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US abandons defence cooperation with Turkey

The US Senate has voted to block transfers of the F-35 fighter jet to Turkey in a move that could ultimately hold up the sale of 100 planes worth close to $10bn. A bipartisan clause added to the National Defense Authorisation Act would …

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Three killed in deadly dispute in Turkey's Gaziantep

Three people were killed and five were injured after an argument between a Turk and Syrian escalated into a deadly shooting yesterday in the Turkish province of Gaziantep. The incident in the Hoşgör district started as an …

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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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Three killed after bus overturns in Turkey's Karaman

Three people died and 39 got injured in an accident involving bus in Turkish city of Karaman, Turkish media reported. According to preliminary data, the driver lost control, then the bus overturned. All injured were taken to …

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Eastern Turkey hit by 3.4-magnitude quake

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center. The epicenter of the quake was located 52 kilometers north of the Van city. The seismic center was located at a depth of 2 …

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Turkey's cargo ship sinking off Croatian coast

A Turkish-flagged freighter began sinking in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia's Jabuka Island, the Croatian Maritime, Transport and Infrastructure Ministry said. All 13 crew members - 11 Turks and two Indians - were safely …

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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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Turkish army destroys terrorist hideouts in N. Iraq

Turkish jets destroyed terrorist shelters, hideouts, and weapons pits as part of anti-terror operations in northern Iraq on Friday, the military said on Saturday, Anadolu agency reported. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said …

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Erdogan: Turkey to fight terror with allies or alone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Ankara is determined to pursue its cross-border military operations from its southern borders to northern Iraq, stating that the operation in the Kandil region is ongoing. …

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Turkey's air strikes kill 26 PKK militants in Iraq

The Turkish military said air strikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq’s Qandil mountain region on June 12. Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said today …

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3 dead in attack on Turkey’s ruling AKP in southeast

Three people have been killed and several injured in an attack on members of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) during an election campaign event in the southeast of the country. Members of AKP, including MP …

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