Police in Istanbul detained 13 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation launched into an association, Anadolu Kultur, that was headed by Osman Kavala, a jailed prominent businessperson, and activist.
President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the youth, who demand that their student-loans be waived, of being ‘freeloader’ has amplified the concerns on student-loans.
The US Defense Department has delivered a report to Congress detailing implications of Turkey receiving 100 F-35 fighter jets, removing a key hurdle to concluding the deal.
Inflammatory rhetoric pervades the media, 90% of which is estimated to be pro-government. That is because opposition outlets have been steadily shut down, branded ‘terrorist propaganda’, or financially crippled.
The White House is looking for ways to remove the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen from the U.S., NBC reports, to placate Turkey over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia has demanded capital punishment against five suspects in the Jamal Khashoggi case.
Turkey called on Wednesday for an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkey has withdrawn from a two-day summit about Libya that is being held in Italy with ‘deep disappointment’, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay told reporters on Tuesday.
President Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Erdogan claimed to have shared with Western allies, are ‘appalling’ and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened to them, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.
Canadian intelligence has listened to Turkish recordings of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi, said Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, although Trudeau added that he himself had not listened to them.