48 PKK militants 'neutralized' last week as Turkish military continues airstrikes

Some 48 militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were "neutralized" in a series of operations last week, according to a statement released by Turkey's Interior Ministry on June 5, while military airstrikes destroyed two PKK shelters and one ammunition depot in northern Iraq late on June 4. 

Eight PKK militants killed in eastern Turkey

Turkish security forces killed eight members of the outlawed Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Kars on June 4, according to the province's governor.

The Gendarmerie Command Units of the city have launched an air-supported anti-terror operation in Kağızman district, Kars Governor Rahmi Doğan told Anadolu Agency.

Baby red squirrel released back into nature after treatment

A baby red squirrel, which was found and delivered to officials by children four days ago in the northeastern province of Kars, was released back into nature after receiving treatment on May 12, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

The baby squirrel was named "Ormancı" (Forester) by officials from the National Parks and Nature Conservation's branch in Kars who treated animal.  

Baby red squirrel found in Turkey's east

A baby red squirrel was found and later taken under treatment in the eastern province of Kars, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 10.

A group of children found the baby squirrel in an immobile state while they were playing in Kars' İnönü neighborhood.

The children then took the animal to the National Parks and Nature Conservation's branch in Kars.      

19th century Russian soldier found inside unearthed coffin in Turkey's Ardahan was captain: Museum director

A museum director in the eastern province of Kars has said the Russian soldier whose skeleton was found inside an unearthed coffin in the neighboring Ardahan province was a captain, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Kars Museum Director Necmettin Alp said the captain had probably served during the Russian invasion of Kars and Ardahan following the 1877-1878 Ottoman-Russian War.

Four brothers confess to killing sister for 'hanging around with men' in Turkish capital

Four brothers have been arrested in the Turkish capital Ankara for killing their sister "because she was socializing with men." 

Özlem Aykutluğ, 35, was found shot dead in Ankara on Feb. 28 and homicide department police officers focused their investigation on her family in the eastern province of Kars. 

Turkish journalist Tayfun Talipoğlu dies aged 55

Journalist Tayfun Talipoğlu died early on March 21 in the western province of İzmir after falling ill, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. He was 55.

Talipoğlu felt faint at his residence in the Güzelyalı neighborhood of the Konak district at around 1 a.m., after which family members immediately informed emergency services about his condition.

Women will not stop

The documentary called "You can do it," prepared by fellow journalist Tuluhan Tekelioğlu, promptly explains the paradox surrounding the problems women face in this country.

Women who are underrepresented, when compared to men, in politics, the workforce and social life have now come out of their shells, and they will not stop.