A suspected car bombing in Kyiv on June 27 killed a Ukrainian soldier in an incident classified as a “terrorist act” by police, the interior ministry said.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has prepared a list of 12 guidelines warning participants in the party’s “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul against any “provocations,” its Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on June 27.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
“I am walking every centimeter,” said main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on June 25, responding to speculation that he is traveling some of the distance of his “justice march” in his party bus.
Turkey’s first gastronomy guide, which will be published in October, will fill a gap in the food and beverage sector, which is still developing despite the diversity and richness of Turkish cuisine, says journalist Müge Akgün
An Istanbul court ruled on June 23 to remand in custody all “media leg” suspects - including journalists Nazlı Ilıcak and Mehmet Altan and novelist Ahmat Altan – on trial in over alleged links to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), widely believed to have been behind the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt, Doğan News Agency has reported
Category: UĞUR GÜRSES
A peculiar picture has again appeared in Turkey’s gold trade. The export and import of gold bars with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is at the center of this peculiarity.
A man who sought veteran’s pay after media reports emerged suggesting he had stopped five tanks on the night of the thwarted July 2016 coup has been accused of “cheating the state,” after a relative said he was in fact the one who broke his jaw in a fight
Renowned jailed journalist and novelist Ahmet Altan harshly slammed the prosecutor who prepared an indictment against him in a court hearing on June 22 as part of the alleged “media leg” of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), which is widely believed to have perpetrated the July 2016 failed coup
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
“I find myself alone when each day is through / Because you’re mine, I walk the line” (Johnny Cash)
Jailed journalist and former economics professor Mehmet Altan denied allegations against him in a court hearing on June 21 in the case into the alleged “media leg” of what prosecutors call the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), believed to be behind the July 15, 2016, coup attempt
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey faces increasingly difficult times, and matters are set to get worse before they get better. This is not scaremongering but an assessment based on objective events - based on what is taking place in this deeply and dangerously divided country.
U.S. journalist Jeff Mason, head of the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA), received the Freedom of Speech Award on June 19 at the Global Media Forum, hosted by Deutsche Welle in Germany’s Bonn – a prize that he said he “never would have sought or expected.”
Jailed journalist Nazlı Ilıcak has denied allegations during court hearings on June 19 and 20 in the case into the alleged “media leg” of what prosecutors call the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), believed to be behind the July 15, 2016 coup attempt.
In a speech over the weekend, President Tayyip Erdoğan complained that the ongoing Qatar crisis came out of the blue, at a time when Turkey was trying to deal with other serious regional issues like Syria and Iraq.
An Istanbul court on June 19 rejected an objection to arrest filed for jailed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Since 1985, 32 years ago, I have been friends with the arrested Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy and journalist Enis Berberoğlu and his wife, Oya Berberoğlu. Enis joined daily Cumhuriyet’s Ankara bureau that year, and I remember attending their wedding at Ankara’s Gençlik Park on June 7, 1985, and taking a wonderful photo with all our friends
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Last year, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president and lost. Then Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to Donald Trump.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
French photojournalist Mathias Depardon was freed and deported on June 9, after a month of captivity without any official charges.
An Istanbul court sentenced main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu 25 years in prison on June 14 for “leaking state secrets” in the Syria-bound intelligence trucks case, prompting a storm of reaction from the CHP
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has demanded Turkey’s defense in the cases against jailed daily Cumhuriyet journalists, inviting the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to submit a written defense by Oct. 2
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