Two soldiers were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on June 26
Turkey has condemned as “very unfortunate” Pope Francis’s declaration that the mass killings of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces amounted to a genocide, saying it bore traces of “the mentality of the Crusades"
Turkish police detained 28 people over links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gülen in multiple raids across the country, while the search continued for 23 others, including Rızanur Meral, the head of the major business group the Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists (TUSKON)
Turkish warplanes conducted airstrikes against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in the southeastern province of Hakkari on June 25
Turkish first lady Emine Erdoğan and the country’s leading businesswomen gathered for an iftar meal in Istanbul to mark a range of initiatives which contributed to raising the rate of girls in school to 95 percent across Anatolia
The Istanbul-based Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief (İHH), which organized the 2010 flotilla to Gaza, has declared its clear objection to on imminent agreement between Turkey and Israel expected to be announced on June 26
Brexit will not affect Turkey’s exports to the EU and the U.K., the Turkish customs and trade minister has said
The Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in the western province of İzmir has reopened an investigation into the alleged killer of a Turkey-downed Russian Su-24 jet pilot, citing new evidence on the incident
The top spies of Israel and Turkey met some 10 days before a possible announcement of a settlement on June 26 to discuss the details of the deal, Israeli daily Haaretz reported on June 26
Four more journalists are set to testify at a local court on June 27 over charges of “making terror propaganda” after supporting a solidarity campaign with Turkish daily Özgür Gündem, less than a week after the arrests of three campaigners sparked outrage from Turkish and international human rights advocates
German Defense Minister said June 26 that she would personally visit an air base in Turkey after Ankara barred a German political delegation from making the trip next month
Scores of people are being evacuated from two neighborhoods in Turkey’s popular Mediterranean destination of Antalya, as a massive forest fire has spread from Adrasan towards the little-known getaway of Olimpos, which is admired by alternative holiday seekers
The co-leader of Turkey’s Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has indicated that sovereign forces dominant in the country’s system could not endure the presence of both Kurdish people and socialists as “a power in central politics"
Amsterdam-born Turkish artist Karsu Dönmez, who gained fame in her young age for her songs and voice, has won the Edison Jazz Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the Netherlands
The Vatican has refuted Turkey’s remarks that Pope Francis had a “Crusader mentality” after he used the word “genocide” to describe the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago
A narcoterrorism report prepared by Turkey’s Interior Ministry suggests that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) earns nearly $1.7 billion each year through its involvement in the production and trading of cannabis, in addition to drug smuggling
Turkey’s leading ferry operator, Istanbul Fast Ferries (İDO), is set to start to deliver free meal and other goodies to its customers in a bid to compete against a new bridge on İzmit Bay, its busiest route in the Marmara Sea
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process
Torture has been increasingly conducted during the reign of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) as government policy, a leading member of the main opposition party has stated while presenting a “report card on the AKP during 2002-2015"
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of strained ties a senior Israeli official told reporters, according to Reuters
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