Suspect in 2002 murder of academic extradited from Bulgaria, imprisoned by Ankara court

Suspect in 2002 murder of academic extradited from Bulgaria, imprisoned by Ankara court

An Ankara court on Saturday arrested a suspect in the 2002 murder of a Turkish academic the same day Bulgaria extradited him, Turkish media reported.

Article 19 calls for release of first journalist arrested under Turkey’s ‘disinformation’ law

Article 19 calls for release of first journalist arrested under Turkey’s ‘disinformation’ law

The Europe branch of Article 19, a London-based international organization defending free expression worldwide, has called for the release of a journalist who was arrested in Turkey this week under a controversial new media law.

Bosnia-Herzegovina takes first hurdle on long way to EU membership

Bosnia-Herzegovina takes first hurdle on long way to EU membership

EU leaders named Bosnia-Herzegovina as an official candidate for membership of the European Union, European Council President Charles Michel announced on Thursday on Twitter.

Mother of 11-month-old to serve prison sentence in violation of the law

Mother of 11-month-old to serve prison sentence in violation of the law

Sümeyye Aydın, the mother of two children aged 11 months and four years, was sent to prison in violation of a law that requires the postponement of the execution of prison sentences for women who are pregnant or have given...

Kosovo makes long-shot bid for EU membership

Kosovo makes long-shot bid for EU membership

Kosovo has officially applied for membership of the European Union after a corresponding document was signed by President Vjosa Osmani, Prime Minister Albin Kurti and Parliamentary Speaker Glauk Konjufca in the capital Pristina on Wednesday.

İstanbul mayor gets prison sentence, political ban in insult trial verdict

İstanbul mayor gets prison sentence, political ban in insult trial verdict

A Turkish court on Wednesday handed down a prison sentence of more than two years as well as imposing a political ban on İstanbul’s popular mayor in a politically charged trial.

Detention warrants issued for 163 people with links to murdered casino boss over illegal gambling

Detention warrants issued for 163 people with links to murdered casino boss over illegal gambling

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 163 people with links to a murdered Turkish Cypriot casino boss for allegedly engaging in illegal gambling, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Tuesday.

Turkey issues detention warrants for 51 people over alleged Gülen links

Turkey issues detention warrants for 51 people over alleged Gülen links

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention of 51 people including teachers, doctors, academics, active duty and dismissed military officers, former cadets and civilians due to alleged links to the Gülen movement, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the...