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Erdoğan’s neo-nationalist ally to meet with Assad to discuss terrorism, Syrian refugees

Doğu Perinçek, the founder and chairman of the neo-nationalist Homeland Party (VP) and an ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said he...

İmamoğlu slammed for criticizing Greek foundation president over interview

İstanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu has come under fire for lambasting Konstantin Yuvanidis, president of the Balıklı Greek Hospital Foundation, due to his remarks in...

5 pro-gov’t firms awarded contracts worth $203 bln during 18 years of AKP rule: Kılıçdaroğlu

Turkey's main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that companies owned by five pro-government businessmen known as the “gang of...

Turkish cartoonist interrogated over President Erdoğan cartoon

A Turkish cartoonist was interrogated by the police for publishing a cartoon of Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported. Cartoonist...

Turkey has its first district governor from the Armenian community

A Turkish citizen of Armenian descent has for the first time in the history of the Turkish Republic been appointed as a district governor,...

Teen briefly detained in central Turkey for anti-AKP outburst on stage

A teenager was briefly detained after jumping on stage during a concert in the central Turkish province of Konya and urging locals not to...

66.4 percent of Turkish voters prefer parliamentary system: poll

Two out of every three voters in Turkey support the parliamentary system of governance over the executive presidential system that the country voted to...

Kurdish historical figure’s family files complaint against far-right party leader for insult

The family of Sheikh Said, who led a Kurdish nationalist rebellion against the new Republic of Turkey in 1925 and was executed along 46...

168 Turkish journalists appeared in court in 3 months: report

A total of 168 journalists appeared at hearings in their trials in Turkey from April to June, according to a recent report prepared by...

Turkish authorities detain 49 members of HDP over three days

A total of 49 members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) youth organizations were detained in the last three days in raids that were...

No new deals between Turkey and Russia for S-400 system: Turkish official

The original contract Turkey signed with Russia for the purchase of S-400 systems included two batteries, a Turkish official said, adding that there were...

1 Turkish soldier killed, 4 others injured in rocket attack in SE Turkey

One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were injured after a rocket attack from northern Syria targeted a border post in Şanlıurfa, a...

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