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7 detained as part of gov’t witch hunt against Gülen movement in Yalova

Seven people were detained as part of government-initiated operation targeting the Gülen movement -- a grassroots initiative comprising people inspired by Turkish Islamic scholar...

3 soldiers injured in PKK bomb attack in Hakkari

Three soldiers were injured in a bomb attack by terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) members in Şemdinli district of southeastern Hakkari province on Wednesday. Turkish...

Trustees appointed to association of Selahaddin Eyyubi University in gov’t-led move

Trustees have been appointed to take over the management of a foundation, which established the Selahaddin Eyyubi University in Diyarbakır, in what is the...

15 detained as part of anti-terror operation in İstanbul

Fifteen suspected members of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) – a terrorist group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) – were detained as...

Interior Ministry denies negligence in Oct. 10 Ankara attack

The legal consultancy department of Turkish Interior Ministry said that there were not any negligence in Ankara bombings which claimed the lives of 102...

6 police officers injured in PKK bomb attack in Van

Six police officers were injured in a bomb attack by terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) members in Gevaş district of eastern Van province on...

Gov’t to overhaul top judiciary in possible attempt to gain more control

A new draft bill introducing amendments to the laws on the foundation and inner workings of the Supreme Court of Appeals and the Council...

Criticism grows over move to silence Can Erzincan TV by gov’t controlling 95 pct of media

Criticism grows over an attempt by government – which controls 95 percent of the media organs -- to shut down Can Erzincan TV, a...

20 police officers released pending trial over ‘illegal wiretapping’

Twenty out of 23 police officers, who were arrested as part of a government-orchestrated operation against police on July 22, 2014, have been released...

Court postpones trial of poet arrested over ‘insulting Erdoğan’

An Adana court has ruled to postpone trial of Mehmet Çetinkaya -- a poet and local magazine owner -- who was arrested for “insulting...

Parts of Tunceli declared ‘temporary special security zones’ for PKK operations

Tunceli Governor’s Office said on Monday that 20 neighborhoods of the province were declared as temporary special security zones in order to launch military...

Court rules to arrest alleged serial killer Atalay Filiz

The court on duty ruled on Monday to arrest the suspected serial killer, Atalay Filiz, who was captured in the western city of İzmir...

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