Thursday, May 07, 2015
PM assures conclusion of reconciliation process regardless of election results
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said Turkey is determined to continue the reconciliation process that it launched to end the Kurdish question and armed conflict with the... More
AFAD Joins European Civil Protection Mechanism
Turkey's Disaster Management Agency AFAD was admitted into the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism, which was established in 2001 to promote cooperation among national... More
'Canada’s anti-terror bill C-51 targets Muslims'
The Parliament is set to pass the controversial anti-terror Bill C-51 on Tuesday with many Muslims worried about the possible repercussions to their communities.
The bill... More
G20 agriculture ministers focus on wasted food and sustainability
Turkey's Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ministry announced that the main theme of the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting will be wasted food and the loss of sustainable food... More
Court dismisses charges against former Police Chief Hanefi Avcı
Turkey's 16th Penal Chamber has dismissed charges against former Police Chief Hanefi Avcı on Wednesday after a request of a revision of decision was submitted by the Supreme... More
Electoral board rejects HDP's complaint about Erdoğan
Turkey's election regulator has rejected opposition claims that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan breached electoral rules on presidential impartiality.
The pro-Kurdish Peoples'... More
Italy’s new electoral law to provide political stability
Italy's parliament gave final approval on Monday to a new electoral law, dubbed Italicum, proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to provide political stability in the country and to ensure stable governments able to last a full five-year term. More
Officials: Gülenists attempted to infiltrate institutions through GSM operators
According to recent findings by law enforcement officials, Fethullah Gülen, the leader of the Gülen Movement who lives in self-imposed exile in the U.S., ordered a number... More
Investigators: Co-pilot rehearsed descent before crash
The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing the aircraft in the French Alps in March had in fact practiced rapid descent on a previous flight, French investigators... More
Governership offers 5,000 TL salary for horse caretaker
The governorship of Edirne, a western Turkish province, has hired a shepherd to take care of rambling horses who will be paid a salary of 5,000 TL ($1,800).
Wandering around... More