World Bulletin / News Desk
Syrian people went to polls on Sunday in Gaziantep, a Turkish city near Syrian border, to elect 29 provincial council members for the opposition-held Syrian province of Aleppo.
The first free Syrian elections for opposition-held regions in Syria was held in Gaziantep due to security reason. There were 247 Syrians who cast their votes in the elections.
Mouaz al-Khatib, the chief of the Syrian National Coalition, visited the polling station in Gaziantep.
Gen. Hulusi Akar will visit Brussels to attend NATO’s highest military authority meeting
International Organization for Migration head thanks Turkey for hosting 3.1 million refugees
Lawmakers approve regulations on parliamentary and presidential elections
Lawmakers approve motion that allows head of state to keep ties with his or her own party
Chiefs of general staff from 13 countries to take part in meeting on fighting Daesh in Saudi Arabia
Lawmakers approve host of changes including name, structure of country’s highest judicial body, budgets
Article 13 dealing with ‘military courts’ endorsed by Turkish lawmakers
No one can stand in the way of the rise of new Turkey, says the president, as parliament passes sweeping changes
Leading Muslim, Jewish, and Christian leaders in ancient Hatay city condemn all types of terror and call for peace, solidarity
Nearly 425,000 people from 74 different countries trying to illegally cross Turkish borders captured in 2016, says military
BOC to operate a deposit bank in Turkey by investing $300 million
Suspects accused of 'being member of an armed terror organization,' and 'helping 39 times first-degree-murder'
Lawmakers endorse measures to regulate presidential election and parliamentary elections
Two other Turkish soldiers wounded during the operation against PKK organization in Bitlis province
Empty 6-story apartment building collapses in city's Zeytinburnu district on the European side
President brushes aside talk of snap elections and urges debate, not fighting