Turkey’s media watchdog has issued a formal warning to a private station over the use of the word ‘God’ on a French TV show
A planned joint parliamentary meeting between Turkey and EU representatives was postponed for a month due to lawmakers’ busy agenda, the Turkish co-chair of the joint commission has said
A military court in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas has sentenced Mehmet Tarhan, an outspoken conscientious objector and politician, to 15 months in jail, as well as a fine of 9,000 Turkish Liras, for “failing to obey orders.”
Turkey’s current account deficit has narrowed to $45.84 billion, shrinking by $18.82 billion from last year, in line with expectations, data from the Central Bank showed on Feb. 11.
President Erdoğan has called on Armenia to examine the 1915 events through the lens of science and not politics
hrw.org – Dec 11, 2014 – (Istanbul) – The Turkish government’s proposed expansion of police powers to search and detain and for the use of firearms would undermine human rights protections. A number of the proposals in a draft security bill would circumvent the role of…
Turkey Asserts Its Role in the Middle East

Ankara’s growing, and positive, engagement in the region actually serves American interests.
According to the preliminary results of an impunity research on Turkey, journalists fear that they might either face prosecution or layoff if they covered about corruption.
Fourteen people, including one Turk, who were en route to joining ISIL have been captured, the Turkish military said
the Pulse of the Middle East – Author: Zülfikar Doğan February 9, 2015 The latest promises of financial incentives by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu aim at getting young people to marry before graduating from
The World Health Organization will soon open an office in Turkey after a regulation from the cabinet to that effect was published in the Official Gazette on Feb. 11
The Turkish embassy in Yemen has decreased its staff to a minimal level due to the unpredictable security situation in the Arabian peninsula state, where a rebel group has seized control of the capital, a Turkish official told Hürriyet Daily News.

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