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Turkish Police on High Alert in Deserted Streets After Bombing

ISTANBUL, March 20 – Police were on high alert across Turkey on Sunday after the previous day’s attack by a suicide bomber in Istanbul’s most popular shopping district, killing three Israelis and an Iranian, with dozens more people wounded in the blast. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters on Saturday that Israel was trying

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Suicide Bombing Kills Five, Wounds 36 in Central Istanbul

By Nick Tattersall and Orhan Coskun ISTANBUL/ANKARA, March 19 – Five people including a suicide bomber were killed and 36 wounded in an attack on a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul on Saturday, in the fourth suicide bombing to hit Turkey this year. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the

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