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Turkey blames IS for Istanbul attack

Istanbul, Mar 20 (IBNS) The suicide bomber, who has killed four people during the attack in Turkish city of Istanbul on Saturday, is connected to militant group Islamic State, media reports said.

Refugees need protection, not rejection,’ UN says in wake of EU-Turkey deal

New York, Mar 19 (Just Earth News/IBNS):The United Nations refugee agency has stressed the importance of ensuring safeguards in carrying out on Friday’s agreement between the European Union (EU) and Turkey on the situation of refugees and migrants making their way to Europe.

Turkey: Blast kills 34

Ankara, Mar 14 (IBNS): At least 34 people were killed as a blast hit central Ankara city of Turkey on Sunday, media reports said.

Turkey: Boat sinks off Aegean coast, 18 killed

Ankara, Mar 6 (IBNS) A boat carrying refugees sank in the Aegean Sea off Turkey's western province of Aydin which left 18 people killed, media reports said.

Turkey: UN rights chief concerned by actions of security forces

New York, Feb 2 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations human rights chief on Monday called on the Turkish authorities to respect the fundamental rights of civilians in its security operations and to promptly investigate the alleged shooting of a group of unarmed people after "shocking" video footage of the event.

Turkey: Explosion in Istanbul kills 10

Istanbul, Jan 12 (IBNS) An explosion in Turkish city Istanbul's Sultanahmet area has killed at least 10 people on Tuesday, media reports said.

Turkey: Explosion rocks Istanbul

Istanbul, Jan 12 (IBNS): An explosion rocked Sultanahmet area of Turkey's Istanbul city on Tuesday, media reports said.

Turkey: UN deputy chief says response to migration movement being tested

New York, Oct 15 (IBNS): The world's ability to respond to migration and refugee movement is "being tested as never before," the United Nations deputy chief on Wednesday said speaking at the Global Forum on Migration and Development taking place in Istanbul, Turkey, while recalling some key principles underscored by the UN to address this global challenge.

Turkey: Twin blasts rock Ankara

Ankara, Oct 10 (IBNS): At least 20 people are feared killed as twin blasts rocked Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday,media reports said.

UN: Turkish Prime Minister urges action to end Syrian crisis

New York, Oct 1 (IBNS): Recalling the heart-rending story of the little boy whose lifeless body washed up on a beach in Turkey last month, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday urged the United Nations to take swift action to address the deepening crisis in Syria and to protect the millions of people "fleeing war and tyranny."