World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkish Foreign Ministry informed ambassadors of EU and Arab League countries about the shelling of Turkey's southeastern town by Syrian forces.
Ambassadors were summoned to the ministry and informed on the shelling and following developments on Friday, diplomatic officials said.
"Turkey responds proportionally"
US State Department spokesperson said on Friday that the United States believed that Turkey responded proportionally and moderately to Syria after the mortar attack by Syria on Turkey's southeastern town of Akcakale near the Turkish-Syrian border.
Mark Toner told a daily briefing that the United States stood with Turkey.
The motion that was approved by the Turkish parliament gave a clear message to Syria, he said.
At least 43 people were killed and 61 others - mostly from security forces - injured in a blast in Baghdad on Wednesday
Suspect was accused of deteriorating country's unity and integrity and torturing individual to death.
"World leaders are pouring into Turkey. Which loneliness are you talking about?" says Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
“Turkey has won its struggle against the parallel structure,” president said, referring to Gulen’s followers, whom the government accuses of forming an organization in Turkish bureaucracy and the police
Central Bank reiterates commitment to tight money policy until inflation outlook changes.
Insurance giant publishes survey data claiming a majority of the people in Turkey don’t feel they have saved enough to live comfortably in their golden years.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has wished Turkish Christian citizens peace, happiness and well-being on the occassion of Christmas.
'All energy will flow via Turkey just as all roads lead to Rome,' says Davutoglu
Around 150 students occupied Libyan embassy in Ankara in a row over unpaid scholarships.
Turkish newspapers have focused on Turkish prime minister’s remarks on last December’s anti-fraud probe and anti-Islamization protests in Germany.
Minister Davutoglu has visited the Turkish bazaar in Skopje and met with tears by the local Turkish community.
In a pointed statement couched in cautious diplomatic language, a week after sharp exchanges between the bloc and its prospective Muslim member, Tusk said "We agreed to remain in close contact and both looked forward to a meeting at the earliest possible opportunity."
According to news from both the government and from the HDP, the peace process has entered a new stage. With this in mind, MIT has opened a new office in Erbil.
In overall sales, Istanbul has maintained its top spot with almost 19 percent of house transfers.
Passenger bus rolls over after slipping and sliding on icy road, leaving one passenger dead and 49 others wounded.
Turkish newspapers have focused on a postponed parliamentary commission ruling on last December's anti-fraud probe.