Man calls on authorities to let wife jailed on Gülen links reunite with cancer patient son

Man calls on authorities to let wife jailed on Gülen links reunite with cancer patient son

A man has called on Turkish authorities to release his wife, serving a prison sentence on conviction of links to the Gülen movement, so she can be with their son, who is suffering from bone cancer and has a 20...

Bulgaria hopes to delay coal exit till 2038

Bulgaria hopes to delay coal exit till 2038

Bulgaria wants to delay the planned closure of its coal-fired power plants by about 12 years until 2038 – even though an agreement with the EU says they should aim to eliminate coal energy by 2026.

Turkish ambassador to Israel assumes post as relations warm

Turkish ambassador to Israel assumes post as relations warm

Turkey’s ambassador to Israel, Şakir Özkan Torunlar, presented his credentials to President Isaac Herzog on Wednesday, the latest move in rebuilding ties after years of crisis between the two countries, Agence France-Presse reported.

Top court finds rights violation in blocking of Bank Asya customer’s funds

Top court finds rights violation in blocking of Bank Asya customer’s funds

In a landmark decision, Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of an applicant who claimed she was blocked from withdrawing money from her account at the now-closed Islamic lender Bank Asya on suspicion of membership in the Gülen movement,

Former King of Greece Constantine II dies at 82

Former King of Greece Constantine II dies at 82

Greece‘s former King Constantine II died in Athens on Tuesday at the age of 82, local media reported on Tuesday night.

Turkey issues detention warrants for 34 people over alleged ByLock use

Turkey issues detention warrants for 34 people over alleged ByLock use

Turkish authorities ordered the detention of 34 people on Tuesday, including teachers, nurses and active and dismissed police officers, for allegedly using the ByLock smartphone application, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the TR724 news website.

Activist, NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom has a bounty on his head

Activist, NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom has a bounty on his head

The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has put a bounty on the head of activist and NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom, on a list that includes many journalists and other athletes.

Turkey saw murder of 1 journalist, arrest of 39 others in 2022: report

Turkey saw murder of 1 journalist, arrest of 39 others in 2022: report

One Turkish journalist was killed and 65 others were the subject of physical attacks while 39 were sent to jail in Turkey in 2022, according to the findings of a newly released report.