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Tension Arise in Muş Over Statue Incident

While some local business owners protested the removal of PKK leader statue and death of protestor by keeping their shutters across the southeastern province of Muş, protestors blocked a road in Varto district, causing vehicle damage.

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Ahmet Davutoğlu (55) holds a PhD degree in Political Science and International Relations. In 2009, he was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the 60th Government of the Republic of Turkey.

Erdoğan Appoints Davutoğlu as Candidate For PM, AKP Leader

Having been elected as 12th President, Erdoğan appointed Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu as the new PM and party leader candidate.

14 NGOs Underscore Syrian Refugee Rights in Turkey

Expressing the worries on the recent attacks on Syrian refugees, 14 NGOs released a statement, reminding that they were still under “temporary protection status” and the related regulations have yet to be made.

“PM-Approved Skyscrapers Damage City's Silhouette As Well"

PM Erdoğan reacted against the decision that offers trimming of 16/9 skyscrapers. Regarding this reaction, Eyüp Muhçu, Chairman of Chambers of Architects, stated that approximately 200 skyscrapers were built with the permission of PM.


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