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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:40:11 Z
‘Our choice is West,’ CHP presidential candidate İnce says
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem İnce has vowed to repair Turkey’s strained ties with the European Union, stressing their “choice is the West.”

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:30:29 Z
No early election after June polls, says PM Yıldırım
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has ruled out the possibility of calling another snap election after the June 24 polls.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:03:00 Z
One detained for voting twice as record number of Turkish expats go to polls
A Turkish citizen has been detained for voting both in Belgium and in Turkey.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:10:23 Z
Footage emerges of deadly election clash in Turkey’s southeast
Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has aired a security camera footage showing the moments when a clash started during an election tour of a delegation from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:24:23 Z
Victims of urban transformation protest still-unfinished construction in Istanbul’s Fikirtepe
A group of people whose houses were demolished in Istanbul’s Fikirtepe neighborhood amid a massive ongoing urban transformation project have recently started living in tents in the construction area, in protest at the still-unfinished construction.

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:00:33 +0200
Activists applaud pledge to end horse abuse on Istanbul's islands
Abuse of horses used in carriages popular among tourists in Istanbul's Princes' Islands will come to an end, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced in an Istanbul rally on Sunday. Animal rights activists,...Click To Continue

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:04:16 +0200
Damaged waterfront mansion restoration hidden behind photo
A Bosporus mansion destroyed by a freight ship earlier this year is undergoing restoration, with the project concealed behind a photograph of the building in its original undamaged state. The Hekimbaşı...Click To Continue

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:58:56 +0200
Turkey's biggest library to open in former Istanbul artillery barracks
Istanbul, a sprawling city of 15 million people, will soon open its doors to the country's largest public library. The historic Rami Artillery Barracks, built in the 1770s in Eyüp district on the European...Click To Continue

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:03:36 +0200
Istanbul public transport to be half price during Ramadan holiday
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipal Assembly announced this week that all public transportation in the city will be discounted 50 percent during the upcoming Ramadan holiday. The discount will run from...Click To Continue

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 17:20:58 +0200
Ankara court order arrest of 23 officers tied to FETÖ
In the latest round of arrests targetting FETÖ cells within the Gendarmerie, an Ankara court ordered the arrest of 23 officersClick To Continue

Turkey Nation

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:34:40 +0200
Prison leave for another Greek killer of diplomats
A convicted Greek far-left terrorist serving multiple life sentences for a string of assassinations including two Turkish diplomats, temporarily walked free yesterday after being granted a two-day furlough,...Click To Continue

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:34:12 +0200
Court rejects release of Greek spy soldiers
A Turkish court yesterday refused the plea for the release of two Greek soldiers caught on the Turkish border on charges of spying.Greek lieutenant Aggelos Mitretodis and noncommissioned officer Dimitros...Click To Continue

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:33:05 +0200
Turkish version of bitcoin a scam, two detained
Police in the western city of Eskişehir detained one of the founders of Turcoin, a cryptocurrency marketed as the Turkish version of bitcoin, on charges of fraud while another founder was reportedly detained...Click To Continue

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:29:56 +0200
FBI launches probe into FETÖ terrorist network in 20 states
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced yesterday that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched investigations against Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) in 20 U.S. states. In a televised interview,...Click To Continue

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:31:07 +0200
Turkey hosts world's most refugees for 4th consecutive year: UN
For the fourth consecutive year, Turkey has hosted more refugees than any other country in the world, a new U.N. report released Tuesday said. The report said the world's forcibly displaced population...Click To Continue

Turkish Weekly


CHP leader urges gov’t not to turn post-coup probe into ‘witch hunt’
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,&...


US offered to help on Gülen’s extradition, Turkish FM confirms
The United States made an offer to form a working group composed of officials from its foreign affairs and justice departments in order to assist Turkey in preparing its formal request for the extradi...


No isolationist path for Britain, Johnson insists
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday that his country’s planned departure from the European Union did not mean it was following an isolationist path


Syrian fighters seize half of Manbij from Islamic State
Syrians battling Islamic State fighters in Manbij now have control of about half of the city, a spokesman for the anti-IS coalition said Friday


Flights as usual after failed coup attempt, Turkish Airlines chairman says
hings are back to normal for Turkish Airlines (THY), the flag carrier’s chairman İlker Aycı has told Hürriyet Daily News, following a coup attempt on July 15 which hit Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport

World Bulletin

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:55:24 GMT
France, Germany vow to boost EU defense and security
German and French leaders announce plans to set up EU border police

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:45:40 GMT
Libya political party maintains neutrality in oil fight
Justice and Construction Party refrains from taking sides in ongoing fight over strategic ‘oil crescent’

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:30:02 GMT
Turkey to continue destroying PKK strongholds in Qandil
Northern Iraq's Mt. Qandil is major hideout for PKK terrorists

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:22:10 GMT
'Turkey's anti-terror fight to continue post-election'
Bahceli, MHP leader predicts Erdogan will win election in first round

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:07:53 GMT
Diplomat denies US involvement in deadly Syria strike
More than 20 Hashd al-Shaabi fighters were killed Sunday night by airstrike on Iraq-Syria border

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