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Turkey installs 764km security wall on Syria border

Turkey has completed the construction of a 764-kilometer (475-mile) concrete wall along its border with Syria, according to a Turkish official on Saturday

Nine migrants, mainly children, drown off Turkish coast

Nine migrants, including six children, seeking to head to Europe in a speedboat drowned on Sunday when the vessel sank off Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, state media reports said.

Turkish court rejects appeal to cancel controversial election law

Turkey’s top court has rejected the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) appeal to cancel recent changes to the country’s electoral law, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday.

Turkey to arrest 101 soldiers over alleged links to coup attempt

Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 101 members of the air force, including one general and several colonels, over suspected links to the organisation of a religious leader blamed for the 2016 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
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Flash floods: Six injured as heavy rains cause havoc in Ankara

The heavy downpours occurred in the Mamak district of the capital in on Saturday, injuring six people, according to state-run Anadolu news agency.

5.2 magnitude earthquate hits Turkey, injures 39

An earthquake struck Turkey’s southeastern province of Adiyaman early on Tuesday, injuring 39 people and damaging buildings, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Turkey jails 28 soldiers for life over 2016 failed coup

A total of 28 soldiers were handed life sentences on Tuesday in three separate cases related to a failed military coup in 2016, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Turkey orders detention of 140 people over Gulen links – Anadolu

Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 140 people including serving army officers over alleged links to U.S.-based preacher, Fethullah Gulen, accused of orchestrating attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu agency said on Friday.

Gabon deports 3 coup suspects to Turkey

Three Turkish nationals detained in Gabon over links to the Fethullah Gulen movement that Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup have been brought to Turkey, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Greek premier hardens tone on soldiers jailed in Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday demanded the release of two soldiers jailed in Turkey, arguing that they should not be "pawns to blackmail."

Turkey implicates Fethullah Gulen in 2016 Andrei Karlov murder

A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of the US-based Muslim religious leader Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 killing of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, according to state media reports.

Kosovo PM orders probe into expulsion of Gulenists

Kosovo's prime minister has sacked his top security chiefs and ordered a probe into the expulsion of six members of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen's movement, which is blamed by Turkey for a 2016 coup attempt.

17 dead as bus with illegal migrants crashes in Turkey

At least 17 people have been killed and another 36 wounded after a bus carrying illegal immigrants hit a lighting pole in eastern Turkey and burst into flames, local media reported on Friday.

Six Turkish troops killed by PKK militants

Six Turkish troops have been killed and seven wounded after Kurdish militants attacked a miltary base in the southeast of the country.

Besiktas defender Caner Erkin risks jail over referee rant

Turkish international defender Caner Erkin, who plays for Istanbul side Besiktas, risks up to two years in jail over an expletive-strewn rant at a referee last year, reports said Tuesday.

Arrests in Turkey as US embassy shuts down due to ‘threat’

Turkish police have arrested 12 people in the capital Ankara in an investigation targeting an armed group, state media reporter.

Kurdish Syrian ex-leader Salih Muslim arrested in Prague

Salih Muslim, a prominent former leader of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syria, has been arrested in the Czech capital, according to Turkish security officials and the PYD.

Turkey’s coup attempt: Six journalists sentenced to life imprisonment

A court in Istanbul on Friday sentenced six Turkish journalists to aggravated life imprisonment each over their alleged involvement in a failed coup in July 2016, local media reported.

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