Council of Europe to launch action against Turkey over jailed businessman

The Council of Europe said Friday it will launch disciplinary action against Turkey for refusing to free prominent activist and...

Annual Turkish inflation surges to 21.31 percent in November: official data

Turkey's annual inflation rate jumped over 20 percent in November, official data showed Friday, after a currency crisis last month...

Turkey will increase its presence at INTERPOL, newly elected Executive Committee member says

Turkey will grow its presence at INTERPOL by increasing its number of liaison officers in the General Secretariat and nominating...

Ankara urges Europe rights body to avoid any decision against Turkey

Turkey on Thursday called on the Council of Europe to avoid punishing Turkey ahead of a decision this week on...

Parliamentary committee OKs Qatari planes, personnel deployment to Turkey for training

The Turkish parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has approved an agreement allowing Qatar to temporarily deploy aircraft and military personnel to...

Opposition leader asks supermarkets not to raise prices of essential foods in winter

The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the management of supermarkets not to increase basic...

HDP co-chair meets with ambassadors of EU countries

Pervin Buldan, co-chairperson of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), met with the ambassadors of European Union member countries at...

21 teachers dismissed from their jobs in SE Turkey over ‘terrorist ties’

Twenty-one teachers who were detained in November 2020 as part of a terrorism investigation have been fired from their jobs...

New finance minister sparks debate about his credentials to steer Turkish economy

The overnight appointment of Nureddin Nebati, who does not have a degree in economics, as Turkey’s new finance minister has...

10 military cadets free after more than 5 years in prison on coup charges

Ten former military cadets who had been incarcerated in İstanbul’s notorious Silivri Prison for more than five years on coup...

EU provides 325 million euro boost for refugees in Turkey

The European Union said on Thursday it was injecting 325 million euros for refugees in Turkey, part of a huge...

Libya ferry on first passenger trip to Turkey in decades

A ferry set sail on Wednesday from the Libyan port of Misrata to Turkey's coastal city of İzmir, 40 years...

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