President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the country is in talks with France for the purchase of a long-range missile defence system.
A youth orchestra comprised of Turkish and Greek youth aims to foster dialogue, friendship and mutual understanding.
In order to boost its defence, Turkey seeks to extend its air-to-air capability with the purchase of more modern aerial equipment.
Thousands of people from all around the world attended the holy service in Van.
Experts praise the recent agreement to end high roaming charges for cell phone users next year.
Turkey foreign minister hints that Ankara will co-operate, but some experts call for tougher action.