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Five Turkish servicemen injured in train accident

Five Turkish soldiers were injured as a result of an accident with the wagon door. The condition of one of them is estimated as extremely difficult. All the injured servicemen were hospitalized in the province of Bitlis. In …

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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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4.4-point earthquake hits Turkey's Van

An earthquake shook Turkey's eastern province of Van on Wednesday. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was registered at around 04:58 a.m. at a depth of 5 km, Turkish media reported. No injuries have been reported …

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Turkey wasn't affected by Coxsackievirus

Turkish hoteliers denied information that appeared in the media about the spread of Coxsackievirus in local hotels. "This is not true," Osman Ayik, head of Turkish Hoteliers Federation, said. "Russian …

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Erdogan to visit Kazakhstan

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has conducted a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Kazakh president's press service said in a statement. "The …

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 Turkey starts building border wall with Iran

Turkey has begun construction of a wall along the country's frontier with Iran, Dogan news agency said. According to the report, the Turkish authorities are constructing the 2-meter wide, 3-meter high barrier with portable …

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5.3-point earthquake hits Turkey's Mugla

An earthquake shook Turkey's coastal province of Mugla on Tuesday, less than three weeks after the resort town was rattled by another major quake measuring 6.7-magnitude. A magnitude 5.3 earthquake was reported in …

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Turkey's Erdogan claims Germany abetting terrorists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities, Reuters reported. …

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Turkey to ignore 2018 Eurovision

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag denied reports that Turkey will end its protest against the Eurovision song contest and return to the competition in 2018.  "There is no such a thing at this moment," Bozdag …

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No Turkish tomatoes to be allowed in Russia

Russia is not ready to import Turkish tomatoes and does not plan to resume it, the country's Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said. "We are not ready to do it, therefore, of course, we will not do …

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Turkey develops its own e-mail system

Turkey will develop a national e-mail system, the country's Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said. In the interview on private broadcaster CNN Türk, Arslan said that a …

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4.7-point earthquake hits Turkey's Bodrum

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 points was registered in Turkey's Bodrum at 08:18 local time, the Turkish media reported. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 5.2 kilometers. No injuries or damage have …

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