Fahrettin Altun

Fahrettin Altun: Mitsotakis visit to Turkey is ‘extremely important’

Turkish Communications Director Fahrettin Altun said that the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' visit to Turkey is "extremely important" for stronger ties between the two neighbors.

Speaking at the Turkish-Greek Media and Academy Forum in Istanbul over the weekend, Altun said the visit marks a "serious opportunity" to create joint solutions for regional problems.

Turkish broadcaster says reporter badly wounded in Gaza

A Turkish state television journalist was badly wounded and another slightly hurt in the Gaza war Friday, the TRT channel said, adding that the team had been targeted by an Israeli strike.

"The vehicle of a team from TRT Arabi (TRT's Arabic-language channel) that was preparing to broadcast from the Nuseirat camp... was targeted by an Israeli army strike," the broadcaster said.

World powers condemn deadly Gaza air strike on aid workers

World powers widely condemned an Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip that killed seven charity staff delivering desperately needed aid to the war-torn territory.

World Central Kitchen — one of two NGOs spearheading efforts to distribute aid brought by boat — said a "targeted Israeli strike" on Monday killed Australian, British, Palestinian, Polish and U.S.-Canadian staff.

Istanbul exhibition to commemorate Çanakkale victory

The Presidential Communications Directorate is hosting an exhibition to commemorate the March 18 Çanakkale Victory and Martyrs' Memorial Day on Monday.

Communications Director Fahrettin Altun will launch the "Goodbye Exhibition" ('Allahaısmarladık Sergisi' in Turkish) at 9:30 a.m. (0630GMT) at Istanbul's historic Sirkeci Train Station.