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60 businessmen, foundation members detained in Bolu over Gülen links

Sixty businessmen and members of foundations affiliated with the faith-based Gülen movement were detained in the Black Sea province of Bolu on Sunday due...

Police ordered to get confessions, told ByLock use alone not evidence of crime

A letter sent by Turkey’s Security Directorate General to all police units in the country tells police officers to secure confessions from individuals who...

Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen’s brother detained in İzmir

One of the brothers of Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, Kutbettin Gülen, has been detained in the western province of İzmir, Turkish media reports...

1 soldier killed, 5 injured in clashes with PKK in Hakkari

One soldier was killed and five others were injured when Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists on Sunday fired mortars at Turkish military members near...

Pro-Kurdish co-mayors of Karakoçan district arrested

The co-mayors of the Karakoçan district of Elazığ province in eastern Turkey, both of whom are from the pro-Kurdish Democratic Regions Party (DBP), were...

ENCJ considers suspending HSYK’s observer status over unfair dismissals

The Brussels-based European Networks of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) is set to hold an extraordinary general meeting in December during which it will...

Turkey detains another 15 academics over use of ByLock app

Fifteen academics who were claimed to be using ByLock, a smart phone messaging application, were detained on Saturday as part of a witch-hunt targeting...

Turkish court: There is no FETÖ terror organization

The 2nd Criminal Court of the southern province of Hatay has rejected an indictment on the Fethullah Gülen Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), a term used...

Opposition deputy, family believe graft prosecutor murdered in prison

A deputy from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) said in a parliamentary session on Saturday that he and the family of a...

Lausanne debate highlights split between government and opposition

A dispute over the interpretation of the Lausanne Treaty, which established the foundation of the Turkish Republic, as to whether it was a victory...

Army chief sees no second coup attempt in coming months

The top commander of the Turkish military, Gen. Hulusi Akar, dismissed recent speculation in the national media about another potential coup attempt by some...

1 soldier, 12 PKK terrorists killed in clashes with security forces

One soldier was killed by Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists in the Çukurca district of Hakkari province on Saturday, while six PKK militants died...

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