A total of five Turkish soldiers were killed on Nov. 16 in clashes with Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq and the eastern province of Hakkari. Ten PKK militants were killed in operations in the last two days.
The Constitutional Court has ruled against releasing jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Gülser Yıldırım, criticizing allegations that she was “unlawfully” arrested.
The Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) instructed its members to stay in Europe’s Schengen area and some African countries, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu has claimed.
Turkey’s local, presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled to take place in 2019 will be a choice between a “one-man regime” and “democracy,” main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
A book praising an Australian jihadist has been distributed among students of a state high school in the Central Anatolian province of Karaman, daily Cumhuriyet has reported.
Turkey aims to reduce the number of deaths from traffic accidents to zero, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, stating that within the last 15 years, the government has reduced accidents involving death by 30 percent.
Armed security guards will be deployed in planes flying to and from Turkey as a precaution against terror attacks, according to law that was recently passed by the Turkish Parliament, daily Habertürk has reported.