Turkey welcomes #G20 Summit with a police raid at Zaman daily…


police raid newspaper’s headquarters to see if Özgür Bugün’s printed there

Two separate probes have been launched against Cengiz Çandar, Radikal news portal columnist, for his seven articles allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Infographics: One-third of ISIL suspects jailed in Turkey are foreigners

One-third of all suspects detained as alleged members of the Islamic State and Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Turkey since 2013 have been foreigners, according to police sources
Undercover police officers and ÖGB storming İstanbul University Faculty of Literature have battered students, and detained at least seven students.

HDP on Silvan Incidents

HDP has released a statement as to incidents in Silvan on where curfew has been imposed for nine days, there are information claiming there are dead and wounded.
The more than 100 victims of the twin Ankara blasts have been commemorated in Istanbul and Ankara one month after the deadly attack
A lieutenant has died, a specialist sergeant wounded in Turkey’s southeastern Silvan district of Diyarbakır province whose three neighborhoods have been imposed curfew for nine days.
The U.S. is not providing ammunition to the YPG due to concerns over maintaining Syria’s unity, State Dept. Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner has said
AKP Spokesperson Ömer Çelik has stated that it is not possible for politicians to speak with İmralı, and responded to criticisms as to EU Progress Report.
In initial remarks in response to a European Commission progress report which urged Turkey to re-launch the “resolution process,” the AKP has strictly refused the report’s wording on the issue, suggesting the EU has apparently been “influenced by the language used by circles close to the PKK”
Two police officers in Istanbul’s central Beyoğlu district face suspension and a discipline investigation after video footage showed them slapping and threatening two university students
The power struggles in Turkish politics should not result in a regression of principles such as freedom of expression, İKV Secretary-General Çiğdem Nas has said
A local court in Turkey has decreased a double life sentence jail term to 50 years for a man who said in court he “regretted” murdering two young women with a rifle, also taking into account the respectful stance of the murderer during the trial, which constituted wearing a suit and tie

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