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The education and rights of girls were discussed at a conference in Istanbul titled “Empowered Girls, Strong Tomorrows,” participated in by the Aydın Doğan Foundation and representatives from the United Nations
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has filed a complaint over the notorious dragging of a dead body of an alleged outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant through the streets of Şırnak in southeast Turkey, also tabling a parliamentary motion addressed to the interior minister
A curfew has been declared in four neighborhoods in the Bismil district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, a move that reportedly came after outlawed PKK militants dug trenches and erected barricades on the streets.
A Norwegian man has been missing for six days in the touristic southern province of Antalya
The funeral of Ufku Demirel, a soldier killed in an attack by outlawed PKK militants in southeastern Turkey, has been held in Demirel’s hometown Tokat, a Central Anatolian province, attended by thousands including Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has cancelled its order of six new ferries following widespread criticism of the ferries’ modern design, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A commercial airline pilot reported a drone was flying over the final approach course at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, while attempting a landing on Oct. 6
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 struck the Demre district of the southern Antalya province in the early hours of Oct. 7, with no casualties or serious material damages reported.
Some 1,451 migrants have been captured in three days as part of security operations seeking to stop groups from attempting to cross to Greece over the Aegean
Some 14 soldiers were wounded on Oct. 6 in an attack on a military post by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Van, the Turkish General Staff said in a written statement on Oct. 7
Almost 400,000 security forces, including units from the Land Forces Command, have been taking measures to provide security before the Nov. 1 snap election amid continued clashes between security forces and militants of the outlawed PKK, Interior Minister Selami Altınok has stated.
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