6 die in car crash in Turkey
A bus crashed killing six people and injuring twelve in the Turkish province of Tokat, Trend reports.
The surviving victims were taken to the nearest hospital.
Dec 18 2014 - 12:36
A 19-year-old Iranian named Muhammad was detained near the U.S. embassy in Ankara after throwing a bag at the embassy door. The bag turned out to be empty. According to preliminary information, the detained man was a student in Turkey, Trend reports.
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Dec 14 2014 - 19:12
Turkey’s journalists association condemns police operation on mediaThe Turkish Journalists Association (TGC) and the Turkey Journalists’ Labor Union (TGS) have released a joint statement to condemn the Dec. 14 police operation against the Zaman and Samanyolu media outlets, saying freedom of press and opinion are being “punished” in Turkey., Hurriyet Daily News reports “Almost 200 journalists were previously held in prison on charges of being a member of a terror organization, violating their right to a fair trial. Journalists are now being detained once again. These developments mean that freedom of the press and opinion are punished in Turkey, which takes its place in the class of countries where the press is not free,” the statement read.TGC and TGS called on all journalists to “stand in solidarity” until the country reaches a level of press freedom compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights and developed democracies. The Turkish Journalists Association (TGC) and the Turkey Journalists’ Labor Union (TGS) have released a joint statement to condemn the Dec. 14 police operation against the Zaman and Samanyolu media outlets, saying freedom of press and opinion are being “punished” in Turkey,
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Dec 9 2014 - 10:43
Three Turkish border guards were shot dead near Sanliurfa. The shots came from the Syrian side. Investigators say that they could have been killed in a shootout between ISIS, Kurds and Syrian militia, TASS reports.Units of the Turkish special forces arrived to the area. Additional security measures were taken.
Dec 9 2014 - 09:54
Turkish Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said today that the Trans-Anatolia Pipeline (TANAP) would not harm the environment. He added that the project has been adjusted to minimize any possible harm to the environment, Trend reports.