Turkish interior minister quits, says PM, after string of attacks

Reuters , Wednesday 31 Aug 2016

Turkey's Interior Minister Efkan Ala has resigned, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday, after a string of bombings and attacks blamed on Islamic State and Kurdish insurgents that prompted public criticism.

The Interior Ministry portfolio has been filled by Labour Minister Suleyman Soylu, the prime minister said in a statement which was broadcast on Turkish television stations. 

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