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The Turkish military said on Feb. 28 that recent “unfounded and ill-intentioned” criticism toward Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar aimed to cast a shadow on the Turkish Armed Forces’ (TSK) struggle against terrorism.
Suspected members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), widely believed to have orchestrated the July 15, 2016 failed coup, are attempting to cross into Greece by concealing themselves as Syrian refugees.
A Turkish Paralympic athlete who became the first Turkish tennis player to appear at the Paralympic Games, was forced to pay an extra fee to a notary because a notary descended 25 steps to bring documents to the woman, who was unable to come upstairs because she is confined to a wheelchair.
The Fatih Municipality of Istanbul has controversially converted historic city walls, on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites protected list, for the construction of a new wedding hall, covering them with a portable roof
Four people were injured following a brawl between locals and Syrians in the southern province of Adana late on Feb. 27, Doğan News agency has reported.
A second group of Syrian police officers trained in Turkey as part of a joint initiative by Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions has started to return to Syria
Some 129 suspects, including the mayor of the Aegean province of İzmir Aziz Kocaoğlu, were acquitted of corruption charges on Feb. 27, Doğan News Agency has reported
Outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have detonated explosives during the passage of a cargo train in the Bağıvar neighborhood of the Sur district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a meeting with Defense Minister Fikri Işık at the Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul on Feb. 27
More than half of the construction of a 511-kilometer concrete wall being built on Turkey’s border with Syria has been completed, the head of the state-owned Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) has said.