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Security officers and firefighters work moments after an explosion outside the Police headquarters in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, May 1, 2016. A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing a policeman and injuring over 20 other people, an official said. (Depo Photos via AP) TURKEY OUT

Explosion in Turkey kills one, injures 23

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Unconfirmed reports say gunfire was heard after the blast, which shattered the windows of nearby buildings.

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Turkey: Two policemen killed, 22 others wounded in car bomb attack in Gaziantep

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded in a car bomb attack on Sunday in front of police headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern city of Gaziantep

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Turkey blast: Four killed, 14 wounded in car bomb attack in Diyarbakir, say reports

Broadcaster Haberturk TV said the blast hit near a bus station in the city, the largest in the mainly Kurdish southeast. Ambulances rushed to the scene, Haberturk said.

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Turkey detains 13 suspects amid fears of new attack

The arrests come after a suicide bomber in Istanbul killed two American-Israelis, another Israeli and an Iranian.

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Istanbul suicide attack: 5 killed, several wounded in city’s shopping district

The explosion hit Istiklal Street, a wide boulevard closed to traffic that is lined with international stores and shopping centres, just a few hundred metres from an area where police buses are usually parked, a Reuters witness said.

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EU, Turkey seal ‘historic’ deal to return migrants

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, whose country is home to almost 3 million Syria refugees, proclaimed the agreement a momentous occasion.

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Kurdish militants could also hit Europe, Turkey’s Erdogan warns

Turkey has been wracked by conflict in mainly Kurdish areas of the southeast and suffered a string of attacks.

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Kurdish group claims responsibility for Ankara attack

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons is considered an offshoot of the PKK and has carried out several attacks in the past including one in Ankara in February.

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European Union leaders push on with contested Turkey migrant plan

For every irregular migrant returned to Turkey, EU countries would take in one Syrian refugee from Turkey, in a process supervised by the UNHCR.

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Stopping migrant smuggling an uphill battle for Turkey

The European Union and Turkey hope to reach a comprehensive deal this week to tackle illegal migration and the refugee crisis spurred by conflicts in Syria and beyond.

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Turkish military kills 45 Kurdish militants in airstrikes

The military denied Moscow’s claim that Turkey’s military is entrenched a few hundred yards inside Syrian territory to prevent Kurdish groups from strengthening their positions.

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Turkey: Kurdish female bomber behind Ankara car bomb blast, says security officials

Following the attack, Turkish warplanes bombed camps belonging to the PKK in northern Iraq early on Monday, the army said.

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Turkey: Ankara car bomb kills 37, second attack in month

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Interior Minister Efkan Ala said the name of the group behind the attack would likely be announced on Monday after initial investigations were completed.

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Turkey declares new 24-hour curfews for Kurdish towns

Turkey has imposed curfews in several flashpoints in the southeast since August to root out Kurdish militants linked to the PKK.

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Turkey seizes control of anti-Erdogan daily in raid, US expresses concern

The swoop caused immediate concern in Washington and Brussels amid the intensifying worries over the climate for freedom of expression in Turkey.