A second civilian has died after PKK terrorists’ attack Friday in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Turkish security sources said late Friday. The incident took place after a group of PKK terrorists carried out an armed attack on policemen who were eating soup at a restaurant in a central Yenisehir neighborhood, the sources added. Source Anadolu Agency
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Top Turkish and Russian economy officials are set to discuss key economic, political, technical and trade issues at an international fair in the Aegean city of İzmir, which will start on Aug. 18 and last until Aug. 27. Source: Daily News
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