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Turkish courts to demand ‘concrete evidence’ for pre-trial detention under new regulation

Turkish courts to demand ‘concrete evidence’ for pre-trial detention under new regulation

The Turkish parliament approved a new legal reform package on Thursday, specifying in the letter of the law that concrete…
Russian amphibious plane flies to Turkey to help extinguish wildfires – TASS

Russian amphibious plane flies to Turkey to help extinguish wildfires – TASS

A Russian naval Beriev Be-200 utility amphibious plane flew to Turkey on Thursday to help Ankara fight wildfires in the…
Ex-AKP member hints at Erdoğan family role in alleged arming of civilians

Ex-AKP member hints at Erdoğan family role in alleged arming of civilians

A former member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has said it’s likely President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and…
Erdoğan blames HDP for collapse of Turkey’s peace talks with Kurdish militants

Erdoğan blames HDP for collapse of Turkey’s peace talks with Kurdish militants

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of paving the way for the collapse…
Gov’t crackdown on critical media turning into systematic violence against journalists: report

Gov’t crackdown on critical media turning into systematic violence against journalists: report

A June report by Turkey’s Progressive Journalists Association (ÇGD) has drawn attention to a series of physical attacks targeting members…
Turkey named among world’s 10 worst countries for labor rights: report

Turkey named among world’s 10 worst countries for labor rights: report

Turkey was named one of the world’s 10 worst countries among 149 in total for labor rights, in a report…
Pregnant woman sent to prison over Gülen links despite regulations

Pregnant woman sent to prison over Gülen links despite regulations

Huriye Acun, a seven months pregnant former teacher, was arrested in the city of Konya on Wednesday and sent to…
24 women were victims of domestic violence in Turkey in June: report

24 women were victims of domestic violence in Turkey in June: report

Twenty-four women were killed by men in Turkey in June, bringing the total number of such murders during the last…
Prominent group demands ‘autonomous and free’ Boğaziçi University

Prominent group demands ‘autonomous and free’ Boğaziçi University

A group of 14 journalists, writers and academics has started a signature campaign on the change.org website demanding that Boğaziçi…
Turkish soldier killed by gunfire from Syria

Turkish soldier killed by gunfire from Syria

A Turkish soldier was killed in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday by gunfire from an area in northern Syria controlled by…
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