Turkish soldiers tortured Kurdish villagers, threw them from helicopter, locals say

Turkish soldiers tortured two Kurdish villagers they had detained, throwing them from a helicopter after battering them, eyewitnesses claim. A medical...

Turkish gov’t narrative of 2016 coup attempt upended by newly discovered video footage

New video footage indicates that contrary to the official narrative, Turkey’s then-chief of general staff left an airbase held by putschists on...

Turkey’s ruling AKP proposes rapists be released from prison if married to victims

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has brought a bill to Parliament that proposes rapists in Turkish jails be...

Academic who signed peace declaration commits suicide after dismissal from university

Mehmet Fatih Traş, a research assistant at Çukurova University in the southern Turkish province of Adana, committed suicide on Friday...

Famous Turkish chef ‘Salt Bae’ fined for threatening to kill former employee

Social media sensation chef “Salt Bae” has been handed a $5,800 fine for threatening to kill one of his former employees,...

[OPINION] Erdoğan’s secret army is a threat to NATO

By Abdullah Bozkurt The repressive regime of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been secretly building a paramilitary force with the...

Whistleblower claims Turkish defense company trains secret armed organization for Erdoğan

A Turkish whistleblower has claimed that a defense consulting company in Turkey has been training a secret armed organization to...

Gov’t removes evolution theory from new school curriculum

Turkey's Education Ministry has removed a chapter on the theory of evolution from a textbook for 12th graders, according to...

AKP deputy: Useless to teach math to a child who knows nothing about jihad

As part of a debate following the introduction of the concept of jihad, or holy war, in the new national...

Erdoğan: We will write our glorious history the way it was

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday said he will change the curriculum at schools and rewrite Turkey’s glorious past in...

Erdoğan’s deputy threatens journalists with extrajudicial killings

Former speechwriter of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and current ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy Aydın Ünal on...

Pro-gov’t media blame US, Gülen for assassination of Russian ambassador

Turkey's pro-government media outlets and journalists on Tuesday were quick to put the blame on the US and the faith-based...

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