Turkey

Thousand injured as huge earthquake hit Turkey

Turkey earthquake with strong 6.7 magnitude leaves at least 20 people dead and more than 1,000 injured in eastern Turkey. Scores of building has collapsed and authorities has lunched rescue teams to the affected region. The authorities has provided beds and tents for those displaced and warned people not to return to damaged buildings in […]

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Turkey: Group calls for immediate action against Femicide

Emine Dirican, a beautician from Istanbul, tried to be a good wife. But her husband hated that she worked, that she socialized, even that she wanted to leave the house sometimes without him. She tried to reason with him. He lashed out. “One time, he tied me — my hands, my legs from the back, […]

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Erdogan, confident that Trump will waive sanctions on Turkey.

Source: Reuters- U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a “middle ground” in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan says. First parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system are unloaded from a Russian plane at Murted Airport, known as […]

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Family of UAE spy suspect debunks Turkey’s suicide claims.

Source: Reuters A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor’s office said on Monday. The suspect, named as Zaki Y. M. Hasan, was found hanging from the bathroom door in his one-person cell in Silivri prison, west of […]

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