Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on May 23 introduced a bill in the parliament which will reduce the period of military service from 12 months to 6 months and make the paid military service permanent for those who can afford it.
An Ankara court has ordered the arrest of two suspects who were detained last week after attacking a staff member at the entrance hall of the Turkish Parliament on May 14.
Ekrem İmamoğlu, the main opposition’s candidate for the municipal elections in İstanbul that will be rerun on June 23, has launched his campaign, promising to end waste and make better use of the city’s resources.
A 75-year-old Turkish pensioner managed to get his law degree from Istanbul University 57 years after his registration as part of the faculty.
Three Turkish fishermen were wounded and five others were detained in a raid on their boat in the international waters off Romania.
The number of Turkish films screened at nationwide theaters has increased to 180 in 2018, from only nine in 2002, according to official statistics.
The aromatic experience of rose harvest in Isparta – the southwestern Turkish province known as the “land of roses” – has come two weeks later this year due to a longer-than-usual winter.
Turkey on May 21 denounced some radical groups and politicians in Greece for coming up with “imaginary claims” and distorting historical facts on former's commemoration of May 19, the day Turks celebrate as the start of their independence war in 1919.