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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to work with “legitimate actors” in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria
It is compulsory for Turkey and the European Union to review ties, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, adding that tension between Ankara and Brussels would cost the EU more than it would to Turkey.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ have voiced their dissatisfaction with a statement released by the U.S. Embassy to Turkey regarding a phone call to one of the key figures of the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, six days after the thwarted uprising.
Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed co-chair of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), will start a hunger strike on March 31 to protest “inhumane treatment,” along with jailed HDP deputy Abdullah Zeydan.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is considering making changes to the election law, after Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım hinted at a possible lowering of the 10 percent election threshold if the constitutional amendment is approved in the referendum on April 16
A new executive system outlined in constitutional amendments will pave the way for Turkey to achieve its goals more efficiently, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, arguing that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been successful in development “despite the deadlocks of the system.”
The Istanbul 13th Heavy Penal Court has rejected the release demand of Doğan Group Ankara Administrative Representative Barbaros Muratoğlu, who has been under arrest on charges of “aiding an armed terrorist organization” as a part of an investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ).
A total of 20 women were killed while under temporary state protection between 2015 and 2017, the Turkish Interior Ministry has admitted.
Turkey remains top of Twitter’s global censorship list, according to the latest Twitter Transparency report published on March 21.
A report from the city council of the southern province of Antalya on air quality has revealed that air pollution in the city exceeds both national and the European Union limit values.
The Ankara Municipality has taken wide measures against potential diffusion of asbestos to the air as part of the dismantling work for a decades-old factory in central Ankara, which is certified of bearing 350 tons of the carcinogenic material inside its building
One of Istanbul’s most critical sources of water is threatened by illegal dumping that officials have had difficulty in preventing, according to municipal police and witnesses.
A number of academics who were expelled or suspended from their duties under Turkey’s state of emergency have continued to offer courses in the streets of Ankara as part of an alternative way to reach students and youth
A woman in the northwestern province of Bursa has said she forgave her daughter-in-law after she killed her son and did not file a complaint against her, daily Habertürk has reported
A 14-year-old girl whose whereabouts were unknown for over 100 days has been found in the western province of İzmir.
The United States Embassy to Turkey has confirmed the occurrence of a call from the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul to a phone belonging to fugitive coup attempt suspect Adil Öksüz on July 21, 2016, as stated in an indictment prepared by a Turkish court
The grant holder of shuttered daily Zaman, which was closed down by the Turkish state in May 2016 over its links to the movement of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, has said he wants to benefit from the effective remorse law, in the main case into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
The Turkish Interior Ministry has applied to the Court of Appeals to not pay 709,000 Turkish Liras in compensation to the family of Ali İsmail Korkmaz, who was killed by police officers and civilians during the 2013 Gezi Park protests.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will pay a visit to Turkey on March 30 to discuss the case of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gülen, whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating the failed 2016 coup, and the U.S.-led offensive to retake Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
The arrest of a senior Turkish banker by U.S. authorities will be discussed with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Ankara this week, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on March 29.
Turkey’s top security board has stated that talks for the reunification of the Cyprus can only resume in the event that Greek Cyprus “takes steps to restore confidence.”