Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Tuesday issues the remarks made by Turkish President Abdullah Gul while receiving the Constitutional Compromise Committee and the latest dialogue between Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and joint UN and Arab League special envoy on Syria Kofi Annan.
Commenting on President Gul's remarks while receiving the Constitutional Compromise Committee, almost all dailies quoted Gul as saying "the new constitution should not have excessive details". Milliyet daily quoted Gul as saying "the new constitution should be based on democracy, secularism and rule of law. The whole parliament should take part in writing the new constitution. The new constitution should not be the work of a single political party". Turkiye daily quoted President Gul as saying "the opportunity for a new constitution should not be missed. Otherwise, we may have to wait another 40 years".
Dailies also highlighted the latest dialogue between Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Kofi Annan. Yeni Safak daily quoted Annan as saying "I have failed in ending violence in Syria". It was Annan who phoned Davutoglu and he gave information to Davutoglu on the recent situation in Syria. Annan also provided information to Davutoglu on his talks in the United States. Annan reminded Davutoglu about Russia's plans for an international meeting on Syria.
Turkey’s army has shelled Kurdish targets near the city of Azaz in northwest Syria
The Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that no firm decision has been made regarding Turkish ground troops in Syria.
PKK terrorist group's Syrian affiliate, Democratic Union Party (PYD), carries out ethnic cleansing and commits war crime, Turkish PM Davutoglu says
Fair to host around 50 writers and publishing houses from 25 countries including Syria, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Kuwait
Attendees included Nobel peace prize winner Tawakkol Karman, prominent Egyptian opposition leader Ayman Nour and Turkey-based Syrian interim government PM Ahmad Touma
Speaking at southern border crossing Deputy PM Akdogan says all 35,000 Syrian refugees accepted into Turkey are being cared for
Mevlut Cavusoglu strikes note of caution amid reports of proposed cessation of hostilities in Syria
The building collapsed in a street close to Istanbul's pedestrian Istiklal Avenue, a main shopping district, leaving piles of rubble
'What is important now is embracing this opportunity, stopping the airstrikes, ceasing targeting civilians and providing humanitarian access,' Turkish foreign minister says
AFAD figures suggest Turkish aid to Syrian refugees dwarfs that of international organizations
'The operations in Cizre have been successfully completed as of today,' interior minister says
Turkish president has criticized UN and EU over refugee issue
Two suspects are accused of smuggling refugees and causing the deaths of five people, including three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, his five-year-old elder brother Galip and his mother Rihan
Attackers targeted pro-AK Party dailies Yeni Safak and Yeni Akit with Molotov cocktails and guns
Ahmet Davutoglu calls on international community not to pin its 'inability' on Turkey
"I find it hypocritical that some circles are telling Turkey to 'open your borders' while at the same time failing to tell Russia 'enough is enough'," Davutoglu says