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Deputy PM Bozdağ said Erdoğan’s call on Turkish citizens not to vote for Merkel, Schulz and Greens only aimed at Turkish-origin voters
Police detained a man on Aug. 19 after he attacked a statue of Atatürk in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has held a phone conversation with a Turkish citizen who was injured in the Aug. 17 Barcelona attack
Police in the southern province of Hatay detained four Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suspects on Aug. 19
The main opposition CHP has harshly criticized a recent decision by the Turkish Parliamentary Speaker’s Office to pay 71,000 Turkish Liras ($20,000) in compensation to former deputy Merve Kavakçı
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has “failed to unite with the nation,” Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım claimed on Aug. 16.
The upcoming “justice congress” that the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will hold in the western Turkish province of Çanakkale will welcome participants of various political backgrounds, CHP Deputy Chair Aykut Erdoğdu has said.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Aug. 2 rejected a request by two Turkish teachers who have been on hunger strikes for nearly 150 days to order Ankara to release them on health grounds
Sexual and physical violence against people with disabilities have been on the rise since 2013 in Turkey, according to a report by the Social Rights and Research Association (TOHAD)
A number of Turkish doctors and rights groups have slammed the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for rejecting a request by two jailed educators, who have been on hunger strikes for nearly 150 days, to order Ankara to release them on health grounds.
Turkey might suffer a drought in 2020 or 2021, as the country experiences droughts almost every seven years, Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu said on Aug. 7.
Turkey’s Biosecurity Council has approved the use of three types of genetically modified soybeans and one type of genetically modified corn as animal food in a decision published in the Official Gazette on Aug. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Five firms commissioned with preparing a layout for the transformation of the Ayder Plateau in the Çamlıhemşin district of the Black Sea province of Rize will each offer a model to the authorities, with a two-story limit imposed by the government for development in the idyllic area.
Turkish security forces killed 58 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants during last week’s operations, the military said in a statement on Aug. 18.
A forest fire that broke out on Aug. 17 has reduced to ash around three hectares of forest land in the Ayvalık district of the western province of Balıkesir
The Russian businessman of Azeri origin Farkhad Akhmedov visited the Aegean province of Muğla on holiday with his family on Aug. 13.
An 18-year-old woman, who was forced into prostitution in southern Turkey for years by her own parents, has been saved with the help of a women’s rights NGO and the Family and Social Policies Ministry
Security teams in Istanbul detained two suspects who had been trying to sell a mosaic depicting a woman’s face on Aug. 17.
Prosecutors have demanded an extension of the imprisonment of the suspects in the case on the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization’s (FETÖ) media leg, in which former pop singer Atilla Taş and writer Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu are imprisoned along with 12 other suspects.
Turkey has strongly condemned the terror attack in central Barcelona that left at least 13 people dead and dozens of others injured on Aug. 17
The United Kingdom stands by Turkey a year on from the coup attempt and understands the extraordinary challenges Turkey is facing, but urges it to signal a return to normality by lifting the state of emergency rule, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Alan Duncan, has told daily Hürriyet
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Aug. 18 that Ankara was not pushing for an update of the Customs Union amid an ongoing debate over recent remarks by German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggesting Berlin would not pursue an update of the agreement.