World Bulletin / News Desk
The father of the suicide bomber at the US embassy blast said that his son threw himself into fire.
Sadik Sanli, the father of bomber Ecevit Sanli, said, "he threw both himself and me into the fire."
A suicide blast on Friday at a checkpoint outside the US Embassy compound killed the bomber and a security guard, while wounding a Turkish journalist. Speaking in a televised interview, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the DHKP-C, an outlawed leftist group in Turkey, was responsible for the attack.
Sadik Sanli said that he had not heard from his son for 15 years, adding that he learned about the blast and the suicide bomber when he watched the news on TV.
"I saw the incident on TV, and I recognized my son when I saw his photo on TV," said Sanli.
Turkish newspapers on Wednesday focus on ongoing voting for the country's parliamentary speaker
Volkan Bozkir is closely watching developments in Greece since it directly effects Turkey as well
A top aide of Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the increased border security is a preventative measure.
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A temporary accommodation center has been established in the Suruc district of Turkey's southeastern Sanliurfa province that can host up to 35,000 people
Turkey's Foreign Ministry 'deeply concerned' over reports China banned Ramadan for Party members, including civil servants, students, teachers
Turkish dailies on Tuesday reported on the National Security Council regarding 'possible threats' on Syrian border
Turkish newspapers on Monday focus on the country’s National Security Council meeting regarding the conflict in Syria
Int'l group looking at ways it can help Turkey's 'solution process' hopes to learn from Philippines peace process
'We wish God’s mercy on those who lost their lives,' Turkish Prime Ministry says
Turkey has sent nearly 2,000 vehicles full of humanitarian aid to Kobani since September 19, 2014
Turkey already had 10km of walls with its border but will be constructing more to crack down on illegal border crossings.
The Eastern Anatolian 6.5 km-long Mount Kop tunnel is being built between the eastern provinces of Bayburt and Erzurum
Turkey has summoned the highest ranking Israeli diplomat in Ankara to demand answers as to why a group of journalists were detained and then deported
Istanbul, Turkey’s largest province, has been unanimously elected the Islamic World Youth Capital by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states.