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Overcrowding persists in Turkey’s prisons despite legal reforms, amnesty laws

An advocacy group that defends the rights of lawyers has stated that overcrowding persists in prisons in Turkey despite several recent attempts at legal reforms...

Suspect sought over Turkish Cypriot casino boss’s murder arrested in Netherlands

Dutch police have arrested a suspect in the Netherlands in connection with last year's murder of Turkish Cypriot casino boss Halil Falyalı and his...

Travel ban imposed on Somali president’s son involved in fatal accident in İstanbul

A travel ban has been imposed on Mohamed Hassan Sheik Mohamud, a son of the president of Somalia who was involved in a traffic...

Family of missing Syrian human rights activist says they feel unsafe in Turkey

The wife of Ahmed Katie, a Syrian human rights activist who went missing in İstanbul in late November, has announced that she and her...

Journalist appears in court after covering allegations of corruption in judiciary

An editor for the Gerçek Gündem news website who reported news and shared social media posts about an alleged bribery network in the judiciary...


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İstanbulites see 78 percent annual increase in cost of living

A survey conducted by the İstanbul Planning Agency (IPA) has revealed that the cost of living in Turkey’s most populous city increased by 78.48 percent in November compared to...

Baykar increased arms revenue by 94 percent in 2022: SIPRI

Turkish defense contractor Baykar, whose chairman Selçuk Bayraktar is the son-in-law of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, increased its arms revenue by 94 percent...

Turkey’s inflation rose slightly in November: TurkStat

Turkey's annual inflation rate slightly increased in November, the state statistics agency said on Monday, showing further signs of levelling off following a series...

Turkey seeks Gulf cash for $20 billion bet on transit trade: report

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will seek financing from the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to build as much as $23.5 billion in transport...

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