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Two Turkish warplanes crash in central province, killing four

Two Turkish warplanes crashed during a training exercise on Feb.24 in the central Turkish province of Malatya, killing all four crew, Al Arabiya reported the statement of the military.
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Over 50 supporters of Gulen movement detained in Ankara

Around 54 supporters of Gulen [the Islamic public figure currently residing in the US] have been detained as a result of a special operation conducted by the police in Ankara, Turkish TRT Haber TV channel reported Feb. 25. ...
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Turkish parliament again postpones debate on security reforms

Turkey’s parliament, the Grand National Assembly, for the third time postponed the discussions on a package of reforms aimed at ensuring the Turkish population’s safety, the Haber7 news channel reported Feb. 24. ...
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Bodyguards of Turkish president's daughter changed due to assassination threat

The bodyguards of the Turkish president's daughter Sumeyye Erdogan have been completely changed because of the assassination threat, the Turkish Sabah newspaper reported Feb. 24. ...
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Turkish FM: "Turkey now has a new exclave in Syria"

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Feb.22 Turkey now has a new exclave in Syria after the Turkish General Staff's operation to relocate Suleyman Shah's tomb, Anadolu Agency reported. ...
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Turkey’s revenues from highway and bridge operation disclosed in Jan.

Turkey's revenues from the usage of highways and bridges amounted to 67 million Turkish liras in January 2015, the Turkish General Directorate of Highways said Feb. 19. ...
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Opposition seeks to plunge Turkey into chaos - PM

Opposition parties in Turkey seek to plunge the country into chaos, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in his interview with Sabah newspaper. ...
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Heavy snow brings Istanbul transport system to a near halt

Heavy snowfall has fully paralyzed Istanbul’s transport system, the Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported Feb. 19. ...
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Opposition member injured during fight in Turkish parliament

The MPs from the ruling Justice and Development Party and the opposition pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party fought in the Grand National Assembly (parliament) of Turkey, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported Feb. 18. ...
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Erdogan promises severe penalty for student's murderer

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Feb.16 he would personally follow the brutal murder case of a young Turkish female university student, Ozgecan Aslan, in Turkey’s southern Mersin province, Anadolu Agency reported. ...
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Heavy snowfall forces Turkey to cancel over 80 domestic flights

Turkish Airlines has cancelled a total of 88 domestic flights scheduled for Feb. 17-18, the Anadolu agency reported Feb. 17. ...
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People in Turkey want naming school and cheese after Kim Kardashian

After the publication of the article about the story of the Armenian Genocide-survived Kim Kardashian’s family by the British Daily Mail, a serious mess started around the name of the Armenian star in Kars’ Karakale Village, which is the native village of the celebrity. Armenpress reports, citing the Turkish Ohaber.com that the majority of the Karakale residents are excited by the fact of “being Kardashian’s co-villagers”....
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Turkey may bring back death penalty

Turkey’s parliament may consider the restoration of death penalty, the Turkish news agency Anadolu quoted the head of the parliament’s justice commission, Ahmet İyimaya, as saying on Feb. 16. ...
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Turkish officials demand death penalty for student’s killer

Following the rape and murder of a student, Ozgecan Arslan, in Turkey’s Mersin province, several ministers of the country demanded to use death penalty against the criminal, Milliyet newspaper reported on Feb.16. ...
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Bus overturns in Turkey leaving over 30 people injured

A passenger bus overturned, leaving 33 people injured in the central Turkish province of Afyonkarahisar, Anadolu agency reported Feb. 16. ...
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