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Top state officials bid farewell to ex-president’s father-in-law

Top state officials bid farewell to ex-president’s father-in-law

Former Turkish President Abdullah Gül’s father-in-law, who died on Feb. 11, was laid to rest in Istanbul on Feb. 12 at a funeral attended by top state officials

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Operations ended in Cizre: Interior Minister

Operations ended in Cizre: Interior Minister

Turkey’s interior minister has announced an end to operations targeting the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Cizre district of the southeastern province of Şırnak

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Five-story building collapses in central Istanbul

Five-story building collapses in central Istanbul

A five-story building collapsed on Feb. 12 off bustling İstiklal Avenue near Istanbul’s Taksim Square in the city’s Beyoğlu district

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Three soldiers killed in clashes with PKK in Sur

Three soldiers killed in clashes with PKK in Sur

Three Turkish soldiers were killed on late Feb. 10 and early Feb. 11 in clashes with outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern district of Sur, the Turkish General Staff has announced

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Turkey fined animal abusers 1.2 million liras in 2015: Ministry

Turkey fined animal abusers 1.2 million liras in 2015: Ministry

The Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks (DKMP) issued fines amounting to a total of 1.25 million Turkish Liras over the violation of animal rights in 2015, Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu said in a written statement on Feb. 10

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Turkey Coast Guard saves lone Syrian refugee stranded on sinking boat

Turkey Coast Guard saves lone Syrian refugee stranded on sinking boat

Turkey’s coastguard said on Feb. 10 it had rescued a Syrian refugee who clung on alone to a sinking boat for his life after it went down while seeking to cross the Aegean Sea to Greece

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Schools suffer $34 million in damage due to clashes

Schools suffer $34 million in damage due to clashes

Turkey has spent 100 million Turkish Liras ($34.2 million) on repairs for schools affected by the state’s fight against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) last year, Education Minister Nabi Avcı said on Feb. 11

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Turkish Airlines ads prompt demands for tickets to ‘Gotham’ and ‘Metropolis’

Turkish Airlines ads prompt demands for tickets to ‘Gotham’ and ‘Metropolis’

A number of people have apparently been confused by the latest Turkish Airlines (THY) commercial for the upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” movie featuring fictional destinations

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Two Syrian children killed after fire erupts in Istanbul apartment

Two Syrian children killed after fire erupts in Istanbul apartment

Two Syrian children were killed and two residents wounded when a fire erupted at an apartment in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district early on Feb. 12

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Military operations to expand to İdil, Nusaybin, minister says

Military operations to expand to İdil, Nusaybin, minister says

While military operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) are coming to an end in the southeastern town of Cizre, they will be intensified in the region’s İdil and Nusaybin districts, according to Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala

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