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Turkey lifts state of emergency

State of emergency will be lifted in Turkey today, the country's Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said earlier, noting that state of emergency will be lifted after a new government is formed. The swearing-in …

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Minibus with Russians runs into tractor in Turkey

At least six Russian tourists were hurt in a road accident in southwestern Turkey, CNN Turk reported. According to the television channel, a minibus carrying Russian tourists bound from the resort city of Marmaris to the international …

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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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Medvedev to attend Erdoğan's inauguration

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is to lead the Russian delegation at the inauguration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on July 9, the Russian government said in a …

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Cavusoglu: US sanctions against Iran unacceptable

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu believes that US sanctions against Iran are unacceptable. According to him, the US has no right to force other countries to join the sanctions against Iran. "The …

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Bus overturns in Turkey, injuring 32 people

Thirty two people have been injured after a bus overturned on the road between Afyonkarahisar and Konya near near Ilgin in Turkey. The driver of the bus was taken to Konya hospital in a serious condition, others were taken to …

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Day of lifting Turkey's state of emergency revealed

The Turkish government will issue a final decree law on July 6 as precaution for the post-state of emergency period, the country's Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, heralding the end of the state of emergency. …

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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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Yildirim may become Turkey's parliament speaker

Turkish Prime Minister Binadi Yildirim may become speaker of the country’s parliament, Turkish media reported. Yildirim explained that if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan nominates him for …

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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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Turkey's election board confirms Erdogan win

Turkey's highest electoral body on Wednesday certified the results of last month's parliamentary and presidential election, ABC News reported. The Supreme Electoral Council confirmed Recep Tayyip Erdogan's …

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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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