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63-year-old Turkish man initiates 370-km march to commemorate boy killed by PKK

A 63-year-old man has initiated a 370-km march from the Black Sea province of Samsun towards Trabzon, another Black Sea province, to commemorate Eren Bülbül, a 15-year-old boy who was killed this month in clashes between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and security forces, Doğan News Agency reported on Aug. 29.

Former MHP MP Akşener's new party will occupy 'national center' in Turkish politics: Colleague

The new party to be formed under the leadership of Meral Akşener, a former Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) member, will occupy the "national center" in Turkish politics, according to one of her colleagues, who announced that the new party will be formed in October and will launch from Samsun, the city where the Turkish War of Independence began in 1919.

Former MHP MP Akşener's new party will occupy 'national center' in Turkish politics: Aide

The new party to be formed under the leadership of Meral Akşener, a former Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) member, will occupy the "national center" in Turkish politics, according to one of her aides, who announced that the new party will be formed in October and will launch from Samsun, the city where the Turkish War of Independence began in 1919.

Police in Çorum apprehend 119 migrants who entered Turkey illegally

Police in the Sungurlu district of the Black Sea province of Çorum apprehended a total of 119 people who had illegally entered Turkey on Aug. 10. 

Sungurlu district police teams stopped a bus driven by a 29-year-old man, identified only as Mustafa Y., at a checkpoint in the Ankara-Samsun highway after receiving a tipoff.

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