Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Thursday issues two missing Turkish pilots whose bodies were found in the seabed in the Eastern Mediterranean after their plane was downed by Syria on June 22, a flash flood in northern Turkey, Turkish government's new regulations over c-section, and a hostage incident in Germany which killed five people including a Turkish national.
"Not a disaster, it's a murder" headlined daily Cumhuriyet saying nine people lost their lives including six children in a flash flood caused by torrential rains in the Black Sea port city of Samsun.
Hurriyet daily headlined "Sad news from 1,260 metres" regarding the two Turkish pilots of a Turkish military jet which was shot down by Syria on June 22. Pilots were found on Wednesday in Eastern Mediterranean after 12 days of search and rescue efforts.
Another topic that was published in dailies was a set of new regulations over c-section. The new code allows c-section only if it is medically necessary and doctors who perform the operation cannot be held responsible for any complications after procedure. Doctors who violate the new regulation will be fined with up to 1,000 Turkish liras.
Yeni Safak headlined "Military academy amnesty" and according to a new regulation, students who left the academy in their own wish or were expelled from the academy after 1997 will not pay any compensation fees.
Turkish dailies also wrote about the killing of five people in a hostage standoff in Karlsruhe, Germany, including a Turkish national. The Turk, who was reported to be locksmith, who were taken hostage along with four other people by a gunman resisting eviction from his apartment. The gunman killed four hostages and before shooting himself to death.
German State of Bremen grants Alevism legal religious rights, the same status as Judaism and Christianity, separately from Islam
Thirty Egyptian soldiers were killed in a bombing that targeted a military checkpoint in northern Sinai Peninsula on Friday.
At least three soldiers were killed in an attack on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hakkari
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Syrian opposition fighters and Iraqi Kurds are legitimate forces fighting against ISIL.
Saturday Mothers, whose first sit-in to protest the disappearance of their loved ones, bring justice to governmental officials responsible for disappearanceson 27 May 1995, reaches up week 500
Letters containing yellow substance were delivered to Istanbul consulates on Friday; 25 held for medical observation
Death toll of traffic accident in Turkey’s western province of Afyon rises to eight.
The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism is continuing its policy of preventing the entry of Syrian cultural heritage into Turkey
Turkish actors, singers and artists are using their profile and fame to listen to the country's Kurdish community as Turkey tries to heal the wounds from recent street protests.
The European Union is in discussions to grant €70 million to Turkey to help it cope with the massive influx of Syrian refugees on its territory
Pope Francis has said he wanted to overcome the obstacles between the Catholic and Orthodox churches during his upcoming Turkey visit in November
Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to five western consulates in Istanbul, officials sai
Turkish Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Tanju Bilgic says Greek foreign minister's "logic" is wrong and undermining the Cyprus peace talks.
Although warfare is forbidden during the Islamic New Year, the major conflicts raging across Turkey's neighborhood.
The authorities said six guns (two pistols, two rifles and two guns for firing blanks) were seized in morning operations on several addresses.