UN: 45 million threatened by famine, with Afghanistan hit hardest

UN: 45 million threatened by famine, with Afghanistan hit hardest

Around 45 million people across the globe are currently threatened by famine, with the situation especially dire in Afghanistan, the United Nations said on Monday.

Former intel official sentenced to 23 years on spying, terrorism charges

Former intel official sentenced to 23 years on spying, terrorism charges

A former official at Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) has been handed down a prison sentence of 23 years, four months on spying and terrorism charges due to his alleged links to the faith-based Gülen movement, accused by the Turkish...

New prison photo of Turkish-Kyrgyz educator surfaces online

New prison photo of Turkish-Kyrgyz educator surfaces online

A photo of Orhan İnandı, a Kyrgyz educator who has been in prison in Turkey since early July 2020, surfaced Friday, showing him with a broken arm in a plaster cast on a white background.

Assisted dying now legal in New Zealand

Assisted dying now legal in New Zealand

Assisted dying became legal in New Zealand on Sunday, one year after 65 per cent of voters cast their ballots in favour of the law.

I was electrocuted, beaten and made impotent, sexual torture victim says

I was electrocuted, beaten and made impotent, sexual torture victim says

Ayhan Demir, 45, said he was made impotent as a result of the sexual torture and electrocution he was subjected to during his detention in the Mersin Police Department’s counterterrorism unit in September 2016, due to his alleged links to...

US Congress passes 1-trillion dollar infrastructure package

US Congress passes 1-trillion dollar infrastructure package

United States lawmakers on Friday adopted a 1.2-trillion dollar package aimed at modernizing the country’s infrastructure.

Father of 4 imprisoned on Gülen links sys he hasn’t seen his family for more than 2 years

Father of 4 imprisoned on Gülen links sys he hasn’t seen his family for more than 2 years

Erkam Özkaya, a father of four arrested for links to the Gülen movement, said he hadn’t seen his family for more than two years due to the distance between his prison and family home, in a letter to Peoples’ Democratic...

Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 183 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 183 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkish prosecutors have over the past week ordered the detention of 183 people including teachers, lawyers, engineers, former civil servants, academics and active duty and former military officers due to alleged links to the Gülen movement, the Stockholm Center for...

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