World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish President Abdullah Gul cancelled his trips to foreign countries in September and October.
Presidency officials told AA on Monday that Gul cancelled his trips which were scheduled to be paid in September and October due to a problem in his both ears.
His doctors at Hacettepe University Hospital recommended Gul not to hold air travels for two months.
Gul has been undergoing a treatment for a recurring problem in both ears at the Hacettepe University Hospital since last week after cutting short his visit in Kyrgyzstan and returned to Turkey on Thursday.
Hacettepe University Rector Prof. Murat Tuncer said that Gul's condition had been getting better each day, and he would return to hospital to continue his treatment today after completing his schedule during the day.
The rector added that Gul was recommended to avoid air travel for a while in order to prevent the problem in his ears recurring.
Meanwhile, it has not been cleared yet whether National Security Council will hold its meeting on Tuesday or not. The council convenes under the leadership of the president.
Turkey’s Islamabad ambassador says more training will take place across Pakistan soon
Warplanes bomb targets in Iraq's Sinat-Haftanin and Metina regions, Turkish military says
Rocket launchers, armoured vehicles and ammunition depots hit during operation, Turkish military source says
Justice and Development Party deputies carry confidence vote in 550-seat parliament
Protest in Turkish capital remembers 10 victims of 2010 Mavi Marmara aid flotilla incident
The 3-day curfew was imposed in 13 neighborhoods of the province of Mardin to nab PKK extremists
Turkey's leadership in helping least development nations should be emulated, according to senior UN official
'Those who are our friends, who are with us in NATO... cannot, must not send their soldiers to Syria wearing YPG insignia,' Turkish president says
A group of devout Muslims from across Turkey prayed before the city’s historic Hagia Sophia on the 562nd anniversary of the Turkish conquest of Istanbul, demanding that the site be turned back into a mosque.
Army, police sources say PKK has burned 180 properties in Sirnak amid anti-terror operations
According to Turkish military, 4 PKK were killed in Mardin province and 17 others in Sirnak
Rockets shot from Syria have landed at Gaziantep Airport this morning. Updates to follow
Extremists were killed while preparing to fire rockets into Turkey, military says
Touting new govt ahead of confidence vote, Deputy PM Kurtulmus says it is one of 'reforms, breakthroughs, and action'
Turkey's Deputy FM Koru says nearly 4,200 students from least-developed countries benefit from Turkish government scholarships
Istanbul police detain 15 people and seize firearms, ammunition in PKK-linked operation