Category: Turkey

The poet Mazlum Çetinkaya, one of the authors of our newspaper, was threatened with death

The poet Mazlum Çetinkaya, one of the authors of our newspaper, was threatened with death

While they were talking to his lawyer, the writer Mahmut Alinak, over WhatsApp, they were interrupted and asked: “Are you Mazlum Çetinkaya? We've been [...]
Women protest Erdogan’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Women protest Erdogan’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Women in Istanbul took to the streets on Saturday to protest Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Conventio [...]
Mafia politics is back in Turkey

Mafia politics is back in Turkey

here was a moment a decade ago when it appeared that the mafia’s influence over Turkish politics had ended. Since the 1970s, individuals from Turkey’s [...]
Erdogan tells Biden Turkey won’t change position on S-400s

Erdogan tells Biden Turkey won’t change position on S-400s

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly told his US counterpart that Ankara won't soften its stance on the Russian S-400 missile systems des [...]
Turkey seeks to participate in EU defence initiative

Turkey seeks to participate in EU defence initiative

Ankara applies to participate in the project to improve troop mobility in Europe. Turkey is pushing ahead with its re-approach to the European Union [...]
After the Cyprus talks in Geneva

After the Cyprus talks in Geneva

After three days, the Cyprus talks in Geneva have ended without any results. There was not enough common ground between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish [...]
Turkey withdraws from treaty protecting women against violence

Turkey withdraws from treaty protecting women against violence

Turkey has pulled out of a landmark international convention aimed at preventing violence against women in a move rights groups say will put them at g [...]
Turkey’s parliament increased pressure on a pro-Kurdish opposition party

Turkey’s parliament increased pressure on a pro-Kurdish opposition party

Turkey’s parliament increased pressure on a pro-Kurdish opposition party on Wednesday by stripping a prominent member of his seat over a criminal conv [...]
Where is Hüseyin Galip Kücüközyigit

Where is Hüseyin Galip Kücüközyigit

Hüseyin Galip Küçüközyiğit, the former prime minister's reporter, is one of those who were dismissed by the decree law issued after the coup attempt i [...]
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