Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey is considering employing foreign doctors in order to fill vacancies in public hospitals, with Greek professionals being one of their main targets, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said
The main opposition claimed a construction permit was granted for Istanbul’s Sevda Tepesi after Saudi Arabia sent $100 million to a charity that counts the PM’s son as one of the board members
A lawmaker from the CHP has acknowledged his party’s failure in reaching out to the laborer class of Turkey, as well as in becoming the ruling party of the country
At least 108 people have been killed and 4,002 injured in crashes across Turkey since July 26, as hundreds of thousands of citizens hit the roads to mark the Eid al-Fitr holiday
Turkey’s ambassador to Washington has written a letter to the American Jewish Congress, saying PM Erdoğan would be “glad” to return the honor
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on the Workers’ Party (İP) to support the opposition’s joint presidential candidate, Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu.
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has told his party’s Istanbul branch that they need to “re-conquer” the Turkish metropolitan.
Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was not efficiently probed and the rights of his family were therefore violated
Ayşe Deniz Karacagil joined the PKK after learning that she faced 98 years in prison for particpating in demos
The ministry had argued that the Dostlar Tiyatrosu group’s application for public funds to stage Nikolai Gogol’s 'Diary of a Madman' did not fill the defined 'assessment benchmarks'
Data collected in the environmental impact assessment report regarding Turkey’s prospective first nuclear plant in Akkuyu provided serious warnings that the plant could hurt the region’s ecosystem
Activists have gathered 38,410 signatures against the recent plans to privatize İztuzu Beach, after the authorities’ attempt to open one of the last untouched seashores caused huge outcry
Turkey’s Council of State has suspended the gov't decision to 'urgently expropriate' Remziye Saatli's land
Turkey’s presidential hopefuls have continued campaigning by sending text messages to mobile phone users.
Yurt Atayün has told an Istanbul court that he personally briefed the prime minister on faulty intel that was used in operations against the KCK, the urban wing of the PKK
Caner Ekin, a 32-year-old with Down’s Syndrome, managed to cross the Bosphorus for the fourth time
At least eight of police officers, who were sent to court with demands for their arrest as part of operations targeting the “parallel state,” were arrested in Istanbul on July 25.
A foster father has been arrested in Sivas for raping a 15-year-old girl, whom he had adopted with his wife several years before, in a new case of horrific child abuse
The allegations against Turkey-based Azeri 'yoga guru' Professor Akif Manaf are no ordinary sexual assault claims
Turkey is considering closing its embassy in Tripoli because of growing security concerns in the country
Washington has again called for 'fair, transparent and democratic' investigations into more than 100 police officers and chiefs who have been detained earlier this week
Davutoğlu is visiting Qatar to meet the Hamas leader and his Qatari counterpart in order to push forward a truce plan
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