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Some 1,120 people suspected of links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) were detained in simultaneous raids across Turkey on April 26, in an operation mainly targeting the structure of the organization within the police forces
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) announced on April 26 that it would appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over the April 16 referendum results
Turkey will not wait at Europe’s door forever and is ready to walk away from EU accession talks if rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on April 25.
The 2017 World Press Freedom Index prepared annually by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) saw Turkey decline by four points compared to last year due to an “unprecedented purge” under the state of emergency
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has commented on the cases into Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab and the deputy general manager of Halkbank, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, saying steps will be taken regarding the issue.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has scheduled a meeting with the head of the Constitutional Court, Zühtü Arslan, daily Cumhuriyet has said.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has vowed to continue its struggle against the presidential system following last week’s disputed referendum while also expressing its discomfort with a Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decision to again place Turkey under a monitoring process.
The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee has stated that the Turkish authorities have not given permission for a report on Turkey to be published.
Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı, the chair of the Turkish Human Rights Foundation (TİHV), received the Physicians for Human Rights’ (PHR) Human Rights Award on April 18 at a ceremony in New York.
A group of women from the Turkish Mothers Association have begun an initiative to fight against child abuse in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, promoting their message in and around public transport.
Aydos Forest in Istanbul’s Sultanbeyli district will be turned into a “picnic area” with the construction of restaurants, convenience stores, cafes, dressing rooms, toilets, walking areas and a parking lot, according to the Environment and Urban Planning Ministry
One of Istanbul’s most critical sources of water is threatened by illegal dumping that officials have had difficulty in preventing, according to municipal police and witnesses.
Just two provinces and two districts in Turkey possess breathable air, according to recent research carried out by the Turkish Thoracic Society.
The May 1 Worker’s Day celebrations will not be held in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said yesterday
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent a message to a religious ceremony held in the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul on April 24 to commemorate the victims of the 1915 killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule
Five Turkish soldiers were killed and four others were wounded on April 25 due to attacks by militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern and southeastern provinces of Kars, Bitlis and Şırnak
Over 100,000 individual applications have been made to the Constitutional Court, with a three quarters of them coming after the July 15 coup attempt, court head Zühtü Arslan has said
An Ankara court sentenced 18 people to life in prison for their involvement in the murder of four young people, including teenager Yasin Börü, during unrest in 2014 between supporters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Islamist Free Cause Party (HÜDA-PAR)
A total of 560 shotguns were seized and three suspects were detained in an operation in the eastern province of Hakkari on April 25, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
U.S. President Donald Trump will do what former President Barack Obama failed to do regarding the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said April 20
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will meet U.S. President Donald Trump on May 16-17 in what will be the leaders’ first face-to-face meeting since the latter took office in January
President Erdoğan is set to embark on a world tour in an effort to restore ties with allies following months of tension