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Russian-Turkish Public Forum opens in Istanbul

The Russian-Turkish Public Forum opened in Istanbul on Saturday, TASS reports. Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation …

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Man swallowed by escalator in Turkey (VIDEO)

A shocking moment was captured in Istanbul when a man steps onto the escalator only to find that it’s collapsing just below his feet. The footage first shows a stream of people walking down the escalator, which was out of …

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Istanbul police detain 14 ISIS militants

Turkey's security officials say police have detained 14 suspected ISIS militants during an anti-terrorist operation in Istanbul. They added that the operation is still underway in nine districts of Istanbul. According to …

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 Cat gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

Turkish soccer club Besiktas ended up in trouble with European soccer’s governing body, UEFA, after a cat sneaked on to the pitch during their Champions League match against Bayern Munich. Besiktas have been charged by Uefa after …

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Istanbul gas explosion leaves four people injured

Gas leak resulted in a blast in Istanbul's Fatih district today, injuring four people, including one child, Turkish media reported. According to the reports, the firemen managed to localize the fire that broke out after the …

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Cumhuriyet daily's editor-in-chief released - media

A court in Istanbul has ordered two journalists for the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper released from prison pending the conclusion of their trial on terror charges. The court ruled Friday that Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Murat …

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Driverless buses to appear in Istanbul

Driverless buses may soon appear in Istanbul's public transport system, the Istanbul Municipality said in a message. According to the message, relevant tests are being conducted to move to driverless buses. "Similar …

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Road accident in Turkey's Istanbul kills three

Three people were killed and ten more were injured as a result of collision of three cars in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. All the victims are Turkish citizens. The injured were taken to the nearest hospitals. …

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Ten PKK members detained in Istanbul

Turkey's police conducted an anti-terrorist operation against members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Istanbul. The police carried out searches and detained 10 people. All of them are citizens of Turkey, Turkish …

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 Dozens injured after metrobus accident in Istanbul

At least 22 passengers were injured in a metrobus accident in Istanbul's Beylikdüzü district yesterday. Due to slippery road conditions, the metrobus slid into another bus waiting at the Haramidere bus stop, on its …

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 Bus drives into crowd in Istanbul, injuring people

At least three people were killed after a bus driver lost control and drove into the crowd waiting at a bus stop in Istanbul's Üsküdar district this morning. According to the reports, the bus veered into the crowd after …

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