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Prosecutor who investigated murder of former Grey Wolves leader demoted

The High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has demoted Durdu Özer, the prosecutor who led the investigation into the assassination of former Grey...

Turkish internet celebrity faces prison for spreading disinformation about 2023 earthquakes

Turkish social media celebrity Oğuzhan Uğur is facing a prison sentence of up to four-and-a-half years due to social media posts in the aftermath...

Saudi Arabia deports thousands of Turkish pilgrims above quota after complaints by Diyanet

Saudi officials have deported thousands of Turks who traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage this year due to complaints by Turkish...

Erdoğan rebukes Spanish journalist over question on jailed dissidents Demirtaş, Kavala

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reprimanded a Spanish journalist for “defending terrorists” when asked about European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rulings Turkey has...

Dutch court releases jailed Kurdish journalist facing extradition to Germany

A Kurdish journalist who has been under arrest in the Netherlands since May 23 and faces the risk of extradition to Germany has been...


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Turks spent the most on housing in 2023: TurkStat

Households in Turkey spent the largest part of their budget, 23.9 percent, on housing in 2023, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat). TurkStat released its “Household Consumption...

Turkey’s unemployment rate drops to 8.5 percent in April: TurkStat

Turkey's unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points month-on-month to 8.5 percent in April, according to Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) data. TurkStat released its “Labor Force...

Turkey imposes 40 percent tariff on vehicle imports from China: report

Turkey will impose a 40 percent additional tariff on imports of vehicles from China to halt a possible deterioration of its current account balance...

Despite skyrocketing inflation, finance minister sees Turkey on the way to stabilizing economy

Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek gave an overview of his first year in office on Wednesday, expressing confidence in the government's economy strategy despite...

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