83-year-old retired general faces serious health risks in prison

Nilgül Doğan, the wife of 83-year-old retired general Çetin Doğan, has announced that her husband’s incarceration has led to a significant deterioration of his...

At least 425 workers died in occupational accidents in first quarter of 2024: İSİG

Turkey recorded at least 425 deaths in work-related accidents in the first quarter of this year, the BirGün newspaper reported on Monday, citing the...

Man killed in cable car accident turns out to be purge victim

Memiş Enes Gümüş, a 54-year-old man who was killed in a cable car accident in southern Turkey, has been revealed to have been one...

Meta to temporarily shut down Threads platform in Turkey

Meta Platforms Inc said it is temporarily shutting down its social networking platform Threads in Turkey as of April 29 in order to comply...

Turkish court arrests opposition mayor over deadly cable car accident

In a development seen as politically motivated by many, a Turkish court has ruled for the arrest of the opposition mayor of a district...

Passengers rescued after 23 hours from deadly cable car accident in Turkey

Rescue workers finished evacuating dozens of passengers trapped for 23 hours mid-air Saturday after a cable car accident in southern Turkey that killed one...

Justice remains elusive for family of 11-year-old girl six years after her suspicious death

Şaban Vatan, the father of Rabia Naz, who died six years ago and whose death was allegedly covered up by a senior ruling party...

Prison denies inmate his own book for being ‘motivational’

A prison administration in northwest Turkey has refused to deliver inmate Mehmet Alçınkaya a copy of his autobiography on the grounds that the book’s...

CoE calls on Turkey to amend criminal and anti-terrorism laws, release political prisoners

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE), which monitors the enforcement of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR),...

EU asylum reform tightens criteria for Turkish nationals

The European Parliament has adopted a comprehensive pact to reform migration and asylum policies, which includes tough measures that could affect Turkish nationals in...

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