Over 500 Purged Turkish Judges and Prosecutors Go to Top European Court
Over 500 Turkish judges and prosecutors have applied to have cases heard at Europe's top rights court after they were caught up in the crackdown after the failed 2016 coup bid, the court…
After Brief Detention, Veteran Turkish Journalist Released
One of Turkey's best-known opposition journalists, Kadri Gursel, was sent back to prison on Wednesday. But he was released on Wednesday evening.
Ankara Lawyers Claim Ex-civil Servants Tortured in Jail
At least five Turkish foreign ministry personnel were tortured after their arrest over a failed coup, a lawyers' association claimed on Tuesday, supporting similar allegations by an…
Kurdish Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Turkey After Ocalan Call
Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons ended their mass hunger strike on Sunday, heeding a calling by militant Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan whose jail conditions they were protesting.
CNN Turk Under Fire for Cutting Interview with Toppled Opposition Mayor
CNN's Turkish channel was criticized Tuesday after it cut short an interview with the opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, who was stripped of his position one month…
Turkey Ends Ban on Lawyer Visits to Kurdish Rebel Chief Ocalan
Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyer visits to imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, the justice minister said on Thursday, reversing an eight-year policy of isolation.
US Consular Staffer in Turkey Remains Jailed as Spy Trial Resumes
A U.S. consular staffer was ordered to remain in custody by a Turkish court on Wednesday after the latest hearing in his trial on espionage charges -- part of a growing rift between…
Deposed Istanbul Mayor Vows ‘Revolution’ for Democracy
Istanbul's deposed mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, who was stripped of his election win this week, told AFP he would lead a "revolution" for democracy ahead of next month's re-run of the vote.
Is Erdogan Taking a Risk with Istanbul Vote Re-run After Opposition Win?
Following weeks of speculation, Turkey's top election body has ordered a re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan alleged widespread fraud in the vote,…
Turkey’s Election Board Cancels Istanbul Vote Results, After Opposition Win
Turkey's top election body ordered a re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election on Monday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party complained about its shock defeat in the vote, the state…