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A Turkish woman was killed and her male partner badly wounded with the same bullet in a suicide attempt in Istanbul's best known shopping street
Led by club-wielding old women, locals in a central Turkish village confronted security forces on Oct. 2 to prevent other villages from using their spring water. Click through for the photo story.
A total of four soldiers and one special operation policeman were killed in separate attacks by the outlawed PKK in the southeastern provinces, with one succumbing to his injuries Oct. 1 at a military hospital
A Turkish soldier was killed in an attack launched by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Mardin on Oct. 1, while a police officer previously injured in a PKK attack succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Ankara
In Basmane, a district of İzmir where refugees from Iraq, Somalia and mostly Syria reside, ruined houses have turned into cheap dormitories for migrants who flocked to the city in attempt to escape to Europe and left on the streets due to lack of accommodation.
Turkey’s education system continues to discriminate against ethnic and religious minorities, reinforcing an exclusionist definition of “Turkishness,” a joint report by the History Foundation and the Turkey branch of the Minority Rights Group has stated
Turkish warplanes struck 24 targets in a bombardment of the outlawed PKK positions in Hakkari late Sept. 29
A total of 12 people have been killed after a public bus rammed into a bus stop in the Dikimevi neighborhood of Ankara, according to initial reports
One Syrian migrant has died and five others are reported missing after an inflatable boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey’s northwestern coast late on Sept. 29
Union of Turkish Bar Associations (TBB) head Metin Feyzioğlu has condemned the physical assault on Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan, describing the attack as “fascism.”
Daylight Saving Time in Turkey will end on Nov. 8, instead of Oct. 25, because of the upcoming snap election on Nov. 1.
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