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500 hectares of forest land reduced to ash, two villages evacuated on 2nd day of huge fire in Turkey’s west

500 hectares of forest land reduced to ash, two villages evacuated on 2nd day of huge fire in Turkey’s west

At least 500 hectares of forest land was reduced to ash due to a fire which started in the Bayındır district of the Aegean province of İzmir on July 25, an official from General Directorate of Forestry said.

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Fire erupts over 250 hectares of forest lands in Turkey’s west

Fire erupts over 250 hectares of forest lands in Turkey’s west

A fire erupted over at least 250 hectares of forest lands and woodlands in the Aegean province of İzmir on July 25.

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Number of newspapers, magazines published see 7.9 percent decline in 2016 in Turkey

Number of newspapers, magazines published see 7.9 percent decline in 2016 in Turkey

The number of newspapers and magazines published and circulated annually saw a decline in Turkey in 2016 when compared with figures from 2015, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said on July 26.

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Unidentified suspects shoot 7 water buffalos dead, steal bodies in Istanbul

Unidentified suspects shoot 7 water buffalos dead, steal bodies in Istanbul

Unidentified suspects have shot seven water buffalos dead, chopped their heads off and stole their bodies in Istanbul’s Şile district

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Draft law authorizing ‘muftis’ to register civil marriages submitted to Turkish parliament

Draft law authorizing ‘muftis’ to register civil marriages submitted to Turkish parliament

A recent draft law on the civil registration services proposing to allow “muftis,” religious civil servants within the body of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), to register marriages, was submitted to the Turkish parliament on July 25.

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Istanbul municipality puts warning letters over video recording in cabs after criticism

Istanbul municipality puts warning letters over video recording in cabs after criticism

The Istanbul Municipality has begun to put warning letters regarding video recording in cabs as a part of its new initiative after the move immediately drew criticism over “the violation of the right to privacy.”

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Around one-and-a-half tons of heroin seized in poultry farm in Turkey’s Sakarya

icon-updateAround one-and-a-half tons of heroin seized in poultry farm in Turkey’s Sakarya

Turkish anti-drug squads have seized 1.4 tons of heroin in a poultry farm in the northwestern province of Sakarya in an operation, the governor of Istanbul said on July 26

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Turkish scientist’s experiment at home leaves him, his family injured

Turkish scientist’s experiment at home leaves him, his family injured

A scientist’s experiment at home on July 24 in the southern province of Antalya left himself, his wife and his son injured in an explosion.

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9 PKK militants killed in airstrike in northern Iraq

9 PKK militants killed in airstrike in northern Iraq

A total of nine outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in northern Iraq’s Zap area late on July 25, the Turkish General Staff has said in a statement

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Private dorms can’t house 2 pupils in one room: Ministry

Private dorms can’t house 2 pupils in one room: Ministry

Education Ministry introduces new regulations regarding private dormitories, which bans two students from staying in the same room

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