Turkish police detain İYİ Party’s head of communications over links to Gülen movement

Kerim Çoraklık, head of the communications team of Turkey's opposition İYİ Party has been detained on charges of making the propaganda of the faith...

Widespread and systematic election frauds mark on Turkey’s referendum over executive presidency

As polls were closed and vote counting has been continuing in Turkey's historic referendum over shifting political system to an executive presidency with extreme...

Turkish President Erdoğan rejects TV debate with opposition candidate

Turkey's Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday accepted an offer for a visit by main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem...

Erdoğan aide says president’s advisors were making coup jokes before July 15

Col. Ali Yazıcı, the top military aide for Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who was arrested in the aftermath of a failed coup...

Turkish gov’t issues detention warrants for 129 police officers, detains at least 120 people...

Turkish government has issued detention warrants on Thursday for 129 police officers who were dismissed by government decrees under the rule of emergency declared...
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Turkish gov’t issues detention warrants for 67 union executives, dozens of military officers over...

Turkish government has issued detention warrants for 67 union executives and dozens of military officers as part of its massive post-coup witch hunt campaign...

Turkish pro-gov’t columnist: Killing Gülen supporters a religious obligation

Hüseyin Adalan, a columnist for the pro-government Milat and Yenisöz newspapers, has tweeted that killing people affiliated with Turkey’s Gülen movement is a “religious...

Journalist Gültaşlı highlights double standards of int’l press and rights bodies for jailed Turkish...

Ahead of the second anniversary of the seizure of the Zaman Media Group by a government led by autocratic Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,...

Macron calls Erdoğan again to seek jailed French journalist’s release

French President Emmanuel Macron phoned Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan again on Sunday after his call on Tuesday to demand the immediate release...

Official cleric suspended by Turkish gov’t for criticising presidential system in sermon

A Turkish cleric in Turkey’s Black Sea region was suspended from his job for criticising Turkey’s presidential system, which was approved in a controversial...

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