LGBT inmates in a prison in Antalya are living in one-person cells intended for those with life sentence despite light penalties of the former
Turkey's leading businesspeople have raised their voice for press freedom amid recent attacks on the media and journalists.
A man has been arrested in Turkey’s Aegean town of Aydın for placing a bomb at his ex-girlfriend’s front door as a “wedding gift.”
In Ankara, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has suggested that Russia’s military intervention in Syria, which has shifted balance of power in heavily populated regions, will eventually lead to a mass influx of up to 1 million Syrians into Turkey
A deputy from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on Turkey’s top cleric to resign unless the latter justifies a shortage of 23 million Turkish Liras in the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) budget, daily Hürriyet has reported.
PM Davutoğlu lays down the law to Moscow, warning of repercussions if Russia again violates Turkey’s border with Syria
A retired police told suspects to organize the attack targeting prominent columnist Ahmet Hakan saying, “There is a man that needs to be beaten,” according to Fuat Elmas, a suspect.
Once again underlining that Turkey has struggled to cope with the mass influx of Syrian refugees over the past four years, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the EU to share the burden, also presenting a three-pronged formula for a lasting solution.
Russia has informed Turkey that the violation of Turkish airspace near the Syrian border on Oct. 3 was due to a “navigation error,” according to Russian sources
Bookmakers say AKP likely to fall short of majority again
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has blamed the recent violence between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and security forces, which have led to the over 200 killings, on the previous ruling party after the June 7 elections
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Russia on Oct. 5 to avoid escalating tensions with the transatlantic alliance through “unacceptable” violations of Turkish airspace
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The European Commission has surprisingly postponed the release of its annual progress report on Turkey’s EU membership application process, amid a key visit to the EU capital by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during which the growing refugee crisis tops the agenda
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Fifteen villagers from the village of Tatar in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas, who had protested against security forces in order to prevent their spring water from being diverted elsewhere, have been released
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has joined criticism of Turkey’s top election authority for its refusal to call for the relocation of ballot boxes in several eastern and southeastern districts, though Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş voiced confidence that security forces and local administrations would find a “formula” for a safe election
WASHINGTON - The Associated Press
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed to an ambitious trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations’ intellectual property
A local court in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır has fined the Ministry of Defense a total of 548,000 Turkish Liras for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages to a victim, who died in custody allegedly due to torture.
Russia must not escalate tension in Syria after Russian airplanes violated Turkish airspace, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said, hours before NATO was set to hold a meeting to discuss developments in Syria.
A plainclothes police officer has been captured on camera pressing his gun to the head of a journalist in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır who was filming police operations.
Almost 400,000 security forces, including units from the Land Forces Command, have been taking measures to provide security before the Nov. 1 snap election amid continued clashes between security forces and militants of the outlawed PKK, Interior Minister Selami Altınok has stated.
Turkish PM Davutoğlu has “disapproved” an image of a corpse tied to the back of a security vehicle being dragged on a street in the southeast, while the co-leader of HDP has called for the resignation of the interior minister.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Structural reforms in Turkey are essential if the country wishes to stimulate the economy, according to the secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
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Russia is Turkey’s northern neighbor and a serious military confrontation between the two has recently broken out on Turkey’s southern border with Syria.
It has been 10 years since Turkey started membership negotiations with Turkey.
Turkey’s EU ties are back on the agenda again with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Brussels this week.
The election manifesto read by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu contains similar pledges of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) manifesto of four months ago.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced the election manifesto of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Oct. 4, including some very big economic pledges.
In the election manifesto of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) read out by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, there are aspects to be applauded and others to be criticized, as in the manifestos of other parties.
The way that Russia has hijacked Syrian policy, concomitant with its willingness to offer help to the Iraqis, has naturally made the Barack Obama administration uncomfortable.
Turkish President Erdoğan’s short tour of Europe seems be serving two main purposes.
Animal bones unearthed during excavations in Ephesus are being examined at a newly-established lab, giving fresh clues about people’s positions in society in the ancient era
Recent works in Adana’s large, ancient city of Anavarza have unearthed a battle field of gladiators
Theater, cinema and TV drama actress Tormis İncer died on Oct. 5 at an Istanbul hospital, where she had been receiving cancer treatment for some time.
An Istanbul prosecutor has demanded the acquittal of high-profile suspects, including Fenerbahçe Chairman Aziz Yıldırım, in Turkey’s match-fixing case.
A 300-year-old chapel located near the famous Apollon Temple in the western province of Aydın’s Didim district has been opened to worship.
Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases such as malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Oct.5.
Turkey’s famous Whirling Dervishes are preparing to fly across the globe to perform “down under” to celebrate the centenary of the World War I battle of Gallipoli, marking 100 years of peace between Australia and Turkey.
When I first saw the call for papers on H-Turk, a list-serve of a history-focused group of academics, I said to myself, “That’s for me!” The title was “From Kebab to Ćevabčići: Eating Practices in Ottoman Europe.”
The Amintas Tombs in Fethiye have been cleaned by museum officials after news that locals were using them as storage space roused controversy
NATO ambassadors told Russia to halt its incursions into the airspace of Turkey, a member of the alliance, saying the violations were both extremely dangerous and irresponsible
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