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A Royal Air Maroc plane was flooded on Sept. 28 when its plumbing system broke down at Istanbul Atatürk Airport shortly before take-off, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Several businesses that serve alcoholic beverages have been shut down in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat as a part of a state of emergency decree issued in the Official Gazette after the July 15 failed coup attempt
A fire erupted in a jail in the southeastern province of Şırnak on Sept. 28, killing one prisoner and severely injuring another, while 12 employees working at the jail were also hospitalized
A police officer was killed on Sept. 28 when a gun under his pillow allegedly fired accidentally in the Köyceğiz district of the Aegean province of Muğla, Doğan News Agency has reported
The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) has undertaken the construction of the remaining 700 kilometers of the wall being built on Turkey’s border with war-torn Syria, after the construction of the initial 200-kilometer-long concrete wall on the border was completed jointly by the Defense Ministry and neighboring provinces governor’s offices.
Twelve television channels have been removed from Türksat, Turkey’s top satellite network, as a part of a state of emergency decree issued in the Official Gazette after the July 15 failed coup attempt
Turkey plans to provide education to up to 450,000 Syrian children in the 2016-2017 academic year, the deputy minister of education said on Sept. 28.
Olives have been harvested from an 800-year-old tree which was brought back to life in the Toroslar district of the southern province of Mersin after it had been cut down earlier.
The bodies of six dead outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were found in a house in the southeastern province of Şırnak on Sept. 28. The militants were found with their guns, Anadolu Agency reported.
Three village guards were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Yüksekova district of the southeastern province of Hakkari on Sept. 29. The militants opened fire on the village guards, killing three and leaving two others wounded
The sighting of a suspected unidentified flying object (UFO) caused alarm among locals living in the Seydikemer district of the Aegean province of Muğla on Sept. 27.