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Turkish police detain hundreds of protesting airport workers

Sep 15 2018

ISTANBUL Turkish police have detained hundreds of workers protesting over labor conditions at Istanbul's new airport, a giant project championed by President Tayyip Erdogan and due to open next month, a union leader said on Saturday.

Turkish fledging party to run in June polls after membership boost

Apr 22 2018

ISTANBUL/ANKARA A fledgling Turkish political party founded by a popular former interior minister will be allowed to run in snap June elections, authorities ruled on Sunday, after 15 parliamentarians from the main opposition switched parties to bolster its ranks.

Turkish socialite and friends killed in plane crash in Iran

Mar 12 2018

ISTANBUL/DUBAI A wealthy Turkish socialite and her friends were among the 11 people killed on Sunday when a private plane bringing them home from a Dubai bachelorette party crashed into an Iranian mountainside.

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