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287 Turkish women murdered in first 10 months of 2014

287 Turkish women murdered in first 10 months of 2014

Some 287 women were murdered in the first 10 months of this year in Turkey, as additional clauses to the law on the protection of families are drafted.

Comment(s) 10/29/2014

Coal production stops due to fire at Soma mine

Coal production stops due to fire at Soma mine

Operations at a mine, owned by the same company that owns the Soma mine where 301 miners were killed in Turkey’s largest mining disaster, were halted by a fire

Comment(s) 10/27/2014

Turkish planes fly over northern Iraq to mark PKK targets

Turkish planes fly over northern Iraq to mark PKK targets

Four Turkish jets have flown over northern Iraq to mark targets of the PKK, the Turkish General Staff has stated

Comment(s) 10/28/2014

Turkish association condemns tango as ‘adultery on foot’

Turkish association condemns tango as ‘adultery on foot’

A local association in Adana has called for the cancelation of a tango festival for ‘exhibiting adultery’

Comment(s) 10/26/2014

Hopes dim as 18 Turkish miners remain under 11,000 tons of water

Hopes dim as 18 Turkish miners remain under 11,000 tons of water

Water levels in the flooded Karaman mine have started to decrease almost 15 hours after the Oct 28 incident, according to Energy Minister Taner Yıldız, but hopes are fading for 18 miners trapped 375 meters underground

Comment(s) 10/28/2014

Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ to raise Turkish flag

Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ to raise Turkish flag

The real-life character from the controversial 1978 movie “Midnight Express” will raise the Turkish flag on Wall Street

Comment(s) 10/27/2014

Turkey identifies mysterious powder sent to consulates as chalk dust

Turkey identifies mysterious powder sent to consulates as chalk dust

The suspicious powdery substance that was sent to six consulates in Istanbul was a material similar to chalk dust

Comment(s) 10/28/2014

Turkish Coast Guard captures 73 immigrants in Aegean Sea

Turkish Coast Guard captures 73 immigrants in Aegean Sea

Some 73 illegal immigrants have been captured off of Turkey’s western coast during operations conducted by the Coast Guard to halt human trafficking in the Aegean Sea.

Comment(s) 10/27/2014

Several injured in blast at Ankara industrial zone

Several injured in blast at Ankara industrial zone

At least nine people have been injured after a blast at Ostim, a major industrial zone in Ankara, on Oct. 27.

Comment(s) 10/27/2014

Kidnapped Turkish guard murdered execution-style

Kidnapped Turkish guard murdered execution-style

A Turkish village guard who disappeared last month was killed by separatists who shot him against a post in an execution-style killing, the army said

Comment(s) 10/26/2014

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