News archive of May 2017
Police on Ankara were put on alert on May 31 after someone called in a fake bomb threat, daily Hürriyet reported on its website.
Buildings in Ankara's Kızılay district were evacuated due to the suspected bomb threat at an internet cafe.
A number of police officers were dispatched to the scene following the alert on Selanik Street in Kızlıay.
The Nebra sky disk is made from bronze; it weighs about five pounds and is approximately 12 inches in diameter, with a bluish-green coating and ornaments of gold symbols. The symbols have been tentatively interpreted as a lunar crescent, a sun or full moon, and stars. One theory is that it could also represent a cluster of stars we now know as the constellation Pleiades.
Three Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in a clash with outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on May 31, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
The clash occurred during operations launched by 10,073 security forces officers in six different districts.
The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has demanded the resignation of the Parliament's president, Dimitar Glavchev.
''The Parliament has not been working for six weeks now because the government and the ruling majority have no programme for governance and legislation'', BSP leader Korneliya Ninova told journalists, quoted by FOCUS News Agency.
The U.S.'s arming of a Syrian Kurdish militia is "extremely dangerous" Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on May 31, urging Washington to reverse its "mistake."
"Such steps are extremely dangerous for Syria's unity and territorial integrity," Çavuşoğlu said, after the United States began providing small arms to fighters of the People's Protection Units (YPG).