Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» TURKEY/» LOCAL
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A local religious conservative foundation staged a protest in the Black Sea province of Sinop on Aug. 22, demanding the removal of a statue of Ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes.
The body of another miner was recovered on Dec. 10 after a mine collapse in the Şirvan district of Turkey’s southeastern province of Siirt on Nov. 17, Doğan News Agency has reported
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has gathered intelligence via imams from 38 countries on the activities of suspected followers of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, widely believed to be the mastermind of the failed July 15 coup attempt.
İsmet Sezgin, a former parliament speaker of Turkey who died aged 88 on Dec. 7, was laid to rest following an official ceremony at the Turkish Parliament
CNN Türk, its Ankara representative Hande Fırat, and daily Hürriyet columnist Abdulkadir Selvi have received the “Information and Democracy Award” for their critical role in countering the July 15 coup attempt, at the 33rd National Informatics Congress held by the Turkish Informatics Society (TBD) and launched on Dec. 8 by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.
A group of assailants staged an attack on the Istanbul building of Turkish daily Yeniçağ on Dec. 8, breaking its windows and damaging vehicles in front of it
Almost 79,000 Syrian children are being educated in Turkey’s temporary refugee centers, Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak told state-run Anadolu Agency on Dec. 7
Excavation work in a house in the southern province of Mersin’s Tarsus district has drawn much curiosity after continuing for 20 days under the direction of the special forces and the National Intelligence Agency (MİT), Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkish warplanes hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Dec. 7, Doğan News Agency has reported
Hand-made explosives were thrown at a car at a gas station in Istanbul’s Çağlayan neighborhood early on Dec. 9, causing damage to the vehicle and temporary hearing loss to the car’s driver, Doğan News Agency reported
Police teams in the southern province of Adana have tracked down the alleged killer of a 27-year-old woman whose dismembered remains were found on Dec. 7.