A Syrian girl, 22, has graduated first in her class with top honors in Turkey.
Yasmin Nayal, who fled the Syrian civil war in 2016 and went to Turkey with her family, completed her undergraduate education in the new media department at Bahçeşehir University (BAU) in Istanbul. She completed a double major in the psychology department.
The president of the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), Prof. Dr. Yekta Saraç, became the chief adviser to the president upon the expiration of his term, while Marmara University Rector Prof. Dr. Erol Özvar has been appointed as a member and president of YÖK, according to a presidential decree published on the Official Gazette.
A refugee waits near the Pazarkule Border gate early morning at the Turkish-Greek border, in Edirne, Turkey, 04 March 2020. EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA
The Bulgarian state was ordered to pay the journalist 15,000 euros in damages.
The court in Strasbourg found that he was forced to leave Turkey amid a widespread crackdown in the aftermath of a failed coup in July 2016.
By Yannis Kartalis
Exactly 47 years after Turkey's first invasion of Cyprus, Ankara for the 20 July anniversary is planning a second "invasion", not military this time but by dispatching a huge contingent comprised of Turkey's governmental, military, and party leadership, headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.