Important names in Turkish politics and business joined the funeral ceremony for leading businessman İbrahim Çağlar on Dec. 12 at the Istanbul Marmara University’s Faculty of Theology Mosque, bidding farewell to the deceased, who died at age 57 on Dec. 11 after a heart attack.
A man shot his friend dead in the southern province of Antalya on Dec. 11 after the latter “failed to keep his promise to treat him to a meal.”
A stray dog has drawn fascination with his knowledge of traffic rules in Istanbul’s Ataşehir district.
Top soldiers from Turkey, the United States and Iraq will come together in Turkey on Dec. 14 to discuss regional security matters at a three-way meeting, the Turkish army announced late Dec. 11.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called for a “joint struggle” against bribery and corruption in Turkey, asking Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to account for “gold trade irregularity that happened in 2013.”
An Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant who killed 39 people and wounded 79 others on New Year’s Eve used his right to remain silent in court on Dec. 11.
A woman whose two daughters are suffering from MPS has complained that Turkey’s social security only covers one of her daughters’ medications, Doğan News Agency reported on Dec. 11.