Thousands flocked onto the streets of Şişli on Jan. 19 to commemorate Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink on the 10th anniversary of his assassination amid little progress in shining a light on the alleged network behind the decade-old crime.
The Hagia Sophia Mosque, which was opened to worship in 2013 after serving as a museum for 52 years, will be restored in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Ali Fuat Yılmazer, the former head of Turkey’s police intelligence branch, has given his testimony in the 31st hearing into the 2007 killing of Armenian-origin Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, saying the killing was “deliberately not prevented” and security authorities in Istanbul and Trabzon were responsible
Three people were detained in conneciton to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bomb attack in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, as the death toll of the Jan. 16 attack rose to four.
Former Youth and Sports Minister Suat Kılıç has denied daily Yeni Şafak’s claims that accused him of being the Gülen-linked individual who threatened an education ministry official not to accept the promotion that brought to him to his current post
Erospolis, in an overdose of cinnamon-scented candles, hot wine and the global sense of Danish-style hygge, blurts out three great things about 2016, annus horribilis
An Istanbul court on Dec. 21 ordered a suspect who injured a young woman on a public bus after kicking her for wearing shorts to undergo a mental examination at a forensic institution to determine if health issues played a role in the assault.
The United States Embassy in Ankara and its consulates in Istanbul and Adana will be closed for normal operations on Dec. 20 after an individual approached the embassy in Ankara and discharged a firearm, the embassy has stated
Eleven suspects were detained on Dec. 19 in Istanbul-based operations targeting alleged members of the Fethullah Terror Organization (FETÖ), headed by the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen.
The General Directorate of Meteorology has announced that it expects snow on Dec. 16 in Istanbul, where temperatures are forecast to be below zero and under seasonal norms.
A passenger on a public bus in the Black Sea province of Trabzon was mistakenly denounced as a suicide bomber due to cables sagging from her coat on Dec. 13, daily Habertürk has reported.
Fifty-one academics out of 87 who were issued detention warrants have been detained by police at Istanbul University over suspected links to U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, accused of orchestrating the July 15 failed coup attempt, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has unanimously turned down an application by a Turkish teacher who was dismissed by a government decree, saying he had not yet exhausted the domestic legal recourses available to him.
The Turkish Interior Ministry reshuffled 616 local officials with a decree issued on Dec. 1, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkey will overcome steep fluctuations in foreign exchange rates with the support of its citizens, as the foundations of the Turkish economy are strong and the Central Bank has taken precautions to maintain price stability, PM Yıldırım said
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has warned members of his party not to engage in debates regarding the presidential system with members of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)
The government will implement a constitutional change and shift to a presidential system, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, hinting that a meeting with Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli on the charter had been positive
Officials did not fail to prevent the assassination of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, as the problem actually stemmed from a coordination failure between the police intelligence department and police in Trabzon
A group of female students at Karadeniz Technical University have protested the dark roads leading to their dormitories using flash lamps in the Black Sea province of Trabzon
Turkey and Greece are working on a new ferry line between Thessaloniki and İzmir which is expected to set sail in early 2017, drawing the countries closer together in the process
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