Turkish Consulate in Warsaw seized passport of a news portal founder

Turkey’s General Consulate in Warsaw has seized the passport of a Turkish national in Poland as part of increasing pattern of arbitrary refusal of...

COMMENTARY — Carl Bildt’s love affair with Turkey’s dictator

By Abdullah Bozkurt The fallout from the damaging revelations made by former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of an investigation by Special Counsel...

Turkish teacher under UN protection detained in Azerbaijan for deportation to Turkey, wife says

https://youtu.be/jDu5rWqE0IA Taci Şentürk, a Turkish teacher who was working in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, was taken by police to an unknown place after UN...

Turkish family faced abuse, violence and lies during forcible removal from Pakistan

A Turkish family of four that were unlawfully abducted in Pakistan and later turned over to Turkish security services in defiance of the UN...

Afghan-Turk school raided by Turkish diplomats, soldiers in Afghanistan’s Mazar-e Sharif

A group of Turkish diplomats led by Turkish Consul General Şevki Seçkin Alpay together with dozens of Turkish soldiers and Afghan military police officers...

Erdoğan says Turkish people studying in West become voluntary agents

Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said people who go to study in Western countries assimilate into their culture and become voluntary agents...

Turkey marks Working Journalists’ Day as thousands of journalists jobless, jailed or exiled

Turkish journalists mark Working Journalists’ Day amid calls for release of jailed, jobless and suffering journalists persecuted by Justice and Development Party (AKP) government of...

Pro-Kurdish human rights defender from Turkey Eren Keskin to receive 2018 Anna Lindh Prize

The Swedish-based Anna Lindh Memorial Fund has named pro-Kurdish human rights lawyer from Turkey Eren Keskin as the recipient of the 2018 Anna Lindh...

Pro-gov’t daily proud of Turkey’s Erdoğan being described as autocrat

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is among four leaders who are going to save the world according to German weekly Der Spiegel, the pro-government...

1,177 Turkish diplomats, senior officials claim asylum in Germany

A total of 296 Turkish diplomats and 881 service passport holders have claimed asylum in Germany since a controversial military coup attempt in Turkey on July...

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