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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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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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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.

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ISIL claims responsibility for Istanbul nightclub attack

A statement about the attack, which killed 39 people, appeared on a social media site used in the past by ISIL to claim attacks

A statement about the attack, which killed 39 people, appeared on a social media site used in the past by ISIL to claim attacks

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Turkey steps up manhunt for nightclub gunman who killed dozens

As the hunt intensifies for the gunman behind Turkey’s New Year nightclub massacre, security forces are seeking clues at the scene of the bloodbath.

As the hunt intensifies for the gunman behind Turkey’s New Year nightclub massacre, security forces are seeking clues at the scene of the bloodbath.

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Bomber in Istanbul stadium attack came from Syria

Investigations into last Saturday’s (Dec 10 ) twin terror attack near a football stadium in Istanbul have revealed one of the two suicide bombers had come from…

Investigations into last Saturday’s (Dec 10 ) twin terror attack near a football stadium in Istanbul have revealed one of the two suicide bombers had come from…

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Turkey: further crackdown after Saturday's twin bombing

235 people have been detained in raids across Turkey over alleged links to Kurdish militants. The arrests come two days after 44 people died and 150 were injured in twin bombings at a major football s

235 people have been detained in raids across Turkey over alleged links to Kurdish militants. The arrests come two days after 44 people died and 150 were injured in twin bombings at a major football s

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Dozens killed in explosions near Istanbul football stadium

Dozens of people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s interior minister.

Dozens of people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s interior minister.

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Dozens killed in explosions near Istanbul football stadium

Dozens of people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s interior minister.

Dozens of people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s interior minister.

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Shots fired at Istanbul's main airport in security alert

There has been a security alert at Istanbul’s main Ataturk airport, with police firing shots after a motorcycle ignored an order to stop.

There has been a security alert at Istanbul’s main Ataturk airport, with police firing shots after a motorcycle ignored an order to stop.

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Arrests leave a 'dark stain' on Turkey's history - HDP

Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party has pledged to show a "democratic reaction" after its two co-leaders and at least 11 lawmakers were detained in raids overnight.

Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party has pledged to show a "democratic reaction" after its two co-leaders and at least 11 lawmakers were detained in raids overnight.