Category: BURAK BEKDİL
The mail in my inbox had the subject line: Turkish Press’s New Normal.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
One the most troubling pieces of news to come out of Turkey this past week was an attack on Ahmet Hakan Coşkun, one of the country’s top journalists.
Seven former police officers have been detained on charges of “negligence on public duty,” as fresh evidence surfaced in the case into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
It has been 10 years since Turkey started membership negotiations with the EU.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
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.
Israel on Oct.6 demolished the homes of two Palestinians behind attacks and sealed off a room in another, the army said, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged an iron fist against mounting unrest.
An Istanbul High Criminal Court acquitted a journalist Oct. 6 in a case about a tweet that criticized a prosecutor involved in the country’s biggest corruption probe.
The United States has expressed its concern over the recent attack on Ahmet Hakan
An Istanbul prosecutor objected to the release of six suspects on Oct. 6 in the investigation of the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan
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.
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.
Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Oct.4 as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan dubbed Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria “unacceptable” before embarking on a visit to Europe, where he will hold critical meetings with EU leaders that are expected to be dominated by the fight against ISIL and Europe’s growing migration crisis.
Category: BLIND SPOT
I am quite scared… People are telling me to be careful… People are telling all of us to be careful… For heaven’s sake, could they also tell us “how” to be careful?
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I was 13 years old on May 27, the first coup d’état of Turkey in 1960.
We have just one month until the coming snap election and we see that the possibility of getting a significantly different result from the June 7 election is getting lower.
The Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) over the violent assault targeting daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan.
Daily Hürriyet published an editorial on Oct. 2 after its prominent columnist, Ahmet Hakan, was injured in a physical attack by four men in front of his home
German Ambassador to Ankara Martin Erdmann said he was frightened with the assault on Hürriyet journalist Ahmet Hakan
Former Turkish President Abdullah Gül has described the attack on Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan as “unacceptable,” urging a change in the parlous state of media freedom in Turkey.
Daily News - Follow us on