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Turkish court acquits British academic who signed peace petition
Turkey

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

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…
Barcelona player Arda Turan gets suspended sentence for nightclub fight
Sport

Barcelona player Arda Turan gets suspended sentence for nightclub fight

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Başakşehir, was given a suspended two year, eight month sentence…
Opinion poll shows Turkey’s CHP as leading party for first time in years
Turkey

Opinion poll shows Turkey’s CHP as leading party for first time in years

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has emerged as the leading party in a recent opinion poll for the…
İstanbul police want list of women who had abortions for use in investigations
Turkey

İstanbul police want list of women who had abortions for use in investigations

The İstanbul Police Department has asked the provincial healthcare authority to provide it with a list of women who had…
İstanbul Municipality displays hundreds of cars ‘wastefully’ leased by AKP in square
Turkey

İstanbul Municipality displays hundreds of cars ‘wastefully’ leased by AKP in square

Hundreds of automobiles that were leased by the former Justice and Development Party (AKP) mayors of İstanbul have been put…
Turkey stands to lose $3 bln in trade under no-deal Brexit, says trade minister
Business

Turkey stands to lose $3 bln in trade under no-deal Brexit, says trade minister

Turkey’s exports to the UK are expected to drop by up to $3 billion in the event of a no-deal…
CoE says independence of Turkish judiciary eroded during state of emergency
World

CoE says independence of Turkish judiciary eroded during state of emergency

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has said the independence of the Turkish judiciary was seriously eroded…
25 pct of İstanbul taxi drivers carry weapons for self-defense
Turkey

25 pct of İstanbul taxi drivers carry weapons for self-defense

A recent study indicated that one in four cab drivers in İstanbul carry sharp objects such as knives, the BirGün…
Jailed journalist Türköne says he is hopeful Turkey will restore rule of law
Turkey

Jailed journalist Türköne says he is hopeful Turkey will restore rule of law

Journalist and political scientist Professor Mümtaz’er Türköne, who is among the dozens of journalists critical of the government arrested in…
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