Main opposition leader calls party for emergency meeting after Cumhuriyet arrests

The chairman of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, called his party’s Central Executive Board (MYK) for...

[UPDATE] Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Sabuncu and 8 others from daily arrested

Nine journalists and executives from the Cumhuriyet daily, including its Editor-in-Chief Murat Sabuncu, were arrested by the İstanbul 9th Penal...

The Economist: Goodbye, ‘Republic’

The editorial board of the London-based Economist magazine said in a piece on Saturday that the recent crackdown on Turkey's...

Released Cumhuriyet columnist: I have never seen such immoral accusations

Aydın Engin, a columnist for the Cumhuriyet daily who was released on Friday evening after spending four days in police...

EU’s Greens: Recent arrests a coup by Erdoğan and government against lawful opposition

Rebecca Harms, the president of Greens–European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA) group in the European Parliament, reacted against the recent arrests of...

Erdoğan’s speech to nation displayed on giant shopping mall screen

A live broadcast on a pro-government TV station showing Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan addressing the nation was displayed on a...

HDP Co-chair Demirtaş put in Edirne Prison after police detain him in Diyarbakır

Selahattin Demirtaş, co-chair of pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), was taken to Edirne Prison in northwestern Turkey after a Diyarbakır...

ISIL claims responsibility for car bomb in Turkish city of Diyarbakır

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group claimed responsibility for a car bomb in the southeastern...

Turkish police chief says don’t hesitate to shoot Kurdish protesters

Newly emerged video footage shows the moment a Turkish police chief orders his subordinates to use guns against Peoples' Democratic...

US expresses ‘deep concern’ about detention of Kurdish politicians

US State Department Spokesperson John Kirby at the regular press briefing on Friday said the United States was “deeply concerned”...

Speaking from custody Demirtaş says: We face a new phase of civilian coup

The arrested co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, sent a message on Friday through his lawyer,...

[UPDATE] 9 HDP deputies arrested including party’s co-chairs

Turkish courts on Friday arrested nine pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies including the party's co-chairs, who were detained in...

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