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 denies right to seek information following Taksim bombing

Twitter and Facebook have been blocked by throttling for more than 24 hours following the bombing on Istiklal Street, Taksim, Istanbul yesterday. https://twitter.com/TurkeyBlocks/status/711307124136083456 As shown in data compiled...

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...

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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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Istanbul shaken by massive blast

Two large explosions have shaken houses throughout Istanbul at 10:30PM (7:30 GMT). Eyewitnesses are reporting a column of smoke rising from the Besiktas Vodafone Arena in the...

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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...

Stronger Together: Turkey’s accused journalists and academics join forces

On Friday morning, journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul were once again in the dock - on charges of "aiding terrorism" - which many believe...

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

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...

Editorial Policy: Is the Conflict in Turkey a Civil War?

At D8 News, we aim to provide fair and unbiased coverage of events throughout Turkey. Language plays a critical role in the way we...

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...

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RPG attack on Istanbul Vatan police headquarters

A rocket attack on Istanbul's police headquarters on Vatan Street has been reported by residents at approximately 8:15PM local time. Eyewitness reports indicate a rocket-propelled grenade-style weapon fired towards nearby police headquarters which...

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