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Turks leave for “family-friendly” Islamic State; cite rampant sex, crime, drugs in Turkey as reasons

Ummi Abdullah’s experience illustrates the pull of the self-styled caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria.

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

On Sunday, heavy clashes broke out between the IS militants and Kurdish fighters only miles from the Syrian border town of Kobani,

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Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

Militants of the extremist Islamic State group have been barreling through the area for the past three days.

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ISIS frees 49 Turkish hostages

The freed hostages were later to be flown to Ankara to be reunited with their families. They were advised not to immediately talk to the news media.

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26 confirmed dead in Turkey tanker disaster: Reports

A tanker carrying LPG overturned and exploded on a highway near Diyarbakir on July 22.

Read more: Tanker blast, Turkey
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Turkish PM expected to seek presidential election

Erdogan has been power since 2003 and is barred by party rules from running as prime minister again.

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High levels of gas ignored at Turkish mine

Data seized by prosecutors indicate that sensors showed high gas levels inside the mine two days before the disaster.

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Turkish govt rules out negligence in its worst mining disaster

The government has asked for a parliamentary inquiry into the disaster to find out what happened and why.

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Turkey mine explosion death toll up to 245; anger, grief boils over

Many still trapped day after one of world’s deadliest mine disasters in decades.

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Turkish coal mine fire kills at least four, 300 feared trapped

Energy Minister Taner Yildiz confirmed that a fire had been triggered by an electrical fault and that workers had been killed, but declined to say how many.

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Turkish court backs Twitter but site still blocked

Tech-savvy users, including President Abdullah Gul, have found ways of circumventing the ban on both Twitter and YouTube.

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Turkey users unable to access YouTube, Google looks into reports

Turkey blocked YouTube as a precaution after voice recordings of senior officials in military operation created a national issue.

Read more: Google, Turkey, You Tube
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Twitter shuts down in Turkey, failed to obey Turkey laws

Erdogan said Twitter was applying double standards and shut down accounts when the U.S. and U.K. demanded it.

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‘Twitter biased, did nothing to stop character assassinations’

US says Turkey’s ban on social networking site anti-democratic, but Premier says he’s ‘not listening’.

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Turkey downs Syria warplane on border: NGO

Turkish air defences targeted a Syrian fighter bomber as it struck areas of the northern province of Latakia

Read more: Syria, Turkey
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