Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın slammed Germany’s Frankfurt Police Force for a Twitter post, accusing the police force of praising the outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK).
The contracts of tourism properties and agricultural land rented by the state as tourism facilities will be extended for another 49 years, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said.
An Istanbul prosecutor demanded up to 12 years of prison time for Oğuz Güven, the chief online editor of daily Cumhuriyet, on terror charges on Oct. 17, four months after the journalist was released from prison after having been arrested on the same charges.
The imprisoned hunger-striking educator Nuriye Gülmen refused to make her defense in hospital, where she has been held in a detention ward for a month, to an Ankara court delegation on Oct. 16, demanding her release, daily Cumhuriyet has reported.
Turkey’s Beşiktaş is out to maintain its perfect Champions League group stage record against France’s Monaco at the Stade Louis II on Oct. 17, days after a sharp fall in the domestic campaign.
In a major setback for a Super Bowl championship contender, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone Oct. 15 and could miss the remainder of the NFL season.
Roger Federer is eyeing a seventh ATP Finals crown and has not ruled out pinching the world number one ranking from Rafa Nadal if he maintains the form that won him his second Shanghai Masters trophy on Oct. 15.
The EU leaders will have an open debate next week on future relations with Turkey, but would not take any formal decision, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Oct. 14.
President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Oct. 13, defying both U.S. allies and adversaries by refusing to formally certify that Tehran is complying with the accord even though international inspectors say it is.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Oct. 13 urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to the crisis in relations between the two key alliance members.