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Road accident in Istanbul injures 13 people

A passenger bus collided with a truck in Istanbul. According to preliminary information, 13 people were injured as a result of the accident. The injured were taken to the nearest hospitals. All of the injured are citizens of …

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Acid tank explodes in Istanbul

An acid tank exploded in one of the chemical factories in the Istanbul district of Arnavütköy this morning. The factory and citizens living within a 500 square meter radius were evacuated. Teams of …

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Foreign nationals detained in Istanbul

Istanbul police’s anti-terror units detained a total of 38 foreign nationals today in simultaneous operations in the province’s 6 districts against ISIS. The suspects were planning terror attacks, according to local …

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Building in Istanbul collapses due to heavy rains

Torrential rains in Istanbul triggered a landslide on a construction site in the Sütlüce neighborhood today, stripping away an apartment building’s foundation and causing it to collapse. Local officials dispatched …

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'Robbery of century' committed in Istanbul

The unknown armed men robbed the branch of one of the local banks in Istanbul's Fatih district this morning. It is reported that the robbers managed to steal $150,000. This robbery was one of the largest in the history of …

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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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