World Bulletin / News Desk
The militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) released Justice and Development Party (AK Party) official Hayrullahn Tanış on Thursday.
Three PKK militants abducted Tanış in Van on July 2. He had been standing in front of his home when three men pulled up, forced him into their vehicle and drove off. Police had said that an investigation into his whereabouts was under way.
The PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the EU and the United States, has been waging a bloody war in Turkey's southeast since 1984. More than 40,000 people have been killed during the bloody conflict so far.
Turkish government officials have criticized the central bank for maintaining high interest rates, arguing that they were limiting economic growth
Turkey's energy minister says policy of allowing Kurdish region oil sales contributed to normalization of Iraqi exports.
Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns against travel to Algeria and Guinea due to deadly Ebola virus.
Turkish dailies on Thursday cover the funeral of 8 workers whose bodies were recovered from a flooded mine in Turkey's southern Anatolian town of Ermenek, as well as the testimony of Turkey’s ex-president in ‘lost trillion case’
Davutoglu sees the 'alienation' of Sunni politicans from the central government in Baghdad as the reason behind ISIL's advance in Iraq
Turkey and Algeria see big opportunities in joint-venture projects in Africa and around Turkey.
Vapor compression causes collapse inside the facility, killing 2 immediately and wounding 13 others.
Although Turkmenistan has allowed 300 trucks to pass through its customs gates, Iran is still not allowing more Turkish trucks to pass by.
Turkey to spend 800 million euros from EU funds for education to 2020 to allow 300,000 students to join in Erasmus Program.
Beyond Turkey’s borders, there is a crisis of legitimacy and regime failures, former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone has said.
The 1992 massacre of 613 Azeri citizens is a bloody atrocity, a crime committed against humanity, participants say.
General John Allen and Turkish Foreign Ministry's Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu discussed ISIL in a meeting in Ankara.
Turkey and Algeria are to develop new energy projects in gas exploration, renewables and electricity transmission
The overuse of antibiotics causes resistance to the drugs - a major global threat, World Heath Organization says
The announcement by the municipality comes after the city assembly decided to include the project that sparked nationwide protests in 2013 in its 5-year planning strategy
Despite a more than 30 percent decrease in Brent crude oil prices in the last five months, the fall has not been reflected on Turkish gasoline prices directly because of the rising value of the U.S. dollar and taxes on gasoline