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Council of State rules against 2018 regulation making press card cancellations easier
Turkey

Council of State rules against 2018 regulation making press card cancellations easier

The Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, has suspended the execution of some articles of a 2018 regulation that…
Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention
Turkey

Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention

Prominent rights activists around the globe, in addition to Turkish dissidents, have condemned the detention by force of former opposition…
AKP accused of poor COVID management after woman dies due to lack of hospital beds
Turkey

AKP accused of poor COVID management after woman dies due to lack of hospital beds

Members of the Turkish opposition, dissidents and family members of Aslı Özkısırlar have accused the ruling Justice and Development Party…
Court releases 2 students jailed over protests against partisan Boğaziçi rector
Turkey

Court releases 2 students jailed over protests against partisan Boğaziçi rector

An İstanbul court has ruled to release two students who were detained in İstanbul on Feb. 2 during protests against…
Turkish drones’ role in Azerbaijan’s victory in Nagorno-Karabakh prompts US Army to study drone use
World

Turkish drones’ role in Azerbaijan’s victory in Nagorno-Karabakh prompts US Army to study drone use

The U.S. Army has been studying the use of drones in conflicts following Azerbaijan’s victory in Nagorno-Karabakh against Armenia with…
Prosecution of murder of journalist Hrant Dink remains unsatisfactory: CPJ
Turkey

Prosecution of murder of journalist Hrant Dink remains unsatisfactory: CPJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Turkish authorities to conduct an impartial and depoliticized investigation into the killing…
Turkish exporters ditching ‘Made in Turkey’ tags to dodge Saudi blockade
Turkey

Turkish exporters ditching ‘Made in Turkey’ tags to dodge Saudi blockade

Some Turkish exporters are rerouting food, clothing and other goods to circumvent a months-long unofficial blockade by Saudi Arabia that…
Health Minister Koca invited to speak at WHO on Turkey’s fight against COVID-19
Turkey

Health Minister Koca invited to speak at WHO on Turkey’s fight against COVID-19

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca was invited to speak at a World Health Organization (WHO) briefing about the precautions taken…
16th century sultan’s portrait sold for $481,000 in London auction
Art and Culture

16th century sultan’s portrait sold for $481,000 in London auction

The portrait was on offer for collectors in live bidding at famed auction house Sotheby’s starting at £80,000. The sale…
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