World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Minister of National Education Omer Dincer said, "If Bosnians and Albanians who are living in Turkey choose 'Living Languages and Dialects' lecture, then we can teach them those languages."
Speaking to AA, Dincer stressed that if students of Bosnian and Albanian descent demand to study "Living Languages and Dialects", then they will starting learning Bosnian and Albanian languages. "There are no restrictions on our way, more we have substructure," added Dincer.
Dincer also informed AA about the education process of Syrian children who came to Turkey after running away from the violence in their country and said, "Their education style is not designed as if they would get a diploma. They are receiving the education of a 'guest student'. When they get back to their countries, we do not want them to have any coherency problems."
He mentioned the education workshops towards Syrians and said, "We set up prefabricated lecture halls for Syrian children in the camps. We are doing our utmost to include them into education. They are being followed by Arabic speaking teachers. We did not try to teach them Turkish, we see them as guest students and when the situation in Syria gets better, we expect that they will get back to their country."
Erdogan said he would ask incoming prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form a new government on Thursday and a new cabinet of ministers would be announced the following day.
An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire came into effect on Tuesday, bringing 51 days of relentless Israeli attacks to a halt in the blockaded coastal enclave.
Today’s newspapers cover Turkey’s ruling AK party’s congress to elect a new party chairman, and thousands of Turks forming what is hoped to be the world’s largest portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Republic of Turkey.
It is not yet clear who he will be meeting during his stay, but there are believed to be no plans for him to meet Turkish Foreign Minister-turned-Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
The nation recorded 162,445 medical tourists by the end of the first half of 2014.
At least 100 people are arriving from Iraq each day, many of them smuggled across the border by locals, sometimes paying up to $1,000 per family.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry said it is coordinating with Turkish authorities to find the workers, kidnapped by militants on Monday.
Many Yazidis fleeing from the war in Iraq are also waiting for shelter on the border with Turkey, according to some reports.
The advance of ISIL has alarmed Ankara and its Western allies, forcing them to step up intelligence sharing and tighten security cooperation.
Turkish dailies on Tuesday report on outgoing President Gul's farewell to the public and to his counterparts, and the dam river tragedy in Turkey's southeastern province of Siirt.
The firms were asked to extend their bids until the end of the year, the Defence Undersecretariat said in a statement.
Turkish Union of Bars head Metin Feyzioglu said he will attend a new legal year ceremony and speak, after President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would not attend in case of a Feyzioglu address.
Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu is to become prime minister after Erdogan is sworn in as president August 28, said Deputy PM Bulent Arinc.
The mission will end in January 2015 and not be renewed after being extended once last year, according to lower house of the Dutch parliament
The authorities are now making efforts to find the missing men.
Security officials say a coal power plant was attacked by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) members.