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Prosecutor seeks up to 14-year sentence for Özgür Gündem editors-in-chief on duty

An İstanbul prosecutor requested prison sentences between 2 to 14 years for journalists, academics and activists who participated a campaign in solidarity with the...

National Police Department does not specifically mention ISIS in its top agenda

The Turkish National Police Department did not specifically mention the name of terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on its top agenda...

Deputy MHP leader resigns from post following dissident-led congress

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Parliamentary Group Deputy Chairman Oktay Vural resigned on Wednesday from his post, which is widely seen as a major blow...

12 arrested amid applause after testimony without lawyers

A total of 12 philanthropists were arrested in the province of Tekirdağ amid applause from supporters, as part of the ongoing government crackdown on...

2 pro-Kurdish HDP lawmakers subpoenaed to court for testimony

Two lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Ahmet Yıldırım and Burcu Çelik Özkan, were subpoenaed to a court, HDP Co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş...

Guest defends ISIS and al-Qaeda on Turkey’s pro-gov’t TV channel

A participant named Hasan Açıkalın on a political TV show aired by Kanal A, which is known for its pro-government stance, defended the terrorist...

Deputy PM Kurtulmuş equates Islamophobia with opposing Erdoğan

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said that Islamophobia is opposing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a statement on Tuesday. Speaking to state-run broadcaster NTV,...

Trustees appointed to founder association of Canik Başarı University

Trustees were appointed to take over the management of one of the foundations that established the Canik Başarı University, in what is the latest...

Over 100 intellectuals issue declaration as warning for Erdoğan

A total of 145 intellectuals – including artists, writers and activists -- have issued a declaration warning “President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s regime and its...

Investigation launched against 300 over ‘insulting Erdoğan’

An investigation was launched against 300 people by the Isparta Police Department on suspicion of “insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan” and “making propaganda of...

Hürriyet daily reporter Canikligil released after 14 hours’ detention

Razi Canikligil, Hürriyet daily New York reporter who was detained in İstanbul over suspicion of insult on Twitter late on Monday, has been released...

Military operation on PKK kicks off as curfew declared in 21 Diyarbakır villages

The Turkish military launched a large-scale operation on Monday night targeting the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, while...

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