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Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 47

ANKARA (Reuters) – Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said. Rescuers worked to free people trapped under the mangled wreckage at Marsandiz train station, 8 km (5 miles) from central Ankara. ...

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Turkish train crash in Ankara kills four, injures 43 – governor

Rescue vehicles are seen following a crash involving a Turkish high speed train in Ankara, Turkey, in this still image obtained from social media December 13, 2018. YASIN DUVAR/via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish high speed train collided with another locomotive and crashed into an overpass at a train station in Ankara on Thursday, killing four people and injuring ...

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Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish authorities have issued an arrest warrant for journalist Can Dundar as part of an investigation into protests in Istanbul in 2013 against President Tayyip Erdogan’s rule, state-run Anadolu agency said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Can Dundar, former editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, addresses a news conference in Berlin, Germany, September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Tobias Schlie Prosecutors said ...

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Khashoggi murder: Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow has the death of Jamal Khashoggi impacted the war in Yemen? Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has for the first time accused the Saudi government directly of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government,” he wrote in ...

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Saudi prosecutor discusses Khashoggi case with Turkish intelligence: Demiroren agency

FILE PHOTO: Saudi public prosecutor Saud Al Mojeb leaves from Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor held talks overnight with Turkish intelligence officials over the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Demiroren news agency said. It said Saud Al Mojeb ...

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Turkish forces bombarded Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish forces bombarded Kurdish YPG militia positions on the eastern shore of the Euphrates River in northern Syria, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Sunday. The bombardment targeted the Zor Magar area to the west of northern Syria’s Ayn al-Arab region and was aimed at preventing “terrorist activities”, Anadolu reported. Turkey carried out an offensive against YPG ...

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Turkey’s foreign minister spoke with Saudi counterpart – Turkish foreign ministry source

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a press conference in Ankara, Turkey, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke on the phone with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir, a Turkish foreign ministry source said on Friday. No information was immediately available regarding the content of the phone call. Reporting by Tulay ...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have already searched the Saudi consulate and consul’s residence Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in a nearby forest or on farmland. Mr Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi ...

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