The Interparliamentary Union (IPU) and Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) will launch a regional report on sexism, harassment and violence against women lawmakers and personnel within European parliaments in January 2018, PACE General Rapporteur on violence against women Gülsün Bilgehan has stated.
The bodies of two people found washed ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos have been identified as suspects attempting to flee Turkey following an investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), accused of being behind the July 2016 coup attempt.
Hundreds of people have queued at night in front of a GSM store in Istanbul to buy the newly-released iPhone X.
Turkey has welcomed a decision taken by the European Parliament that denies terrorist organizations and related groups access to its premises.
Ankara continues to rule out any place for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its militia the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any solution process in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated, after Turkey, Iran and Russia convened for a key summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Nov. 22.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave a guarantee to Turkey, saying that an incident like this would never happen again, in regards to a scandal targeting Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
A Catholic priest based in Istanbul for the past 52 years has said he will be sad to leave the city, after he was appointed to Jerusalem.
Turkey is not drifting away from Europe and will continue to work with NATO, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said, adding that the country is adopting a multi-dimensional foreign policy.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said his party supports a solution that ensures the territorial integrity of Syria, after a key meeting between the leaders of Iran, Turkey and Russia was held in Russia’s Sochi aiming to find a solution in Syria.