Turkish dailies covered in their Tuesday editions the CHP's 34th congress in Ankara and the developments over a Turkish military plane's wreckage.
Most of the Turkish dailies covered the main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) two-day 34th congress which will begin today in Ankara. Chairman of the CHP, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, is expected to stress leftist moves, democracy and freedom. Congress' catchword was decided as "Democracy and Changes" quoted daily ZAMAN. "CHP seeks switching back to its social-democratic roots" quoted most of the Turkish dailies.
Daily MILLIYET headlined "Phoenix will bring the wreckage" over the remaining parts of the Turkish jet which was shot down 13 miles off the coast of Syria last June. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc agreed with the U.S. navy's contractor company, Phoenix, in order to bring the rest of the wreckage back to the surface. Daily MILLIYET quoted Arinc as saying, "The works will take start in a couple of days."
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.
General Staff says that details of how Kurdish peshmerga forces would cross through the country to Syria have not been released.
Turkish Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Tanju Bilgic says Greek foreign minister's "logic" is wrong and undermining the Cyprus peace talks.
Numan Kurtulmus says Islamic world still suffering from 'unequal' postwar system
"We have had no cases of Ebola in our country," the Director General of Turkey’s Health for Border and Coastal Areas says.
Chemical, nuclear and radiology team dispatched to examine mystery packages as Turkish police also called to Belgian Consulate and UK office increases security measures.
Militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) set fire to two vehicles and a cabin at the plant in Kagizman district, and shot at soldiers who returned fire
22-year-old man dies after being hit by falling construction materials
Muslims in Istanbul to perform a funeral prayer in absentia following Friday prayer in Fatih Mosque for Ghulam Azam
Analysts examine new laws aimed at bringing undocumented workers out from the shadowy world of black-market labor.
Newspapers in Turkey have covered President Erdogan’s reaction to the US military’s help to Kurdish fighters in Kobani.
"Strong and balanced public finance affirmatively differentiates Turkey from other countries," the minister said
The Malaysia Airports Holding used its pre-emptive rights to buy an additional 40 percent stake in Turkey's Sabiha Gokcen Airport, it was announced.
The US acted despite opposition from Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, adding "I told him (Obama) Kobani is not currently a strategic place for you, if anything it is strategic for us"
At least 1 person injured in explosion in hospital’s medical waste section in Turkey’s capital, Ankara