Militants with the Kurdistan Workers' Party have begun withdrawing from Turkey in a settlement process designed to bring peace to the country, officials say.
Turkish intelligence officials are monitoring the withdrawal of fighters from the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party, the deputy prime minister said.
A second round of talks aimed at normalizing relations between Turkey and Israel began Monday in Jerusalem, focusing on the Mavi Marmara issue, officials said.
Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Tuesday his plans to visit the Gaza Strip are unchanged despite Washington's plea to delay the trip.
A lack of Western support for formal opposition to the Syrian government has led to radicalization of the rebel groups, Turkey's deputy prime minister said.
Guerrillas from the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party are reluctant to adhere to a cease-fire without legal guarantees, a senior member said.
The death toll for Monday's minivan explosion at the Turkish-Syrian border rose to 13, a government official said Tuesday.
Turkish authorities say they have indicted 357 suspects allegedly involved in a spy ring that used sex workers to blackmail targeted military officers.
Pro-Kurdish lawmakers and prisoners were called on to abandon a hunger strike that Wednesday entered its 64th day, a deputy leader said.
Turkey scrambled warplanes three times Saturday in response to Syrian military helicopters flying near the border, the Turkish military said.