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...

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...

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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Turkish prosecutor seeks life sentences for Journalists Dundar and Gul

Istanbul Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor İrfan Fidan has demanded life sentences for jailed journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül. Can Dündar, editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper,...

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CHP files terrorism-related criminal complaints against Erdoğan and Davutoğlu

Turkish opposition political party CHP has reportedly taken action to launch lawsuits against president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, prime minister Ahmet Davutoğlu amongst other members of parliament on...

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Marked With a Cross: The Academics Who Asked for Peace

The doors of two academics at Ankara's prestigious Gazi University have been marked with extremist slogans and a cross - which some say is...

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...

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...

Military coup d’etat seeks to take hold of power in Turkey

At approximately 10:00PM local time 15 July 2016, reports emerged of multiple incidents in Istanbul and Ankara involving military forces that have since been declared a...

Dutch minister Koenders to investigate Amnesty claims

Dutch politician and diplomat Bert Koenders will travel to Turkey later this week to investigate differing reports covering the treatment of migrants, and specifically allegations that...

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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...

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