World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey has responded a new attack by Syrian forces on Hatay, southern city of Turkey.
Hatay Governor's Office announced on Monday that a mortar shell landed on a vacant area on Sunday in Altinozu town and was retaliated immediately by Turkish border forces.
The office said that there were no casualties in the attack and the area where the mortar shell hit was not a settlement area, 150 meters inside the Turkish border.
Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called Nabil Al-Arabi, Secretary General of the Arab League, and briefed him on Syrian attacks on Turkey.
Arab League deputy secretary general Ahmed Bin Huli said that parties talked about the violation Syria had been making and discussed what to do in order the crisis would not go out of control.
Huli said that the tension at the border made things worse and called on Syria to stop the crisis which Arab League was deeply concerned about.
Turkey responded to Syria after Syrian artillery shells landed on south-eastern town of Akcakale on October 3, killing 5 Turks and wounding 10 others.
Turkish Parliament approved a Prime Ministry motion on October 4 that authorized the Turkish government to send troops abroad. The motion gives the Turkish government the power to respond in an appropriate manner if such an act against Turkey's sovereignty takes place again.
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek will attend the first official holocaust ceremony in Ankara.
Basho said it will be months before it is safe to enter the town because buildings must be cleared of bombs.
New members have been admitted to the Peace and Moderation Permanent Contact group with a new initiative set up working on world development and sectarian clashes.
- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greece's new Premier Alexis Tsipras made the headlines of Turkish dailies on Tuesday along with reports that Kurds in Turkey and Syria celebrated a reported victory against ISIL in Kobani.
Turkey renewed efforts to access European Union through opening the energy chapter for negotiations, but the chapter remains blocked by Greek Cypriot administration.
Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani thanked Turkey for allowing peshmerga forces to enter Kobani via Turkey to fight ISIL.
Cemil Cicek says Turkey is showing intense efforts to fix deficiencies.
The Netherland’s outgoing commander said Dutch patriot anti-ballistic missiles protected Adana around the clock for past 24 months.
Gunfire was heard at around noon Monday near Syria's Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkish authorities closing the Cilvegozu border for exit and entry due to security concerns until Tuesday
Birgul Ayman Guler submitted resignation letter to parliament's presidency.
The missiles have been deployed at General Recai Engin barracks as part of Turkey's request for NATO assistance.
During an official visit to Turkey, Hungarian FM Szijjarto discussed energy, trade and EU membership with Turkish counterpart.
Turkey will continue to extend assistance to oppressed people across the world, says head of Turkish relief agency.
In 2014, local cell phone production rose to 1.71 million, indicating an increase by 208 percent, Turkish Transport Minister Lutfi Elvan has said.
Located in the southeastern border town of Suruc, the tent city has two hospitals, seven medical clinics and enough classrooms for 10,000 children.
Monday's newspapers dedicated their front pages to Greece’s left-wing party’s election victory as well as President Erdogan’s visit to Somalia.