51 academics from İstanbul University detained, Central Party leader on list

Turkish police on Friday detained 51 academics out of 87 at İstanbul University for whom warrants were issued over links...

Justice Ministry, BTK fail to answer question on number of censored news portals

Turkey's Justice Ministry and the Turkish Telecommunications Authority (BTK) have been unable to respond to a question about the number...

Press organizations to meet at Silivri Prison in solidarity with jailed journalists

Representatives from nine international and Turkish journalism organizations, including PEN International and Reporters Without Borders, will come together in front...

CHP leader implies his brother might have been bribed by gov’t

Leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has hinted that his brother, who accused him of...

Jailed author: We stayed on alert in fear of staged prison revolts, massacres

Internationally known Turkish author Aslı Erdoğan, who is currently in jail, said that due to rumors of revolts in prisons...

Prosecutor: Turkey relinquished sovereign rights in Mavi Marmara case

In the latest hearing of a trial involving an incident on the Mavi Marmara aid ship in which nine Turkish...

Venice Commission: Turkey’s state of emergency measures went too far

The Council of Europe’s (COE) expert body on legal and constitutional affairs, the Venice Commission, on Friday adopted an opinion...

[VIDEO] UETD head calls journalist Dündar a ‘traitor’

Turkish journalist-in-exile Can Dündar was verbally attacked by the head of the Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD) during a...

Police alerted to new ISIS attacks in Turkey

A secret Turkish police intelligence memo says the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) plans simultaneous car bomb...

Erdoğan calls on people to sell more foreign currency

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday called on citizens to sell more foreign currency in support of the national economy. "I...

Police ordered to avoid new bridges due to high tolls

Police who serve in İstanbul were advised not to use the Yavuz Sultan Selim and Osmangazi bridges, which were inaugurated...

ENJC suspends Turkey’s HSYK for noncompliance with judicial standards

The European Networks of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) has suspended the observer status of Turkey's Supreme Board of Judges...

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