The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has dropped charges against police officers who used physical force on a group of women who performed the “Las Tesis” dance last year to draw attention to growing femicide in Turkey.
Turkey’s main opposition party leader has vowed to resolve the problems of teachers with a five-article package that includes special legislation for the protection of the rights and interests of the instructors on the occasion of Teachers’ Day.
The envoys of the European Union, Italy and Germany in the Turkish capital Ankara were summoned to the country’s Foreign Ministry on Nov. 23 in the wake of a controversial search of a Turkish-flagged ship by an EU naval mission a day earlier.
A pensioner in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas who made wooden houses for his grandchildren just for a hobby has started getting orders from across the country, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Nov. 22.
Threats by convicted mafia leader Alaattin Çakıcı against Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu also threaten Turkey’s constitutional order, according to the party’s spokesperson, Faik Öztrak.
Turkey has protested a German frigate deployed under Operation Irini by the European Union that carried out an “unauthorized” search on a Turkish cargo ship in the eastern Mediterranean, which was carrying humanitarian aid to Libya.
Turkey is willing to establish close cooperation with the new U.S. administration, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Nov. 23 following Joe Bidden’s victory at presidential elections.
A figure of a “Seraphim Angel” on a ceiling of the Hagia Sophia Mosque has come to light on dismantling a scaffold that was inside the mosque for about seven years.
A contract has been signed to buy a Chinese vaccine developed against COVID-19 and 10 million doses of the injection are already on their way to Turkey, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has said.