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Erdoğan gives cold shoulder to aide’s remarks on release of Arınç, Kavala

Erdoğan gives cold shoulder to aide’s remarks on release of Arınç, Kavala

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declined to support the remarks of one of his aides who called for the…
Jailed journalist Baransu gets 17 years for report on MGK decision

Jailed journalist Baransu gets 17 years for report on MGK decision

An İstanbul court has handed down a jail sentence of 17 years, one month to jailed investigative journalist Mehmet Baransu…
Turkey, Kosovo violated fundamental rights of expelled teachers, UN body says

Turkey, Kosovo violated fundamental rights of expelled teachers, UN body says

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has concluded that the arrest, detention and forceful transfer of six…
VIDEO | Purge-victim police chief found dead in a quarantine cell in Turkish prison

VIDEO | Purge-victim police chief found dead in a quarantine cell in Turkish prison

A deputy police chief, who had been held in prison for over four years, was found dead in a quarantine…
Recent arrests aimed at preventing pro-Kurdish HDP from entering elections, former mayor claims

Recent arrests aimed at preventing pro-Kurdish HDP from entering elections, former mayor claims

Ayhan Bilgen, a former co-mayor from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who was recently arrested along with 16 other…
Outrage boils over as photos reveal suspicious death of inmate in Turkish prison

Outrage boils over as photos reveal suspicious death of inmate in Turkish prison

Postmortem photos of former Deputy Police Chief Mustafa Kabakçıoğlu, who was found dead in a quarantine cell in Turkey’s Gümüşhane…
Missile launched near Turkey’s Black Sea coast after S-400s deployed-video

Missile launched near Turkey’s Black Sea coast after S-400s deployed-video

The Turkish military purportedly shot a missile into the sky near the country’s Black Sea coast, where there was an…
Podcasts are the reason Ankara is targeting Spotify, pundit says

Podcasts are the reason Ankara is targeting Spotify, pundit says

The audio streaming platform Spotify, which faces a ban in Turkey if it does not abide by a government notice…
105 active duty soldiers among 167 sought in post-coup purge

105 active duty soldiers among 167 sought in post-coup purge

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 167 people, at least 105 of whom are soldiers on active duty, in…
Majority-Kurdish town denied Internet access for a year for ‘security reasons’

Majority-Kurdish town denied Internet access for a year for ‘security reasons’

Nusaybin, a predominantly Kurdish town in Turkey’s southeastern province of Mardin, has been suffering from restricted Internet access since a…
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