Mustafa Sarıgül, former mayor of the Şişli district of Istanbul from the ranks of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has resigned from the CHP and said he would run independently for the same constituency in the upcoming local polls.
Some 358,931 people have learned to read and write as part of the “Mobilization for Literacy” campaign launched by the Education Ministry in February 2018, Education Minister Ziya Selçuk has said in response to a parliamentary question submitted by main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Mehmet Ali Çelebi.
A 14-year-old boy in the southeastern Turkish province Şanlıurfa has died after falling into a cotton grinder.
Offenders who are under surveillance as part of Turkey’s probation programs will undertake the maintenance, repair, cleaning, and painting works of 1,909 schools in all provinces in Turkey during the two-week winter break.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on Jan. 23 for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a bid to coordinate their actions after a decision by the United States to pullout its troops from the war-torn country.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener have resolved issues both parties have been at odds over the upcoming local elections.
The head of Turkey’s election watchdog has denied allegations that hundreds of thousands of ghost voters were registered for the upcoming local polls, while informing that the registrations of more than 55,000 voters have been frozen because of changes in constituencies.
A probe has been launched into the act of exhibiting suspects by police officers after an operation conducted in Istanbul’s Şişli district.