Highlighting Prime Minister Erdogan's comments on a possible presidential system, all dailies quoted Erdogan as saying "discussions must take place in Turkey on a possible presidential or semi-presidential system while the new constitution is being written. If the parliament, at the end of the discussions, decides on a certain system, we would then have nothing to say and accept the decision of the parliament".
Covering the two Turkish journalists Adem Ozkose and Hamit Coskun who were arrested in Syria, all dailies wrote that the Chairman of Humanitarian Aid Foundation (IHH) Bulent Yildirim met the two journalists at the prison they are staying in and both of them appeared to be in good health condition on Monday. Yildirim's visit came after Syrian and Iranian officials made attempts to arrange this meeting between Yildirim and the two Turkish journalists. The two Turkish journalists were last seen on March 9.
Dailies also drew attention to a decision made by the Disciplinary Board of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) on early Monday. The board decided that there was no match-fixing or inducement in Turkish leagues. The board gave no penalties to any Turkish club. The board decided that Fenerbahce President Aziz Yildirim, Trabzonspor President Sadri Sener, Besiktas executive Serdal Adali and Besiktas Coach Tayfur Havutcu were innocent. The board decided to bar football player Ibrahim Akin from games for three years for influencing the score of a game between Fenerbahce and Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi (IBB).
Hurriyet daily quoted Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti as saying "Italy is honest in supporting Turkey's EU bid and with no conditions. Turkey is a part of Europe both from a geographical perspective and a historic perspective". Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is in Italy on Tuesday.
Istanbul police detain 15 people and seize firearms, ammunition in PKK-linked operation
Turkish dailies on Friday covered extensively surrender of dozens of PKK terrorists to security forces in southeast
Wearing the insignia of foreign troops by the US is seen by Turkey as nothing more than hyprocrisy
Only country like Turkey should be considered for exportation of Israeli gas, says Israeli envoy
Approval delays, reluctant Congress push Turkey’s defense to develop indigenous systems, Turkish defense industry head says
Mevlut Cavusoglu says all Syrian ethnicities should have a part in future 'pluralist, libertarian' country
Jets bomb positions in Iraq's Sinat-Haftanin region and Turkey's Mardin province, destroying four targets
Turkish Airlines to provide aviation training and tech support to 56 of the Islamic Development Bank's member countries
Turkish FM Cavusoglu writes Turkey is 'ardent supporter' of African solutions for African issues
'Turkey has achieved great success in humanitarian assistance in recent years,' says the UN's Pierre Krahenbuhl in Istanbul
Turkish president wants one of the priorities of the government to be implementing constitutional changes to create a presidential system
Turkish dailies on Wednesday covered composition of new government and opposition MHP's decision to hold extraordinary congress next month
A new constitution and shifting to a presidential system will be top priorities, says PM Binali Yildirim
EU-Turkey refugee deal could collapse unless the bloc allows Turks visa freedom, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Binali Yildirim says ruling party’s most important task is to usher in presidential system
Fiirst-ever World Humanitarian Summit organized by the United Nations in Istanbul dominated Tuesday's headlines