Erdoğan extends condolences to grandchildren of Ottoman Armenians
In a stunning move, Turkish Prime Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's office has extended condolences to grandchildren of Armenians killed in 1915 events during World War I in Anatolia.For the first time, Turkey issued a statement in sympathy with the pain of Armenian citizens in a drive to accelerate reconciliation with grandchildren of Ottoman Armenians, scattered all around the world following the deportation of significant segments of the Armenian population from Anatolia.
South Africa’s Support for IHH
The allegations of ‘terrorist activities’, ‘funding terror’ and ‘collaboration with Al-Qaeda’ perfectly serve the iniquitous aims of those who are the enemies of freedom and justice internationally. It is a pathetic case of the real villains creating straw men to ensure that actual help never reaches those in dire need and that the oppressed remain as such.
'No one can now exploit headscarf issue'
The leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has said the era in which the ruling party had been exploiting the headscarf issue is now over, after his party showed restraint when four headscarved lawmakers entered Parliament on Thursday, breaking a de facto restriction.
Turkish Armed Forces to recruit civilian political advisers, press secretaries
Within the scope of a new reform in press and public relations within the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), the General Staff will soon recruit civilian political advisers and press secretaries, the chief of General Staff has said.
11 killed in Nairobi rail accident
At least 11 people were confirmed dead and 34 others seriously injured on Wednesday after a commuter train crashed into a bus and an automobile in the Umoja area of capital Nairobi in Kenya. 'The train rammed into the bus, dragging it several meters and causing deaths and severe injuries,' Railway Police Commandant Kirimi Ringera told Anadolu Agency.