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Some 59 people have been killed and 330 have been injured in a total of 78 traffic accidents across Turkey since June 24, the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, Doğan News Agency has reported.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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