Three Turkish ministers resign amid a corruption scandal involving bribery in the awarding of construction projects.
Police in Germany announce that earlier this week they detained four Syrian nationals on suspicion of arson and attempted murder over a Turkish Muslim mosque firebombing in Ulm. Police say the attack "may have been politically motivated".
Enes Kanter, a Turkish player with the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, returns to the U.S. after having been briefly detained in Bucharest. Kanter alleged that his public opposition to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and support of exiled Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen had led to the cancellation of his Turkish passport.
Thousands of Turkish Cypriots protest against Government of Turkey inspired spending cuts in Nicosia. [http:--www.cyprus-mail.com-cyprus-turkish-cypriots-protest-turkish-backed-austerity-steps-20110302?sms_ss=twitter&at_xt=4d6ea2ef04109e63,0 ("Cyprus Mail")]date=August 2019