Turkey gov’t requests extradition of 419 alleged members of Gülen movement

Turkish Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül said on Friday that the Turkish government has so far asked for the extradition of 419 people linked to...

German officials deny Turkish journalist Adil Yiğit will be deported

Turkish journalist Adil Yiğit, who reportedly faced deportation from Germany for protesting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during his visit to Berlin last month,...

Reuters: Turkish court throws out case against former WSJ journalist Albayrak

A Turkish court has thrown out the conviction of a former Wall Street Journal reporter, the newspaper said, annulling a verdict sentencing her to...

6 Turks illegally sent home from Kosovo on orders from Erdoğan: report

The Kosovar intelligence service illegally deported six Turkish citizens on orders that likely came from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan through Kosovar President Hashim...
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German Foreign Ministry: Kavala’s continued imprisonment raises serious doubts about validity of rule of...

Bärbel Kofler, human rights policy and humanitarian assistance commissioner at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, issued a press release on Sunday to mark...

Kosovo PM sacks security chief, interior minister over abduction of 6 Turkish citizens

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on Friday dismissed the interior minister and the secret service chief after the arrest and extradition to Turkey of...
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Uighurs fear deportation as China ratifies extradition treaty with Turkey: report

China on Saturday ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey, a move likely to help Beijing incarcerate Uighurs seeking refuge in Turkey, prompting fear among...

Ankara launches investigation into sponsor of Times Square billboard that reads “STOP ERDOGAN”

A billboard in New York City’s Times Square that reads “STOP ERDOGAN,” referring to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose rule has seen the...

Spouse of missing educator appeals to Kyrgyz president to find her husband

Reyhan İnandı, the wife of Turkish-Kyrgyz educator Orhan İnandı, appealed to Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov on Thursday to find her husband, who went missing...

Spying by Turkish diplomats in Singapore triggered criminal investigation in Turkey, documents reveal

The Turkish government used its diplomats in Singapore to profile opponents of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and gather intelligence about them to help...

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