German journalist returns to İstanbul after Turkey relents on press credential

The Turkish government has renewed the press credentials of Tagesspiegel reporter Thomas Seibert after initially refusing to do so, Deutsche Welle Turkish service reported...

Erdoğan claims irregularities in İstanbul polls, hinting at new election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday said there were irregularities in the İstanbul elections that he called an "organized scheme," Turkish media reported. “We...

European Commission vice president calls on Erdoğan to respect local election results

The European Commission’s first vice president, Frans Timmermans, has called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to respect the results of local elections that...

Newly elected mayor under investigation for insulting Erdoğan

An administrative inquiry for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been launched into the incoming Republican People’s Party (CHP) mayor of İzmir’s Torbalı district...

8 more journalists convicted in Özgür Gündem case

Eight more journalists were convicted on Wednesday of disseminating terrorist propaganda while serving as the symbolic editor-in-chief for a day of the now-closed Kurdish...

Wife of liver transplant patient calls on authorities not to return husband to prison

Olcay Kara, the wife of teacher Engin Kara, who was arrested in February 2017 and received a liver transplant a few days ago, has...

Fifth inmate dies in a Turkish prison in a month

Yonca Akıncı, who has been incarcerated for four years at the Şakran Prison for Women in İzmir province, died on Monday due to medical...

Council of Europe: Local elections not in line with European values

Observers of Turkey's local elections from the Council of Europe have criticized the Turkish government, saying they are not fully convinced that Turkey currently...

Washington calls on Ankara to resolve case of US Consulate employee

Robert Palladino, the US State Department's deputy spokesperson, in a written statement called on Ankara to resolve the case of Metin Topuz, a Turkish...

Court bans access to tweets on kidnapping cases in Turkey

A Turkish court has banned access to the MedyaBold news outlet’s tweets about kidnapping cases in Turkey, which are allegedly being carried out by...

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