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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck eastern Turkey on Sunday, the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said, while the interior minister said there were no immediate reports of casualties or significant damage.

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Bus Crash Kills 17 Illegal Immigrants In Turkey

A bus conveying illegal immigrants in Eastern Turkey was Friday reported to have hit a lighting pole and bursted into flames, leaving at least seventeen people dead and thirty nine people wounded. According to the Anadolu news agency, the bus which crashed late Thursday on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying nationals from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. “When we arrived at …

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New Year’s attack on packed Istanbul club leaves 39 dead

ISTANBUL (AP) — An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a crowded nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations, killing at least 39 people and wounding close to 70 others in what the province’s governor described as a terror attack.

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