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...

Twitter and Facebook throttled in Turkey after third Ankara bombing

The TurkeyBlocks internet censorship monitoring team has confirmed that Turkish ISPs have once again censored Twitter and Facebook, following a third major explosion in Ankara at...

Yeni Şafak Coverup Following Doctored Beyaz Show Video: A Technical Analysis

D8 News has verified that Turkish daily Yeni Şafak attempted to cover up after publishing a falsified video which frames Beyaz Show audience members as...

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Mystery helicopter sightings baffle Turkish police

Six unidentified helicopters have been reported flying over Bursa, leaving security forces confused and citizens concerned about a repeat incident following last Friday's abortive coup d'état. Bursa,...

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CHP Officials Take Down Peace Signs at Congress

As this weekend's Republican People's Party (CHP) congress got under way, organisers took swift action to remove a banner calling for peace. The banner, unfurled...

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Massive blast tears through Ankara in third bombing

Dozens have been killed in a new terror attack in Turkey's capital city, Ankara. The apparent car bombing took place in one of the most crowded...

YPG Defence Force Launches Military UAV Drone Project

New information reveals that Kurdish YPG forces have developed a tactical surveillance UAV in the fight against the so-called Islamic State terror group. Photographs...

Turkey implements new economic measures to stem financial crisis

The Istanbul Stock Exchange (BIST) has converted all cash assets to Turkish Lira in a bid to counteract Turkey's deepening financial crisis, ten minutes...

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...

Cumhuriyet Newspaper Website Blocked in Turkey

Internet censorship watchdog TurkeyBlocks reports that Cumhuriyet, Turkey's oldest mainstream newspaper, has been blocked selectively by some of the country's largest ISPs (Internet Service...

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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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