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Erdogan, Rouhani hold meeting in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani held a closed-door meeting in Istanbul on Wednesday after Turkey hosted an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic …

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Middle East negotiates position on Jerusalem

The extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) started in Istanbul today with a meeting at the level of foreign ministers in preparation for the summit at the leadership level that is expected to convene later in …

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Air France to stop Paris-Istanbul flights

French Air France decided to stop its flights from Paris to Istanbul, Turkish media reported. Reportedly, the flights will be stopped starting on March 25, 2018.  The reason for the suspension of flights was not …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul

Sea voyages have been canceled in Istanbul due to strong wind and torrential rain,  the Turkish organization for Maritime Affairs reports. According to the weather forecast, strong wind and rain will be observed in Istanbul two …

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Iran's Larijani arrives in Istanbul

Iran's Parliament speaker Ali Larijani arrived in Istanbul to participate in the 10th plenary session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA). Upon arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Larijani was warmly welcomed …

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First bitcoin robbery solved in Istanbul

Turkey's cybercrimes police detained a gang of thieves who robbed 450 Bitcoins worth $2.83 million from a businessman in Istanbul's Merter district. The incident marks the first time police carried out an operation to detain criminals involved in stealing cryptocurrencies.

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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Two people die in Istanbul nightclub shootout

Two people died in a shootout which took place in one of nightclubs in Istanbul, Trend reported citing Turkish media. Reportedly, the shootout took place between two groups. Six people were injured during the incident and the …

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More than 80 terrorist suspects detained in Istanbul

Istanbul police arrested at least 82 foreigners midnight Friday that are suspected of having links to the ISIS terrorist group. During a counter-terrorism operation targeted at ISIS suspects, the police conducted simultaneous raids in …

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Four injured in accident at Turkey's Ataturk Airport

A truck and a car with pilots and flight attendants have collided at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey, injuring four people. Two flight attendants, one pilot and a truck driver were injured in the accident, the Turkish media …

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Almost 300 ISIS militants detained in Turkey

Turkey's security officials say police have detained 283 suspected ISIS militants in the past 11 days. A security directorate statement also said police seized 66 improvised explosive devices during the anti-ISIS operations …

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Explosion at Istanbul filling station: 3 injured

An explosion occurred at a filling station in Istanbul’s Tuzla District, the Turkish media reported. According to the preliminary information, three people were injured in the explosion. Medical personnel are …

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4 Daesh suspects arrested in Istanbul

Police arrested four Daesh suspects, including two women who were allegedly planning a terror attack in Istanbul, according to a police source, Anadolu Agency reported. The suspects were held in the car park area of Forum Istanbul …

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