Istanbul, security sources said. The terrorist was caught by the Istanbul …

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Turkey to get rid of dangerous buildings

Turkey will start emergency demolition work in the near future, Turkish media reported. Within three months, the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning will inspect 81 provinces to identify emergency buildings. …

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