1 dead and 2 injured in Izmir bombing

Two separate explosions hit Izmir’s Sirinyer district Tuesday. Police said a bomb caused the second explosion. The bombing killed one person and injured two.

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Dink trial resumes amid controversy

The Hrant Dink murder trial resumes Monday amid controversy. On Saturday a telephone recording was released, which suggested police knew about plots to kill Dink.

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Parliament starts new legislative year

Turkish parliament starts a new legislative year Monday. Despite opposition from CHP members after the election, all parties are expected to attend Gul’s speech.

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13 killed in rebel attack near Iraqi border

13 killed in apparent PKK attack near the Iraqi border. The attack came a day after Turkey and Iraq signed an agreement to crack down on the PKK in northern Iraq.

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Reported bombing turns out to be gas explosion

Police say that a reported bombing in Istanbul’s Eminonu district Thursday, that wounded three, was actually a gas explosion.

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Turkey and Iraq agree on PKK deal

Turkey and Iraq agree on a deal, which would allow Turkish forces to cross into Iraq in order chase the PKK. More details about the agreement have not been released.

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Citigroup’s investment in Boyner approved

Turkey’s antitrust regulator approves Citigroup’s purchase of a stake in Boyner. Citigroup plans to purchase 30% of the department store for around $48 million.

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