Turkish daily newspapers on Friday covered Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's formal visit to Myanmar with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spouse Emine Erdogan, the attack of PKK on a military vehicle in Foca town of Izmir and the latest developments from Syria. The Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Most of Turkish dailies covered the latest developments in Syria. Dailies mentioned the heavy clashes in the city between Al-Assad's army and the opponent groups. Daily HURRIYET headlined "Hell of Aleppo" and HURRIYET's reporter said in his article, "After heavy clashes between Assad's forces and opponents, regime's fighters laid down their guns and ran away. The government's soldiers cannot enter cities via highway roads, so they keep dropping bombshells over the city by jets."
DailY ZAMAN covered Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's and Mrs. Erdogan's visit to Myanmar where Arakan Muslims have been facing violence. Daily ZAMAN focuses on the humanitarian aid distribution to the Muslim and Buddhist camps in Myanmar.
Lastly, all Turkish dailies covered on their first pages the terrorist group PKK's attack which killed one Turkish soldier and wounded 11 others with a remote-control land mine in Foca town of the western province of Izmir on Thursday. Turkish dailies covered the sensitivity and the solidarity of Turkish people. Dailies VATAN, HURRIYET, MILLIYET and other dailies published that 20 minutes after the attack 4 thousand people rushed to the local hospitals to give blood for the wounded ones.
A major operation in Istanbul and other cities saw 104 police officers and chiefs detained and 22 of them sent to the court.
Troubles in Ukraine, Iraq, Syria and Israel are forcing airlines travelling between the east and the west to fly through Turkey.
"The U.S., Turkey, Qatar and Egypt have been working for the last five days to ensure an immediate ceasefire," Ahmet Davutoglu said
Turkey called on citizens to immediately leave Libya and avoid non-essential travel after airports were closed down due to shelling.
Turkish dailies reported Thursday on the latest developments of the operation in Istanbul and other cities against the police officers and officials in wiretapping probe, the latest clashes in Israel and Palestine and the Taiwan plane crash which left 51 dead.
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Turkey's Deputy PM Bulent Arinc said a ceasefire must be declared at once between Palestine and Israel and demanded an end to the Israeli blockade of Gaza.
A major operation in Istanbul and other cities sees more police officers and officials detained in a wiretapping probe.
Erdogan said all international actors should condemn such inhuman attacks of Israel on innocent children in Gaza.