The ministry identified the terrorist as Mehmet Soysuren, code-named Savas Porsipi, who was on the "Red Category" list, Turkey's top priority wanted list.
Local elections in Turkey are taking on the character of general elections as foreign policy comes to dominate the conversation.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, refutes report by the The Wall Street Journal saying, "There has been no change to the plan" of drawing "down US forces to a residual presence."
Many civilians seeking to escape Daesh territory have to pay smugglers fees to the PKK who then don't deliver and seek more money from them.
Death tolls creep up in air strikes and clashes over the last four days.
A PKK member confesses to prosecutors that a suicide attack on Turkuvaz Medya's building in Istanbul was not carried out as police and guards deployed there would make the plan less successful, Daily Sabah reports.
The attack, claimed by Daesh, comes as the Trump administration is planning to withdraw troops from Syria as the US president says Daesh has been defeated there. Turkey says it believes the assault will not change the US pull-out plan.
The Turkish army has been deploying troops and military equipment for weeks as preparations for a major anti-terror operation in Syria.
President of Syrian Turkmen Assembly says that liberation of Manbij and the east of Euphrates River will be answer for "YPG terrorists who abuse Arab, Turkmen, and Kurdish minorities in northern Syria."
President Erdogan said despite the temporary delay, Turkey reserves the right to move against terrorists in northern Syria. The president said the delay should give the US time to follow through after Trump said he was pulling US troops from Syria.
The US attempt to focus on a single goal in Syria, namely Daesh, has served as fuel for other conflicts in the region and compromised Turkey's internal security.
Turkey carries out military operations in Syria and uses arms and weapons that it manufactures domestically. Technological progress in Turkey's defence industry is helping the nation become a major exporter in the region.
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