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Those who can?t afford should not use Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, says Erdo?an
22 Jun 2018 at 6:25am
President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an on June 22 answered his presidential candidate rival Muharrem ?nce?s criticism on citizens having to pay a ?high toll rate? to use the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the third bridge built over the Bosphorus, advising ?those with money? to use the privately-operated toll bridges, with ?others? having the possibility of utilizing free cost bridges or state-owned ones with relatively lower fee fares.
CHP presidential candidate ?nce vows change at giant rally in opposition stro...
22 Jun 2018 at 12:30am
The main opposition Republican People?s Party?s (CHP) presidential candidate, Muharrem ?nce, vowed to transform Turkey as he rallied hundreds of thousands of people in the western city of ?zmir in one of the biggest opposition election rallies in years. Click through for the story in photos...
Imprisoned HDP candidate holds e-rally from prison cell
22 Jun 2018 at 5:44am
Selahattin Demirta?, the jailed presidential candidate of the Peoples? Democratic Party (HDP), held an ?e-rally? late on June 21, posting Twitter messages via his lawyers from Edirne Prison where he has been held since November 2016.
Turkish opposition, NGOs form alternative platform for vote count
22 Jun 2018 at 2:46am
Four opposition parties in Turkey and a number of NGOs have formed an alternative platform to count, validate and announce the number of votes to the public on June 24 election day.
Erdo?an sheds light on Turkey?s new presidential system
21 Jun 2018 at 11:45pm
With Turkey?s elections fast approaching, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an shed light on the new presidential system of government late June 21.
Deputy PM: Turkey?s state-run agency ?never manipulates election results?
22 Jun 2018 at 2:40am
Turkey?s state-run Anadolu Agency ?never manipulates election results,? Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozda? said on June 22.
Turkey?s oldest fine arts university asked to evict historic building in Ista...
22 Jun 2018 at 6:07am
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, which was established in 1882 by the renowned Ottoman statesman Osman Hamdi Bey, has been asked to evacuate the historic building it uses for the State Conservatory, amid claims that it will be used by President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an.
Turkish man may be jailed for driving with feet
22 Jun 2018 at 3:01am
A Turkish man who shared a video on social media showing himself driving a car with his feet while eating from a basket of fruits could be jailed up to six years, according to an indictment.
One detained for voting twice as record number of Turkish expats go to polls
20 Jun 2018 at 1:03am
A Turkish citizen has been detained for voting both in Belgium and in Turkey.
Car stolen in Holland found in gang?s possession in Ankara
22 Jun 2018 at 3:25am
One of the cars found in the possession of an Ankara-based criminal gang was stolen in the Netherlands, police stated on June 21.
11 detained for ?PKK propaganda? on social media
21 Jun 2018 at 4:34am
A total of 11 suspects were detained in the Turkish capital of Ankara for allegedly promoting propaganda for the outlawed Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) and the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), the Ankara Governor?s Office announced on June 21.
Turkish FM calls for joint efforts with Iran against PKK
22 Jun 2018 at 7:31am
Turkey should be in constant cooperation with Iran in the fight against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) but Tehran is in a ?de-escalation? process with the group?s affiliate Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) at the moment, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu said on June 22.
German, Swedish OSCE election observers denied entry to Turkey
22 Jun 2018 at 6:35am
Two lawmakers from Germany and Sweden have said Turkey blocked their entrance to the country for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe?s (OSCE) observatory mission for upcoming elections to be held on June 24.
Turkey detains 14 ISIL suspects ?planning election attack?
22 Jun 2018 at 1:21am
Turkish authorities on June 21 detained in Ankara 14 suspected members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group accused of planning an attack on elections this weekend, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.
Turkey conducts third patrolling mission around Syria?s Manbij
22 Jun 2018 at 7:22am
The Turkish Armed Forces has conducted its third patrolling mission around the northern Syrian town of Manbij as part of a deal with the United States.