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The Ramadan Feast in Turkey is a time for visiting relatives and paying one’s respect to older people. Many Turks give away sweets and desserts during the festival, and children may watch free Turkish shadow plays.
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced that it has raised the level of a military drill it has been conducting near the Turkish-Iraqi border for the past six days. The military said it will now hold the ‘second stage’ of the drill, the exercise will continue with the participation of additional troops. The military exercises started on Monday – just a week before the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) holds a controversial independence referendum – near the town of Silopi, close to the Habur border gate between Turkey and the Iraqi Kurdish region. The military did not provide details on the drill but said anti-terror operations in the region would simultaneously continue at the same speed as the exercises.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has unveiled a new presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara. The immense project has been built at a reported cost of $350m. Supporters say the palace is a symbol of what the president touts as his drive towards a ‘new Turkey’