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The Turkish parliament on Sept. 23 approved the extension of a mandate permitting the government to deploy troops to its southern neighboring countries
The Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum will have serious consequences and trigger fresh crises in the region, Presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said on Sept. 23.
The Turkish Armed Forces on Sept. 23 increased the level of a drill it has been conducting near the Iraqi border for the past five days as additional troops were deployed.
Turkey's steps in response to the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum will have diplomatic, political, economic and security dimensions, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Sept. 23.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will support a parliamentary motion on a one-year mandate authorizing the deployment of the Turkish army abroad “if it will be about counter-terrorism”
The Antalya Chief Prosecutor’s Office has started an investigation on a former Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy over charges of “praising the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization [FETÖ]/Parallel State Structure [PDY].”
Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş on Sept. 22 announced that he was stepping down from his post, which he had held for the past 13 years
Turkey is the most active country in seeking the removal of content on Twitter, accounting for nearly half of all requests worldwide, according to a biannual transparency report by the company.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Sept. 19 that the Turkish government must pay compensation amounting to 30,000 euros for the lack of safety measures on a building site that led to the death of a man in 2002.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu, who has been jailed since June in an Istanbul prison, was taken to the hospital late on Sept. 21 and is expected to undergo an operation next week.
The construction of a new road set to cut through Middle East Technical University’s (ODTÜ) forested campus in the capital Ankara started on Sept. 9
The Istanbul Municipality has taken a series of precautions in an attempt to control and prevent noise pollution throughout the city, with transport routes being the first priority.
A famous river dubbed the “life source of Thrace” in Turkey’s west has been flowing with poison because it has mixed with industrial waste.
A private jet crashed while making an emergency landing on Sept. 21 at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport and burst into flames, leaving four injured, officials said
The Turkish army entered the fourth day of a military drill on the Iraqi border on Sept. 21, Doğan News Agency has reported.
At least 19 people were killed after a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off the northwestern Turkish coast of Kocaeli in the Black Sea early on Sept. 22
An Istanbul court on Sept. 20 ordered the Interior Ministry pay compensation amounting to 734,162 Turkish Liras ($209,000) over the killing of Uğur Kurt, who was shot by police during a funeral ceremony in an Alevi worship house, or cemevi in 2014.
A chief public prosecutor’s office in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on Sept. 20 issued detention warrants for 125 “secret imams” suspected of being in charge of Gülenist military personnel as part of an investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
Fourteen lawyers of imprisoned hunger-striking educators Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça were arrested by a court order on Sept. 20, broadcaster CNN Türk reported on Sept. 21.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump met on the sidelines of an annual U.N. gathering on Sept. 21
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 21 Turkey will deploy troops in Syria’s northern Idlib region as part of a so-called de-escalation agreement brokered by Russia last month.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Sept. 22 that Ankara "will not refrain from using its natural rights" regarding the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government’s (KRG) independence referendum slated for Sept. 25.