Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two were wounded late on Oct. 16 in a blast in northern Iraq by the PKK
The imprisoned hunger-striking educator Nuriye Gülmen refused to make her defense in hospital, where she has been held in a detention ward for a month, to an Ankara court delegation on Oct. 16, demanding her release, daily Cumhuriyet has reported.
A cadaver dog in the Ankara fire department named Boomer can track traces of blood in human remains even many years after the person has died, setting him apart from seven other friends who have been similarly trained to detect decomposing bodies. This helps authorities enlighten judicial cases otherwise impossible through human efforts.
A lawsuit has been filed against six defendants accused of causing the death of a three-year-old boy left in a kindergarten shuttle in the Aegean province of İzmir, with the prosecutor demanding up to 14 years in jail for them, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkey’s Beşiktaş is out to maintain its perfect Champions League group stage record against France’s Monaco at the Stade Louis II on Oct. 17, days after a sharp fall in the domestic campaign.
In a major setback for a Super Bowl championship contender, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone Oct. 15 and could miss the remainder of the NFL season.
Roger Federer is eyeing a seventh ATP Finals crown and has not ruled out pinching the world number one ranking from Rafa Nadal if he maintains the form that won him his second Shanghai Masters trophy on Oct. 15.
The EU leaders will have an open debate next week on future relations with Turkey, but would not take any formal decision, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Oct. 14.
President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Oct. 13, defying both U.S. allies and adversaries by refusing to formally certify that Tehran is complying with the accord even though international inspectors say it is.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Oct. 13 urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to the crisis in relations between the two key alliance members.