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Death toll from train crash in Turkey climbs to 24

The number of people who died in a railroad accident in northwestern Turkey has reached 24, while 338 others were injured, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag. Several cars of a passenger train traveling from Uzunkopru, …

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Passenger bus catches fire in Turkey's Eskişehir

A passenger bus going from Isparta to Istanbul caught fire on the Eskişehir-Ankara highway, Turkish media reported. The incident occurred on the 20th kilometer of the highway, according to TRT Haber. No injuries were reported, …

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Tanker and cargo ship collide near Istanbul

A tanker and a cargo ship collided on 10 miles west of Sivriada island in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. The dry cargo ship Ersoylar 1 and tanker Gammagas collided 30 miles off İmralı Island. Rescue vessels connected to the coastal …

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Fire breaks out at textile factory in Istanbul (VIDEO)

A fire broke out at a textile factory in Istanbul today, forcing the evacuation of the building but causing no casualties, Turkish media reported. According to CNNTurk, the fire erupted at the 5000 square meters plant located within the …

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Erdogan: Turkish voters to give lesson to West

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has invited his supporters to “give a lesson to the West” on the June 24 elections. "The West is waiting for the June 24 elections. A defeat of Erdogan. Are …

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30 ISIL suspects detained in Istanbul

Turkish security forces on June 16 detained 30 foreign nationals in Istanbul for alleged links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a police source told state-run Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News reports.  …

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First control flight held in Istanbul third airport

The first control flight has been carried out at the third airport in Istanbul, the General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey (DHMI) said in a statement. It is noted that the flight was carried out under the control of …

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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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