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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kılıçdaroğlu has continued to slam the Supreme Election Board (YSK) over the recent disputed referendum results, saying its judges should be investigated.
Injecting fresh blood into the cabinet is a necessity for democracy, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, hinting at a revision in key posts within the cabinet in the following months.
The Council of State rejected an appeal by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on April 25 to repeal a Supreme Election Board (YSK) decision to change the legal criteria of the validity of unsealed ballots on April 16, the date of the referendum approving a shift to an executive presidential system
Around 500 Australians and New Zealanders commemorated the fallen soldiers on the Gallipoli peninsula in the western province of Çanakkale early on April 25 with a dawn service, marking the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Allied troops during World War I.
The Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s Office has launched a probe into a former French diplomat on charges of “instigation of the assassination of the president,” a presidential spokesperson said on April 24.
An Istanbul court has rejected a demand for the release of Doğan Group Ankara Administrative Representative Barbaros Muratoğlu for a second time following his arrest on Dec. 15, 2016, on charges of “helping an armed terrorist organization.”
A trial against daily Cumhuriyet columnists and executives will begin on July 24, Press Freedom Day in Turkey
Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı, the chair of the Turkish Human Rights Foundation (TİHV), received the Physicians for Human Rights’ (PHR) Human Rights Award on April 18 at a ceremony in New York.
Aydos Forest in Istanbul’s Sultanbeyli district will be turned into a “picnic area” with the construction of restaurants, convenience stores, cafes, dressing rooms, toilets, walking areas and a parking lot, according to the Environment and Urban Planning Ministry
One of Istanbul’s most critical sources of water is threatened by illegal dumping that officials have had difficulty in preventing, according to municipal police and witnesses.
Just two provinces and two districts in Turkey possess breathable air, according to recent research carried out by the Turkish Thoracic Society.
A play involving fake weapons and scenes of death staged by kindergarten children in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri has drawn criticism from the authorities and experts.
Everyone should embrace the lessons learned from the Battle of Gallipoli and entrust it to future generations, Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has said
Turkey’s military spending decreased by 5.7 percent in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to a new Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report on military expenditures.
The Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) has footage of the moment Armenian-origin Turkish journalist Hrant Dink was murdered in central Istanbul on Jan. 19, 2007, according to an indictment regarding the killing
A judge at criminal court of serious crimes and a lawyer were arrested in Istanbul on April 24 on charges of “accepting and giving bribes,” Doğan News Agency has reported.
An Ankara court sentenced 18 people to life in prison for their involvement in the murder of four young people, including teenager Yasin Börü, during unrest in 2014 between supporters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Islamist Free Cause Party (HÜDA-PAR)
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has harshly slammed the international observers who participated in Turkey’s constitutional referendum on April 16, after including an individual who appeared in a picture behind a flag of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will meet in Washington in May ahead of a NATO summit, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the former’s alleged failure to abide by a mutual agreement about the outlawed PKK and the latter’s hesitance over congratulating him for the “Yes” side’s narrow triumph