Turkish president slams New York Times over IS charges

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday slammed The New York Times for its report claiming that Turkey is one of the major sources of recruitment of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, saying that some foreign media outlets are trying to depict Turkey as a country that supports terrorism.

Erdogan vows no change ahead of Turkey handover

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday pledged that the policies of his ruling party would not change as he prepared to take the presidency and hand the job of premier to Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

‘Explosion injures 10 policemen in Turkey’

A roadside bomb explosion in eastern Turkey injured 10 policemen riding in a van on their way to a shooting range.