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Turkish court orders jail, political ban for Erdogan rival

Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu was tried over a speech after the 2019 local elections in Istanbul in which he called public officials "fools."

By REUTERS
14/12/2022

Turkey to reinforce military presence in northern Cyprus - Erdogan

Turkish Preisdent Tayyip Erdogan plans to step up military presence in northern Cyprus following US actions lifting trade restrictions on the nation.

By REUTERS
29/09/2022

Despite talk of reconciliation, Turkish state media is anti-Israel - analysis

To understand Turkish media’s agenda against Israel is to understand that Ankara’s ruling party merely puts out feelers regarding “reconciliation” in Israeli media.

Turkey demands 11 years behind bars for senior journalist

Tens of thousands have been charged and convicted over the crime of insulting the president since Erdogan took office in 2014 after serving as prime minister for 11 years.

By REUTERS
11/02/2022

Turkey allows consular visit to jailed Israeli couple

FM Yair Lapid tells media, MKs: Let us work, headlines put Oaknins in danger.

Armenian genocide memorial in Lyon, France

Jewish scholar calls on Israel government to recognize Armenian genocide

Israel Charny's new book reveals how Turkey pressured Israel to deny the Armenian genocide.

By JORDAN PIKE
12/07/2021
turkey

Teacher’s termination at Turkish university raise worry on gov’t control

Police clashed with demonstrators at Boğaziçi University over protests sparked by Erdoğan's appointment of rector.

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI/THE MEDIA LINE
03/06/2021
Horsemen and women from Australia and New Zealand participate in the Reenactment of the Cavalry Char

Amid genocide row, Turkish diplomat pays respect at ANZAC memorial -analysis

ANZAC Day commemorates the massacre of Australian and New Zealand soldiers by Turkish troops in Gallipoli in 1915. While Turkey has not conceded to the genocide, it has paid its respects.

Turkey to shut down pro-Kurdish opposition party - ruling party official

The third largest party in parliament, it has also faced a barrage of legal bids to lift the parliamentary immunity of its lawmakers.

By REUTERS
02/03/2021
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish court issues life sentences in 2016 coup trial -Anadolu

The state-owned Anadolu and other media said 25 F-16 pilots were given aggravated life sentences while four civilians were each given 79 life sentences.

By REUTERS
26/11/2020
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