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Turkish dailies covered on Tuesday the anti-Morsi protests in Egypt, the allegations of US spying on EU offices, the wildfire in Arizona and the results of the University Entrance Exam (LYS).
All of the dailies covered on Tuesday the Egyptian protesters who gathered at Tahrir Square in the heart of Cairo to demand President Mohamed Morsi's ousting. Daily STAR headlined "Tahrir chiefs aim to overthrow" and published that the demonstrations in Egypt, which urged the Army to "decide" to topple Egypt's elected President Morsi, attained their aim. The Egyptian Army issued an ultimatum and gave 24 hours to Morsi. Daily YENI SAFAK titled "Ultimatum to Army" by saying that the opposition rallied at Tahrir Square to protest against Morsi turned the square upside down. Egypt's Chief of Stuff threatened as "Compromise as soon as possible or...". "The Army warned but said "No military coup" titled by daily HABER TURK by reminding that the protests that were held to overthrow former president Hosni Mubaraq left 25 dead.
Allegations of US spying on EU offices
Almost all of the dailies also covered Tuesday the claims of Edward J. Snowden, a former US national security contractor accused of espionage, that USA had been spying on European Union offices. "The US spied on Turkey, too" headlined daily MILLIYET by saying European Union started bug hunting EU Commission ordered detailed investigation in the offices of EU. "Do not fight but spy" published daily HURRIYET. The daily cited Turkish Foreign Ministry as saying "We want explanation from US." Daily SABAH titled "The Ear spied on us" and published that US intelligence spied on Turkey's embassy in Washington and Consulate General in New York, too.
Dailies covered on Tuesday the results of LYS, the second session of the University Entrance Exam. Daily SABAH titled "10 champions in one exam" and said that boys marked LYS, 10 applicants got 500 full points. "It's been announced in a week" by publishing that Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) broke a new record by announcing the results in a week.
Wildfire in Arizona
Dailies also covered wildfire in US' s Arizona which killed 19 firefighters, being the greatest loss of lives among firefighters in the US in 80 years. Daily HABER TURK cited US President Obama as saying "All of them are heroes" and said 19 firefighters were killed in Arizona. "US is mourning" and published that the bodies of firefighters were found in a shelter.Güncelleme Tarihi: 02 Temmuz 2013, 11:13