The Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. All Turkish dailies covered the statements of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the northwestern province of Balikesir. "No amnesty" headlined daily TURKIYE over the rumours of a possible general amnesty for PKK terrorists as part of the government's efforts to end the decades-long terror problem in Turkey. "I don't have the authority to forgive the killer" headlined daily HURRIYET referring to the words of the Turkish prime minister "If a man committed a crime against the state, the state may pardon him. But, if a man killed a man then the state does not have the authority to pardon the killer."
Erdogan also emphasized his determination in regards to ending terrorism and establishing peace. "We will put the full stop" headlined daily MILLIYET referring to Erdogan's speech where he said, "How much more will we endure our children dying- Our people and we will say the final word in the peace process. We will put the full stop. We will get rid of the shackles together."
All of the Turkish dailies covered the demise of renowned Turkish singer Muslum Gurses. "Silent farewell from Muslum father" headlined daily MILLIYET, "The 'father' of pains" commented daily RADIKAL and "Thus far" added daily VATAN over the demise of legendary Turkish singer Muslum father who passed away after fighting for survival for four months in intensive care, leaving fans and songs orphaned.
Central Bank Governor Erdem Basci appeared to dismiss any suggestion that he might resign, saying that public duty should be performed for the full period in which it is assigned
The new 6.5 km undersea tunnel will reduce travel time between the two sides of Istanbul via metro and highway lines to 14 minutes.
Turkey has chosen a Chinese company as the preferred bidder for the $3.4 billion project but is also pressing ahead with talks with U.S. and European firms as questions remain about the Chinese proposal
Police detained a man, believed to be mentally unstable, for questioning
Friday's dailies mostly cover the Taliban bomb attack on a Turkish convoy in Afghanistan and Turkish football team Besiktas which dramatically beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties in the UEFA Europa League.
UN high commissioner for refugees says 3.8 million Syrian refugees are registered in neighboring countries.
Turkish defense contractor Aselsan and French defense contractor Thales on Thursday agreed to install Thales-made Lightweight Multi-role Missiles on Turkish Aselsan's launch-pad
Babacan met PM late on Wednesday, triggering speculation but officials dismiss talk of resignation
A mosque was torched Wednesday near the southern city of Bethlehem.
Premier Davutoglu says such attacks will never discourage Turkey from contributing to maintaining peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Ramazan Akyurek detained in Ankara after Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office ordered the detention.
Thursday’s dailies focus on Turkish president Erdogan’s remarks on latest interest rate cut, aftermath of military aircraft crash in eastern Turkey and further details on 'Shah Firat' operation in Turkey's Syrian exclave.
Turkish President questions whether central bank was under external influence in a speech given in Ankara today.
Turkish parliament’s general assembly accepts first 20 articles of 132-article domestic security package.
Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek tells Canadian Turks that community groups should become more united.