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Turkey, U.S. to mull aspects of fighting against IS militants

Turkey and the U.S. will discuss the aspects of fighting against the militants of the terrorist organization calling itself the ‘Islamic State’ (IS, formerly ISIS, or ISIL), Turkish Anadolu agency reported on Oct.2.
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Turkey to open International Islamic University

The International Islamic University, as an alternative to the Egyptian Al-Azhar University will be opened in Turkey, said the Minister of Religious Affairs of Turkey Mehmet Germez, the Turkish Hurriyet newspaper wrote Oct.1. ...
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Turkey deploys tanks at border with Syria

Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border with Syria on Tuesday as its government debated whether to deploy troops to battle the Islamic State terror group, a move that comes as tens of thousands pour into the country to escape ISIS fighters, CNN reported. ...
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Turkey prepares for bigger role in fight against Islamic State

After months of hanging back amid angry accusations of collusion, Turkey is gearing up for a bigger role in the fight against Islamic State (Isis) that could include sending Turkish ground troops across the border into Syria and Iraq, the Guardian reported....
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Turkish intellectuals receive threats for signing pro-Armenian statement

Turkish intellectuals Murat Belge and Aydın Engin, who signed under the statement on eliminating history textbooks disseminating hatred and discrimination against the Armenians, have received death threats....
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Turkey, Azerbaijan create energy corridor - Erdogan

By implementing joint projects in the region, Turkey and Azerbaijan have created an energy corridor connecting the East and West, TRT Haber TV channel quoted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying on Sept.29. ...
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Turkey approves Georgian language teaching program in secondary schools

Turkey’s Education Ministry has approved a program for teaching Georgian language in the country’s secondary schools....
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Turkey can set age limit for MP election to 18

Turkish citizens aged at least 18 will be able to run for an MP, TRT Haber news channel cited Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as saying on Sept. 26. ...
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Turkey has no intention to build nuclear weapon, minister says

Turkey doesn’t intend to enrich uranium and has no plans to build a nuclear weapon, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz said in his interview with TRT Haber TV channel on Sept.24. ...
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Turkey to do anything possible to fight IS - Erdogan

Turkey will do anything possible to fight against the terrorists of Islamic state (IS, also known as ISIL, ISIS), said the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Haber7 channel reported Sept.23. ...
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Armenian singer Sipil from Istanbul to support Armenian kindergarden

Armenian singer Sipil from Istanbul will support one of Armenian kindergardens, Yerevan Municipality’s Information and Public Relations Department told Armenpress. The singer will also present her “Love” album in Yerevan. ...
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Turkey to continue carrying out reforms to facilitate its accession to EU

Turkey will continue to carry out reforms in order to facilitate its accession to the European Union, Turkish Anadolu agency quoted the country’s Minister for EU Affairs, Volkan Bozkir as saying Sept.17. ...
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Over 20 injured in Turkey’s accident

A passenger bus overturned in the province of Konya, southwest Turkey. As a result, 22 people were injured, the Turkish TV channel Haber7 reported Sept. 17. ....
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Hearing on Armenian woman attack in Istanbul held

Another hearing on Murad Nazaryan’s case, accused of attacking four Armenian women and killing Maritsa Kucuk in Samatia District of Istanbul was held. Armenpress reports that the Turkish Demokarthaber.net informed about it. ...
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Turkey to create its first fighter jet by 2023

Turkey will create its first fighter jet by 2023, Turkish Airnewstimes newspaper quoted the head of the country’s Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, Ismail Demir as saying on Sept.16. ...
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