In an AKP meeting in Düsseldorf, Turkish PM Yıldırım accuses Germany of ‘harboring terrorists’

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Saturday accused Germany and other European countries of harboring “terrorist organizations.” “Unfortunately, terrorist organizations are allowed to swarm around...

Erdoğan on academic purge: Professors must also pay the price

Defending a recent purge of academics, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said academics must also pay the price of their mistakes just as others do,...

AKP’s Austria head says rejection of executive presidency would lead to civil war

In a video shared online the representative of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Austria Mahmut Koç says if the transition to...

Men accused of attempting to rape 6 teachers: We thought they were Gulenists

Three suspects accused of attempting to rape 6 female teachers in İzmir have told a court they “wanted to force” the teachers to leave...

Pro-gov’t TV claims $100,000 bills were given to senior Gülen executives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hss3dXU8okw Nazif Karaman, Sabah daily special intelligence director and a commentator for the pro-government A Haber TV, claimed on Wednesday that $100,000 bills, which were...

AKP official who attracted criticism with civil war remarks resigns

Justice and Development Party (AKP) Manisa provincial deputy chairman Ozan Erdem who warned of a civil war if a ‘no’ vote comes out from...

Pro-gov’t daily calls German police operations on Turkey’s spying imams ‘Merkelist terror’

The front page of pro-government Star Daily on Thursday bore a headline saying “Merkelist Terror” and criticized German police investigations into allegations of Turkish...

AKP politician: If we cannot win 50 pct, get ready for civil war

A ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) local branch representative said if the party cannot get the support of 50 percent of the people...

German police raid apartments of 4 DİTİB imams suspected of spying

German police teams on Wednesday morning raided the apartments of four Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB) imams in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate who...

At least 13 imams involved in profiling of Gülen sympathizers in Germany

A German-based Turkish reporter tweeted on Thursday that according to a Nordrhein-Westfalen intelligence agency, 13 imams are involved in illegal profiling of Gülen movement...

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