Turkey’s ruling party elects Binali Yildirim as new leader

Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication of Turkey, Binali Yildirim (C) gestures during a press conference. AFP

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Egypt’s aviation minister says the missing EgyptAir plane is more likely brought down by a terror attack than technical failure.
  • Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party formally nominates current Transport Minister Binali Yildirim as its new leader.
  • The French parliament extends the post-attacks state of emergency to cover this summer’s Euro 20-16 football tournament and the Tour de France cycling race.
  • Three Palestinian families are forced to leave their homes in Jerusalem al-Quds, following an Israeli court decision.
  • A poll in the U-S finds that two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a one-thousand-dollar emergency.


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