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The Istanbul Electric Tramway and Tunnel Company (İETT) has decided to install black boxes on public buses, Doğan News Agency has reported.
There are “no problems” in the constitution talks between Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli, the latter has said, responding to speculation on disagreements between the sides in the ongoing negotiations.
In his first visit to Moscow as the premier, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Dec. 6 that the one-year halt in relations between Russia and Turkey was over
Deputy Turkish Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has accused the followers of the Gülen movement, believed to have orchestrated the July 15 coup, as well as the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), of trying to harm Turkey’s relationship with the European Union after ties between Ankara and Brussels recently soured
A chief adviser for Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu was detained early on Dec. 6 as part of the ongoing investigation into the Gülen movement, which is accused of orchestrating the failed coup attempt of July 15.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has touched off controversy within his party after honoring arrested journalists who were arrested after the July 15 coup attempt but who were alleged to have aided the infamous Ergenekon and “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) plots
Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said he has no concern that a constitutional amendment on a presidential system will be approved by at least 330 votes in parliament, repeating his call for the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) to join the joint effort of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on the motion.
Mistreatment is widespread in post-coup attempt detentions in Turkey, U.N. human rights expert Nils Melzer has said, referring to numerous testimonies from inmates, their lawyers and civil society organizations he met last week in the country
Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan, arrested in August on terror charges as part of the investigation into closed daily Özgür Gündem, is at risk of being paralyzed while in jail, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Utku Çakırözer has said
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.
Activists of the international environmentalist group Greenpeace have always been trouble in Black Sea, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, suggesting that they were only supposedly enlightened
The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) will construct Ottoman-style buildings in the highlands of the Black Sea provinces
Four outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants were killed in a house raid in the Viranşehir district of the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa on Dec. 3
Six people were detained on Dec. 4 after preparing a speed boat anchored in the Bitez cove of Bodrum, aiming to illegally send migrants over to Greece
Two children were wounded due to the explosion of a hand-made and pipe-type bomb in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Dec. 4, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A number of people were detained in anti-drug operations in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu, Şişli, Kağıthane and Ümraniye districts, as well as provinces across Turkey, early on Dec. 5, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Ankara prosecutors on Dec. 4 prepared an indictment against 26 people on charges of “membership of an armed terror organization” after they attended the 2013 Gezi protests in the Turkish capital
A Belgian prosecutor on Dec. 5 sought a 30-year jail term in absentia for an outlawed DHKP-C member being tried for crimes committed in Turkey and for being an accomplice in the 1996 assassination of the former head of Sabancı Holding
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stressed the importance of normalization between Israel and Turkey in a phone conversation with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has visited the Cuban Embassy in Ankara to pay tribute to Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro, who died at the age of 90 on Nov. 25
The European Parliament’s decision to recommend temporarily freezing accession talks with Ankara has "no vision," Turkish EU Minister Ömer Çelik told reporters in Brussels on Nov. 29