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.
Ali Babacan will retain overall responsibility for the economy in the new cabinet, government spokesman Bulent Arinc said
Monday's newspapers cover German weekly Der Spiegel’s claims on foreign spying on Turkey, Turkish intelligence service’s purchase of a lie detector and ongoing construction works of Turkey’s Eurasia Tunnel Project.
Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss the issue of spying claims on Turjey with American and German leaders at the upcoming NATO summit and U.N. general assembly.
More than 30 police officials are sought in connection with alleged illegal wiretapping in Istanbul and other cities across Turkey.
These revelations come just one week after it was revealed that Germany had also been spying on fellow NATO-member Turkey.
Erdogan's first week as president will see him visit the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Azerbaijan and attend a NATO Summit in Wales.
Ali Babacan, and more recently Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek, have been part of a well-respected economics team that has helped steer Turkey through a decade of growth and stability.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Assad's "divisive" administration in Syria has given rise to the Sunni militant group, Islamic State
Turkey's Foreign Ministry says concerned of Russian activity in Ukraine's east, calls on parties to act in common sense
Twenty-thousand Turkish vessels will set sail on Monday as the country's fishing season starts in earnest.
International credit rating agency Moody's downgrades long-term deposit rating of Bank Asya citing deteriorating fundamentals and deposit volatility
Erdogan's oath-taking in Turkey's first presidential takeover by direct vote is covered by media outlets around the world
Rabah expected Erdogan and Davutoglu to work together to support the Palestinian cause and help end Israel's occupation of Palestinian land
The war began with the Greek invasion of Izmir in May 1919 after the end of World War I with tacit support from the Allies.
The Balkans train journey for students is part of a program to teach students about Turkey's historic role in the region
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain welcomed the appointment of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as he attended the swearing-in of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan