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Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece
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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…
27 children killed, 160 subjected to sexual abuse in Turkey in 2021: report
Turkey

27 children killed, 160 subjected to sexual abuse in Turkey in 2021: report

A report by human rights defender and opposition deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has revealed that at least 27 children were killed…
Seven Turks held in Libya for almost two years return home
Turkey

Seven Turks held in Libya for almost two years return home

Seven Turkish citizens held in eastern Libya for almost two years were released and returned home after intense diplomacy, Agence…
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…
5 people attempting to flee to Greece detained in western Turkey: ministry
Turkey

5 people attempting to flee to Greece detained in western Turkey: ministry

Turkey’s Defense Ministry has announced that five people were detained by security forces in western Turkey on Monday as they…
Turkey is no longer a state of law, Rebecca Harms says
Turkey

Turkey is no longer a state of law, Rebecca Harms says

Former Green member of the European Parliament Rebecca Harms has said it is no longer possible to call Turkey a…
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…
Journalist sentenced on terrorism charges for membership in women’s organization
Turkey

Journalist sentenced on terrorism charges for membership in women’s organization

A Turkish court has handed down a prison sentence of three years, seven months and 22 days to journalist Nurcan…
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…
Snap election only way out of Turkey’s financial woes, jailed Kurdish leader says
Turkey

Snap election only way out of Turkey’s financial woes, jailed Kurdish leader says

Imprisoned Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtaş has said that the only way out of Turkey’s financial troubles is holding a snap…
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