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General re-arrested as Erdogan fumes at judges for freeing him

General re-arrested as Erdogan fumes at judges for freeing him

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan lashed out on Sunday at a court decision acquitting a former top general over coup charges,…
İstanbul’s Princes’ Islands mayor reveals new plan to prohibit horse-drawn carriages

İstanbul’s Princes’ Islands mayor reveals new plan to prohibit horse-drawn carriages

The municipality of İstanbul’s Princes’ Islands is determined to completely prohibit horse-drawn carriages, or phaetons, as a new deal with…
Pregnant Turkish inmate suffers anxiety attack after being denied medication

Pregnant Turkish inmate suffers anxiety attack after being denied medication

Esra Uymaz Saral, a 27-year-old Turkish woman who was arrested in İzmir when she was four and-a-half-months pregnant, has reportedly…
Turkey bars international lawyers from attending Demirtaş hearing

Turkey bars international lawyers from attending Demirtaş hearing

Turkish authorities on Tuesday prevented two members of the Connecticut-based Lawyers Without Borders from observing a hearing in the trial…
5-year-old subjected to strip search during prison visit: report

5-year-old subjected to strip search during prison visit: report

A 5-year-old boy was subjected to a strip search during a prison visit in Turkey’s Samsun province, according to a…
Top court reverses verdict acquitting former Fenerbahçe chairman of match fixing

Top court reverses verdict acquitting former Fenerbahçe chairman of match fixing

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed a decision from a high criminal court in İstanbul that acquitted former Fenerbahçe…
70 air force cadets sentenced to life in prison on coup charges

70 air force cadets sentenced to life in prison on coup charges

An İstanbul court has handed down life sentences to 70 air force academy cadets on charges of attempting to destroy…
[ANALYSIS] What to expect from Turkey in 2020

[ANALYSIS] What to expect from Turkey in 2020

The end of 2019 was marked in Turkey by an event during which Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unveiled the…
Davutoğlu opens TikTok account to engage with Turkey’s youth

Davutoğlu opens TikTok account to engage with Turkey’s youth

Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, who recently established a new political party, opened an account on TikTok, a video-sharing…
Turkish police’s security drone in İstanbul shot down by gendarmerie

Turkish police’s security drone in İstanbul shot down by gendarmerie

A drone launched by the Turkish police to fly over İstanbul’s Taksim Square on New Year’s Eve for security purposes…
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