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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
The ruling AKP is planning to hold an extraordinary convention on May 21 to elect President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as its chairman in line with constitutional amendments that now permit the head of the nation to retain links with his political party
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will attend a European Union meeting in Malta on April 28
The United States is committed to helping Turkey be strong and also democratic, despite differences on key policy issues, U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass said on April 27 ahead of face-to-face talks next month between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) announced on April 26 that it would appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over the April 16 referendum results
The Fetullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) is a global terror organization, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has told representatives from African countries at the Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum in Antalya, warning about the presence of FETÖ in African countries.
The West has ignored the plight of 14 million people facing famine in Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 26.
The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee has stated that the Turkish authorities have not given permission for a report on Turkey to be published.
Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı, the chair of the Turkish Human Rights Foundation (TİHV), received the Physicians for Human Rights’ (PHR) Human Rights Award on April 18 at a ceremony in New York.
A group of women from the Turkish Mothers Association have begun an initiative to fight against child abuse in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, promoting their message in and around public transport.
Aydos Forest in Istanbul’s Sultanbeyli district will be turned into a “picnic area” with the construction of restaurants, convenience stores, cafes, dressing rooms, toilets, walking areas and a parking lot, according to the Environment and Urban Planning Ministry
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.
Just two provinces and two districts in Turkey possess breathable air, according to recent research carried out by the Turkish Thoracic Society.
The Istanbul Municipality has halted construction at the in-progress Galataport project, which has been the subject of debate for over a decade.
Around 500 Australians and New Zealanders commemorated the fallen soldiers on the Gallipoli peninsula in the western province of Çanakkale early on April 25 with a dawn service, marking the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Allied troops during World War I.
The Forestry and Water Affairs Directorate has started an investigation into fishermen amid allegations they killed dolphins with a gun following a tipoff from a biology professor in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak
Some 9,103 Turkish police officers were suspended late on April 26 for their alleged links to the Gülen movement, which is accused of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt
Some 1,120 people suspected of links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) were detained in simultaneous raids across Turkey on April 26, in an operation mainly targeting the structure of the organization within the police forces
An Ankara police officer working at parliament as a security officer committed suicide using his service pistol late on April 26, shortly after finding out that his name was among the thousands of officers suspended as part of a major operation
Turkey has strongly condemned the burning of the Turkish flag during demonstrations that took place on April 24 in Athens regarding the anniversary of the 1915 events.
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık criticized his Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos for his April 16 visit to Eşek Island (Agathonisi in Greek), the sovereignty of which is disputed, vowing that Turkey will not become a part of a “Greek show” in the Aegean but will also not allow any fait accompli.
Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik has stated that developments that threaten global security necessitate a “reinforced relationship” between Ankara and Brussels.