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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Eleven migrants drowned on March 24 after a boat carrying 22 sank off the Kuşadası-Davutlar area of the Aegean province of Aydın, Doğan News Agency has reported
Two more Israeli planes carrying five housing containers each landed in Erzurum yesterday.
The death toll from the devastating earthquake that hit eastern Turkey last week has risen to 596, the government's emergency unit said today.
On the 88th year of the establishing of modern Turkish Republic, thousands marched together in streets, despite the official ceremonies were canceled.
The United Nations said Thursday that it has sent thousands of tents to Turkey for those made homeless by the deadly 7.2-magnitude earthquake, after an appeal from Ankara for relief.
An Istanbul court ordered yesterday the release of a Navy officer who was arrested as part of the “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) trials but Lt. Cmdr. Cem Çağlar will continue to remain in prison pending trial over other accusations.
A female suicide bomber in southeast Turkey killed three people and wounded 21 in Bingöl, a town in the mainly Kurdish region today.
Teams who have been working around the clock for a week to rescue survivors from the Van earthquake were set to wind up their activities by nightfall yesterday, according to Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a number of documents that were part of a directive issued by the National Security Board (MGK) in January 2006, Chief Judge Hasan Hüseyin Özese revealed during the ongoing Internet propaganda case.
A victim of yesterday's suicide bombing in Turkey's southeast reportedly jumped on the bomber before the blast, saving lives.