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Turkish police catch five suicide bombers near Syrian border: Governor’s office

Turkish police catch five suicide bombers near Syrian border: Governor’s office

Police have apprehended five suspected suicide bombers near Turkey’s border with Syria, according to a statement released by the governor’s office of the southern province of Hatay

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No findings that abducted Turkish teacher has been killed by PKK: Governor’s office

No findings that abducted Turkish teacher has been killed by PKK: Governor’s office

There is no information that an abducted Turkish teacher has been killed by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the governor’s office in the eastern province of Tunceli has stated

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German tourist drowns in Turkey’s Antalya

German tourist drowns in Turkey’s Antalya

A German tourist has drowned in the Manavgat district of the southern province of Antalya, Doğan News Agency reported on June 24

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House arrest of homeless man in Istanbul lifted

House arrest of homeless man in Istanbul lifted

The “house arrest” of a homeless man, who was previously unable to move outside the boundaries of a confined public area in Istanbul, has been lifted, Doğan News Agency reported on June 22

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PKK attack kills soldier in Turkey’s east

PKK attack kills soldier in Turkey’s east

A lieutenant was killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Genç district of the eastern province of Bingöl on June 24

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Turkish Education Ministry increases number of chapters in English courses for fifth grade students

Turkish Education Ministry increases number of chapters in English courses for fifth grade students

The Education Ministry has increased the number of chapters in English courses for fifth grade students as part of efforts to turn the grade into a foreign language preparation year

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5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey’s northwest

5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey’s northwest

Five people were electrocuted on June 23 at a water park in the northwestern province of Sakarya, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old child

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Turkish commander dismissed from post after food poisoning in Manisa barrack

Turkish commander dismissed from post after food poisoning in Manisa barrack

A brigade commander was dismissed from his post on June 23 after a food poisoning incident in a military barrack in the western province of Manisa

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Turkey celebrates Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr

Turkey celebrates Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr

Muslims in Turkey, alongside Muslim populations around the world, are set to celebrate the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr starting on June 25 until June 27, marking the end of 30 days of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan

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Turkey rejects Greek criticism of Hagia Sophia prayers

Turkey rejects Greek criticism of Hagia Sophia prayers

Turkey on June 23 condemned a Greek Foreign Ministry statement critical of a Quran recital and call to prayer held at the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) in Istanbul earlier this week

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