Police detain 29 at Pride Walk in Istanbul, activists to press charges

Police detain 29 at Pride Walk in Istanbul, activists to press charges

After the LGBTI Pride Walk was banned in Istanbul, activists, political representatives and the press gathered on a boat on the Bosphorus instead. Many members...

Turkish Columnist faces four Years in Jail for “Insulting Erdoğan”

Turkish Columnist faces four Years in Jail for “Insulting Erdoğan”

*Source: Zaman © Turkish Columnist faces four Years in Jail for “Insulting Erdoğan” Famous Turkish columnist Cengiz Çandar is facing a potential sentence of four...

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,...

Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre

Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre

*Source: IMC haber © Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre The humanitarian crisis continues in the Cizre district of the Şırnak province...

Merkel visits Turkey to discuss the EU Agreement and “Illegal Migration” with Ankara

Merkel visits Turkey to discuss the EU Agreement and “Illegal Migration” with Ankara

*Source: Yasin Bulbul/AP © Merkel visits Turkey to discuss the EU Agreement and “Illegal Migration” with Ankara The German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid another visit to...

Tsipras: “Greece and Turkey Will Jointly Solve the Problem of the Refugee Crisis”

Tsipras: “Greece and Turkey Will Jointly Solve the Problem of the Refugee Crisis”

*Source: Kathimerini.gr © Tsipras: “Greece and Turkey Will Jointly Solve the Problem of the Refugee Crisis” Just a few hours after 16-hour negotiations in Brussels,...

All Suspects Released Without Charges in ISIS Membership Case

All Suspects Released Without Charges in ISIS Membership Case

*Source: NeoTempo © All Suspects Released Without Charges in ISIS Membership Case Seven suspected members of the ISIS terrorist organization have been released after their trial...

Military coup underway in Turkey

Military coup underway in Turkey

President Erdoğan speaks to NTV reporters via Facetime, urging people to “protect democracy” by taking to the streets against the coup. *Source: Independent Turkey © Military...

Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council”

Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council”

*Source: AP © Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council” Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, with...

Davos: Anastasiades and Akıncı say Cyprus Unification Possible in 2016

Davos: Anastasiades and Akıncı say Cyprus Unification Possible in 2016

*Source: AFP © Davos: Anastasiades and Akıncı say Cyprus Unification Possible in 2016 The two leaders of the divided Cyprus at Davos told reporters on...