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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The number of private security personnel in Turkey has risen by 92 percent over the past six years, according to figures from the Interior Ministry.
Security forces in Turkey’s east “neutralized” on Aug. 22 three outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, who had been preparing for an attack, the Turkish Armed Forces has stated.
A man in the southern Turkish province of Antalya ate 2.2 kilograms of honey in just three minutes during a competition as part of a honey festival organized on Aug. 21.
Police evacuated Syrians from their homes after one man was killed and an angry mob of hundreds of locals attacked the houses and workplaces of Syrian refugees in the Konya’s Karapınar district
Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has spent at least 2.5 million Turkish Liras ($710.568) during his one-week-long holiday in the Aegean resort of Bodrum.
Amid rumors that 150 kilograms of gold has been found in Istanbul’s Kemerburgaz district during subway excavation works, treasure hunters have descended on the area in the hope of striking lucky, daily Habertürk reported on Aug. 23.
Geophysics engineer and earthquake expert Professor Ahmet Ercan has said he does not expect a destructive quake to occur in the Aegean resort of Bodrum
A new wave of heavy rainfall began in Istanbul and its neighboring provinces on Aug. 22, less than a month after the city suffered from severe flashfloods and an unprecedented hailstorm.
Hungry wolves have attacked racehorses, killing at least one and injuring another, according to ranch owners in Istanbul’s Silivri district, Doğan News Agency reported on Aug. 20.
Ömer Demir, the head of the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM), announced his resignation on Aug. 21.
An argument between the families of a newlywed couple over which family would keep the gold coins and jewelry pinned on the bride’s gown led to the injury of 17 people in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak on Aug. 20.