World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish deputy prime minister has said that PKK was about to collapse.
"They might be all in a fluster. They might be approaching their last days as if a scorpion that stings itself to commit suicide," Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc told a televised interview on Thursday.
"This terrorist attack left a huge pain behind, like previous ones did until today," he said.
If children and women were killed in any incident, terrorists firstly denied those incidents to avoid social pressure and hate, said Arinc over commenting the latest blast that left 9 people dead and 66 wounded in southeastern province of Gaziantep on Monday evening.
Arinc stated that security forces were examining the evidences, and so far 7 people were detained in connection with the attack.
"Nobody has been arrested yet, their inquiry was in progress" the deputy prime minister said.
Arinc underlined that there were no security weaknesses in terms of responding security intelligence.
"We are taking precaution after making intelligence certain one, and we are very good at it," said Arinc.
Negotiations with Russia about natural gas prices and new gas pipeline route through Turkey's Thrace region look promising, Turkish energy minister says.
G20 2015 under Turkish presidency will include unofficial engagement fora for youth groups, labor unions and business figures.
Turkey will not take any steps which would 'hurt the memories of martyrs,' president says.
New survey of hundreds of people in Turkey's southeast reveal a desire for peace along with language rights and recognition of Kurdish identity.
Deputy Prime Minister Arinc and his delegation attend review to present Turkey's human rights policy and practices.
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek will attend the first official holocaust ceremony in Ankara.
Basho said it will be months before it is safe to enter the town because buildings must be cleared of bombs.
New members have been admitted to the Peace and Moderation Permanent Contact group with a new initiative set up working on world development and sectarian clashes.
- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greece's new Premier Alexis Tsipras made the headlines of Turkish dailies on Tuesday along with reports that Kurds in Turkey and Syria celebrated a reported victory against ISIL in Kobani.
Turkey renewed efforts to access European Union through opening the energy chapter for negotiations, but the chapter remains blocked by Greek Cypriot administration.
Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani thanked Turkey for allowing peshmerga forces to enter Kobani via Turkey to fight ISIL.
Cemil Cicek says Turkey is showing intense efforts to fix deficiencies.
The Netherland’s outgoing commander said Dutch patriot anti-ballistic missiles protected Adana around the clock for past 24 months.
Gunfire was heard at around noon Monday near Syria's Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkish authorities closing the Cilvegozu border for exit and entry due to security concerns until Tuesday
Birgul Ayman Guler submitted resignation letter to parliament's presidency.
The missiles have been deployed at General Recai Engin barracks as part of Turkey's request for NATO assistance.