Outrage in Turkey after Facebook blocks Islamist pages and hacking groups

Islamists across Turkey are taking to Twitter to protest against the closure of several fundamentalist Facebook groups and pages. Conservative Turks, who represent a...

Turkey shuts down TIB internet surveillance and censorship bureau

Turkey has formally shut down its Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication (TIB) as part of an ongoing crackdown on groups and individuals allegedly involved in the 15...

Turkey to boost surveillance and signals intelligence capacity with new National...

Turkey has outlined plans to divide its MIT intelligence unit into separate foreign and domestic agencies, part of a reform intended to support the...

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Kurdish militants claim responsibility for deadly Ankara terror attack

A terror group linked to outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK), today claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack that killed...

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Resolute Journalists Keep Watch over Turkey’s Conflict Zone

Journalists have launched a series of expeditions to the embattled region of Diyarbakir in Turkey's southeast. The project, named Haber Nöbeti, or News Watch, aims to keep...

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Terror attack on Istiklal Street, Taksim in Istanbul

Reports are coming in of several dead, seven wounded as an explosion hits Taksim central Istanbul. Roads have been blocked and access to the area is...

Turks want their own social network to replace Facebook and Twitter

Turkish internet users inspired by rising nationalism have been calling for a more domestically driven social media experience, and potentially the introduction of a home-grown social network to replace existing services...

Istanbul Vezneciler blast targets police bus near historic Fatih district

An apparent car bomb attack has obliterated a coach carrying police forces this morning at Vezneciler in Istanbul's Beyazit district. The blast, which took place near...

Hashtag Explained: #HocamaDokunma

Turkish NGOs, human rights organisations and university groups have organised a social media campaign on Twitter and Instagram in support of 1,128 academics accused...

Over 200 Istanbul Flights Cancelled Due to Bad Weather

Turkish national carrier Turkish Airlines has announced the cancellation of 246 flights to and from Istanbul due to severe weather conditions and predicted snow. Both of Istanbul's main...

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Three arrests as Turkey cracks down on academics who called for...

Academics Esra Mungan, Kıvanç Ersoy, and Muzaffer Kaya have been arrested on grounds of supporting terror having made a declaration denouncing military action in Turkey's...

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