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Most Turkish families worried about security when their children go to school

Most Turkish families worried about security when their children go to school

Some 64 percent of parents in Turkey are worried about the security of their children as they go to school, Bahçeşehir University academic Professor Osman Öztürk has stated, commenting on the results of a recent study.

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Owner of kindergarten arrested after three-year-old boy dies in shuttle bus

Owner of kindergarten arrested after three-year-old boy dies in shuttle bus

The owner of a kindergarten was arrested on Aug. 18 on charges of “involuntary cause of death” and “spoliation of crime evidence” after a three-year-old toddler died inside the school’s shuttle, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

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Russian tourist dies after playing volleyball during vacation in Turkey’s Antalya

Russian tourist dies after playing volleyball during vacation in Turkey’s Antalya

A Russian tourist died on Aug. 21 after playing volleyball in the Kemer district of the southern province of Antalya where he was holidaying.

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Man detained after attacking Atatürk statue with hammer in Turkey’s southeast

Man detained after attacking Atatürk statue with hammer in Turkey’s southeast

Police detained a man on Aug. 19 after he attacked a statue of Atatürk in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported.

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Turkish Interior Ministry reshuffles 22 provincial police chiefs

Turkish Interior Ministry reshuffles 22 provincial police chiefs

A total of 22 provincial police chiefs have been reshuffled with a decree issued by the Interior Ministry published in the Official Gazette on Aug. 19.

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At least 5 PKK militants killed in Turkey’s east

At least 5 PKK militants killed in Turkey’s east

Security forces killed at least five outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in eastern and southeastern Turkey, the military and security sources said on Aug. 19.

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Turkey’s Council of State stops execution of regulation on chemical castration

Turkey’s Council of State stops execution of regulation on chemical castration

Turkey’s Council of State has stopped the execution of a regulation on chemical castration, which was introduced last year against sex offenders, on the grounds that it can “lead to hard-to-recover and unrepairable damages.”

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420 migrants caught off Aegean in one week: Turkish Interior Ministry

420 migrants caught off Aegean in one week: Turkish Interior Ministry

A total of 420 illegal migrants were apprehended off Turkey’s Aegean coast over the past week, Turkish Interior Ministry stated on Aug. 19.

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At least 252 curfews declared in Turkey in last two years

At least 252 curfews declared in Turkey in last two years

More than 250 curfews were declared in Turkey over the last two years, according to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) Documentation Center

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Kindergarten closed after death of three-year-old boy in shuttle bus in Turkey’s west

Kindergarten closed after death of three-year-old boy in shuttle bus in Turkey’s west

A kindergarten in the Aegean province of İzmir was closed down on Aug. 18 after a three-year-old toddler died inside the school’s shuttle.

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