A teacher who was being charged over sexual harassment against a 16-year-old student in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has earned “good conduct abatement” by a court.
The news broken by daily Hürriyet journalist Dinçer Gökçe has devastated our minds, our beliefs and our conscience.
Tahir Elçi, the former head of the Diyarbakır Bar Association, was killed in broad daylight - broadcast live on TV - while making a press statement in front of Diyarbakır’s famous Four-Legged Minaret on Nov. 28, 2015.
Five athletes were detained after two were injured in a brawl that erupted during trials for the Turkish national skiing team in the ski hub of Palandöken in the eastern province of Erzurum on Dec. 12.
Although we have become a society not easily shocked by terrible news, we were recently shaken by two things.
“I received 750 grams of my child.” That is how the mother of a killed soldier began her words.
An illegally-run coalmine collapsed in the southeastern province of Şırnak. Seven miners have lost their lives, while one worker is still trying to survive.
A Turkish man “saw and liked” a gun and wanted to buy it. The salesperson told him they did not have it in stock but they could order it online.
The latest shameful news came from the eastern province of Ağrı.