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Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic partnership between their two countries, the Kremlin said on May 27
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit the Saruhanlı district of the Aegean province of Manisa on May 27 at 6.53 p.m., the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has announced.
A man who had been issued arrest warrant for his links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) was brought to Turkey from Thailand by Interpol officials on May 26.
Some eight people were killed and another 34 were injured early on May 27 when a passenger bus overturned in the Kalecik district of Ankara, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
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
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has asked ministers to outline a six-month road map to be better prepared for the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections, in a bid to address problems concerning the economy and democracy.
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.
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.
Police detained the finance manager of critical daily Sözcü on May 23, days after detention warrants were issued for four of the newspaper’s staff members as a part of an investigation into the Gülen movement
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the arrest of two educators who have been on hunger strike for more than two months, calling on the government to “not cause an unforgettable disgrace to humanity."
The Constitutional Court has ruled that a “rushed expropriation” decision, made despite the Council of State’s decision for a stay of execution, for the Pembelik Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Perisuyu River in the eastern province of Elazığ, is a violation of property rights.
Turkey’s first amphibious tank landing ship has passed its trials, according to a defense industry official
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.
Turkish students will be introduced to the letters “w,” “x” and “q,” which are not in the Turkish alphabet, starting from the fourth grade as part of a lesson teaching children how to use computer keyboards.
A 90-day hunger strike by a father demanding to be given his dead son’s remains in the eastern province of Tunceli has ended after he finally received his son’s bones.
A 63-year-old English woman who was reported to have gone missing three weeks ago and is the subject of a search by Interpol has been found in a three-star hotel in the Turkish Mediterranean resort town of Marmaris
A Turkish court on May 26 demanded the country’s Justice Ministry to strip U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen of his Turkish citizenship, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter as part of an investigation launched into him in Turkey for being a member of an armed terrorist organization.
A report penned by a parliamentary panel tasked with probing the July 2016 coup attempt has determined that the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) was absolutely behind the putsch while also noting that there was a general intelligence failure in preventing the deadly attempt
NATO allies should show more solidarity in the fight against global terror, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, stressing that the alliance’s role in the anti-terror struggle will constitute one of most important items of the May 25 Summit in Brussels
Turkey has confirmed that it has blocked Austrian participation in some NATO programs due to Vienna’s constant anti-Turkish stance on various EU platforms, Turkish diplomatic sources told the Hürriyet Daily News
A deputy speaker of Germany’s parliament stated on May 24 that a parliamentary delegation had scrapped long-standing plans to visit Turkey, after finding out at the last minute that it would not be able to hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish Parliament building