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...

French mosque subsidy dropped in ‘foreign meddling’ row

A controversial plan to use public money for building a mosque in Strasbourg stalled on Friday after the Turkish backers...

Turkey failed to implement most anti-corruption recommendations: 2020 report

A report recently released by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), has revealed...

Jailed media executive faces 2,500 years in match-fixing ‘conspiracy’ trial

Turkish prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence of up to 2,445 years for Hidayet Karaca, former chief executive of the...

Turkey bans cryptocurrencies for buying goods, services

Turkey’s central bank is banning the use of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in payment for goods and services, according to...

French national tortured by fellow inmates in Turkish prison due to sexual orientation

Fabien Azoulay, a gay and Jewish French national who is serving 16 years, eight months in a Turkish prison for...

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