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7 killed, 10 injured in roadside explosion in southeastern Turkey

7 killed, 10 injured in roadside explosion in southeastern Turkey

At least seven people were killed and 10 others were seriously injured in an explosion in Turkey’s southeastern province of…
De Welt: Erdogan continues with his repressive policies and the EU is silent

De Welt: Erdogan continues with his repressive policies and the EU is silent

The German newspaper Die Welt that the European Union is still silent towards the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip…
Former PM Davutoğlu resigns from AKP but fails to launch new party: report

Former PM Davutoğlu resigns from AKP but fails to launch new party: report

Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, once President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s closest ally, said on Friday he had resigned from…
Jews, Armenians, Syrians main targets of hate speech in Turkish papers in 2018

Jews, Armenians, Syrians main targets of hate speech in Turkish papers in 2018

Jews, Armenians and Syrians were the top groups subjected to hate speech in the Turkish media in 2018, according to…
Former prosecutor, TV pundit released pending trial

Former prosecutor, TV pundit released pending trial

Gültekin Avcı, a former Turkish prosecutor and TV pundit, was released pending trial on Friday, according to the Milli Gazete…
Turkish court acquits British academic who signed peace petition

Turkish court acquits British academic who signed peace petition

An İstanbul high criminal court on Thursday ruled to acquit British academic Chris Stephenson, who was tried for allegedly spreading…
Islamist opposition party’s former chair faces 9-year sentence over Gülen links

Islamist opposition party’s former chair faces 9-year sentence over Gülen links

A Turkish prosecutor has indicted Mustafa Kamalak, the former chairman of the Islamist opposition Felicity Party (SP), on allegations of…
Turkish teacher says unidentified men tried to abduct him in Ankara

Turkish teacher says unidentified men tried to abduct him in Ankara

A Turkish teacher said three unidentified men tried to abduct him in Ankara as he was about to get into…
[UPDATE] 5 Cumhuriyet journalists released from prison after top court ruling

[UPDATE] 5 Cumhuriyet journalists released from prison after top court ruling

Five journalists from the Cumhuriyet daily who have been in prison since April were released on Thursday evening after Turkey’s…
Erdoğan meets with 29 mayors, urges them to stop digging into past mayoral terms

Erdoğan meets with 29 mayors, urges them to stop digging into past mayoral terms

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday met with 29 metropolitan mayors at his presidential palace in Ankara and asked…
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