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Some 59 people have been killed and 330 have been injured in a total of 78 traffic accidents across Turkey since June 24, the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The “house arrest” of a homeless man, who was previously unable to move outside the boundaries of a confined public area in Istanbul, has been lifted, Doğan News Agency reported on June 22
Turkish security forces have killed 53 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in operations in the eastern and southeastern provinces in the past week, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on June 23
The Education Ministry has increased the number of chapters in English courses for fifth grade students as part of efforts to turn the grade into a foreign language preparation year
Darwin’s theory of evolution has been excluded from the most recent draft of Turkey’s new national curriculum, which will be released following the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the head of the Education Ministry’s curriculum board, Alpaslan Durmuş, has said
A brigade commander was dismissed from his post on June 23 after a food poisoning incident in a military barrack in the western province of Manisa
Two soldiers were killed in an anti-terror operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Bitlis on June 22, the Turkish General Staff has said
Turkey on June 23 condemned a Greek Foreign Ministry statement critical of a Quran recital and call to prayer held at the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) in Istanbul earlier this week
Students at Istanbul’s prestigious Boğaziçi University have staged a protest against its appointed rector at their graduation ceremony
An Istanbul court on June 22 ordered the arrest of a man who is facing charges of attacking a 21-year-old woman “for wearing shorts” on a bus, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Police have detained nine suspects in an operation targeting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in the southern province of Adana.