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Two decares of forests destroyed by fire in Turkey’s Ayvalık

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A fire destroyed two decares of forests in the coastal district of Ayvalık in the Marmara province of Balıkesir on June 26, Doğan News Agency has reported

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Police detain 44 people at Istanbul’s banned LGBT Pride march

Police detain 44 people at Istanbul’s banned LGBT Pride march

Police detained some 44 people at an LGBT Pride march in Istanbul’s Taksim Square on June 25, which was previously banned by the Istanbul’s Governor’s Office for the third consecutive year

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127 schools in Istanbul have ‘historic building’ status

127 schools in Istanbul have ‘historic building’ status

Some 127 schools in Istanbul have “historical building” status, including 80 on the European side, 43 on the Anatolian side, and four on the Princes’ Islands, according to information from the provincial directorate for national education.

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Alleged sexual harassment of six-year-old stirs neighborhood in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

Alleged sexual harassment of six-year-old stirs neighborhood in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

Hundreds of locals in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır hit the streets to protest an alleged sexual harassment incident against a six-year-old girl on June 25, prompting clashes with the police, Doğan News Agency has reported

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Police seize large amount of ammunition, explosives belonging to PKK in Turkey’s Batman

Police seize large amount of ammunition, explosives belonging to PKK in Turkey’s Batman

Police have seized a large amount of ammunition and explosives belonging to outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in an operation conducted at a residence in the southeastern province of Batman, the Batman Governor’s Office announced on June 27.

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One soldier killed, another injured in clash with PKK in Turkey’s east

One soldier killed, another injured in clash with PKK in Turkey’s east

One soldier was killed and another was injured in an operation conducted against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants at a rural area between the eastern province of Elazığ’s Karakoçan district and the provincial border of eastern Bingöl on June 26, Doğan News Agency has reported

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Death toll up to 102 in Ankara train station attack as victim succumbs to wounds after 20 months

Death toll up to 102 in Ankara train station attack as victim succumbs to wounds after 20 months

Mustafa Budak has become the 102nd victim of the Ankara train station attack undertaken by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Oct. 10, 2015

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50 decares of olive grove destroyed by fire in Turkey’s Aydın

50 decares of olive grove destroyed by fire in Turkey’s Aydın

A total of 50 decares of olive grove were destroyed after a fire ignited by a cigarette butt caught them on fire in the Aegean province of Aydın on June 25, Doğan News Agency has reported.

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Former CHP deputy Türmen re-elected as head of ECHR’s Judges Association

Former CHP deputy Türmen re-elected as head of ECHR’s Judges Association

Rıza Mahmut Türmen, a former deputy of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) who is also a former judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), was re-elected as head of the court’s Judges Association on June 25.

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110,000 Syrians return to Syria from Turkey to celebrate Eid

110,000 Syrians return to Syria from Turkey to celebrate Eid

Tens of thousands of Syrians have returned to Syria from Turkey to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home after years spent in Turkey amid the war in their homeland

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