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Turkish teen develops device to help visually impaired

A secondary school student in central Yozgat province has developed a device for visually-impaired people that allows them to sense obstacles. Metehan Selvi said he developed the device with help from his teacher. Selvi said he took inspiration for mak...

Turkey: One suspect arrested in anti-drug raid

Turkish police on Tuesday arrested a suspect in an anti-drug operation in the southern province of Adana, a security source said.According to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media, the police stopped

Turkish army doctor awarded for helping Iranian troops

A Turkish military officer was awarded by the local authority on Monday for providing emergency medical care to a group of Iranian soldiers who were wounded in a terror attack early last month in the southeastern Turkish province of Igdir.Lieutenant

17 PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ last week in Turkey

Turkish security forces "neutralized" 17 PKK terrorists in anti-terror operations last week, the Interior Ministry announced Monday.A statement said security forces carried out 729 counterterrorism operations between Jan. 1 and 7.Of the 17 terrorists n...

Turkish Cypriots head to polls on Sunday

Turkish Cypriots are heading for snap general elections on Sunday to elect their parliamentary deputies.Four-hundred candidates from eight parties and nine independent candidates will be competing for 50 seats in the parliament in Sunday's election.The...

Young Turks living abroad discover their heritage

Ninety Turkish youths living in Austria and Canada visited Turkey last week to learn more about their homeland.Under the Evliya Celebi Youth Bridges Project, they toured sites in Istanbul, Bursa, Canakkale and Edirne provinces, Turkey's Abroad Turks an...