170 arrested, 28 detained over coup charges on Saturday

170 arrested, 28 detained over coup charges on Saturday

A huge cleansing of Turkey’s state and other institutions is continuing as people from all walks of life find themselves hunted down and taken into custody.

Afghanistan opium production up 43% - UN drugs watchdog

Afghanistan opium production up 43% - UN drugs watchdog

Opium production in Afghanistan has increased by 43% in the past year, United Nations officials have said, BBC reports.

Russia prepared to extend Aleppo humanitarian pause

Russia prepared to extend Aleppo humanitarian pause

Vladimir Putin has said Russia was ready to extend the humanitarian pause in Aleppo, Syria's second largest city already badly damaged by bombing, "as far as possible".

IHD: 40,573 rights violations, 1,481 dead in 9 months in Turkey

IHD: 40,573 rights violations, 1,481 dead in 9 months in Turkey

Turkey’s Human Rights Association (İHD) stated on Wednesday that 40,573 rights violations occurred in the first nine months of 2016 in Turkey, the Cumhuriyet daily reported.

Journalist says subjected to violence, sexual harassment in prison

Journalist says subjected to violence, sexual harassment in prison

Ayşenur Parıldak, a former reporter from the now-closed Zaman daily who is among dozens of journalists jailed after a failed military coup attempt in Turkey, said she has been subjected to physical violence and sexual harassment in prison.

Turkish prosecutor seeks arrest of former Zaman, STV journalists on coup charges

Turkish prosecutor seeks arrest of former Zaman, STV journalists on coup charges

A prosecutor with the İstanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office has demanded arrest warrants for former Today’s Zaman Editor-in-Chief Bülent Keneş, Zaman daily columnist Kerim Balcı and Samanyolu TV Group (STV) US representative Şemsettin Efe on charges of links to a failed...

Federal Judge Berman rejects Zarrab’s motion for dismissal of indictment

Federal Judge Berman rejects Zarrab’s motion for dismissal of indictment

Judge Richard Berman, senior federal judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, on Monday rejected a motion submitted by the lawyers of Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab seeking the dismissal of an indictment against their...

2,584 suspended, 109 sacked, 149 arrested, 213 detained over coup charges on Thursday

2,584 suspended, 109 sacked, 149 arrested, 213 detained over coup charges on Thursday

A huge cleansing of Turkey’s state and other institutions is continuing as people from all walks of life find themselves hunted down and taken into custody.

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