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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey on June 28 marked one year since the triple suicide bombing and gun attack on the main international airport in Istanbul that left dozens dead and was blamed on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jjihadists.
A police officer was killed on Sept. 28 when a gun under his pillow allegedly fired accidentally in the Köyceğiz district of the Aegean province of Muğla, Doğan News Agency has reported
The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) has undertaken the construction of the remaining 700 kilometers of the wall being built on Turkey’s border with war-torn Syria, after the construction of the initial 200-kilometer-long concrete wall on the border was completed jointly by the Defense Ministry and neighboring provinces governor’s offices.
Twelve television channels have been removed from Türksat, Turkey’s top satellite network, as a part of a state of emergency decree issued in the Official Gazette after the July 15 failed coup attempt
Turkey plans to provide education to up to 450,000 Syrian children in the 2016-2017 academic year, the deputy minister of education said on Sept. 28.
Olives have been harvested from an 800-year-old tree which was brought back to life in the Toroslar district of the southern province of Mersin after it had been cut down earlier.
The bodies of six dead outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were found in a house in the southeastern province of Şırnak on Sept. 28. The militants were found with their guns, Anadolu Agency reported.
Three village guards were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Yüksekova district of the southeastern province of Hakkari on Sept. 29. The militants opened fire on the village guards, killing three and leaving two others wounded
The sighting of a suspected unidentified flying object (UFO) caused alarm among locals living in the Seydikemer district of the Aegean province of Muğla on Sept. 27.
A fire erupted in a jail in the southeastern province of Şırnak on Sept. 28, killing one prisoner and severely injuring another, while 12 employees working at the jail were also hospitalized
A wild boar has attacked a police officer after he tried to take pictures of a herd in the Marmaris district of southern Muğla province, as he chased the animals into the forest with solely a rock in his hand.