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Gangster who mysteriously fled Turkey faces extradition from Kosovo

Gangster who mysteriously fled Turkey faces extradition from Kosovo

Reis Sedat Peker, a Turkish mafia leader, was arrested in North Macedonia and will be extradited to Turkey via Kosovo,…
Interior Ministry tasks 3 inspectors with investigating alleged irregularities at İstanbul Municipality

Interior Ministry tasks 3 inspectors with investigating alleged irregularities at İstanbul Municipality

Turkey’s Interior Ministry has ordered three inspectors to investigate allegations of irregularities at the İstanbul Municipality raised by the city’s…
Turkish Parliament approves bill feared to paralyze civil society

Turkish Parliament approves bill feared to paralyze civil society

The Turkish Parliament has approved a controversial bill that would increase government control and monitoring of civil society groups and…
COVID-19 case in Beijing customs leads to delay in delivery of Sinovac vaccines to Turkey

COVID-19 case in Beijing customs leads to delay in delivery of Sinovac vaccines to Turkey

The arrival in Turkey of an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac will be delayed “1-2” days…
Erdoğan says police will raid New Year’s parties violating pandemic measures

Erdoğan says police will raid New Year’s parties violating pandemic measures

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said police will conduct raids on New Year’s parties held in disregard of rules…
Turkey extends tenure of state of emergency commission for another year

Turkey extends tenure of state of emergency commission for another year

The tenure of a commission set up by the Turkish government to examine complaints from people who were adversely affected…
Gov’t granted 128 permits for special tax exemptions to 5 construction companies in 10 years

Gov’t granted 128 permits for special tax exemptions to 5 construction companies in 10 years

The Turkish Trade Ministry granted 128 permits for special tax exemptions to five construction companies in the span of 10…
Nearly 2 mln inmates file complaints citing rights violations in Turkey’s prisons since 2010: report

Nearly 2 mln inmates file complaints citing rights violations in Turkey’s prisons since 2010: report

Close to 2 million inmates in Turkey’s prisons have filed complaints of human rights violations stemming from a variety of…
Gag order imposed on news reports about embassy official allegedly involved in drug trafficking

Gag order imposed on news reports about embassy official allegedly involved in drug trafficking

A court in the northern Turkish province of Edirne has imposed a gag order on news reports about Veysel Filiz,…
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