World Bulletin / News Desk
Ovacık Chief Public Prosecutor Murat Uzun was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on Wednesday in the eastern province of Tunceli.
Uzun was reportedly shot in the head while leaving his house on his way to court.
A police operation assisted by a helicopter has been launched to capture the assailant, who fled the scene in a car immediately after the incident.
In a related case, a prosecutor from the Doğubayazıt district of the eastern province of Ağrı was shot in February by an unidentified individual as he was getting into his car. He subsequently died in hospital.
Turkish dailies on Tuesday reported on the National Security Council regarding 'possible threats' on Syrian border
Turkish newspapers on Monday focus on the country’s National Security Council meeting regarding the conflict in Syria
Int'l group looking at ways it can help Turkey's 'solution process' hopes to learn from Philippines peace process
'We wish God’s mercy on those who lost their lives,' Turkish Prime Ministry says
Turkey has sent nearly 2,000 vehicles full of humanitarian aid to Kobani since September 19, 2014
Turkey already had 10km of walls with its border but will be constructing more to crack down on illegal border crossings.
The Eastern Anatolian 6.5 km-long Mount Kop tunnel is being built between the eastern provinces of Bayburt and Erzurum
Turkey has summoned the highest ranking Israeli diplomat in Ankara to demand answers as to why a group of journalists were detained and then deported
Istanbul, Turkey’s largest province, has been unanimously elected the Islamic World Youth Capital by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states.
Turkish leaders dismiss speculation that ISIL entered border town from Turkey
Turkish dailies on Thursday covered possible coalition scenarios after three opposition parties announced their parliament speaker candidates
Nearly 1 million people fly from Ankara to foreign destinations every year using Istanbul's two airports as a transit point
Acting speaker Deniz Baykal, most senior MP in parliament, to run as CHP candidate for parliament speaker on June 30.
Turkish police have detained 10 PKK- linked members and are on hunt for 6 others after group disrupts university classes
The US ambassador to Turkey John Bass has said that he was very "uncomfortable" with claims that the US was seeking to change the demographic of south east of Turkey