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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on April 27 after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock, Turkey’s Coast Guard said, noting that all 78 personnel on board were evacuated
There is a great danger in converting the Dersim killings of 1938 into “material for political gain,” according to two filmmakers best known for making a recent documentary about the massacre.
Turkey’s plans to build its first nuclear plant are coming together ahead of schedule, according to a company executive charged with building and operating the facility.
Turkey plans to bypass Syria for regional trade if conditions in the neighbouring country deteriorate, the country's transport minister said today.
The French Embassy in Tunisia supported protests at an airport run by a Turkish company in Tunisia’s capital city in a bid to even out fierce competition in post-revolt North African countries, according to a top executive of the Turkish operator.
Turkey ratified late yesterday a Council of Europe (COE) convention on preventing and combating violence against women, becoming the first signatory country approving the convention in its parliament.
Four US drones delivered to İncirlik have been operational since Nov 23 and there are no problems in sharing intelligence with the US, says Chief of General Staff Gen Özel.
Forty-six suspects who were detained Nov. 22 in 16 different provinces across Turkey as part of the ongoing Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) probe were transferred to a courthouse in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district Nov. 25.
The chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Appeals has not challenged an appeals court decision to approve minimum sentences for 26 convicts for raping a 13-year-old girl in the southeastern province of Mardin in 2002.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s apology for the killings in Dersim has let the genie out of the bottle, says an academic, adding that other dark periods of Turkish history will come under scrutiny. While the realities about Dersim have long been known, the wider public is now more aware of the event, says Ahmet Demirel
Thousands of people protested the plan to construct a thermal and nuclear power plant in the Black Sea town of Gerze in Sinop province Nov. 26.