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"Reina looked suitable for an attack"

Media reports in Turkey say an Uzbek gunman who is said to have killed 39 people in a nightclub in Istanbul at New Year has told police he changed his target at the last moment.

Media reports in Turkey say an Uzbek gunman who is said to have killed 39 people in a nightclub in Istanbul at New Year has told police he changed his target at the last moment.

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Turkey: Hundreds sought over Bylock app

More than 200 military personnel are being sought as part of the ongoing crackdown following last summer's failed coup. They are suspected of using a messaging app the government says was used by the

More than 200 military personnel are being sought as part of the ongoing crackdown following last summer's failed coup. They are suspected of using a messaging app the government says was used by the

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Turkey's parliament backs controversial constitutional changes

Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Brawl erupts in Turkish parliament during debate on constitutional reform

Lawmakers in Turkey’s parliament engaged in scuffles yesterday, January 11, as a heated debate over proposals to expand the executive powers of President Erdogan…

Lawmakers in Turkey’s parliament engaged in scuffles yesterday, January 11, as a heated debate over proposals to expand the executive powers of President Erdogan…

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Turkish police arrest 18 people linked to Izmir attack

As mourners gathered to pay tribute to the victims of a car bombing and shootout in Izmir, Turkish police announced the arrest of 18 people in connection with the…

As mourners gathered to pay tribute to the victims of a car bombing and shootout in Izmir, Turkish police announced the arrest of 18 people in connection with the…

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Turkey's tourism industry takes a hit amid security concerns

The continued security threats are a big concern for the country where tourism makes up 5% of GDP and represents around 8 per cent of the workforce.

The continued security threats are a big concern for the country where tourism makes up 5% of GDP and represents around 8 per cent of the workforce.

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Deadly car bomb in Izmir - the latest

Officials in Turkey say have described how suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police before detonating the device in the western city of Izmir.

Officials in Turkey say have described how suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police before detonating the device in the western city of Izmir.

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Turkish police "closing in" on Reina attacker

Turkish police say they are closing in on the man alleged to have killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day.

Turkish police say they are closing in on the man alleged to have killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day.

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More arrests and warrants issued in Turkey over failed coup

The news of the warrants came not long after police arrested the chief legal adviser and a former chief executive of Dogan Holding

The news of the warrants came not long after police arrested the chief legal adviser and a former chief executive of Dogan Holding

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Turkey makes more arrests over failed coup

Turkish police have arrested the chief legal adviser Erem Turgut Yücel and a former chief executive of Dogan Holding Yahya Üzdiyen as part of the probe into last year’s failed…

Turkish police have arrested the chief legal adviser Erem Turgut Yücel and a former chief executive of Dogan Holding Yahya Üzdiyen as part of the probe into last year’s failed…

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Was the Reina attack due to a clash of lifestyles?

In Turkey, lifestyle differences are being touted as a motivation for Saturday's massacre in a nightclub in Istanbul.

In Turkey, lifestyle differences are being touted as a motivation for Saturday's massacre in a nightclub in Istanbul.

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Istanbul gunman 'may have had combat training'

A profile of the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day is begining to emerge.

A profile of the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day is begining to emerge.

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Who were the victims of the Istanbul terror attack?

As police in Turkey extend their manhunt for the gunman who attacked a nightclub, details have emerged about some of the 39 people killed that night.

As police in Turkey extend their manhunt for the gunman who attacked a nightclub, details have emerged about some of the 39 people killed that night.

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Istanbul attack: Families and friends mourn

Another of the 39 victims of the New Year’s Day massacre in Istanbul has been buried as family and friends mourned.

Another of the 39 victims of the New Year’s Day massacre in Istanbul has been buried as family and friends mourned.

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The Reina nightclub attack: everything you need to know

ISIL says the attack was an "act of revenge" for Turkish involvement in Syria. Ankara arrests eight, says it is close to finding the alleged attacker.

ISIL says the attack was an "act of revenge" for Turkish involvement in Syria. Ankara arrests eight, says it is close to finding the alleged attacker.

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Istanbul attack is a further blow to Turkey's tourism industry

The Istanbul New Year's nightclub shooting is yet another major blow to Turkey's tourism sector with tourist revenue down by around a third from 2015.

The Istanbul New Year's nightclub shooting is yet another major blow to Turkey's tourism sector with tourist revenue down by around a third from 2015.

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Reina club massacre: When laughter turned to tears

Revellers at the Reina club, one of Istanbul’s best known nightspots, had no idea of the horror that was to follow as they counted down to 2017.

Revellers at the Reina club, one of Istanbul’s best known nightspots, had no idea of the horror that was to follow as they counted down to 2017.

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Turkey nightclub attack - what we know

Whoops of delight fill the festively-decorated Reina nightclub in Istanbul as the countdown into a new year begins.

Whoops of delight fill the festively-decorated Reina nightclub in Istanbul as the countdown into a new year begins.