Journalists Around World Rally For Jailed Colleagues in Turkey

As the international community marks the World Press Freedom Day at a time when 'post-truth' politics pervade public discourse and shape an increasingly divided political domain across the globe, one common cause united journalists from...

WhatsApp Is Down, Working To Fix Connectivity Issue

World's most popular messaging app WhatsApp has been experiencing a connectivity issue for over 2 hours now. Users from all around the world failed to connect to WhatsApp on their mobile and tablet devices...

Erdogan’s Aide Says Turkey May Hit US Forces In Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's chief aide Ilnur Cevik has signaled that the Turkish army may hit U.S. forces patrolling the Turkish border, raising the specter of a possible confrontation between the two NATO...

Young Turkish Reporter’s Worst Fear Comes True Behind Bars

“I have been jailed for 9 months, crying all the time, expecting justice. I just want to believe that it can prevail...” Those were the last words from Aysenur Parildak’s defense before an Ankara court ruled...
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Turkey Braces For Potential Fallout With NATO Over S-400 Deal

Only a year and a half ago, Turkey shot down a Russian jet for allegedly violating the Turkish airspace for several seconds. Relations have improved so fast that Moscow is now reinforcing Turkey's air...
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Two Turks Kidnapped In Malaysia, Families Fear Of Extradition

Two Turkish citizens were kidnapped in capital Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, and their families fear that they could be extradited to Turkey where they won't go through a fair trial. Turgay Karaman, who has been...

UN Rights Chief: Journalism Is Not A Crime In Turkey

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has taken Turkey to task for its human rights violations and the media crackdown, expressing concern over the state of emergency that granted a blank check for...

Erdogan Vows To Hold Referendum On Turkey’s EU Bid

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reiterated his promise to hold a referendum over the fate of Turkey's long-stalled membership negotiations with the European Union. Mr. Erdogan told an Indian TV on Monday that the 28-member...

Turkey’s Waning Oomph Signals More Trouble Ahead

Floundering tourism in Turkey is poised to strip the resort country of vital revenue in times of economic difficulties. Once an attractive summer vacation spot, recent violence and political turbulence left hotels in Turkey's...

I’m Turkish Journalist. I Left Everything Behind For Honest Reporting

I am a Turkish journalist and I'm coming from a country that has the highest number of imprisoned or exiled journalists in the world. Aside from journalists, I am from a country where even...