Turkish dailies covered in their Tuesday editions first face transplant recipient's seeing his new face on mirror, an operation against PKK organization in southeastern province of Sirnak, the first hearing of match-fixing case and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's talks on Syria.
Almost all newspaper wrote about first transplant recipient 19-year-old Ugur Acar's seeing his new face on the mirror for the first time. Dailies quoted Acar as saying when he saw his new face that "I thank all Turkish doctors. This cannot be better." On January 21, Prof. Dr. Omer Ozkan, surgeon at Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department at Akdeniz University Hospital in southern Antalya province, and his team performed the face transplant on 19-year-old Ugur Acar whose face was almost completely seared by a burning blanket when he was only 40 days old.
Hurriyet and Sabah dailies said that a clash took place between terrorists and security teams in rural area in Uludere region in Sirnak, stating that 11 PKK members were killed and two Turkish soldiers died in the clash.
Newspapers wrote about the first hearing of match-fixing case that will take place on Tuesday, saying that Fenerbahce club president Aziz Yildirim was expected to appear in the court.
Turkiye daily said that Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the United States and gave clear messages to Syria after his meeting with Clinton. The daily quoted Davutoglu as saying that democracy must be secured in Syria as soon as possible.
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Former ministers will attend parliamentary debate corruption inquiry.
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Energy Minister Taner Yildiz will open the fair, and International Energy Agency Chief Economist Fatih Birol will deliver a speech during the opening ceremony.
Country faces challenge of aging population, according to TurkStat report.
Rabaa Rahmoun jumped into the Halic River to save an elderly man from drowning.
CHP's unsuccessful mayoral candidate in Ankara, Mansur Yavas, tweeted that he had taken the battle to the Constitutional Court
Turkey's flag carrier airline company, THY, launches its new route to Stavropol, Russia.
Dailies on Tuesday covered the gun-fight in a night club where a famous Turkish footballer got shot; the government's determination to restrict May Day protests in Taksim Square along with worker unions' insistence on going; the annulment of local elections in the western city of Yalova after a recount following a close race.
The manufacturing sector emerged as the largest recipient of international capital during January and February with $849 million.
Turkey's Supreme Election Board decides to void mayoral election results in Yalova, citing voting by people who were not licensed to do so.
AK Party mulls on narrowed district and single member district electoral systems, according to Deputy Prime Minister Arinc.
Izmir court allows the 'injured party' to attend hearing against 29 suspects being tried for insulting Erdogan on Twitter during Gezi Park unrest.
Prosecutor asks for each officer to be jailed for 56 years for illegal wiretapping.
"We do not want to announce a certain price yet, we will discuss this issue with Medvedev," said Taner Yildiz.
Turkish F-16 fighter jets patroling Turkey-Syria border were harassed, Turkish military says.