Turkey’s daily COVID-19 cases surged by half in a month: TTB report

The latest survey results released by the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) show that the number of COVID-19 cases in Turkey...

Student indicted over support for Boğaziçi protests on social media

An İstanbul court has accepted the indictment of student Beyza Buldağ for expressing support for protests sparked by the appointment...

İstanbul Municipality video game animates dangers of Kanal İstanbul

The İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İBB), which has been an outspoken critic of the controversial Kanal İstanbul -- a proposed artificial...

Suicides in Turkey surged by 48 pct during AKP rule: report

A report drafted by main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) Vice Chairperson Gamze Akkuş İlgezdi has revealed that suicides in...

Turkey’s post-coup crackdown nearly on par with China’s imprisonment of Uighurs

Turkey jailed 220,000 people on dubious terrorism charges between 2016 and 2019, rights group the Arrested Lawyers initiative said on...

Erdoğan vows to press ahead with controversial canal project despite opposition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has promised to press ahead with the controversial Kanal İstanbul, a proposed artificial waterway in...

Le Monde: 3 women who pose a challenge to Erdoğan’s ‘patriarchal model’

Canan Kaftancıoğlu, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Meral Akşener, three of the most powerful women in Turkey, have been described by...

Defense minister says Turkey to use S-400s independent of NATO defense systems

Despite ongoing calls from the United States and its NATO allies urging Turkey not to use a Russian missile defense...

7 students face up to 3 years in prison over Boğaziçi protests

Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to three years in prison for seven students over a poster depicting Islam's holiest site...

Journalist Dündar calls attention to Turkey’s political prisoners via replica of prison cell in...

Journalist Can Dündar, former editor-in-chief of Turkey’s critical Cumhuriyet daily who lives in exile in Berlin, has made a bid...

Turkish Foreign Ministry slams ‘genocide’ vote in Dutch parliament

Turkey has slammed as "null and void" a motion passed by the Dutch parliament urging the government to recognize the...

Turkish gov’t to create its ‘truth ministry’ amid rising censorship

The Communications Directorate of the Turkish Presidency has announced that Turkey will create its own fact-checking mechanism to “fight against lies...

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