Ankara continues to rule out any place for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its militia the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any solution process in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated, after Turkey, Iran and Russia convened for a key summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Nov. 22.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave a guarantee to Turkey, saying that an incident like this would never happen again, in regards to a scandal targeting Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
An Ankara court has served a notice of debt amounting to 19 million Turkish Liras to U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen upon a complaint from the Turkish Parliament, which is suing Gülen for damage to parliament on the night of the July 2016 military coup attempt.
Turkey’s Syriac minority in the southeastern province of Mardin have welcomed the imminent return of legal ownership of the Mor Gabriel Monastery to their community, a monastery official said on Nov. 22.
A magnitude 5 hit the Aegean province of Muğla late on Nov. 22.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has once again described the upcoming 2019 elections as “a struggle for democracy” and a clash between “a one-man regime and democracy.”
The consent of a 12-year-old girl is not eligible for debate, a court has ruled in a child sexual abuse case in the southeastern Turhish province of Diyarbakır.
Turkey has not been given crucial data to help identify Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants who fled their former stronghold in Raqqa last month and may have slipped out of Syria to threaten Turkish or Western targets, Turkish officials said.
Turkish pundit Rasim Ozan Kütahyalı said on Nov. 22 that he loves his country and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unconditionally in his comments that came after he was fired over making lewd comments targeting Bosniaks during a live TV sports show.