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...

Protests Held after Government Seizes Zaman Newspaper

Protests Held after Government Seizes Zaman Newspaper

*Source: Cumhuriyet © Protests Held after Government Seizes Zaman Newspaper Protests were held Friday night and throughout the day Saturday this weekend after the government seized...

Dündar and Gül to go to Secret Trial: Anger in the Court Room

Dündar and Gül to go to Secret Trial: Anger in the Court Room

*Source: Karşı Gazete © Dündar and Gül to go to Secret Trial: Anger in the Court Room Journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül of Cumhuriyet newspaper...

Turkey declares state of emergency

Turkey declares state of emergency

*Source: Bianet © Turkey declares state of emergency After Friday’s coup attempt, which led to the killing of almost 300 civilians, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

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...

US Ambassador Summoned to Ankara over PYD Dispute

US Ambassador Summoned to Ankara over PYD Dispute

Source: Radikal © US Ambassador Summoned to Ankara over PYD Dispute While a controversial debate about the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) rages on both...