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At least two Turkish soldiers killed and three others wounded in Syria’s Idlib province

At least two Turkish soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, according to the Turkish defence ministry. Saturday’s assault happened following a search and screening operation in the Idlib de-escalation zone, the ministry said in a statement. It identified the dead soldiers as infantry non-commissioned officers. Idlib is the […]

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Syrian oil slick spreads across the Mediterranean Ocean, alarming neighboring nations

An oil slick that originated from a power plant on Syria’s Mediterranean coast has spread and alarmed the island nation of Cyprus. Authorities in Cyprus island are monitoring the leak and expansion. The Syrian media reported the oil spill from the plant, which is inside the Baniyas oil refinery. Satellite imagery showed that the slick spread […]

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Greece installs 40km long fence along Turkey border amid concern of surge in migrants from Afghanistan

Greece installed a 40km long fence and surveillance system along its border with Turkey amid concern over a surge of migrants from Afghanistan. “We cannot wait, passively, for the possible impact,” Greece’s Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis said on a visit to the region of Evros on Friday. “Our borders will remain inviolable.” His comments came […]

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Turkey: At least 70 killed, 47 remain unaccounted for in Black Sea flash floods

At least seventy people have died while emergency workers continue to search for 47 others missing after flash floods swept through Turkish Black Sea provinces, authorities said. The floods last week brought chaos as torrents of water tossed dozens of cars and heaps of debris along streets, destroyed buildings and bridges, closed roads and damaged […]

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Three Turkish soldiers killed in explosion while carrying cross-border operation in northern Iraq

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and two were wounded by explosives planted by fighters in northern Iraq, Turkey’s defence ministry said. The ministry said on Monday the incident took place the day before in a region where Turkey was carrying out a cross-border operation. A statement said three Turkish soldiers were “martyred” and two […]

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Turkey Floods: Flash floods along the Black Sea coast kills at least 44 people

A huge search-and-rescue operation is under way in northern Turkey after flash floods along the Black Sea coast killed at least 44 people. Kastamonu province is the worst-hit area. Apartment buildings in the town of Bozkurt were destroyed when the Ezine river burst its banks. This month Turkey has also had to battle huge wildfires […]

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Turkey: At least 27 killed in devastating floods; Buildings, bridges and power lines collapse; streets clog

A massive search and rescue operation has been launched in Turkey after flash floods along the Black Sea coast killed at least 27 people. Kastamonu province is the worst-hit area, accounting for 25 of the deaths. Two others died in Sinop on the coast. The floods caused some buildings to collapse, smashed several bridges, clogged […]

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Turkish influencer prosecuted for posting photos from inside Amsterdam sex museum

A Turkish social media influencer is being prosecuted for posting photos from inside the world-famous Sex Museum in Amsterdam. Merve Taskin, 23, shared pictures of sex toys she bought at the museum during a birthday trip to the Netherlands in January last year. A few months later she says she was arrested in Turkey, where […]

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Meteor explosion in Turkey turns the sky green, leaving citizens in awe

The skies in Izmir, Turkey, turned green recently, leaving people in awe. A Twitter user named Halil Ibrahim Cakan uploaded a video of this mystical view, triggering multiple conspiracy theories. The video shows a ball of fire plummeting from the sky. as it hides behind the clouds for a very brief moment, it bursts into […]

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More than 70 wildfires swamp Turkey; 4 dead, thousands evacuate

The death toll from wildfires on Turkey’s southern coast has risen to four as firefighters were battling blazes for a third day on Friday after the evacuation of dozens of villages and some hotels. More than 70 wildfires have broken out this week in provinces on Turkey’s Aegean and Mediterranean coasts as well as inland […]

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Turkish armoured vehicle attacked in northern Syria, 2 soldiers killed

Two Turkish soldiers died and two wounded in an attack on their armoured vehicle in northern Syria, Turkey’s defence ministry said on Saturday. The ministry said Turkish forces immediately launched retaliatory fire. “Our punitive fire against terrorist positions is continuing,” a statement shared on Twitter said. It said the attack was in the region where […]

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Turkey: Bus carrying migrants crashes, tumbles into ditch and catches fire. 12 dead, 26 injured.

A bus carrying illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan crashed in eastern Turkey, killing at least 12 people and injuring 26 others, according to local authorities. The crash occurred on Sunday morning in Van province’s Muradiye district near the Turkish border with Iran, where the vehicle caught fire after tumbling into a ditch, Reuters […]