PM Davutoğlu has deplored a tweeted image of a corpse tied to the back of a security vehicle being dragged along a street in southeast Turkey where security forces are battling militants of the outlawed PKK
One soldier was killed on Oct. 5 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the İslahiye district of the southeastern province of Gaziantep
At least 12 people have been wounded after a truck rammed into a public bus and a taxi on Ankara’s Eskişehir Boulevard.
A Russian fighter aircraft violated Turkish airspace at 12:08 a.m. on Oct. 3 in the southern district of Yayladağı in Hatay province, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said
One suspect was arrested and six others were released by the court on Oct. 4, in the investigation into the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan. Meanwhile, Turkish President Erdoğan publicly commented on the attack for the first time.
Turkey has become a state of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), with all means of the Republic of Turkey, from its president to low-ranking government officials, working on behalf of the AKP, Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
German reunification a quarter of a century ago has served to marginalize Turkish immigrants, pushing some of them to become more defensive, says a scholar. The AKP’s success among the Turkish-German electorate is due to the fact that it made them more self-confident, according to Defne Kadıoğlu Polat
Some 45 percent of Turkish deposits has now been converted into foreign currencies. The concern is for this to rise in a ‘dollarization panic.’ When risks increase,the foreign currency trend accelerates.
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced its manifesto for the Nov. 1 elections, keeping promises to focus on a new constitution and a presidential system together with bold and assertive pledges on the economy.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan dubbed Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria “unacceptable” before embarking on a visit to Europe, where he will hold critical meetings with EU leaders that are expected to be dominated by the fight against ISIL and Europe’s growing migration crisis.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Oct.5 that air strikes in Syria must target ISIL militants but also other groups "considered as terrorists."
Russia is engaged in "classic asymmetric warfare" in Syria by using its military clout to prop up President Bashar al-Assad while saying it is attacking ISIL militants, Britain's foreign minister said on Oct.4.
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Portugal's ruling centre-right coalition won a general election Oct.4 seen as a referendum on its austerity policies, although it may not hold onto its absolute majority in parliament, near-complete results showed.
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US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Madrid on Oct.4, beginning a European tour amid alarm over Russian bombardments in Syria and the refugee crisis sparked by the conflict.
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Israel carried out an air strike on the Gaza Strip early on Oct.5 in response to a Palestinian rocket attack from the territory, an army statement said.
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Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) said they were behind suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said on Oct.4.
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Four people were still missing on Oct.5 after flash floods on the French Riviera killed at least 17 people over the weekend, prompting the government to declare a natural disaster in the southeastern tourist region.
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The badly decomposed bodies of two children were found washed up on the Greek island of Kos on Oct.4, the latest victims of a crisis that has seen 630,000 people enter the EU illegally this year.
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ISIL extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the country's head of antiquities said Oct.5, as the jihadists press their campaign to tear down the treasured heritage site.
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Eurozone finance ministers on Oct.4 meet for the first time since Greek voters re-elected leftist premier Alexis Tsipras, who now faces the daunting task of implementing the country's cash-for-reforms bailout deal.
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has declared its readiness to form a post-election coalition government with all parties except the Peoples’ Democratic Party, which it described as an “extension of the PKK.”
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Turkish warplanes struck the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq and eastern Turkey overnight, in a new air operation against the Kurdish militant group, the army said Oct.4.
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