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More people hospitalized in Turkey, suspected having Ebola

Three people suspected Ebola were hospitalized in the Turkish provinces of Izmir, Kahraman Marash and Konya, the Anadolu Turkish news agency said Oct.22.
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Turkey plans to build third nuclear power plant

"Turkey will build a third nuclear power plant by 2018-2019, when we have sufficiently qualified people to build it as a national project," Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported. ...
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Turkey approves two documents on TANAP

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved two additional documents on the Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) construction project, the Turkish offical newspaper Resmi Gazete reports Oct. 21 on its website....
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Turkish PM ready to resign

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that he is ready to resign if it is proven that the government treats the Kurdish population of the country as second-class citizens, the Turkish newspaper Sabah reports Oct. 21....
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Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight

In a policy reversal, Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in Kobane, the BBC reported. ...
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Erdoğan and Obama talk on phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Barack Obama spoke on the phone on Oct. 19 to discuss developments in Syria, including the situation of Kobane, the Kurdish town besieged by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) for over a month, Armenpress reports citing “Anadolu” press agency. ...
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Orphan Rug showcase in Washington is connected with tension in Turkish-US relations, Turkish media report

Several Turkish media outlets have qualified the White House Administration's decision to showcase the Orphan Rug as a message addressed to Turkey. ...
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Turkey to annihilate paid exemption from military service – PM

Paid exemption from military service will be halted in Turkey, the country's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported Oct. 17....
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No Security Council seat for Turkey

Turkey failed to win a seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council after member states voted on Thursday, the BBC reported. ...
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Turkey-Germany discusTurkey-Germany discuss EU, US free trade talks

Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci raised Turkey’s concerns over the ongoing EU-U.S. free trade talks during his visit to Berlin Wednesday Anadolu Agency reported ...
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Turkey quarantines hospital on suspicion of Ebola

A teaching and research hospital under the Marmara University of Turkey’s Health Ministry has been quarantined on suspicion of Ebola virus, Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported on Oct.16....
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Turkey still considering its role in anti-IS coalition

Turkey is still considering its role in the anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition, including military operations out of the country's territory, the United States' Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State said, according to RIA Novosti. ...
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Turkish PM cancels Supreme Court’s requirement on head of General Staff’s questioning

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu cancelled the Supreme Court’s requirement on questioning the head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Necdet Ozel, Kanal7 TV channel reports Oct. 15....
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Turkish air forces strike PKK bases

Turkey’s air forces conducted air strikes on the bases of the terrorist organization known as the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), on the mountains in the Hakkari province, the newspaper Hurriyet said Oct. 14....
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Turkey undecided on US use of Incirlik air base against IS - FM

Turkey has not yet made a decision on granting the United States access to its Incirlik air base to be used for attacking the Islamic State (IS) jihadist organization in Syria and Iraq, the country's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated Monday, according to RIA Novosti. ...
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