Al-Monitor – Kadri Gursel – Sep 20, 7:33 PM

Speaking at an Istanbul fair Sept. 13, Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank — a long-time chief adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before joining the Cabinet after the June elections — lamented that the

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Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers pending trial after protests

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish court has jailed pending trial 24 people involved in protests over work conditions at Istanbul’s new airport last week, …

 

British ex-soldier jailed in Turkey for fighting alongside banned Kurdish militia

Joe Robinson remains on bail and is planning appeal against his conviction

Bienvenue sur le site de Reporter sans frontières | RSF – Sep 20, 11:29 PM

After a preliminary hearing in June, an Istanbul regional court will today begin examining the substance of the appeals of three well-known journalists, Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan and Nazlı Ilıcak. If it confirms their sentences, they

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