20 August 2019 Tuesday

NEWS

CoE says removal of mayors undermines functioning of local democracy in Turkey

Anders Knape, president of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, on Tuesday expressed grave concern about the removal...

Turkish gov’t fires 3 Kurdish mayors, detains hundreds on terrorism charges

Turkey’s Interior Ministry fired three elected mayors from the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and detained more than 400 people  on terrorism...

400 migrants crossed from Turkey to Greek islands in 2 days

The Hellenic Coast Guard has announced that nearly 400 migrants from Turkey made it to the Greek islands in the Aegean in the last...

Turkey cannot be removed from F-35 program, FM Çavuşoğlu says

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Thursday said it is not possible to expel Turkey from a joint program for F-35 stealth jets, the...

Turkey’s central bank injected nearly $4 billion to gov’t budget in July

Turkey’s central bank transferred around 22 billion lira ($3.94 billion) to the Treasury last month, the biggest deposit since an annual dividend payment in...

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503 forest fires scorch 1,344 acres of Turkish land in a...

Turkey has experienced 503 forest fires in the last month, according to the Habertürk news website, destroying 1,344 hectares of land.