Istanbul’s Third Bosphorus Bridge- Construction over a year by the Sentinel-2A satellite… Istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul’s Third Bosphorus Bridge opens today! Construction over a year by the Sentinel-2A satelliteNon-Political (   Third bridge over Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait opens A third bridge over the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul was opened on Aug. 26 with a ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and other top officials, including … Read more

Turkey’s war with media goes beyond borders, BBC accused of ‘openly supporting terrorism’

Turkey accuses BBC of ‘openly supporting terrorism’ Turkey has accused the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) of “openly supporting terrorism” by making “written and visual propaganda” of the outlawed PKK during a broadcast EKİN KARACA’S INTERVIEW: Tarık Ziya Ekinci: PKK Announcing Truce Strengthens HDP’s Hand  Bianet :: English Tarık Ziya Ekinci is of the opinion that Erdoğan is … Read more

Turkey’s top religious body names ISIS as a terrorist organization.. NOT SURPRISINGLY Assassination plot against Erdoğan’s daughter declared fake

Turkey’s top religious body releases report on ISIL, names it ‘terrorist organization’ Turkey’s top religious affairs body has released a report on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), where it defined the group as a terror organization for the first time. Assassination plot against Erdoğan’s daughter declared fake The story of an alleged assassination … Read more

Turkey’s new Major General was acquitted of unidentified murders of 13 villagers…

HDP Appeals to UN for Extrajudicial Executions and Enforced Disappearances  Bianet :: English Peoples’ Democratic Party demanded an investigation from UN Rapporteur for “illegal, extrajudicial and arbitrary executions” in Turkey. US drone strikes Syria from Turkey  BBC News | Europe | World Edition The US has carried out its first air strike on so-called Islamic State in … Read more

Forensic reports confirm corruption tapes…. Dispatches from Turkey…

Graft probe tapings consistent with transcribed files A forensic report on a graft probe started last year has said the transcribed documents and tape recordings of the telephone conversations between the high-profile suspects are consistent Pope Francis to visit Virgin Mary’s House in Turkey Residents of the western town of Selçuk enthusiastically await Pope’s visit to Christian … Read more