Akşam: “The Sept. 11 of diplomacy,” the daily said in the headline of its main story yesterday, reporting that the WikiLeaks website, which posted confidential documents about the United States’ invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, has shaken the entire world. A total of 250,000 new documents belonging to the US State Department were posted by the site, revealing dirty secrets and big lies, said the daily. Around 7,918 of the files posted by the website are about Turkey. In the documents, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is labeled as very dangerous, while it is claimed that Turkey, with its axis shifting toward the East, is on the way to becoming an Islamic state.
Bugün: “History in flames,” was the headline of a front-page article in the daily yesterday, which reported about a fire that broke out at the historic Haydarpaşa Train Station in İstanbul on Sunday. The daily said the station’s main building, which has been in service since 1908, suffered significant damage due to the fire, completely destroying the roof and part of the top floor. The blaze broke out during repair work on the station’s roof and immediately spread to other areas. When fire brigades failed to extinguish the fire, coastal security teams intervened, keeping the fire under control, said the daily.
Vatan: Foreign Minister Davutoğlu has been ranked seventh on a list of the most significant intellectuals in the world in 2010 according to Foreign Policy magazine, the daily reported in a front-page story yesterday. The magazine said Davutoğlu is the architect of Turkey’s global revival. He was introduced as “Mr. Zero Problems.”