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PKK weapons, ammunition seized in Turkey’s Şırnak

icon-updatePKK weapons, ammunition seized in Turkey’s Şırnak

Security personnel seized a large number of ammunition and explosives believed to belong to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) buried underground in the Uludere district of the southeastern province of Şırnak on June 28

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Taxi driver crashes into four pedestrians after allegedly using bonzai

Taxi driver crashes into four pedestrians after allegedly using bonzai

A taxi-driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into four pedestrians in Istanbul’s central Beyoğlu district after allegedly using bonzai, a cheap and addictive synthetic drug, local media reports said.

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Two blasts off of Turkey’s Çanakkale trigger earthquake panic

Two blasts off of Turkey’s Çanakkale trigger earthquake panic

Two natural blasts occurred around 75 meters off the coast of the Marmara province Çanakkale on June 28, prompting fear among locals that an earthquake was occurring

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Turkey to set up ‘rehabilitation villages’ for drug addicts

Turkey to set up ‘rehabilitation villages’ for drug addicts

Turkish authorities are planning to set up “rehabilitation villages” to help drug users get rid of their addictions in four provinces

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Turkey remembers Istanbul airport attack blamed on ISIL

Turkey remembers Istanbul airport attack blamed on ISIL

Turkey on June 28 marked one year since the triple suicide bombing and gun attack on the main international airport in Istanbul that left dozens dead and was blamed on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jjihadists.

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Turkish warplanes hit PKK militants in northern Iraq, seven ‘neutralized’

Turkish warplanes hit PKK militants in northern Iraq, seven ‘neutralized’

Turkish warplanes on June 28 conducted an air operation targeting outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq, “neutralizing” seven of them, the army has stated

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65 people killed, 489 wounded in traffic accidents across Turkey during three-day Eid al-Fitr

65 people killed, 489 wounded in traffic accidents across Turkey during three-day Eid al-Fitr

Some 65 people were killed and 489 were injured across Turkey during three-daily Eid al-Fitr holiday, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on June 27.

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Thousands flock to waterpark in Turkey’s İzmir during Eid al-Fitr holiday

Thousands flock to waterpark in Turkey’s İzmir during Eid al-Fitr holiday

Thousands of locals in the western coastal province of İzmir flocked to the Aquacity waterpark in the Balçova district over the course of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, in a bid to cool off amid rising temperatures and high humidity levels.

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Earth-moving trucks, concrete mixers kill 24 in one year in Istanbul: Report

Earth-moving trucks, concrete mixers kill 24 in one year in Istanbul: Report

Earth-moving trucks and concrete mixers have killed 24 people, including six children, over the past year on Istanbul’s roads.

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Crowds flock to Istanbul beaches during Eid al-Fitr holiday

Crowds flock to Istanbul beaches during Eid al-Fitr holiday

People who stayed in Istanbul during the Eid al-Fitr holiday flocked to nearby beaches to take advantage of the hot weather.

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