Top court annuls life sentences given to 37 military cadets on coup charges

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has annulled life sentences handed down to 37 military cadets on charges of attempting to...

97 students indicted for joining protests against Boğaziçi University rector

An İstanbul prosecutor has indicted 97 students who took part in protests against the appointment by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of...

Turkey sees 4.7 percent rise in daily coronavirus deaths since March 1

There has been a 4.7 percent increase in the number of daily coronavirus deaths in Turkey since March 1 when...

6 municipalities face inquiry for illegally helping people flee Turkey

Turkey’s Interior Ministry has announced that it has launched an inquiry into six municipalities for allegedly providing service passports to...

Statistics, polls refute Erdoğan about course of brain drain in Turkey

Official statistics and opinion surveys show that an increasing number of people, especially the younger generation, are leaving Turkey or...

27 women killed in Turkey in 1 month after Istanbul Convention exit, DEVA says

Turkey’s opposition Democracy and Progress Party (DEVA) has revealed that 27 women were killed by men in Turkey in the...

Justice Ministry admits to overcrowding in Turkey’s prisons during pandemic

Turkey’s Justice Ministry has admitted in response to a petition submitted by an opposition deputy that overcrowding has occasionally occurred...

Veteran actor summoned to testify over tweets allegedly insulting Erdoğan

Genco Erkal, a veteran Turkish stage actor and director, has been summoned to testify on allegations that he insulted Turkish...

Court arrests 10 of 49 suspects detained in operations targeting Turkish mob boss

An İstanbul court has arrested 10 out of 49 organized crime suspects who were recently detained in cross-country operations, as...

Turkish Parliament receives proceedings against 20 more opposition MPs

The Turkish Parliament on Friday received a total of 22 summaries of proceedings to remove the parliamentary immunity of 20...

Syriacs in Turkey today: Prison for sharing bread

Alin Ozinian A Turkish court sentenced a Syriac priest to two years, one month in prison on terrorism-related charges on April...

Erdoğan defends minister after spat with Greece

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday robustly defended his foreign minister after he traded barbs in an unusually public...

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