IHD launches “2018 Turkey Human Rights Violations Report”

IHD launches “2018 Turkey Human Rights Violations Report”

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Human Rights Association (IHD) announced the 2018 Turkey Human Rights Violations Report. According to the report, the rights to life of 673 people, including 32 children, were violated within one year. A total of 2719 people were exposed to torture – 3…

Turkish universities to compete in int’l model satellite contest

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Three Turkish universities, which showed great success in the pre-selection stage online, will represent Turkey at CanSat model satellite competition in the U.S.’s state of Texas in June. While Istanbul Technical University’s (ITU) APIS team ranked fir…

Mixed Emotions as Egyptian Constitutional Referendum Begins

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Light to moderate turnout was reported on day one of a three-day constitutional referendum in which voters were expected to approve lengthening the president’s term in office and strengthening his powers over the judiciary and the government bureaucrac…

Tour of Turkey: Caleb Ewan wins stage 4

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Caleb Ewan was the first to finish the stage four of the cycling Tour of Turkey on Friday in a tight sprint finish to claim his first podium of the race.Juan Jose Lobato of Nippo Vini Fantini FaizanA came in second and Bora Hansgrohe’s Sam Bennett fini…

“We, the 82 million citizens, should act jointly as the ‘Alliance of Turkey’ on issues that concern our country’s survival”

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Speaking at the opening ceremony of the new service building of the Confederation of Public Servants Trade Unions (MEMUR-SEN), President Erdogan said: We, the 82 million citizens, should set aside our differences of political opinion and act jointly as…

Opposition party seeks to cancel Istanbul poll results

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A Turkish opposition party on Wednesday appealed to Turkey’s election authority to cancel last month’s local poll results in the metropolis of Istanbul. Birol Gur, Istanbul head for the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), said the party is filing an ext…

President Erdo?an receives Iranian FM Zarif

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Presidential Complex. Source: Presidency of the Republic Of Turkey

President Erdo?an receives Turkey-EU JCC’s Turkish Wing

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received the Turkish wing of the Turkey-EU Joint Consultative Committee. Source: Presidency of the Republic Of Turkey

Economist Mustafa SAlnmez detained

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Economist-writer Mustafa SAlnmez was detained due to insulting the President and public incitement towards resentment and hostility through his social media posts. SAlnmez is charged due to a video he shared with the note, Carsi has started, the rest i…

Imprisonment sentence against TKP executives due to “insulting President”

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Turkish Communist Party (TKP) central executives Mehmet Inam and Mehmet Kiziligil were sentenced to 1 year and nine months of imprisonment each with the allegation of insulting President Erdogan. The sentence of Inam was not deferred based on having pr…

Turkish wrestler wins bronze in European championships

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Turkey’s Kerem Kamal won a bronze medal in the 2019 European Wrestling Championships in Romania on Sunday. Competing in the men’s 60-kg Greco-Roman category, Kamal beat Romanian Virgil Munteanu 4-0 to claim the medal in the tournament in Bucharest.Sour…

‘Next 4 years an opportunity for Turkey’: EU spokesman

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As Turkey leaves behind elections for a period of stability, that presents it with an opportunity, said a European Union spokesman on Saturday.In the wake of Turkey’s recent local elections and in the four-year runup to its next elections, set for 2023…

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul ends week down

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Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended the week down 0.10% to close at 95,976.82 points on Friday.After starting the day at 95,721.69 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index fell 96.16 points from Thursday’s close of 96,072.99 points.On a weekly basis, t…

President Erdo?an receives National Defense Minister Akar

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Minister of National Defense, Hulusi Akar, at the Presidential Complex. Source: Presidency of the Republic Of Turkey

Singaporean ambassador presents his credentials to President Erdo?an

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Ambassador Jonathan Tow Shen Han of Singapore at the Presidential Complex. Ambassador Tow, who presented his letter of credence to President Erdogan at the reception, previously served as the Director-General of …

Mauritanian ambassador presents his credentials to President Erdo?an

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Ambassador Cheikh Sid Ahmed El Bekaye Ould Hamady of Mauritania at the Presidential Complex. Ambassador Sid Ahmed El Bekaye Hamady, who presented his letter of credence to President Erdogan at the reception, prev…

Paraguayan ambassador presents his credentials to President Erdo?an

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Ambassador Ceferino Adrian Valdez Peralta of Paraguay at the Presidential Complex.Ambassador Valdez Peralta, who presented his letter of credence to President Erdogan at the reception, previously served as the He…

Turkish officials slam Netanyahu’s remarks on West Bank

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Turkey’s top officials on Sunday slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks on annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if re-elected. Yet another example of how Netanyahu uses electoral politics to justify occupation and …

Football: Galatasaray honor world famous ex-star Drogba

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Istanbul football heavyweights Galatasaray honored their ex-star Didier Drogba on Saturday.The legendary striker of Ivory Coast, Drogba, 41, who retired from football in Nov. 2018, was given a plate by the club.Drogba spent 1.5 seasons at Galatasaray b…

Akkuyu nuclear plant tracks progress one year on

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A one-year milestone in the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) is indicative of the successful cooperation between the partner countries to the plant; Russia and Turkey, the plant’s project company, Akkuyu Nuclear announced Friday.On …

‘After 90+ years, Turkey, Mexico enjoy healthy ties’

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Turkey and Mexico are both ancient cradles of civilization and enjoy very positive relations, Mexico’s ambassador to Turkey said on Tuesday.In an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, Bernardo Cordova said the two countries have “wonderful” relation…

Big move to Istanbul Airport set to start Friday

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The big switch from Ataturk Airport to the new mega-Istanbul Airport will start early Friday morning, Turkey’s transport and infrastructure minister said on Wednesday. Starting on April 5 at 3.00 a.m. local time (0000GMT), the initial moving operation …

Turkey’s president marks Muslim holy night

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Turkey’s president on Tuesday marked a holy night for Muslims worldwide.I celebrate the Lailat al Miraj Night of our nation and the entire Muslim world. I pray that this holy night brings blessings to all of humanity, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitt…

Kyrgyz leader hails Turkey’s Erdogan on local poll win

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Kyrgyzstan’s president on Tuesday congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the victory of his Justice and Development (AK) Party in weekend local elections, said Kyrgyz presidential sources. In a phone conversation, Sooronbay Jeenbekov w…

Turkey to join defense industry expo in Brazil

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Turkey is scheduled to attend a defense and security expo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an official statement said on Monday.Turkey will attend the 12th Latin American Aero and Defense (LAAD) expo between April 2-5, the Presidency of Defense Industries sa…

Azerbaijan President congratulates Erdogan for vote win

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev congratulated his Turkish counterpart on Sunday on his party’s victory in Turkey’s municipal elections.Aliyev told Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the phone that the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s victory was …

Call for ‘Peace Academics’ from worldrenowned academics

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Scientists from around the world, including Noam Chomsky, Seyla Benhabib, Steven Pinker, Judith Butler, Bruce Alberts, condemned the prosecution of, peace scholars Ar. 15 months of imprisonment was imposed On the signature campaign launched by Professo…

Press Council supports Cindoruk targeted by Erdogan

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Press Council, in his written statement, President Erdogan hedef hedef sAlzler hedef sAlzler hedef hedef Basin Basin Basinin Basin Basin Basinin Basin ininin Basinin inin inin inin inin in In the program titled ac The Spirit of Time bir published on Ha…

Turkey defense minister blasts US move on Golan Heights

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Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Friday blasted the U.S. move to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over occupied Golan Heights.”This is wrong and the course is perilous. You sow the wind and reap the whirlwind,” Akar said referring to the U.S. dec…

Turkey: Opposition head rules out early elections

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The head of Turkey’s opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) said Thursday that the country does not need to hold snap polls.”There is no early election, there is no need for [early] election,” Devlet Bahceli said, addressing voters at a rally in s…

“We are committed to our goals for 2023 with greater faith and resolve”

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Addressing citizens in Usak, President Erdogan said: We endeavor to carry to the future what our people have entrusted to us. They have recently been staging some plots through exchange rates. As Turkey increases its foreign exchange reserves, they get…

President Erdo?an on A Haber, ATV, A Para, A News, A2 and Radio A Haber joint live broadcast

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joined Salih Cemal Nayman and Sebnem Bursali on A Haber, ATV, A Para, A News, A2 and Radio A Haber joint live broadcast. During the interview at Cankaya Palace in Ankara, President Erdogan made remarks on a number of topi…

“No power will be able to make Turkey regress from the level it has reached in economy and investments”

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Addressing citizens in Van, President Erdogan said: I am declaring it from here in Van that no power will ever again be able to make Turkey a country where terrorist organizations roam freely. No power will ever again be able to make Turkey regress fro…

“Ballot boxes are indestructible strongholds of national will”

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Addressing citizens in Adiyaman, President Erdogan, referring to the upcoming local elections, urged citizens to go to polls, and said: Ballot boxes are our honor. Ballot boxes are impassable, unshakeable and indestructible strongholds of national will…

First Lady Erdo?an: “It is a social responsibility to ease the burden on persons with disabilities as well as on their families”

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Speaking at the opening ceremony of HAYPADER’s Special Education Practice School in Istanbul, First Lady Erdogan said: It is a social responsibility to ease the burden on persons with disabilities as well as on their families. First Lady Emine Erdogan …

“There is no difference between the struggle waged on these lands a century ago and the one being waged now in Syria, Iraq and the Mediterranean”

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Addressing citizens in Mus, President Erdogan underlined that there is no difference between the struggle waged on these lands a century ago and the one being waged now in Syria, Iraq and the Mediterranean, and said: Some still begrudge us our lands of…

Turkish soldier martyred, 20 injured in truck crash

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A soldier was martyred on Sunday when a troop transport truck overturned in the southeastern Sirnak province, according to security sources.At least 20 other soldiers were also wounded in the accident in Sirnak’s Silopi district, said the sources, who …

Uludag Economy Summit ends in Turkey’s Bursa province

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The Eighth Uludag Economy Summit ended on Saturday after holding nearly 20 sessions at a ski resort in the northwestern province of Bursa.The two-day summit, organized by Capital and Ekonomist magazines, hosted more than 100 speakers and nearly 1,500 b…

Families Bury Dead After New Zealand Mosque Attacks

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Thousands of people gathered Friday for a mass funeral in a cemetery in New Zealand where 26 of the 50 victims of a mass shooting at two mosques last Friday were buried. The youngest victim buried was 3 years old.Family members used shovels and wheelba…

“Our people will not allow any regression in democracy or economy”

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Addressing citizens in Eskisehir, President Erdogan said: Our people will never again allow the revival of the eras of coups and tutelages. Our people will not allow any regression in democracy or economy, or any reversal of the gains they have made in…

“Nowruz is the festival of brotherhood and affection”

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Addressing citizens in Kutahya, President Erdogan, referring to the March 21 International Nowruz Day, said: Nowruz is the festival of fertility, prosperity and of spring. Nowruz is the festival of brotherhood, affection and of the hopes that flourish …

Esra Solin Dal, charged with b journalism against the state gaz was acquitted

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Esra Solin Dal, the correspondent of the Mesopotamian Agency, who was on trial for ti membership of an organization , was acquitted at the first hearing. In Diyarbakir 9th High Criminal Court, Dal demanded an appointment from news sources and his inter…

President Erdo?an receives Libyan Presidential Council Chairman Sarraj

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya, Fayez Al Sarraj, at the Presidential Complex. Source: Presidency of the Republic Of Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 shakes western Turkish province

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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck western Turkey’s Denizli on Wednesday morning.Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the earthquake struck the Acipayam district at 9:34 a.m. local time at a depth of 11.3 kilometers (7.0 miles)…

NSC Statement: “Stability cannot be restored in the region unless the east of the Euphrates is cleared of terrorist organizations”

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The written statement, issued after the National Security Council (NSC) meeting chaired by President Erdogan, read: It has been stated that a safe zone in northern Syria can only be accepted if it serves to ensure the safety of not terrorist organizati…

Mayor Nurhayat Altun sentenced to 10 years in prison

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Tunceli 1st High Criminal Court, who was removed from his post by appointing a trustee, Tunceli Municipality Co-Chair Nurhayat Altun was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on charges of alin membership of an organization Tun. Source: Initiative for Fr…

ODP Provincial Chairman on charges of “organization propaganda” was opened

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ODP Artvin Province President Sercan Dede, who passed away in the exile in the aftermath of the coup of September 12, and who died on 30 August 2017, Israel Square’s public hearing ceremony was opened because of his speech. The first hearing was on Apr…

CHP Tanr?kulu’n?n human rights violations report in February

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CHP Istanbul deputy Sezgin Tanrikulu reported the data on human rights violations in February. According to the data shared by Tanrikulu last month, 12 journalists, writers and publishers were convicted in the trials, 5 journalists were detained and 1 …

First Lady Erdo?an: “Consumption-oriented lifestyle causes spiritual erosion besides draining natural resources”

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Speaking at an event aimed at raising awareness about environment and recycling, First Lady Emine Erdogan said: A consumption-oriented lifestyle causes spiritual erosion besides draining natural resources. Efforts to fill the void inside us with materi…

President Erdo?an attends ceremony at Canakkale Martyrs’ Memorial

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended a ceremony held at Canakkale Martyrs’ Memorial on the occasion of the March 18th Martyrs’ Day and the 104th anniversary of the Canakkale Victory. Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Minister of Labor, Socia…

“We will complete this year the highway project which will shorten the drive between ?stanbul and ?zmir from 8 hours to 3.5 hours”

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Addressing citizens in Izmir, President Erdogan said: 425-kilometers-long divided roads had been built in Izmir in 79 years. We have increased that figure up to 828 kilometers. We will complete this year the highway project which will shorten the drive…

Turkey poses tough question for human rights activists

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Turkey’s presidential spokesman on Saturday posed a soul-searching question for the trail-blazers of human rights in the West, in the wake of Friday’s terror attacks in New Zealand. Will those — who marched for Charlie Hebdo [attack in Paris] — also …

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 6 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

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A total of six PKK terrorists were neutralized during anti-terror operations in northern Iraq, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry said Saturday.Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply that the terrorists in que…

“As Muslims, we will never bow down”

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Addressing citizens in Gaziantep, President Erdogan, referring to the armed attack on Muslims in New Zealand, said: As Muslims, we will never bow down, and yet we will never stoop to these villains’ level, either. We will take the same principled stanc…

Turkey’s Erdogan condemns New Zealand mosque attack

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch calling it the “latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia.”Tweeting in English and Turkish on Friday, Erdogan said: “On behalf of…

Muslim world reacts at New Zealand terrorist attacks on mosque

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Political and Islamic leaders across Asia expressed their disgust at the deadly shooting at the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday as some revealed their citizens had been caught up in the bloodshed.The timing of the shootings in the city of Christch…

HDP’s decision to collect posters in Urfa

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Urfa 2nd Criminal Judge of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) S Li DijA� Ser AsitA� (peace against the war) in decided to collect the posters. The posters, which were hanged in the provincial center and districts, were dismantled by the police after t…

Turkey’s Erdogan blasts ‘tyrant’ Netanyahu as leaders trade insults

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blasted Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu as a “tyrant” who “massacred” Palestinian children as the two leaders exchanged insults in their latest spat.Erdogan was responding to comments from Netanya…

The decision about the students convicted of the CCF due to the slogan

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The Constitutional Court (AYM) decided that the slogan lari Killer police accounted for alin, which was detained by young people who were detained for participating in the May 1st demonstrations in 2012, was not a crime. On 14 May 2012, the Istanbul 16…

Police violence again remained unpunished

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Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office, Yuksel Street, “We want our job back” to do the action of the victim of the KHK victim Nazan Bozkurt and broke the cheek bone, the officer decided not to prosecute. Bozkurt was beaten while he was detained in th…

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