Author: Independent Turkey

Probe Opened against HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş after Comments about Regional Autonomy

Probe Opened against HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş after Comments about Regional Autonomy

*Source: Reuters © Probe Opened against HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş after Comments about Regional Autonomy The Ankara Public Prosecutor’s Office has opened an investigation into Selahattin Demirtaş,...

Saudi Arabia Initiates New Coalition Against Terrorism

Saudi Arabia Initiates New Coalition Against Terrorism

*Source: The Tri-Country Sun Times © Saudi Arabia Initiates New Coalition Against Terrorism The Saudi Foreign Affairs minister Adel-al Jubeir announced on Tuesday the formation of...

Tensions Escalate in Kurdish South-East: Teachers Evacuated as Locals Prepare for Curfew

Tensions Escalate in Kurdish South-East: Teachers Evacuated as Locals Prepare for Curfew

*Source: AFP © Tensions Escalate in Kurdish South-East: Teachers Evacuated as Locals Prepare for Curfew Three policemen were killed by a PKK attack on a road...

BREAKING NEWS – Russia Shoots Back: Russian Warship Fires Warning Shots at Turkish Ship

BREAKING NEWS – Russia Shoots Back: Russian Warship Fires Warning Shots at Turkish Ship

*Source: Murad Sezer – Reuters © BREAKING NEWS – Russia Shoots Back: Russian Warship Fires Warning Shots at Turkish Ship According to the Russian defence...

News of the Week – December 14th, 2015

News of the Week – December 14th, 2015

*Source: AFP – Ahmad al -Rubaye © News of the Week – December 14th, 2015 Everything you missed last week in Turkey Turkish Troops Leave...

Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Arrested for Espionage and Terrorism Propaganda

Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Arrested for Espionage and Terrorism Propaganda

*Source: Hürriyet Daily News © Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Arrested for Espionage and Terrorism Propaganda “We came here to defend journalism. We came here to...

Constitution Comeback: Davutoğlu Pledges Reforms and Erdoğan Calls for Powers

Constitution Comeback: Davutoğlu Pledges Reforms and Erdoğan Calls for Powers

*Source: RAŞİT AYDOĞAN /POOL/EPA © Constitution Comeback: Davutoğlu Pledges Reforms and Erdoğan Calls for Powers Using more unified language than has been common of late, Prime...

News of the Week – November 30th, 2015

News of the Week – November 30th, 2015

*Source: The Independent © News of the Week – November 30th, 2015 Tahir Elçi Assassinated Tahir Elçi, human rights activist and head of the Diyarbakir Bar...

News of the Week, December 7th, 2015

News of the Week, December 7th, 2015

*Source: Reuters © News of the Week, December 7th, 2015  The most important news stories you might have missed from last week’s Turkey Turkey Suspends Military...

BREAKING NEWS – Six Children Drown in the Aegean: EU Responsibility

BREAKING NEWS – Six Children Drown in the Aegean: EU Responsibility

 *Source: Emre Tazegül – Associated Press © BREAKING NEWS – Six Children Drown in the Aegean: EU Responsibility Six children, including a baby, were found...