World Bulletin / News Desk
Four Turkish troops were wounded when a mine blast took place as a military convoy was passing by in Lice town of the south-eastern province of Diyarbakir on Monday.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), the Governor of Diyarbakir, Mustafa Toprak said that a road side mine blast took place at around 20.00 hours on Monday at Tavsan Tepe region, some 5 kilometers away from Lice.
"An armored vehicle was partially damaged due to the mine blast. Four troops were slightly wounded in the blast," Toprak said.
"Wounded troops have been taken to the Hani State Hospital for treatment. An investigation is under way at the site of the blast," Toprak also said.
Finnish ambassador said that Finland’s relations with Turkey are good and if Finnish companies can offer anything in the field of renewable energy market and cleantech, Turkey would be a good market.
Erdogan said he had been informed that agreement was reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to pass through Turkey to help defend the Syrian border town
Majority of Thursday’s newspapers cover Turkish President Erdogan’s remarks on US weapon airdrop for Kurdish groups in Syrian border town of Kobani and Kurdish parliament’s approval for the deployment of peshmerga mission to the Syrian border town
Davutoglu has said the solution process with the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party can make progress towards a roadmap "within months."
The opposition accused the government of changing its stance after U.S. President Barack Obama recently made a telephone call to the Turkish president.
Turkish Foreign Ministry says decision by Turkish court to release suspect in attempted murder of Danish Islam critic Lars Hedegaard is judicial, not executive.
Dicle Electric Co. workers were released near the town of Hazro, about 30 km northwest of where they were abducted by a group of masked men
"Some of the weapons they dropped from those C130s were seized by ISIL," Erdogan said
Turkey's major weapons manufacturer to work on F-35 jet missile project with American multinational
Turkey's EU Minister Bozkir expects EU to reject Greek Cypriots' complaint aimed at halting Turkey’s EU membership
Qatari trust will cooperate with Turkey's leading aid agencies AFAD and TIKA in different education projects for Syrian children sheltering in Turkey
The victim is said to be a member of Islamist Kurdish Free Cause Party
A new bill giving more powers to law enforcement agencies to prevent crimes in Turkey is extensively covered by the Turkish dailies Wednesday
Clocks to be switched back by one hour at 4:00 a.m., which will then become 3 a.m. on October 26
The jailed Kurdish separatist leader said on Tuesday the peace process with the Turkish government had entered a new phase since Oct. 15 and he was upbeat over the chances of success.
Party leaders were skeptical about efforts to support the peshmerga fighting in the Syrian city