World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday that they have been working to give good news to families of two Turkish citizens who were abducted in Lebanon.
Replying to questions on abduction of Turkish citizens in Lebanon, Davutoglu said that they had contact with Lebanese officials on the matter.
Davutoglu said that he held talks with Lebanon's prime minister and foreign minister, and yesterday he had phone conversation with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. Turkish ambassador to Lebanon has been holding talks with officials there, he said.
"We are exerting great efforts to give good news to their families," he added.
Abdullah Gul told reporters under a recently passed law authorities could block access to material on such sites if a person's privacy is violated.
According to findings, 257,454 people had their phones tapped in 2012 and 252,063 had their phones tapped in 2013, totalling 509,516 people over the two year period.
Britain’s former Foreign Secretary David Miliband says Turkey deserves applause in receiving Syrian refugees fleeing the violence in their country.
Turkish Airlines increased number of passengers by a quarter in 2013.
Turkish dailies on Friday cover the top court decision to uphold former armed forces chief Basbug's appeal, which paved the way for his release, and Prime Minister Erdogan's statements during a private TV broadcast Thursday night.
Constitutional Court said rights of the former Turkish army head Basbug's rights were violated.
Three people wounded and 13 illegal migrants captured on boat fired upon by Greece's coastguard near Greek Oinousses Island.
Turkey will hire hackers to identify weaknesses in computer networks.
Poland's President Komorowski, lauded the two countries’ visa exemption scheme and stated that Poland seeks to attract foreign capital, adding: "I think there is potential in Turkey. We can be more effective and stronger together in the third world."
Erdogan says he may seek to have the U.S.-based congregation leader extradited, calls him "source of unrest in my country"
Turkish president Abdullah Gul has signed a decree officially bringing an end to special courts in Turkey.
While Standard & Poor's lists Ukraine and Turkey as highly vulnerable to shifting capital outflows, S&P credit analyst Moritz Kraemer says Ukraine's situation is 'completely different' than Turkey's.
Turkey's energy market attractive as it heavily depends on energy imports but tries to increase energy production domestically.
The explosion occurred when the soldier stepped on a device buried in the ground in a remote area in Sirnak
Fourteen Orthodox Church patriarchs and archbishops gather for 3-day meeting on invitation of Istanbul's Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew.
Turkey's constitutional court ruled in favour of former military chief Ilker Basbug's appeal against his detention on a life sentence for plotting against the government, saying his right to freedom had been violated.