A porn movie broadcast has been streamed through a municipality loudspeaker in one of the most populated neighborhoods of the Black Sea province of Kastamonu, in what the local mayor described as an “unmoral provocation”
The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office issued warrants on March 21 for the detention of eight people in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, demanding their apprehension for publishing provocative photos with the convicted murderer after the 2007 killing
The Istanbul Municipality began its first ferry line service between İstinye on the city’s European side and Çubuklu on the Asian side on March 21, in a bid to ease commuting time, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Six suspects, including a journalist, were detained on March 21 as part of an ongoing investigation into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Phoenix Solar Yenilenebilir Enerji A.Ş., the newly established Turkish subsidiary of Germany’s Phoenix Solar AG, said March 20 it was awarded an order by a consortium led by Akfen Renewable Energy to build a photovoltaic power plant with a total capacity of 11.2 MWp in Amasya
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the government-supported constitutional amendment shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system will “demolish democracy,” calling on citizens to “defend democracy by saying ‘no’ in the referendum.”
Nearly 800 people have been detained over their suspected links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party/Kurdistan Communities Union (PKK/KCK) in two days, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said March 18, adding that a “major struggle” against the group was being led
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the government’s diplomatic tone for “causing distress among the Turkish community in Europe.”
Turkey’s elderly population has risen by 17.1 percent over the past five years, according to statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on March 16
Beşiktaş will take on Lyon of France in the Europa League quarterfinals after knocking out Greek team Olympiacos on March 16
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will pay a one-day visit to Georgia on March 15, according to Turkish Prime Ministry sources
Proposed constitutional amendments will do nothing to solve Turkey’s lingering problems, according to the head of the main opposition party
The home of the recently unearthed Kybele sculpture, the Kurul Castle in Ordu, is threatened by daily explosions from a nearby quarry
Turkey will be more active in offshore oil and gas exploration with plans to conduct seismic studies in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean by the end of March or beginning of April, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said March 14.
Turkey has expended great effort to convince the US and Russia to abandon the Syrian Kurdish PYD, but neither country is likely to do so, according to Istanbul-based Professor Mesut Hakkı Caşın, who is also a former soldier
The Culture and Tourism Ministry is set to propose a significant cut in value-added tax (VAT) on art products, Minister Nabi Avcı has said, noting that his ministry could also receive a greater infusion of funds.
Protests have been carried out by different groups in Turkey over the past two days against the Netherlands, amid escalating row between the two countries after a Turkish minister was barred from speaking at an event in Rotterdam.
Nearly 15,000 Syrians are enrolled in Turkish universities as of the 2016-2017 academic year, Higher Education Board (YÖK) head Yekta Saraç has said.
Some 53 people were detained in an operation targeting followers of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen at Turkish defense giant Aselsan.
Turkey will begin seismic exploration of oil and natural gas resources in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea this year, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak has stated.
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