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Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea
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Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea

As a result of the 6.9 magnitude quake, a small tsunami struck the Seferihisar district south of Izmir province in Turkey, causing floods in the area

14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island
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14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island

At least 12 people were killed in Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city, including one who drowned, while two teenagers died in Greek island of Samos after being struck by a wall that collapsed

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi Arabia's crown prince over journalist's murder
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Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi Arabia's crown prince over journalist's murder

In the civil lawsuit filed in Washington DC on Tuesday, Hatice Cengiz, Khashoggi’s fiancee, claims personal injury and financial losses over his death

'Everyone wants a flag': Turkey support lifts spirits in Aizerbaijan as Ankara reaffirms backing of Baku
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'Everyone wants a flag': Turkey support lifts spirits in Aizerbaijan as Ankara reaffirms backing of Baku

Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has repeatedly thanked Turkey for support analysts have described as a 'game-changer' in the current conflict

Istanbul Tennis Championship: Eugenie Bouchard reaches first WTA final in over four years
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Istanbul Tennis Championship: Eugenie Bouchard reaches first WTA final in over four years

Bouchard is ranked 272nd after a losing record in 2019 and stop-start 2020. The Canadian had to come through qualifying to reach the Istanbul main draw.

Thousands participate in first Muslim prayers at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia in 86 years
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Thousands participate in first Muslim prayers at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia in 86 years

The landmark served as one of Christendom's most significant cathedrals, a mosque and a museum before its conversion back into a mosque by a high court in Turkey this year

Factbox: How Hagia Sophia's status changed over centuries of history
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Factbox: How Hagia Sophia's status changed over centuries of history

Friday paryers were held in Istanbul's Hagia Sophia for the first time since President Tayyip Erdogan declared the building a mosque once again

Turkey appoints three imams, including professor, for Hagia Sophia ahead of prayers in Istanbul landmark
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Turkey appoints three imams, including professor, for Hagia Sophia ahead of prayers in Istanbul landmark

A Turkish high court recently ruled that the Hagia Sophia had been illegally made into a museum more than eight decades ago.

Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum declared a mosque after Turkish court ruling; EU calls decision 'regrettable'
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Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum declared a mosque after Turkish court ruling; EU calls decision 'regrettable'

The court ruling came despite international warnings not to change the status of the nearly 1,500-year-old monument that is revered by Christians and Muslims alike.

Was told to light up the oven after Jamal Khashoggi’s arrival, says worker at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul
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Was told to light up the oven after Jamal Khashoggi’s arrival, says worker at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul

The prominent Saudi Arabian journalist had disappeared after going to the consulate to get papers for his marriage in October 2018

Champions League: Madrid's mayor Jose Luis Martinez says Spanish capital ready to host tournament final
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Champions League: Madrid's mayor Jose Luis Martinez says Spanish capital ready to host tournament final

Madrid’s mayor has said Spanish capital is in talks about hosting this year’s Champions League final if organisers decide to move it from Istanbul due to the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UEFA planning to move Champions League final away from Istanbul due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UEFA planning to move Champions League final away from Istanbul due to COVID-19 pandemic

UEFA is planning to move the Champions League final away from Istanbul and is considering other locations as planning and scheduling is shaken up by the coronavirus pandemic.

AC Milan gave the best performance for most part of 2005 Champions League final, says former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher
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AC Milan gave the best performance for most part of 2005 Champions League final, says former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher

Recalling their miraculous Champions League win, Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher mentioned that Milan actually had the upper hand in the game. He said that the Italian club had given their best performance for 114 minutes and had showed tremendous talent, except for six minutes.

'Forgive those who killed our father': Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's sons write on Twitter
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'Forgive those who killed our father': Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's sons write on Twitter

Salah Khashoggi said of the December verdict that “it has been fair to us and that justice has been achieved.”

Istanbul will host Champions League final in August, says Turkish football federation chairman Nihat Ozdemir
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Istanbul will host Champions League final in August, says Turkish football federation chairman Nihat Ozdemir

Turkish Football Federation chairman Nihat Ozdemir also said Turkey’s domestic football league would resume from 12 June and aims to complete the season on 26 July.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 'still clinging' to hope of smooth Games amid coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 'still clinging' to hope of smooth Games amid coronavirus pandemic

Abe hopes to use the Tokyo Olympics as the capstone of his career as Japan's longest-serving prime minister

29 Turkish soldiers killed in airstrike by Syrian forces in Idlib; offence marks escalation in direct conflict between both countries
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29 Turkish soldiers killed in airstrike by Syrian forces in Idlib; offence marks escalation in direct conflict between both countries

An airstrike by Syrian government forces killed 29 Turkish soldiers in northeast Syria, a Turkish official said Friday, marking the largest death toll for Turkey in a single day since it first intervened in Syria in 2016.

Three killed, 179 injured after plane with 183 on board skids off runway at Istanbul airport, breaks into pieces
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Three killed, 179 injured after plane with 183 on board skids off runway at Istanbul airport, breaks into pieces

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of the wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179 others

Plane with 177 on board skids off runway at Istanbul airport, breaks into pieces; at least 21 injured
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Plane with 177 on board skids off runway at Istanbul airport, breaks into pieces; at least 21 injured

The Istanbul Governor's office said at least 21 people were injured in the accident and had been hospitalized

Carlos Ghosn vows to clear name at first appearance since fleeing Japan; says charges against him stem from 'coup' inside Nissan
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Carlos Ghosn vows to clear name at first appearance since fleeing Japan; says charges against him stem from 'coup' inside Nissan

Fugitive auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn vowed Wednesday to clear his name as he made his first public appearance at a news conference in Beirut since skipping bail in Japan