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Explosion hits Türkiye’s Istanbul, leaving casualties: governor

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua | An explosion hit Türkiye’s largest city Istanbul on Sunday, causing casualties, says Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya. The explosion hit the busy pedestrian Istiklal avenue on the European side of the city at 4:20 p.m. local time (1320 GMT), said Yerlikaya on his Twitter account. “We have casualties …

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Liverpool, Chelsea clash in Super Cup as Frappart makes history

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP | Liverpool and Chelsea are eyeing some early-season silverware as the Premier League rivals meet in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday in what will be the first major men’s European encounter to be refereed by a woman, with France’s Stephanie Frappart taking charge. Jurgen …

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TURKEY: 36 dead in Istanbul airport suicide attack

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP | At least 36 people were killed and 88 wounded in a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday, the private Dogan news agency reported. Two police officers were among the dead, Dogan said. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday that early signs …

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Bomb attack on police kills 11 in Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP | Turkish police detained four people in a hunt for the perpetrators of a car bombing in central Istanbul Tuesday that killed seven police and four civilians, state media said. The third deadly attack in Turkey’s biggest city in six months targeted a bus transporting anti-riot …

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