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Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has rejected a resolution by senior U.S. lawmakers condemning a street brawl between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington.
Police officers in the case into an attack on daily Hürriyet and Hürriyet Daily News’ building in Istanbul’s Bağcılar in 2015 testified as witnesses in court on May 25, noting that the small size of the force was unable to stop the approximately 200 assailants who raided the building.
One soldier was killed and another two were wounded early on May 26 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Çukurca district of the southeastern province of Hakkari, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The release from detention of Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş’s son-in-law Ömer Faruk Kavurmacı, who was previously detained over alleged links with Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), has sparked a war of words between opposition parties and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has claimed two educators who were arrested on the 78th day of their hunger strike were members of the outlawed DHKP-C
A French journalist held in Turkey for over two weeks has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention, press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on May 23.
The Istanbul Municipality on May 17 shared images of a footbridge connecting the Gezi Park in Taksim and the Democracy Park in Maçka, which is planned to be completed by the end of June.
An immersed tunnel and a bridge will be built in the Aegean province of İzmir, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said on May 24, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
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