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One injured in shooting outside Istanbul courthouse

Members of two feuding crime gangs have clashed outside Istanbul's main courthouse. Gunshots were heard and one person was injured in the fight, Turkish media reports. Television footage showed people inside the courthouse lying on …

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Student dorm burns in Istanbul

A fire occurred at a dormitory in Istanbul, local media report. Firefighters extinguished the fire in the shortest time. The cause of the fire has not been established yet. So far, no casualties have been reported. …

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Drug dealers arrested in Istanbul

Police officers in Istanbul neutralized a group of drug traffickers during a special operation conducted this morning, the local law enforcement agency informed. All detainees are the citizens of Turkey. A large consignment of …

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One of Daesh couriers arrested in Istanbul

One of couriers of the Daesh terrorist group (banned in the Russian Federation), Iraqi citizen Waad Ayad, was detained in Istanbul. He was arrested during special operation carried out at the Sabiha Gökçen …

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Istanbul courthouse attacked, one injured - media

One person was injured as a result of the attack on the Istanbul court building. A hearing in the murder trial was held in the court, CNN Turk reported. There are yet no other details of the incident. …

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 Ex-Kosovo PM dies in Istanbul hospital

Kosovo's former prime minister and interior minister, Bajram Rexhepi, has died in a hospital in Turkey following a stroke. He was 63. Kosovo's current Prime Minister Isa Mustafa said in a …

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Unidentified gunman opens fire in Istanbul (VIDEO)

A man carrying a shotgun has climbed on a roof of a building located in Esenyurt district of Istanbul and opened fire, local media reports. A video of the alleged shooter has emerged in social media shortly after the initial reports. …

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 Bosphorus Strait opened to marine traffic

Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait, which was closed to marine traffic this morning, was opened, the press secretary of Turkey's Transportation and Communication Ministry Turan Özyanık said. The straight …

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Turkey intensifies fight against drug traffickers

Turkish police has continued counter-narcotics operations in the country. Seventeen suspects have been detained in Istanbul last week on suspicion of drug smuggling, the Daily Sabah reported. In Istanbul police raided the …

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Israeli football players got lost at Istanbul airport

Two players of Israeli football club Bnei Yehuda got lost at Istanbul airport and could not come to St. Petersburg, where they are supposed to play on Thursday. It is likely that players got lost while shopping and could not find the …

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Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

Hundreds of Turkish women marched in the country's biggest city Istanbul on Saturday to protest against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively, Reuters reported. The march, dubbed …

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 Two planes collide at Turkey's Ataturk airport

A Scat Airlines aircraft flying to Aktau has collided with a Turkish Airlines plane lying to Taipei on the runway at the Ataturk international airport in Istanbul. According to the Turkish media, the tail of the THY aircraft has been …

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More than 2 thousand people take part in Istanbul swim race

Some 2,277 swimmers from 49 countries took part in Istanbul’s 29th Samsung Bosphorus Cross Continental Swimming Race, which started at Kanlica pier on the Asian side and ended six-and-a-half kilometers (4 miles) later in front of Kurucesme …

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