Facebook Inc said on Jan. 18 it had started the process of appointing a legal entity as a local representative in Turkey in compliance with a new social media law, but said this would not change the company's community standards.
Turkey will hold the next presidential and parliamentary elections in 2023 as the country will observe a “historic milestone” on its centennial anniversary, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, vowing to stand strong against those who are dreaming about “the old Turkey.”
Turkish and Greek military representatives have come together as part of a de-confliction mechanism launched by NATO, a week before the much-anticipated exploratory talks for the resolution of the problems stemming from the Aegean and Mediterranean seas.
A Palau-flagged dry cargo ship sank off the coast of Turkey's Black Sea province of Bartın on Jan. 17, according to an official.
A larger number of suspects who were detained in 50 provinces across Turkey as part of the country’s biggest operation against fuel-related tax invasion were using a program disguised as a game site to delete sales records, security sources said on Jan. 17.
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Jan. 17 condemned remarks by the Archbishop of Greece against Islam and Muslims.
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit Turkey's eastern province of Elazığ on Jan. 17, its governor said.
After three days of almost incessant rainfall and occasional strong winds, Istanbul awoke to a surprise snowfall on a weekend that coincided with a curfew imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the “right to individual applications” granted by Turkey to its citizens, some 300,000 people applied to the Top Court due to the violation of their rights from September 2012 until Dec. 31, 2020.