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Gay social network Hornet app returns to Turkey based on court ruling

In a major win for Turkey’s LGBTQ community, an access ban imposed on Hornet, the world’s leading gay social network with more than 40...

Erdoğan pushed for arrest of political mentor Erbakan in 2006: Islamist opposition leader

Temel Karamollaoğlu, leader of the Islamist Felicity Party (SP), has accused President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of trying to imprison his political mentor, Necmettin Erbakan,...

Controversial university rector in İstanbul faces probe due to anti-democratic policies

An investigation has been launched into the rector of the İstanbul-based Boğaziçi University, whose appointment by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan led to protests,...

CHP mayoral candidate draws ire with discriminatory remarks toward refugee children

A candidate for mayor of a district in Ankara from the main opposition Republican People’s Party's (CHP) has attracted criticism for discriminatory remarks he...

Turkey’s top court declines to issue new ruling on jailed MP stripped of seat

Turkey's Constitutional Court has declined to issue a third ruling in the case of a jailed opposition politician who was stripped of his parliamentary...


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Turkish-Russian trade faces fresh US sanctions threat: report

A US threat to hit financial firms doing business with Russia with sanctions has chilled Turkish-Russian trade, disrupting or slowing some payments for both imported oil and Turkish exports,...

Turkey to keep rates steady at 45 percent as tightening cycle ends: Reuters poll

Turkey's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rate steady at 45 percent next week, after a 250 basis-point hike last month,...

Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent in December

Turkey's unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points month-on-month to 8.8 percent in December, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) showed on Monday. The number...

Turkey’s new central bank governor vows to continue work to tame inflation

The new governor of Turkey’s central bank has said efforts to get the country’s skyrocketing inflation under control will continue under his leadership while...

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