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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."
Turkish nationals living overseas begin voting at 42 customs offices ahead of the August 10 polls to choose the country's first directly elected president.
Dozens of detainees were released after a series of arrests aimed at dismantling the so called 'parallel state' group.
Humanitarian ceasefire approved by Hamas and Israel set to last for 12 hours.
A worldwide boycott could alter the Israeli economy, enterpreneurs from the Anatolian Businesspersons' Association and Istanbul Commodity Exchange said.
Killings, kidnappings and robbery now a part of everyday life in Libya amid ongoing clashes, saidTurks returning home.
Turkish think-tank ORSAM released a report to underline the miserable situation of Iraqi Turkmen.
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan was given the Profile of Courage award in 2004 by the Jewish American Congress for his efforts in the Middle-East peace process.
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan discussed the Israel-Gaza in an exclusive interview with CNN, and accused Israel of being a “terror state”.
When integrated with the Marmaray, the under-sea tunnel connecting the both sides of Istanbul, a passenger will be able to travel directly through the country's Asian and European sides without requiring any other means of transportation.
Jewish people should not be identified with Israeli military or political policy, say academics.
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.
Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu postponed a trip to France and left for Qatar in an effort to reach ceasefire between Israel and Gaza.
A major operation in Istanbul and other cities sees 22 more police personnel detained and 14 of them have been sent to court.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu three times on Thursday.
"If Israel continues with this attitude, it will definitely be tried at international courts," Erdogan told a rally of supporters in the southern port city of Mersin.
A major operation in Istanbul and other cities saw 104 police officers and chiefs detained and 22 of them sent to the court.