A chart on Terror attacks in Turkey and A map that shows which HDP offices attacked after the Kayseri bombing

Terror attacks in Turkey..The chart speaks for itself.. pic.twitter.com/QlBH9ZtS5o — METIN GURCAN (@Metin4020) December 18, 2016 NEWS ANALYSIS: PKK striking to drag Turkey into civil war  Hurriyet Daily News   Exactly a week after a suicide bomb attack in Beşiktaş that killed 46 people and wounded 166 on Dec. 10, the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) … Read more

Even Erdoğan complains about labelling people as Gülenists…

Erdoğan warns media to avoid labelling people as Gülenists President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has warned media to be more sensitive regarding the probes into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), saying the media should avoid labelling people as Gülenists Some assholes even labelled me as a Gülenist. A wave of witch-hunt even some hardcore AKP fans began … Read more

After 9 years, new footage that proves some state officials’ involvement in Hrant Dink Assassination leaked…

The day Hrant Dink was assassinated, this blog turned to be a critical one, we always knew state was involved in one way or another, but only after the political fratricide, we can get a little bit of documentation. There is  possibly more footage that might be leaked soon… Footage reveals further evidence in Dink probe against … Read more

Turkey’s “unexpected allies” in Europe: i.e. Former Swedish PM Bildt…

https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/771822923380248576   https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/771825629746520065 https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/771820004098441216 https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/638694707053371392 https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/638694218827984896 Carl Bildt'in @ecfr'ı zamanında Gülen cemaatinden fon almaya çalışmış, bak şu işe! 🙂 (Teyitli bilgi) İlgilenenler, RT lütfen — Umut Özkırımlı (@UOzkirimli) September 2, 2016   Swedish Democracy Promotion in Turkey The news coming out of Turkey these days are bleak. Earlier this week, a fifteen-year-old boy, Berkin Elvan, passed … Read more

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 (esa.int)   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

A WSJ article on Purge claims in Turkish universities… A Black Sea village, learned of coup attempt 10 days later due to lack of power, to be the most tranquil community in Turkey…

After Failed Coup, Turkey’s Erdogan Is Purging Universities of Potential Enemies wsj.com – Joe Parkinson – Aug 24, 8:46 AM KONYA, Turkey—On the humid afternoon after July’s bloody coup attempt, signs of a rift that is redefining this nation’s academia played out in two cities 400 miles apart. In Istanbul, Nil Mutluer grabbed her 3-year-old … Read more

I thought it was a fake news but true: Licence Plates with the letters “FG” are banned…

FG are the first letters of outlawed Fethullah Gülen, the founder of Gülenist movement… News in Turkish here Ankara moves to prevent Gülen’s ‘Turkish Olympics’ language competition Four Turkish ministries have moved to take measures to prevent the “Turkish Olympics” international language competition, as part of steps taken against activities of the U.S.-based preacher Fethullah Gülen abroad … Read more

Suicide bomber ‘was child aged 12-14’ in the #Gaziantep massacre… A “List of explosions rocking #Turkey since 2015

After a series of PKK attacks on Turkish security forces in the last couple of days, ISIS attacked a Kurdish wedding killing more than 50… Turkey wedding suicide bomber ‘was child aged 12-14’ BBC News | Europe | World Edition The suicide bomber who killed 51 at a Kurdish wedding in Turkey was 12 to 14 … Read more

Facetime, Whatsapp… Not much encryption in Turkey’s coup games

Erdoğan initially used Facetime in last night coup attempt to talk to media. Erdogan resorts to iPhone’s FaceTime after coup attempt Aljazeera.com–10 hours ago Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s first appearance after an attempted coup came through a FaceTime app on an Apple iPhone, held . In the mean time, State news agency Anadolu Ajansı claimed that … Read more

Erdoğan in NATO Summit…

  (Reuters/Kacper Pempel) Not too impressed with the air show… Olive branches and bombs: President Erdogan and Turkey’s precarious politics New Statesman Ergenekon Sungec, a young Turkish travel agent, finally had reason to smile again last week. For months, the gaudy hotels across the road from his office in the Turkish resort town of Kundu … Read more

“Significant Digits For The Istanbul Attacks

Significant Digits For The Istanbul Attacks  FiveThirtyEight » Features by Walt Hickey You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. Turkey Did Nothing About the Jihadists in Its Midst – Until It Was Too Late foreignpolicy.com – Paul McLeary – May 29, 2014, 5:16 PM The Islamic State has … Read more

NYT asks: “Is Istanbul Safe? What Travelers Should Know… Istanbul news roundup…

Is Istanbul Safe? What Travelers Should Know. New York Times A suicide attack Tuesday night at Istanbul Ataturk Airport killed dozens of people and wounded more than 200. Here’s what travelers should know … Brussels to Istanbul: Two airports, two bloody attacks – CNN Jihad in Istanbul – Wall Street Journal CBS News: Istanbul Suicide Bombers … Read more

Death toll rises to 43… #IstanbulAirportAttack

Death toll rises to 43 in Istanbul airport attack The death toll in a suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport has risen to 43, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala announced on June 30 The Guardian view on the Istanbul bombings: Turkey’s security challenge | Editorial World news: Turkey | … Read more

So it seems that Instagram also gave in and censored #Ankara hashtag after the Ankara Bombing

News here in Turkish. BBC Turkish is cited as the news source… *************** 5 Details Leaked from Ankara Massacre Investigation  Bianet :: English According to allegations, attack on the rally was denounced, bombers were informed on highest authorities, they were officially being looked for, the massacre was planned in Kilis bombers were sued due to Al Qaeda … Read more

It is very hard for the Turkish gov’t or AKP trolls to admit, but ISIS is the most obvious perpetrator in #AnkaraBombings

Ankara bombing: PM office confirms suicide bombings The Turkish Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed the twin blasts that rocked capital Ankara were caused by two suicide bombers Infographics: How have Turkish Internet users evaluated the Ankara bombing? Turkish Internet users have answered a number of questions about the Oct. 10 Ankara bombing in a poll conducted by … Read more