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Khashoggi murder ‘happened under my watch,’ Saudi Crown Prince tells PBS

Khashoggi recordings ‘appalling’, shocked Saudi intelligence, says Turkish President

President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, are “appalling” and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened...
Turkey top court rejects freedom plea from two prominent journalists

Turkish government taken to international tribunal

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s regime accused of illegally seizing company assets The Turkish government’s seizure of independent media companies is to be challenged in two international...
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Turkish court sentences 72 to life in prison for coup

A Turkish court sentenced 72 defendants to life in prison on Thursday for their roles in clashes on a suspension bridge in Istanbul in...
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Erdogan inaugurates mosque, says ‘we will crush terrorism with our feet’

President Tayyip Erdogan, on Friday, vowed to destroy terrorism in Turkey in his first public appearance since his election victory, during the inauguration of...
Turkey top court rejects freedom plea from two prominent journalists

‘Turkey, world’s biggest prison for journalists’

The 2017 World Press Freedom Index of the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has ranked Turkey as the world biggest prison for journalists. The RSF reports...
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Turkey: 28 soldiers sentenced to life over 2016 failed coup

A total of 28 soldiers were handed life sentences on Tuesday in three separate cases related to a failed military coup in 2016, Turkey’s...
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Turkey orders detention of 140 people over Gulen links

Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 140 people including serving army officers over alleged links to U.S.-based preacher, Fethullah Gulen, accused of orchestrating attempted...
Turkey top court rejects freedom plea from two prominent journalists

Turkey just snatched six of its citizens from another country

By Nate Schenkkan On Thursday morning, six Turkish men who were living in Kosovo suddenly disappeared. That afternoon, a Turkish state news agency published photos of the six looking disheveled and standing...
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Turkey vows to arrest more Gulen followers abroad over coup attempt

The Turkish government has vowed to carry out new operations abroad to “pack” and bring home followers of U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom...
Turkey top court rejects freedom plea from two prominent journalists

Turkey: Relations with U.S. at make-or-break point

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, warned there is a serious problem of trust between Washington and Ankara, saying that relations between the two nations...