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Turkish prisons at 16 percent overcapacity: report
Turkey

Turkish prisons at 16 percent overcapacity: report

Turkish prisons are holding 49,518 more prisoners than their overall capacity, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the latest data from…
Book tells story of teacher who died in Turkish prison due to lack of medication
Turkey

Book tells story of teacher who died in Turkish prison due to lack of medication

A recently published book tells the story of teacher Halime Gülsu, who died in a Turkish prison in 2018 due to deprivation…
Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece
World

Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece

Three Turkish nationals seeking asylum in Greece in September were allegedly tortured by plain-clothes Greek officials, who then illegally put…
Turkey will be in Athens in 5 hours in event of Greek missile attack: AKP official
Turkey

Turkey will be in Athens in 5 hours in event of Greek missile attack: AKP official

A senior official from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has said Turkish forces will be in Athens in…
Islamist opposition party leader says he rejected Erdoğan’s offer to form alliance
Turkey

Islamist opposition party leader says he rejected Erdoğan’s offer to form alliance

Temel Karamollaoğlu, leader of the Islamist opposition Felicity Party, has said he turned down an offer from Turkish President Recep…
Russia’s Altai should be center of Turkic world on Erdoğan’s map: Kremlin spokesman
Politics

Russia’s Altai should be center of Turkic world on Erdoğan’s map: Kremlin spokesman

A map of the Turkic world presented to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader…
Turkey summons Bulgarian envoy over election interference claims
Turkey

Turkey summons Bulgarian envoy over election interference claims

The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned the Bulgarian ambassador to Turkey on Thursday after the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry summoned the Turkish…
Imam punished for contradicting Erdoğan’s accusations against Gezi protestors is suffering from kidney failure
Turkey

Imam punished for contradicting Erdoğan’s accusations against Gezi protestors is suffering from kidney failure

Fuat Yıldırım, the former deputy imam (müezzin) of İstanbul’s historic Bezmiâlem Valide Sultan Mosque during the 2013 Gezi protests who…
Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 110 people over alleged Gülen links in a week
Turkey

Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 110 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkish prosecutors have over the past week ordered the detention of 110 people due to alleged links to the Gülen…
No lasting recovery in sight for lira unless CB frees itself from Erdoğan: FT
Business

No lasting recovery in sight for lira unless CB frees itself from Erdoğan: FT

Investors and analysts have argued that there is little prospect of a lasting recovery for the lira unless Turkey’s central…
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