Famous Turkish singer faces insults for objecting to quarry project in northern Turkey

Pro-government media outlets have unleashed a flurry of attacks and insults on famous Turkish pop singer Sezen Aksu after she...

Travel companies using Turkey to bypass UK quarantine rules: report

Travelers going to Britain from countries with high rates of COVID-19 infections are avoiding mandatory quarantine in airport hotels by...

Ex-army chief faces up to 3 in years in prison due to remarks on...

İlker Başbuğ, a former chief of the Turkish General Staff, is facing a prison sentence of up to three years...

AKP MP ridiculed for mistakenly posting Afghanistan highway photo to praise Turkey

A lawmaker from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) became the subject of ridicule and jokes on social media...

MHP attack on pro-gov’t TV station leads to dismissal, resignation of journalists

One journalist was fired while another resigned in protest at the pro-government Habertürk TV after the station was harassed by...

Syrian refugee critical of police raid on mosque to be deported

Munip Ali, a Syrian refugee who tweeted criticism of a police raid on a mosque targeting followers of an anti-government religious...

Gendarmerie commander responsible for burning down Kurdish village, killing 9, Turkish court says

Bülent Karaoğlu, a former gendarmerie officer, was responsible for the burning down of the southeastern Turkish village of Altınova (Vartinis)...

Germany bans Islamist group working with Ankara-backed foundation over terrorism financing accusations

Germany has banned an international Islamist association operating an education center and a refugee aid scheme in Turkey in cooperation...

An author doomed to oblivion in a prison cell: Gültekin Avcı

Cevheri Güven Behind bars since 2015, Gültekin Avcı is one of dozens of imprisoned journalists and writers in Turkey who are...

Animation video makes Turkey’s missing forex reserves trending topic on Twitter

An animation video produced by Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) targeting the country’s main opposition party has had...

Gülen followers investigated for applying to become election observers in 2015

Real and alleged followers of the faith-based Gülen movement, who have been facing a wide range of charges for several...

AKP gov’t blamed for poor management of first full lockdown in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has been accused of unsuccessfully managing the latest coronavirus...

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