World Bulletin/News Desk
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, an aid organization in Turkey, has been constructing an orphanage complex in Somali capital of Mogadishu.
IHH will build the complex on an area of 10,000 square meters and the construction of the complex is estimated to cost 2.5 million USD.
Taner Altun, head of IHH delegation in Somalia, told AA correspondent that Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag laid the foundation of the orphanage complex in November 2011.
75 percent of the complex has been completed so far, he said.
The orphanage will be constructed in a complex which will include a school, a health-care center, a supermarket, a sports hall and a mosque.
Nearly 1,500 children will receive education at the school in the orphanage complex which will provide accommodation to 400 orphans.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses Fethullah Gulen's Hizmet Movement of attempting to run a 'parallel state' to undermine the government.
On Tuesday, Red Crescent delivered three shipments of medical supplies to Gaza.
From Thursday Turkish nationals living abroad will be able to use ballot boxes in the countries where they live.
Turkish dailies reported Thursday on the latest developments of the operation in Istanbul and other cities against police officers and officials in the wiretapping probe, along with the latest clashes in Israel and Palestine.
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Israel is committing 'atrocities' in Gaza.
Gallup World Poll says while 60% of ethnic Turks are satisfied with Erdogan's leadership, this rate hits 67% among ethnic Kurds.
'No award is more important than the lives of our Palestinian brothers,' says Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
The arrested police officers include Yurt Atayun, former chief of Istanbul’s anti-terror police department
When they reached Gaza, the three shipments were received by the Palestinian Red Crescent
A letter released by Erdogan's office called on the U.S. group to condemn the Israeli government's policies
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the bombardment of Gaza was 'killing humanity'
Neither Israeli's nor Egypt under Al-Sisi are willing to get aid to help the Palestinians in Gaza, says Erdogan.
A week after Turkey and Egypt exhanged insults over the Israeli onslaught in Gaza, Ahmet Davutoglu says all main actors including Egypt had taken part in the cease-fire process
Scores of people also injured after public bus catches fire near Kavacik district
Shadow of slaughter of Palestinians looms over three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday
Painkillers, antibiotics and surgical supplies among 20 tons of aid