Ministry launches investigation into suicide case of Zeugma Museum archeologist

The Culture and Tourism Ministry has launched an investigation into the suicide of an archeologist, Merve Kaçmış, employed at the world-known Zeugma Museum in the southeastern province of Gaziantep.

It is claimed that she was exposed to workplace bullying after rejecting to take the responsibility of about 100 unregistered artifacts.

Trustees appointed to four HDP municipalities in Turkey’s southeast

Turkish authorities on Oct. 22 appointed trustees to the Erciş Municipality in the eastern province of Van and municipalities of Kayapınar, Bismil and Kocaköy in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır. The move came after these districts' elected mayors were suspended over "links to terrorism."