Science

Turkish Students, Lecturer on Trial for Pride March

November 12, 2019

Eighteen Turkish students and a lecturer went on trial on Tuesday for taking part in a banned LGBTI Pride event at an Ankara university.The defendants face up to three years in prison if convicted of “unlawful assembly and protest” and “refusing to dis…

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Ministry of Education Launches Investigation into Booing of Children with Autism

November 7, 2019

After it was reported in the news that a group of parents requested the closure of classrooms for autistic children at a primary school in Aksaray and booed the children, the Ministry of Education has launched an investigation. At the Merkez Mehmetcik …

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Primary School Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Injuring First Grader with Book

November 6, 2019

Teacher N.D. has been sentenced to 4 years, 2 months in prison for having injured a first grader with a book at a primary school in Esenler, Istanbul. Put on trial for having injured a first grader with a book at a primary school in Esenler, Istanbul, …

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Primary School Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Injuring First Grader with Book

November 6, 2019

Teacher N.D. has been sentenced to 4 years, 2 months in prison for having injured a first grader with a book at a primary school in Esenler, Istanbul. Put on trial for having injured a first grader with a book at a primary school in Esenler, Istanbul, …

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‘Public Officers Can Also Protest a Minister’

November 6, 2019

The Constitutional Court has announced its ruling on an Education Union (Egitim-Sen) member teacher penalized for applauding the Minister of Education in protest. The Court has ruled that his freedom of association has been violated. Announcing its rul…

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World-famous Russian cosmonaut meets Turkish students

November 3, 2019

Going through an adventurous experience in the space, Russian astronaut Aleksandr Lazutkin met Saturday with students in Turkey’s capital to give an inspirational talk on space and aviation sector. The event was organized by Ankara’s Ted University, Ru…

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Turkey’s largest int’l book fair kicks off in Istanbul

November 2, 2019

Turkey’s largest international book fair opened its doors to book lovers on Saturday.The 38th International Istanbul Book Fair, organized by Tuyap Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association, opened with the theme of The Generation 50 …

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Turkey: Education resumes in terror affected region

October 30, 2019

Education resumed in southeastern Turkey affected from YPG/PKK attacks from the Syrian border. Ankara on Oct. 9, launched anti-terror Operation Peace Spring aiming to eliminate terrorist YPG/PKK elements from northern Syria east of the Euphrates River …

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