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Voters take pets to polling stations in Turkey's landmark twin elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:25:00 +0200
Some of the 56 million registered voters across Turkey took their pets to the polling stations in the landmark snap presidential and legislative elections. The pets certainly helped put smiles on the faces of fellow voters and personnel on duty.
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Smart phones against fraud in Turkish elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 17:48:04 +0200
As the voting process concludes for 56 million voters in key Turkish elections, citizens have rushed to ballot boxes for the counting of votes more than ever, having been alerted for weeks by civil society groups founded to monitor and intervene in possible...
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TURKEY ELECTION LIVE UPDATES - Vote counting starts as polls close across Turkey
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:43:00 +0200
Hürriyet Daily News is covering the Turkish election results of a historic vote as polls are closed across Turkey. Tune in for live results, snap analyses and latest news about Turkey’s crucial elections. Here is our live update:
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İYİ Party district head shot dead during voting in Turkish election
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:35:00 +0200
Mehmet Sıddık Durmaz, a local representative for the İYİ (Good) Party from the Karaçoban district of the eastern province of Erzurum, was shot dead during the voting process on June 24, his party has announced.
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Turkish soldiers deployed in Syria’s Afrin vote in Turkish border province of Hatay
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:20:00 +0200
Turkish military personnel deployed in Syria’s northern district of Afrin have cast their votes in Turkey’s southern border province of Hatay.
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Tallest girl votes in Turkish elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:18:00 +0200
The one-time world’s tallest teenage girl voted in Turkey’s elections on June 24, local media reported.
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Four detained over vote rigging in Suruç
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:16:00 +0200
Four people have been detained on June 24 over an alleged vote rigging in the Suruç district of the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
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Birdhouses in Safranbolu
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:31:00 +0200
Birdhouses in Safranbolu
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Tune in for live results of Turkish elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:28:00 +0200
Millions of citizens will be voting today until 5 p.m. local time at 180,065 ballot boxes in all 81 provinces of Turkey and live results will be here at Hürriyet Daily News after the first ballots are counted.
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Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport sees busy hours due to landmark Turkey elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:16:00 +0200
Thousands have filled the terminals of Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport on June 24, the day of Turkey’s landmark snap presidential and parliamentary elections.
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Disabled and elderly cast votes via mobile ballot boxes in Turkish elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:04:00 +0200
Some 17,258 disabled and elderly voters in Turkey cast their votes from their houses and hospitals via mobile ballot boxes on June 24, a first in Turkish election history.
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Legal proceedings launched against 10 foreigners who reportedly posed as election observers
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 14:37:00 +0200
Legal proceedings were started on June 24 against 10 foreign citizens “who posed as election observers and attempted to interfere with the election,” according to Interior Ministry officials, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
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Election board to look into allegations of vote-rigging in Turkey’s southeast
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:37:00 +0200
Turkey’s Supreme Election Council (YSK) has announced that it will look into complaints regarding election safety issues in the Suruç district of the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa following claims of vote-rigging.
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Political leaders begin casting votes in Turkey’s landmark twin elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:29:00 +0200
Political leaders have begun casting their votes at various polling stations around Turkey on June 24 in the country’s landmark snap presidential and parliamentary elections that are taking place under an ongoing state of emergency.
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EU mini-summit tackles migration crisis political flare-up
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:19:00 +0200
More than half of the European Union’s leaders meet in Brussels on June 24 to grapple with a resurgent political crisis over migration that threatens to tear the bloc apart.
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Turkish celebrities cast their votes in landmark elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +0200
Turkish celebrities are casting their votes in the country’s key presidential and parliamentary elections, sharing photos at the ballot boxes on social media outlets.
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Turkish Cypriots hit polls in local elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:45:00 +0200
Voting began in Turkish Cyprus for local elections on June 24. The voting is taking place as Turkey hits the polls around in all 81 provinces across the country in landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.
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Six arrested over ‘social media insults’ on eve of Turkey elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0200
Turkish authorities have arrested six people for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ahead of a campaign rally by his main electoral opponent on June 23.
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Turkish workers under captivity in Libya freed after 223 days
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 09:26:00 +0200
Three Turkish workers who were kidnapped in Ubari, Libya in November 2017 have been freed after 233 days of captivity, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on June 24, citing Turkish prime ministerial sources. 
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Polls open in Turkey’s landmark elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 09:10:00 +0200
Polls opened for Turkey’s high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24 to complete the country’s transition to a new executive presidential system that was approved in a tight referendum last year.
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Turkish voters hit polls in snap presidential, parliamentary elections on June 24
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:49:26 +0200
Citizens head to the polls around across Turkey on June 24 in snap presidential and parliamentary elections to elect 600 lawmakers and the country’s first president with broad executive powers.
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Turkish cities with cleanest air
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:28:54 +0200
Turkish Thoracic Society announced June 23 the cities with the cleanest air, citing World Health Organization (WHO) data. Here is the story in photos…
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Over 600 foreign journalists to follow Turkey’s polls
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:00:04 +0200
Over 600 members of the foreign press from 34 countries have received accreditation from Turkey’s Directorate General of Press and Information (BYEGM) for the June 24 presidential and parliamentary elections.
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11 PKK suspects detained for 'provocative action' on Election Day
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:48:00 +0200
Turkish police detained 11 suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Ankara on June 23 on suspicion of planning a "provocative action," the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
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Opposition’s vow ‘admission of defeat’, Erdoğan says in campaign finale
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:14:00 +0200
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that his main opponent’s vow to camp outside the headquarters of Turkey’s election commission after the June 24 election was an “admission of defeat.” Click through for the story in photos...
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Turkish celebrities cast their votes in landmark elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +0200
Turkish celebrities are casting their votes in the country’s key presidential and parliamentary elections, sharing photos at the ballot boxes on social media outlets.
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Turkish Cypriots hit polls in local elections
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:45:00 +0200
Voting began in Turkish Cyprus for local elections on June 24. The voting is taking place as Turkey hits the polls around in all 81 provinces across the country in landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.
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Turkish workers under captivity in Libya freed after 223 days
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 09:26:00 +0200
Three Turkish workers who were kidnapped in Ubari, Libya in November 2017 have been freed after 233 days of captivity, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on June 24, citing Turkish prime ministerial sources. 
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Turkish cities with cleanest air
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:28:54 +0200
Turkish Thoracic Society announced June 23 the cities with the cleanest air, citing World Health Organization (WHO) data. Here is the story in photos…
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Over 600 foreign journalists to follow Turkey’s polls
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:00:04 +0200
Over 600 members of the foreign press from 34 countries have received accreditation from Turkey’s Directorate General of Press and Information (BYEGM) for the June 24 presidential and parliamentary elections.
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11 PKK suspects detained for 'provocative action' on Election Day
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:48:00 +0200
Turkish police detained 11 suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Ankara on June 23 on suspicion of planning a "provocative action," the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
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Opposition’s vow ‘admission of defeat’, Erdoğan says in campaign finale
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 16:14:00 +0200
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that his main opponent’s vow to camp outside the headquarters of Turkey’s election commission after the June 24 election was an “admission of defeat.” Click through for the story in photos...
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Key points for Turkish elections: News analysis
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 15:26:19 +0200
Turkey has never seen an election campaign like this one for the snap elections of June 24.
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CHP candidate İnce promises ‘different tomorrow’ at final rally on eve of elections
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:59:39 +0200
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem İnce concluded his election campaign with a landmark rally in Istanbul on June 23, promising a “different tomorrow” on the eve of Turkey’s most fiercely contested elections in...
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Turkish police seize 24.6 tons of drugs since last June
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:22:27 +0200
Turkish security forces seized 24.6 tons of drugs during anti-drug operations over the past year, the customs and trade minister announced.
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Greek coast guard shoots Turkish human smuggler on sea: Reports
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 13:52:19 +0200
A Turkish captain was detained on June 23 after he was shot by Greek coast guards in southern Aegean Sea while transporting seven Syrians with a speedboat, local media reports said.
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Turkish PM slams foreign election observers
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 13:34:45 +0200
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on June 23 that some foreign election observers "behave like spokespeople of radical political structures."
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Flash flood swallows trucks in northeast Turkey
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:29:00 +0200
Turkey’s northeastern provinces were hit by heavy rains this weekend, causing flash floods that submerged a number of vehicles.
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Turkey least affected by US tariff: Deputy PM
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +0200
Turkey would not be affected significantly from the U.S-imposed tariffs, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on June 23, stressing that the U.S. is an important country but not an important trade partner of Ankara.
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Saudi Arabia’s jailed trailblazers: Women’s rights activists accused of treason
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:57:01 +0200
Saudi authorities have in the past two months detained at least 16 people, including several identified as women’s rights activists, on accusations of treason.
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Earthquake strikes southeastern Turkey
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:46:23 +0200
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck Van province in southeastern Turkey early June 23, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).
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’Several killed’ in blast at Ethiopian PM’s rally
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:40:50 +0200
Several people were killed Saturday in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first rally in the capital attended by tens of thousands of people, state media reported.
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Boris Johnson warns against ’bog-roll Brexit’
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:36:51 +0200
Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson, who campaigned to leave the European Union, on Saturday warned Prime Minister Theresa May against a Brexit that was "soft, yielding and seemingly infinitely long" like toilet roll.
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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in historic IPO
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:29:21 +0200
Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon.
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Nigeria beats Iceland 2-0 at World Cup comeback
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:03:55 +0200
Coaches often get the criticism when things go awry on the pitch, and arguably don’t get enough of the credit when things turn out just right.
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Dark hands behind skyrocketing potato prices, Turkey’s Agriculture Minister says
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:27:00 +0200
Turkey’s Food, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Ahmet Eşref Fakıbaba said on June 22 that there are “dark hands” behind the dramatic rise in basic food products, including potato.
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Erdoğan: New documents on top FETÖ member found
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 09:36:00 +0200
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said late June 22 that new information about a top suspect of the 2016 coup attempt has been found.
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Alliance may collapse, if AKP repeats mistakes: MHP leader
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 09:13:45 +0200
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) chairman Devlet Bahçeli has warned its ally, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), two days before elections, saying that “everything would be over” with the People’s Alliance if the government repeats...
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CHP candidate İnce slams fake propaganda leaflets
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:32:00 +0200
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem İnce slammed on June 22 those who distributed fake propaganda leaflets to undermine opposition parties. Click through for the story in photos from İnce's in a mass rally in the capital...
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Sagalassos expects 50,000 visitors
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:01:00 +0200
Burdur’s ancient city of Sagalassos, which is best known for its Antoninler fountain, welcomes thousands of visitors despite being hard to reach due to its location on a high hill
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