PM Ahmet Davutoğlu Announces Resignation

PM Ahmet Davutoğlu Announces Resignation

Prime Minister and leader of the AKP Ahmet Davutoğlu announced Thursday that he will not be running for another term as party leader, heightening concern...

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...

Police Raids Against HDP Continue

Police Raids Against HDP Continue

*Source: Hürriyet Daily News © Police Raids Against HDP Continue Police raids targeting the pro-Kurdish HDP party continue, with the latest raid occurring early this morning...

Turkey Tops ECHR List in Freedom of Expression Violations as Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Face Life Imprisonment

Turkey Tops ECHR List in Freedom of Expression Violations as Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Face Life Imprisonment

Source; Hürriyet © Turkey Tops ECHR List in Freedom of Expression Violations as Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Face Life Imprisonment According to the European Court...

Turkey and the Syrian Ceasefire: “The ceasefire is not binding for us”

Turkey and the Syrian Ceasefire: “The ceasefire is not binding for us”

*Source: dpa news © Turkey and the Syrian Ceasefire: “The ceasefire is not binding for us” In a U.S. and Russian backed plan aimed at helping...

Another Deadly Bomb Blast Rocks Ankara

Another Deadly Bomb Blast Rocks Ankara

*Source: Twitter @metesohtaoglu © Another Deadly Bomb Blast Rocks Ankara An explosion rocked the Kizilay district of the Turkish capital Ankara at 18.40 this evening. While...

May Day Tragedy: One Dead and Several Arrested During Taksim Protests

May Day Tragedy: One Dead and Several Arrested During Taksim Protests

*Source: Murad Sezer/Reuters © May Day Tragedy: One Dead and Several Arrested During Taksim Protests A 57-year-old man was killed today after being struck by...

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...

News of the Week, January 11th, 2016

News of the Week, January 11th, 2016

*Source: Sertaç Kayar – Reuters  © News of the Week, January 11th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Refugees Continue to Struggle...

News of the Week February 1st, 2016

News of the Week February 1st, 2016

*Source: DHA © News of the Week February 1st, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s most important events; Migrant Crisis: Thousands of Syrian Turkmens...