Tag: Turkish authorities

Blasts- gunfight in Indonesian capital, at least six dead

Blasts- gunfight in Indonesian capital, at least six dead

Jan 14, – Media said six bombs went off and a Reuters witness saw police exchanging fire with gunmen. Several hours after the attacks began, the witness heard more gunfire and at least one more explosion. Militants launched a gun and bomb assault in the center of the Indonesian capital on Thursday, killing at least […]

January 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
EU tells Turkey migrant flows ‘still way too high’

EU tells Turkey migrant flows ‘still way too high’

Jan 11, – European Union vice president Frans Timmermans said Turkey and Brussels had to speed work up on implementing the action plan, while Ankara reaffirmed it was looking at a measure to tempt more Syrians to stay in Turkey by granting them work permits. The number of migrants crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey […]

January 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border

Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border

Nov 24, – “Turkey has information that the two pilots are alive and right now Turkey is trying to recover them,” the official told AFP, after reports that at least one of the pilots could have died after parachuting down inside Syria. The two pilots who ejected from a Russian war plane downed by Turkey […]

November 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Turkey- Blast kills 30, wounds nearly 100 near Syrian border

Turkey- Blast kills 30, wounds nearly 100 near Syrian border

Jul 20, – The midday explosion happened at a cultural center in Suruc as a political group, the Federation of Socialist Youths, was wrapping up a news conference on plans to rebuild the Syrian city of Kobani, a witness said. An explosion rocked the Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border on Monday, killing […]

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