Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The owner of a shack on Istanbul’s Asian side has won his lawsuit against the Kadıköy Municipality over his forced eviction as part of an urban redevelopment project, news website Bianet reported on July 23.
Turkish admirals and five or six other high-ranking Turkish naval officers have reportedly resigned in protest of the verdict rendered in the “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) case
A MHP mayor faces dismissal for a billboard with a comment on mother tongue reform
Turkey’s former Interior Minister Mehmet Ağar has once again escaped the possibility of being imprisoned
Famed comedian and television host Jay Leno has posted a tweet about Turkish TV presenter Gözde Kansu's dismissal from a TV show
Mehmet Uğur Tatar has vowed to eliminate long-standing confusion over the landlocked city's name by bringing to it the sea if elected at the upcoming local elections
A herd of pigs were seen in the evening of Oct.10 swimming across the Bosphorus by the locals of the Rumeli Kavağı neighborhood
The Gezi protests represented a revolution for Turkish society, demonstrating that the country’s vibrant civil society was now becoming more active
Members of the Syriac Catholic community in Turkey applied to the European Court of Human Rights on Oct. 4 for the return of the Patriarchate’s land
Let me introduce you to riot police officer Serdar (not his real name) who I interviewed by email. His girlfriend was Feyza (not her real name) at the time of the Gezi incidents. While Serdar went to work, Feyza went to protest. They broke up at the end because of political differences and the tension that built up between them.
The Istanbul Police Department and the Governor’s Office is moving to build a police station in the Gülsuyu neighborhood where a protester was killed during a fight between leftist groups and drug dealers
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