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After discussions both on traditional and social media, including a Twitter poll by the country’s finance minister and an official investigation, it has been decided villagers in the eastern province of Bingöl who found and sold meteorite pieces at inflated prices did not need to pay taxes for this sort of income
A local court has ordered a Turkish man, who has been on trial on the charge of “negligence” in a Syrian worker’s death in a landslide at a construction site, will spend 1,812 hours cleaning a mosque
1,933 trans homicides committed in total in 64 countries as of 2008, Turkey ranks first in Europe.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is the only political party representing the whole of Turkey, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has stated, claiming that all other parties were “marginalized” in the Nov. 1 general election
Oath of Leyla Zana who started her speech saying “Aşiti” in oath-taking ceremony in the Assembly hasn’t been accepted.
Speaker of the Turkish parliament has declared an oath taken by a leading Kurdish politician null and void due to the latter’s rewording of the oath
Istanbul’s Beşiktaş Municipality has change the name of a street in the district to “Barış-Aşiti,” meaning “peace” in Turkish and Kurdish. The move comes as an expression of solidarity with the municipality in the violence-hit southeastern province of Hakkari
Questions have arisen over the possible future cabinet role of former Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, after he failed to attend the G-20 Summit in Antalya

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