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Istanbul police detain 51 ISIS members

Turkish police detained 51 suspected members of ISIS in Istanbul today, according to a police source. The suspects were believed to be planning to travel back to conflict zones in Syria, they said in a statement. The police …

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Istanbul has problems with landing aircraft

The Istanbul Ataturk International Airport is experiencing some problems with landing of aircraft, Turkish media reported. The media reports that there are currently delays in the landing of aircraft due to the storm clouds over …

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Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium will host the 2020 UEFA Champions League final, European football’s governing body UEFA confirmed. The 76,000-capacity stadium won the right to host the event in the competition against …

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 People injured in incident at Istanbul pier

Seven people were injured during a rigid mooring of a ferry at one of piers in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. Reportedly, all the injured are citizens of Turkey. They were hospitalized, and their health is assessed as normal. …

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AZAL plane makes emergency landing in Baku

The J2-075 aircraft of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), which was flying from Baku to Istanbul, has made an emergency landing at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport due to a technical reason. "The plane landed safely on 9:33 am …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul due to fog

Sea voyages have been cancelled in Istanbul due to the dense fog, the Turkish organization for the management of maritime transport said. In connection with this, the Marmaray Tunnel functions in an enhanced mode. …

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Fire at Istanbul hospital extinguished, no casualties

A fire at a hospital in Istanbul on April 5 rapidly engulfed the building’s exterior cladding, but officials said it had not spread inside and there were no reports of casualties. "The fire has been partly brought under …

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Fire breaks out at Istanbul rubber factory

A fire broke out at a rubber factory in Eyupsultan district of Istanbul today at night, the Turkish media reported. No injuries have been reported, but the factory has suffered serious damage. The causes of the fire are …

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Police officer injured in shootout in Istanbul

A shootout occurred in Turkey’s Istanbul city, as a result of which a police officer was injured, Trend reported citing the Turkish media. Reportedly, a police officer opened fire when a dispute over debt arose between him and …

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