Posts Tagged ‘Turkish’

Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Nihal Kayali and Christina Asquith, Refugees DeeplyISTANBUL, Turkey — At the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit this week, Turkey’s efforts to educate hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees will be in the spotlight. Top News – UPI.com

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Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, killing 39

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, killing 39

Ann Marie AwadAYVACIK, Turkey, Jan. 30 (UPI) — Turkish Coast Guard officials say 39 are dead — including 5 children — after a migrant boat sunk near Izmir, Turkey. Top News – UPI.com

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Turkish police seize stolen Picasso painting

Turkish police seize stolen Picasso painting

Ann Marie AwadISTANBUL, Turkey, Jan. 30 (UPI) — Turkish police successfully recovered a Pablo Picasso painting dated 1940 which was stolen from an American collector. Top News – UPI.com

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Russia fires warning shots from warship against Turkish fishing boat

Russia fires warning shots from warship against Turkish fishing boat

Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, Dec. 13 (UPI) — Russia on Sunday said one of its warships in the Aegean Sea fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing vessel in order to avoid a collision. Top News – UPI.com

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Turkish president says wishes plane downing had not happened

Turkish president says wishes plane downing had not happened

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday voiced regret over Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane, saying his country was “truly saddened” by the incident and wished it hadn’t occurred. It was the first expression of regret by the strongman leader since Tuesday’s incident in which Turkish F-16 jets shot down...

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Russia confirms its jet shot down near Turkish border

Russia confirms its jet shot down near Turkish border

ANKARA – Turkey shot down a Russian warplane Tuesday, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies. “We are looking into the circumstances of the crash of the Russian jet,” Russia’s Defense Ministry said. “The Ministry of Defense would like...

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Turkish jets shoot down warplane at Syrian border

Turkish jets shoot down warplane at Syrian border

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 4:36 AM Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane Tuesday night near the Syrian border, forcing its pilots to parachute out as civilians filmed the destruction, officials said. Officials said the Su-24 plane was shot down because it violated airspace restructions,...

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U.S. drone makes emergency landing in Turkish province bordering Syria

U.S. drone makes emergency landing in Turkish province bordering Syria

Fred LambertKIRIKHAN, Turkey, Oct. 20 (UPI) — A U.S. drone suffering technical failure was forces to make an emergency landing in the southern Turkish province of Hatay, near the Syrian border. Top News – UPI.com

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Turkish military convoy attacked, killing two, following week of violence

Turkish military convoy attacked, killing two, following week of violence

Andrew V. PestanoISTANBUL, Turkey, July 26 (UPI) — A military convoy in Turkey was targeted by a car bomb on Sunday while it responded to an emergency, killing two security officers and injuring four others. Top News – UPI.com

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10-month-old Turkish baby rescued after floating out to sea

10-month-old Turkish baby rescued after floating out to sea

Danielle HaynesKüçüKKUYU, Turkey, July 4 (UPI) — The Turkish coast guard rescued a 10-month-old baby who had drifted more than half a mile into the sea in an inflatable crib. Top News – UPI.com

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