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CHP deputy Tuncay Özkan has said it was a “former football referee” who provided him with the flash drive containing a list of Gülenist military personnel in the army in 2007
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers Faysal Sarıyıldız and Tuğba Hezer Öztürk have been stripped of their statuses as members of parliament in a parliamentary voting on the grounds that they failed to attend parliament for a long time
Daily Cumhuriyet was among the first to report about the danger of the Gülen network in the past but they went unnoticed, daily Cumhuriyet journalist Hikmet Çetinkaya has said
President and chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged his party fellows and provincial organization members that those who are tired and exhausted better quit for the sake of the party’s success in the 2019 elections.
Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy chair and party spokesperson Mahir Ünal said on July 26 that politicians should be on the side of “courtesy” when uttering their criticisms or giving their responses in the face of criticisms following the recent war of words between the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
Imprisoned educators Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça received medical check-ups in an Ankara hospital on the 140th day of their hunger strikes at the request of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), daily Cumhuriyet reported on July 26.
Journalist Ahmet Şık slammed measures taken in the wake of the last year’s failed coup attempt in his first testimony in the case of daily Cumhuriyet journalists and executives on July 26
A proposal to allow “muftis,” religious civil servants within Diyanet, to register and conduct marriages has stirred controversy in Turkey, with many rights organizations as well as CHP and HDP criticizing the issue
A total of 147 forest fires, which erupted across Turkey in the last three days and destroyed 673 hectares of land, have been brought under control
A total of 20 new trees were planted in Istanbul’s symbolic Taksim Square by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality late on June 1, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkey’s Council of State has approved a local court decision on a major copper mine in the Black Sea province of Artvin, a project that has triggered strong reactions and protests by locals and environmentalists.
A fire erupted over at least 250 hectares of forest lands and woodlands in the Aegean province of İzmir on July 25.
Unidentified suspects have shot seven water buffalos dead, chopped their heads off and stole their bodies in Istanbul’s Şile district
A total of nine outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in northern Iraq’s Zap area late on July 25, the Turkish General Staff has said in a statement
A court in the Black Sea province of Giresun sentenced a Quran assistant instructor to 217 years, four months and 15 days in prison on July 25 for sexually abusing nine students in his course aged between nine and 13.
Some 102 people, including 60 traffic police officers and two constables, were detained in Istanbul in an operation early on July 24 for turning a blind eye to earth-moving trucks carrying weight beyond their capacity and for letting concrete mixers on the roads during banned hours in return for briberies amounting to 5,000 Turkish Liras (around $1,400) a month.
Turkish security forces caught 47 refugees who were trying to illegally cross into Europe on July 26
Turkey and Gulf countries have agreed on the continuation of efforts and initiatives to ease the Qatar crisis, Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has said in a statement
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in the Saudi city of Jeddah on July 23 on the first leg of his Gulf tour, which will also include Kuwait and Qatar
Opening negotiation chapters is vital to revive ties between Turkey and the European Union, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said just a day before a Turkey-EU political dialogue meeting is set to take place in Brussels following months-long tension between the two sides