The right to life of Nigerian migrant killed in police custody violated, Turkish Constitutional...

The Turkish Constitutional Court has decided that the right to life of Nigerian migrant Festus Okey, who was fatally shot...

Physical assaults become commonplace in Turkish politics

Cevheri Güven A series of physical attacks have recently targeted journalists and politicians who criticized Devlet Bahçeli, leader of the Nationalist...

Lawyer arrested on trumped-up terrorism charges dies of COVID-19 in prison

Lawyer Metin Yücel, who was arrested on trumped-up terrorism charges in October 2016, has died in prison after contracting COVID-19,...

Abducted teacher says prosecutor is protecting his torturers: report

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has refused to file charges based on torture allegations made by Zabit Kişi, 48,...

14 years on, family and friends still seek justice for slain journalist Hrant Dink

Scores of people on Tuesday continued to call on Turkish authorities to identify all those involved in the murder of...

Turkey seeks detention of journalist over tweet decrying death of woman killed by ISIL

The İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's office issued a detention warrant for veteran journalist Cengiz Çandar on the charge of praising...

Turkish mob boss detained, deported from North Macedonia

Cevheri Güven The North Macedonian Ministry of Interior announced that Sedat Peker, a well-known Turkish mob boss, was detained on Dec....

Even the pandemic failed to stem gun violence in Turkey, report reveals

Turkey saw a rise in the number of cases of gun violence in 2020 despite the pandemic that swept across...

The real portrait of Turkey’s economy

Turkey’s financial troubles have increased since the country was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Contrary to government declarations, a sudden...

Facing potentially less friendly Biden administration, Erdoğan extends olive branch to EU

Facing a potentially hostile US administration, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is trying to break his isolation by mending EU...

Germany hails ‘positive signals’ from Turkey on eastern Mediterranean

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas during a visit to Ankara on Monday hailed "positive signals" from Turkey on the thorny issue...

2 defendants get life sentences for operating whistleblower Fuat Avni account

A Turkish court on Monday handed down life sentences to two defendants standing trial on charges of attempting to destroy...

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