Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» TURKEY/» LOCAL
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Nasuh Mahruki, the head of the non-profit Search and Rescue Association (AKUT), has been released on probation, shortly after being referred to court with an arrest demand on Oct. 24 for allegedly “insulting” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Some 200 people were poisoned on Oct. 23 by chicken kebab served at a wedding ceremony in the Dolaklı village of the eastern Turkish province of Ağrı’s Doğubeyazıt district.
The government has decided to recruit 5,000 additional village guards in a bid to combat the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) east and southeast Anatolia, daily Habertürk has reported.
The U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul on Oct. 22 issued a security notice over potential terror attacks targeting citizens and other foreigners living in the city
Some 33 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have been neutralized in an ongoing operation in the southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish Armed Forces stated on Oct. 21.
Two police officers were killed and nine people were wounded in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack late on Oct. 22 in the eastern province of Bingöl, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A 97-year-old woman in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır claims to have had 450 grandchildren from her past three marriages, while her relatives say she is 130 years old.
Prisoners in the Black Sea province of Giresun got a special day out on Oct. 22 after a local prosecutor permitted them to attend a match between local side Giresunspor and Boluspor in Turkey’s second tier.
A substance that caused panic in the northwestern province of Sakarya after a local boy displayed an allergic reaction might have been caused by a battery rather than a radioactive material, the province’s governor has said.
The Turkish army hit 70 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG) and 52 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in the past 24 hours as part of Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria, the military said on Oct. 22
A disabled 13-year-old Syrian child has been gathering paper on the streets in the southern Turkish province of Antalya in order to provide for his family back in war-torn Syria