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Kosovo Police Investigate Threat to LGBT Activist

Kosovo Police said on Tuesday that they are looking into allegations that the life of a well-known LGBT activist, Lend Mustafa, was threatened at the weekend.

"We are currently working on an investigation of circumstances of the incident and in coordination with the prosecutor have initiated an investigation into the intimidation," police told BIRN in a written answer.

CHP leader criticizes decision to renew parliament voting on law proposal

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized developments on a security investigation law proposal that was initially rejected in parliament by opposition votes, adding that a decision to renew the vote was taken after an initiative of the parliament speaker with the demand of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Body of wrecked plane to be turned into ‘pita place’

The body of a wrecked plane, which skidded off the runway at Trabzon Airport, located near the city of Trabzon in the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey, back in 2018, will be used as a "pita place" to serve Turkish "pide," a type of pita bread, the province's Yomra Municipality announced on April 1.

UNGA head to visit refugee camps in Turkey

Volkan Bozkır, The Turkish diplomat heading the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), said on March 31 that he will depart on his first official trip since taking office to visit Turkey, Qatar and Azerbaijan.

He said his stops will include Hatay in Turkey where he will meet Syrian refugees and visit the U.N. cross-border humanitarian mechanism.

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