236 acquitted in Balyoz coup case

 

All 236 suspects in the ‘Balyoz’ coup plot case were acquitted March 31 after the case’s prosecutor argued that digital data submitted as evidence was ‘fake’
The Turkish General Staff has filed a criminal complaint over the permitting of top secret information to be passed to unauthorized people during an investigation into an alleged assassination attempt against Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç.

Mehmet Selim Kiraz was investigating the killing of 15-year-old protester Berkin Elvan, who died in March last year after spending 269 days in a coma

 

Media coverage of Istanbul’s hostage crisis banned

 

A hostage situation in an Istanbul courthouse has led to another gag order for Turkish media
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) convicted found Turkey in the case of Öner and Türk where two Kurdish politicians were sentenced to prison within Anti-Terror Act.

 

Japanese firm wants unpaid Marmaray bill

 

The Japanese company TAISEI has pressured top Turkish authorities for payment of the company’s additional costs to finish the Marmaray line in Istanbul earlier than planned
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has described his presidential system as “pro-freedom, human-focused and based on the separation of powers”
PM Davutoğlu has submitted the ruling AKP’s draft election manifesto, which includes the adoption of the presidential system
France 24, 27/03/2015                                                                                         Français Türkçe by Marc Perelman In an interview with France 24 on Thursday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey supports the Saudi-led mission to […]
Another mass grave was discovered in the southeastern district of Dargeçit. Families of the disappeared people applied to court for further investigation.

 

No change in my visit to Tehran: Turkish President Erdoğan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said there was no change to his scheduled visit to Tehran at the moment, despite calls from the Iranian parliament to cancel the visit after his criticism of Iran’s interference in Yemen.

Power Outage Grips Turkey

A power outage gripped several cities in Turkey. Turkey’s Electricity Distribution Company announced that the outage occurred due to a system failure.
The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Turkey has denied reports that claim that Fethullah Gülen is a Freemason

 

Turkey’s opposition is up in arms as parliament passes a bill granting the president a secret fund to spend as he deems necessary

 

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Turkey after the security bill…

 

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