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India loses to Turkey in junior men's volleyball


New Delhi: India went down to host Turkey in straight sets in a 5th-8th classification match at the World Junior Men's Championship in Ankara, today.India lost 18-25, 23-25, 20-25 at the Baskent Voll

Turkey Olympic bid will survive dope storm, says Diack


Turkey's bid to host the 2020 Olympics should survive the doping storm which has engulfed their athletes, the head of the International Association of Athletics Federations insisted on Thursday.

Four arrested in Turkey anti-government protests: media


Turkish police have fired tear gas and used water cannons to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in the capital Ankara, leading to four arrests, local media and witnesses said Friday.

Turk Prime Minister warns protesters

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Ankara: Turkey’s defiant Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told supporters his patience “has a limit” as police fired tear gas and jets of water at demonstrators in unrelenting protests against his

Turkey scrambles jet after Syrian helicopter nears border

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Turkey scrambled a fighter jet on Friday after a Syrian helicopter shelled the Syrian town of Azmarin near their common border, an official said.

"The fighter jet took off from Diyarbakir base in th

Warplanes batter Syria's Homs as Turkey returns fire


Warplanes pounded rebel-held areas of Homs in the Syrian city's heaviest onslaught for months on Friday, monitors said, as Turkey reportedly returned cross-border shellfire for the second time this we

Turkey strikes back at Syria after mortar kills five


Turkish artillery hit targets inside Syria on Wednesday after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory killed five Turkish civilians, while NATO called for an immediate end to Syria's 'aggressive act

Three ex-generals jailed for 20 years in Turkey coup trial


A Turkish court on Friday handed down 20-year prison terms to three former generals accused of plotting to overthrow the government in 2003.

The three chief suspects in the trial including alleged ma

Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Turkey


Hollywood star Angelina Jolie met with Syrian refugees in Turkey on Thursday to draw attention to the plight of the hundreds of thousands who have fled their nation's civil war.

The trip by Jolie, wh

25 killed in ammunition depot blast in western Turkey: Army

Twenty-five soldiers were killed and four were lightly wounded in an explosion at a military ammunition storage in western Turkey, the army announced on Thursday.

The explosion occurred around 6.15 p

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