The government and its ally MHP say the neighbourhood guards meet a need for an auxiliary force to assist police and that the new powers will facilitate police operations.
The Ankara-based global news agency was established on April 6, 1920, by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic. Top agency officials say they're determined to be the voice of oppressed and victimised people of the world.
Turkey will continue to defend its rights and interests in Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean, President Erdogan says, adding Ankara dispatched forces to Libya "to resolve injustice and persecution."
Lawmakers vote 325-184 in favour of sending troops to the northern African country, following calls from the Tripoli government for Ankara's support against Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia.
Mustafa Sentop will address parliament speakers and lawmakers from neighbouring countries at a Baghdad summit that is expected to discuss regional issues.
The anti-terror law empowers governors and security forces with certain powers that they exercised under the state of emergency for three more years.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey was making a fresh start, leaving behind a system which cost the country politically, socially, and economically.
Turkey's political discourse has markedly changed from previous elections. The need to gather a popular majority for a presidential candidate is forcing parties to broaden their appeal with more inclusive messaging.
Visiting Turkey, Serbian President Vucic meets parliament speaker, touts strong bilateral ties and areas of future co-operation.
Turkish lawmakers once again approve the extension of emergency rule for three months. The measure was first introduced in July 2016 following a deadly coup attempt.
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag was speaking in parliament as putschist fighter jets bombed the building last July 15. He continued speaking and said he would die rather than let the coup plotters win. He speaks to TRT World one year later.
In November, 13 HDP lawmakers were arrested including HDP co-leaders Figen Yuksekdag and Selahattin Demirtas on terrorism-related charges.
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