Month: September 2019

‘5,469-Hectare Forestland Damaged This Year’

September 30, 2019

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has stated, 5,469-hectare forestland has been damaged in forest fires across Turkey this year. The greatest damage occurred with the boundaries of Izmir Regional Directorate of Forestry. The Ministry of Agricult…

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Turkey neutralizes 7 PKK terrorists in north Iraq

September 30, 2019

Turkish fighter jets neutralized seven PKK terrorists in an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the country’s defense ministry said on Monday. In a Twitter post, the ministry said the terrorists were neutralized in Zap region in an airstrike carrie…

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3,000-year-old wheat kernels unearthed in Turkey’s east

September 30, 2019

Wheat kernels as old as at least 3,000 years were discovered in eastern Turkey, evidence of agriculture dating back to ancient times in the region.A 158-member team is carrying out excavation efforts in Solhan, a district of Bingol province, which is e…

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Turkey’s laser gun passes acceptance tests

September 30, 2019

Turkey’s ARMOL, an on-board fiber laser system designed and developed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), successfully completed acceptance tests, an official said.”The national laser gun ARMOL has passed acceptanc…

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Americans get taste of Turkish culture at DC festival

September 30, 2019

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Sunday in Washington D.C. for an annual event that offered an insight into Turkish culture, food and music.The event at Freedom Plaza on Pennsylvania Avenue started with live performances of Turkish music and fol…

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3 PKK terrorists neutralized in southeastern Turkey

September 30, 2019

Security forces neutralized three PKK terrorists during an anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey, officials said on Monday.Turkish authorities often use the term “neutralized” in statements to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were…

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Turkey Vows to Keep Investigating Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing

September 30, 2019

Days ahead of the anniversary of the grisly slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that his country will press ahead with efforts to shed light on the killing.In a Washington Post op-ed, Erdogan …

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Public Bus Crashes into Bus Stop in Ankara: 3 People Lose Their Lives

September 30, 2019

A public bus has crashed into a bus stop in Mamak, Ankara. Governor Vasip Sahin has announced that according to initial reports, three people have lost their lives and three people have been wounded in the incident. A private public bus span out of con…

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