World Bulletin / News Desk
Two soldiers were martyred Saturday when their vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in the southeastern province of Batman, a security official said.
The device exploded as they passed through Sason district, the official said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.
In an attack in the eastern province of Tunceli late Friday, a soldier was martyred and two wounded during a counter-terrorism operation, the provincial governor’s office said in a statement.
The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015. Since then, more than 1,200 Turkish security personnel and civilians have lost their lives.
Economy Ministry reports 8 percent yearly drop in foreign direct investment from January to June this year
Erdogan, King Abdullah II say negotiations between Israel, Palestine must have 'clear timeline'
Turkish president says his duty is to bring peace to Turkey
Labor minister confirms pay rises for current, retired officials in 2018, 2019
Non-banking financial sector assets increase by 19.5 percent in first half of 2017
Turkey's food, agriculture and livestock minister asks businessmen to invest in Serbia
Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Anh Tuan says visit will open door to more opportunities for cooperation between both sides
Security forces kill 3 PKK terrorists, foil bombing in Van province
BIST 100 index rises 0.34 percent as US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at 3.49
Cavusoglu is expected to discuss the issues on the agenda of Turkey-Iraq relations during his official visit to Baghdad
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discusses Palestine issue with Jordanian King
Three men arrested after attempting to sell artifact depicting Jesus Christ
EU minister Omer Celik asks German Chancellor to remember her motto is to talk to each other, and not about each other
BIST 100 rises 1,412.44 points; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange falls below 3.50
More than 1,000 counter-terror operations conducted across the country last week, says Interior Ministry