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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The prime suspect in ISIL’s Reina nightclub attack, Abdulkadir Masharipov, is finally captured after a massive, 15-day manhunt
Indictments regarding the jailed co-leaders of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have been completed, with the prosecutor seeking up to 142 years in jail for Selahattin Demirtaş and up to 83 years in jail for Figen Yüksekdağ.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed educational policy amendments envisioning the removal of the founder leaders of Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and İsmet İnönü from the curriculum
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu will attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said he expects “no surprise” in the second round of parliamentary voting on constitutional amendments and the package will be approved, speaking just a day before parliament’s General Assembly launches a final legislative process
The leaders of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) are slated to meet on Jan. 18, hours before parliament will come together for a second round of voting on the constitutional amendment charter
An Istanbul prosecutor has sought life sentences for main opposition CHP lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu, as well as 10 years in prison for daily Cumhuriyet’s former editor-in-chief, Can Dündar, and the daily’s Ankara bureau chief, Erdem Gül, over a report on intelligence trucks
Linking Doğan Group to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), the suspected network behind the July 15 foiled coup attempt, is out of reason and conscience, Doğan Group’s deputy chairman responsible for corporate communications, Ahter Kutadgu, has said
Human Rights Watch (HRW) released on Jan. 12 a report claiming that the Turkish government used last year’s foiled military coup to launch an “expansive crackdown that swept up peaceful critics and undermined democracy.”
The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) will construct Ottoman-style buildings in the highlands of the Black Sea provinces
Cigarette packages will no longer be displayed in shops selling tobacco products and new regulations on their sales will be implemented, according to a statement by the Health Ministry.
Turkey’s 2.5 million hectares of protected sites have undergone a review during a categorization of the areas was replaced by three different categories.
An online campaign by a 21-year-old woman has prompted the Defense Ministry to change its decision barring women students from entering navy, air force and non-commissioned officer schools
Some 70 percent of Turkish navy vessels played a role in coup activities on July 15 night as their personnel were previously informed about the attempt by the orchestrators of the failed bid, according to Ankara prosecutors
There are 50,000 buildings in Istanbul that are at great risk of collapse, Turkish Environment Minister Mehmet Özhaseki has said, noting that the fate of the edifices had a bearing on the lives of upward of a million people
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.
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
A prosecutor who acted as a secret witness in the Ergenekon coup plot case has become a witness in a case into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), which is widely believed to have masterminded the July 2016 failed coup.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will attend U.N.-led Cyprus talks in Geneva in the event that substantial progress is made between Turkish and Greek leaders, EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said
Israel and Turkey are drafting a road map for a cooperation agenda following an agreement to normalize relations and appoint respective ambassadors in the wake of the 2010 Mavi Marmara massacre
Turkey’s fight against terrorism in Syria as part of its ongoing Euphrates Shield operation protects the borders of Europe and NATO states, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik said on Jan. 11