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Ottawa shootings, Oct. 22, 2014

Photo: The Canadian Consulate in Istanbul is seen after being evacuated when a suspicious yellow powder was found in a package; Turkey's disaster response agency said 1 person came into direct contact with the substance - @CBCNews

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

Photo: Istanbul's Halkalı Customs' 5-story warehouse engulfed in flames - @wellsla

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

Video: Large fire burns at Istanbul warehouse sending smoke and flames billowing into air - @Haberturk

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

Editor's note: We're seeing some reports of an explosion in Istanbul, Turkey. We'll continue monitoring the situation and look for verification. - Jimmy

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FIBA Basketball World Cup

US women's basketball team beats France, winning World Championships quarterfinal 94-72 - @NBCSports

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Iraq crisis

New York Times correspondent injured in helicopter crash in Kurdistan dictates account of events from hospital bed in Istanbul - @Alissanyt

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Iraq crisis

Injured New York Times reporter Alissa Rubin in stable condition under observation in intensive care unit in Istanbul, Dean Baquet tells staff in email - @DylanByers, @davidfolkenflik

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

Photo: Istiklal Avenue, 1 of the most famous streets in Istanbul, Turkey, flooded as heavy rains hit region - @ezgi_cank

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Turkish riot police disperse protesters demonstrating against Gaza ground offensive outside Israeli consulate in Istanbul with tear gas, water cannon - @Reuters

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

Explosion near tramstop in Istanbul, Turkey, leaves several injured - @TurkishGazette

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Turkey anti-government protests

Video: Turkish police vehicle uses water cannon to put out fire in trash bin amid tear gas in Taksim - Vine user muhsinAKGUN

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Turkey anti-government protests

Photo: Turkish police fire tear gas into crowd of protesters in Istanbul, people begin to disperse - @SaraFirth_RT

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

#BreakingNews AFP: Turkish police fire tear gas at hundreds of Istanbul protesters http://t.co/pJFuFJxMxG - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Turkey anti-government protests

Photo: Large demonstration continues in Istanbul, Turkey, with police outnumbering protesters - @andrewegardner

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Turkey anti-government protests

Editor's note: @HDNER is reporting that 32 people have been detained in Taksim, Turkey, so far today during demonstrations in Istanbul. This information is not attributed to any clear source. I'll update when there is more confirmation. - Aaron

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Turkey anti-government protests

Video: CNN correspondent being detained and kicked by Turkish authorities during a live report in Istanbul - @CNN

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Turkey anti-government protests

CNN correspondent says Turkish police detained him and his crew during a live report in Taksim Square - @IvanCNN

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Istanbul, Istanbul, TR

#BREAKING: Another protester dies from injuries in #Istanbul http://t.co/etS8w7F9RL - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Turkey anti-government protests

Istanbul governor: Second person died from injuries sustained during overnight protests - @Reuters

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Turkey coal mine explosion, May 13, 2014

Photo: Locals protests against Soma mine explosion deaths in Beşiktaş, Istanbul - @Hevallo

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