Turkey, Germany seek stronger cooperation on AI

Turkey, Germany seek stronger cooperation on AI

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Business experts, researchers and academics from Turkey and Germany will gather in Berlin to discuss cooperation opportunities on artificial intelligence (AI) and industry 4.0. The one-day business conference on Aug. 22 will set the scene for exchange …

BAR ASSOCIATION CHAIRS ON ACCESS BLOCK: ‘Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Seized by the Hand of Judiciary’

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After the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has imposed an access block on 136 news websites and social media accounts including bianet upon the request of General Command of Gendarmerie, bar associations have strongl…

BAR ASSOCIATION CHAIRS ON ACCESS BLOCK: ‘Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Seized by the Hand of Judiciary’

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After the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has imposed an access block on 136 news websites and social media accounts including bianet upon the request of General Command of Gendarmerie, bar associations have strongl…

Access Block by Court Order Reported to Council of Europe by IFJ

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have denounced the “outrageous decision” of the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace, imposing an access block on 136 web…

Access Block by Court Order Reported to Council of Europe by IFJ

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have denounced the “outrageous decision” of the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace, imposing an access block on 136 web…

Online Petition of Support for bianet: Free Press Cannot be Silenced

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After the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has imposed an access block on 136 Internet addresses including bianet, an online petition has been launched on change.org in support of the website and press free…

Online Petition of Support for bianet: Free Press Cannot be Silenced

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After the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has imposed an access block on 136 Internet addresses including bianet, an online petition has been launched on change.org in support of the website and press free…

ACCESS BLOCK DENOUNCED: OSCE: We Call the Turkish Authorities to Review the Decision

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The Organization for Security and Co-operations (OSCE) has denounced the access block imposed on 136 websites and social media accounts by a court order. Releasing a statement for the press regarding the issue, the …

ACCESS BLOCK DENOUNCED: OSCE: We Call the Turkish Authorities to Review the Decision

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The Organization for Security and Co-operations (OSCE) has denounced the access block imposed on 136 websites and social media accounts by a court order. Releasing a statement for the press regarding the issue, the …

World Reacts to Access Block on bianet

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After the Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has imposed an access block on 136 internet addresses including bianet, international organizations Reporters Without Borders (RSF), European Federation of Journalists (EFJ)…

MALE VIOLENCE MONITORING REPORT JULY 2019: Men Kill 24 Women in July

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According to the news compiled by bianet from local and national newspapers, news websites and agencies, men killed 24 women and four men accompanying the women in July 2019. One of the k…

Turkey wants to increase investments in Malaysia: envoy

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Ankara wants to increase investments in Malaysia as part of its ‘Asia Anew’ initiative that aims to improve ties with Asian nations, Turkey’s ambassador to Malaysia said Wednesday.”We want to build a balance here, that is, we want to take Turkish busin…

Reactions to Access Block on bianet: ‘This is an Intervention in People’s Right to Information’

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The Ankara 3rd Penal Judgeship of Peace imposed an access block on 136 web addresses, including bianet.org, in a ruling dated July 16. Representatives from journalism organizations have criticized the verd…

Reactions to Access Block on bianet: ‘This is an Intervention in People’s Right to Information’

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The Ankara 3rd Penal Judgeship of Peace imposed an access block on 136 web addresses, including bianet.org, in a ruling dated July 16. Representatives from journalism organizations have criticized the verd…

Erdoğan: Turkey’s Operations in Northern Syria will ‘Move to a New Phase’

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has spoken on Turkey’s possible intervention in northern Syria at the 11th Ambassadors’ Conference at the Presidential Complex in Ankara.
“What we experienced in Syria in the…

Erdoğan: Turkey’s Operations in Northern Syria will ‘Move to a New Phase’

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has spoken on Turkey’s possible intervention in northern Syria at the 11th Ambassadors’ Conference at the Presidential Complex in Ankara.
“What we experienced in Syria in the…

Court Imposes Access Block on bianet

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The Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has ruled that access to 136 web addresses be blocked upon a request by the Gendarmerie General Command. Both the request and the verdict are dated, July 16, …

Court Imposes Access Block on bianet

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The Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has ruled that access to 136 web addresses be blocked upon a request by the Gendarmerie General Command. Both the request and the verdict are dated, July 16, 2019.
As well a…

One Missing After Landslide in Rize

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A landslide occurred after two days of heavy rain in the Black Sea province of Rize.
While soil, rocks and uprooted trees cut the Çağlayan Stream, Rize-Salarha road was partly closed. While two of the three people w…

One Missing After Landslide in Rize

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A landslide occurred after two days of heavy rain in the Black Sea province of Rize.
While soil, rocks and uprooted trees cut the Çağlayan Stream, Rize-Salarha road was partly closed. While two of the three people w…

Pentagon Chief Says US will Prevent Turkey’s Possible ‘Unilateral Incursion’ in Syria

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US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has said that they are going to prevent a possible unilateral intervention by Turkey into northern Syria.
Esper spoke to the reporters on the matter as delegations from t…

Pentagon Chief Says US will Prevent Turkey’s Possible ‘Unilateral Incursion’ in Syria

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US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has said that they are going to prevent a possible unilateral intervention by Turkey into northern Syria.
Esper spoke to the reporters on the matter as delegations from t…

Gold Mine on Ida Mountains: AKP MP Warns Against ‘Worrying Mining Companies’

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*People stage a demonstration on the mine field (Photo: Çanakkale Municipality / Twitter)
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Bülent Turan, a Çanakkale MP and the Parliamentary Group Deputy Chair of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), has …

Gold Mine on Ida Mountains: AKP MP Warns Against ‘Worrying Mining Companies’

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*People stage a demonstration on the mine field (Photo: Çanakkale Municipality / Twitter)
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Bülent Turan, a Çanakkale MP and the Parliamentary Group Deputy Chair of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), has …

How Many Trees Cut Down on Ida Mountains Because of Gold Mine?

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The number of trees that have cut down on Ida Mountains in the western Çanakkale province for the during the construction of a gold mine remains unclear as there are contradicting figures from different sources.
Whi…

How Many Trees Cut Down on Ida Mountains Because of Gold Mine?

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The number of trees that have cut down on Ida Mountains in the western Çanakkale province for the during the construction of a gold mine remains unclear as there are contradicting figures from different sources.
Whi…

Climate Activist Makichyan: ‘Activism Works in Russia Because We Have the Truth Behind Us’

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Arshak Makicyhan, a climate activist from Russia says it was a “very difficult decision” to begin hunger strikes.
Responding bianet’s questions via email, Makichyan says that their strikes have been influential on m…

Climate Activist Makichyan: ‘Activism Works in Russia Because We Have the Truth Behind Us’

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Arshak Makicyhan, a climate activist from Russia says it was a “very difficult decision” to begin hunger strikes.
Responding bianet’s questions via email, Makichyan says that their strikes have been influential on m…

5,000-Year-Old Human Skeletons Found in Eskişehir

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Two human skeletons have been found in Küllüoba Mound in the district of Seyitgazi in Turkey’s Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir.
Estimated to date back to 3,000 B.C., the skeletons were discovered during the …

5,000-Year-Old Human Skeletons Found in Eskişehir

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Two human skeletons have been found in Küllüoba Mound in the district of Seyitgazi in Turkey’s Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir.
Estimated to date back to 3,000 B.C., the skeletons were discovered during the …

Court Requests All Documents Related to Lake Salda Tender

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Five citizens from Yeşilova district submitted a petition to the Isparta Administrative Court, requesting the suspension and cancellation of the tender on July 31.
Announcing its interim decision, the court h…

Court Requests All Documents Related to Lake Salda Tender

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Five citizens from Yeşilova district submitted a petition to the Isparta Administrative Court, requesting the suspension and cancellation of the tender on July 31.
Announcing its interim decision, the court h…

‘This Video is the Utmost Example of Hate Speech’

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Photograph: Screenshot from the video in question
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Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Diyarbakır MP Garo Paylan has submitted a Parliamentary question regarding the video that was shared on Twitter on July 31, featuring…

‘This Video is the Utmost Example of Hate Speech’

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Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Diyarbakır MP Garo Paylan has submitted a Parliamentary question regarding the video that was shared on Twitter on July 31, featuring…

Academic Altınel: I Taught English, French to Friends in Prison

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*Altınel at an event called, “Don’t forget Suruç Massacre for Justice,” at the Abbasağa Park in Beşiktaş, İstanbul on August 4. (Photo: Zeynep Kuray)
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Today is Saturday. Istiklal Avenue is congested. Some came f…

Academic Altınel: I Thaught English, French to Friends in Prison

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*Altınel at an event called, “Don’t forget Suruç Massacre for Justice,” at the Abbasağa Park in Beşiktaş, İstanbul on August 4. (Photo: Zeynep Kuray)
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Today is Saturday. Istiklal Avenue is congested. Some came f…

Academic Altınel: I Taught English, French to Friends in Prison

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*Altınel at an event called, “Don’t forget Suruç Massacre for Justice,” at the Abbasağa Park in Beşiktaş, İstanbul on August 4. (Photo: Zeynep Kuray)
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Today is Saturday. Istiklal Avenue is congested. Some came f…

‘Great Water and Conscience Meeting’ in Ida Mountains

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“The Great Water and Conscience Meeting” is held today (August 5) in protest against the ongoing mining activities in the village of Kirazlı in Turkey’s…

UPDATING: ‘Great Water and Conscience Meeting’ in Ida Mountains

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“The Great Water and Conscience Meeting” is held today (August 5) in protest against the ongoing mining activities in the village of Kirazlı in Turkey’s northwestern province of Çanakkale.
After large swaths of fore…

RTÜK Chair Says ‘Censorship’ Criticism ‘Because of Habit of Opposing’

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RTÜK President Ebubekir Şahin has said that they are “meticulously” following debates and considering every view after the regulation that brings internet broadcasting under the council’s authority was published in …

RTÜK Chair Says ‘Censorship’ Criticism ‘Because of Habit of Opposing’

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RTÜK President Ebubekir Şahin has said that they are “meticulously” following debates and considering every view after the regulation that brings internet broadcasting under the council’s authority was published in …

Annual Inflation in July: 16.65 Percent

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* Highest monthly price increase recorded in transportation – Photo: Nadire Mater / bianet
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The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced the inflation figures for July 2019 today (August 5). Accordingly, wh…

Annual Inflation in July: 16.65 Percent

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The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced the inflation figures for July 2019 today (August 5). Accordingly, while the consumer inflation has increased by 1.36 percent in comparison with the previous mo…

Wedding Guests Fire Their Guns into Air, One Child Loses His Life

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The guests of a wedding fired their shotguns and pistols into the air in Turkey’s southeastern province of Antep last evening (August 4). A bullet fired from these weapons hit the stomach of 12-year-o…

Wedding Guests Fire Their Guns into Air, One Child Loses His Life

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The guests of a wedding fired their shotguns and pistols into the air in Turkey’s southeastern province of Antep last evening (August 4). A bullet fired from these weapons hit the stomach of 12-year-o…

BİA WORKSHOP / BASIC JOURNALISM WORKSHOP – JULY 2019: Awarded Feminist Designer Laila Laurel: My Inspiration is My Experience

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Did you know that the first safety belts would not protect women because they were designed for men?
When safety belts became widespread in the 1960s, car producers conducted tests with dummies to find the safest be…

Erdoğan: We will Enter East of Euphrates

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President and ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke at the inauguration ceremony of the Bursa City Hospital and İstanbul-İzmir Highway yesterday (August 4).
Addressing a series …

Open Letter by Zülfü Livaneli to UNESCO: They Will Destroy Ida Mountains

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Writer and musician Zülfü Livaneli has penned an open letter addressing Director General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay to raise concerns over the destruction of trees in Ida Mountains in Çanakkale for a gold mine.
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Turkey: Islamic economy institute to hold int’l studies

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Turkey’s first institute on Islamic economy and finance aims to conduct international academic studies from Turkey’s economic hub of Istanbul.The Marmara University Institute of Islamic Economics And Finance (MUISEF) will expand its studies with furthe…

Having Treated the Wounded in Cizre, Four Medical Personnel Detained

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An investigation has been launched against the medical personnel who treated the wounded in Cizre in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şırnak during the period of curfews in the region in 2015 and 201…

Having Treated the Wounded in Cizre, Four Medical Personnel Detained

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An investigation has been launched against the medical personnel who treated the wounded in Cizre in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şırnak during the period of curfews in the region in 2015 and 201…

Unemployment Among Young Women Increases by 86 percent

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The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) released the 83rd issue of its Employment Monitoring Bulletin in which it evaluates June figures of the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) and Turkish Statist…

Unemployment Among Young Women Increases by 86 percent

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The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) released the 83rd issue of its Employment Monitoring Bulletin in which it evaluates June figures of the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) and Turkish Statist…

Fire on Passenger Bus in Balıkesir: 5 People, Including 2 Children Lose Their Lives

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A fire broke out on a passenger bus owned by Kamil Koç company in Turkey’s western province of Balıkesir today (August 2) The fire erupted while the bus was en route on Balıkesir-Edremit highway in Gökçeyazı Neighbo…

Fire on Passenger Bus in Balıkesir: 5 People Lose Their Lives

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A fire broke out on a passenger bus owned by Kamil Koç company in Turkey’s western province of Balıkesir today (August 2) The fire erupted while the bus was en route on Balıkesir-Edremit highway in Gökçeyazı Neighbo…

Fire on Passenger Bus in Balıkesir: 5 People Lose Their Lives

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A fire broke out on a passenger bus owned by Kamil Koç company in Turkey’s western province of Balıkesir today (August 2) The fire erupted while the bus was en route on Balıkesir-Edremit highway in Gökçeyazı Neighbo…

Cousin of Child Killed by Soldiers Told What Happened

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After soldiers opened fire on three people who were crossing to the Iraq Kurdistan Region from Hakkari, Vedat Ekinci (14) was killed and his brother Burhan Ekinci (19) was wounded.
H.E., who was together w…

Cousin of Child Killed by Soldiers Told What Happened

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After soldiers opened fire on three people who were crossing to the Iraq Kurdistan Region from Hakkari, Vedat Ekinci (14) was killed and his brother Burhan Ekinci (19) was wounded.
H.E., who was together w…

Kılıçdaroğlu: A President Doesn’t Step on the Soil of His Country With Shoe Covers

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* Photograph: AA – Archive
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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has commented on President and ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s picture show…

Kılıçdaroğlu: A President Doesn’t Step on the Soil of His Country With Shoe Covers

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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has commented on President and ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s picture show…

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