Former PM Yıldırım elected as speaker of Turkey’s parliament

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Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant to break ground Tuesday

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PKK terrorists vandalized a quarry in southern Hatay province on Friday, setting ablaze an excavator and stealing a vehicle, according to a survivor.

Turkish police seize over 170 kilograms of heroin

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Turkey: 39 suspects arrested in anti-terror operations

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