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Russian envoy's assassin related to 'FETÖ': President Erdoğan

The assassin of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was related to a movement led by U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed late on Dec. 21.
 
"Where he grew up and all connections reveal connections to FETÖ [the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization] membership."  
   

World condemns bomb attack in Turkey's Kayseri

World leaders and other members of the international community have expressed their condolences and condemnation following the Dec. 17 car bomb attack in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri which killed 14 soldiers and wounded 56 others.

The United States condemned the "cowardly attack," showing solidarity with the country against terror.

Turkey commemorates Atatürk on 78th anniversary of his passing

Turkey is commemorating the 78th anniversary of the death of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, on Nov. 10.

Thousands of people flocked to Anıtkabir, Atatürk's mausoleum in the capital Ankara, while local municipalities throughout the country also prepared day-long commemoration events.

Turkey to commemorate Atatürk on 78th anniversary of his passing

Turkey is set to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the death of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, on Nov. 10.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to Anıtkabir, Atatürk's mausoleum in the capital Ankara, while local municipalities throughout the country are also preparing day-long commemoration events.

EU Extremely Concerned About Arrests of Turkish Opposition MPs

The European Union is extremely concerned about the of Turkish deputies from the pro-Kurdish opposition party and has called a meeting of the ambassadors of member-states in Ankara, announced Federica Mogherini High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

Tissue seller with disabilities killed by hit-and-run driver in Ankara

A man with disabilities who was selling tissues in Ankara has been killed after being hit by a car late on Oct. 25.

The incident occurred on Türkocağı Street in Çankaya when a car with foreign license plates suddenly changed lanes after the vehicle in front braked abruptly, resulting in the driver hitting the unidentified man before fleeing the scene.

National day commemorations will not be postponed, Turkish interior minister says

The anniversary of the country's founding, Oct. 29 Republic Day, will be marked, while the commemoration of the death of the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, on Nov. 10 will not be postponed, Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced on Oct. 19.

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