16,540 Turkish military members dismissed as part of crackdown

Turkey’s Defense Ministry on Monday announced that 16,540 military members have been dismissed as part of a post-coup crackdown, the Turkish media reported. The judicial...

Criminal complaint filed against British speaker who likened Atatürk to the devil 5 years...

The İstanbul Bar Association has filed a criminal complaint against Hamza Andreas Tzortzis, a British Muslim convert of Greek heritage and a public speaker who...

Turkey orders detention of 120 as part of crackdown on Gülen movement

Turkish prosecutors on Monday issued detention warrants for 120 people, including members of the military, as part of a post-coup crackdown targeting followers of...

New curfews declared in southeastern Turkey

The Diyarbakır Governor's Office announced on Friday that a curfew has been declared in eight villages and their hamlets in the Dicle district of...

US urges Turkey to end state of emergency, respect freedom of expression

The US on Thursday expressed “serious concern” about the widespread arrest and pre-trial detention of journalists critical of the Turkish government. “We urge Turkey to...

US defines Turkish gov’t accusations of plot in Zarrab case ‘ridiculous’

The United States has called the Turkish government’s accusations of a plot in the case of Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab “ridiculous,” referring to an...

Jailed journalist Şık says AKP gov’t has embraced junta regime agenda

Imprisoned Cumhuriyet daily reporter Ahmet Şık said in a hearing on Wednesday that the government has embraced the agenda of a junta regime. The trial...

Turkish gov’t cancels passport of dismissed academic while in Germany

Turkish academic Betül Havva Aymaz, who was dismissed from her position as part of a government purge following a failed coup on July 15,...

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