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NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record

Reuters - 2019-01-17 22:42
New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric. ...

Türk tekstili yenilenmeyi bekliyor | Der Anti-Sweatshop aus Istanbul

WDR - 2019-01-16 16:01
Türkiye bir tekstil cenneti, ancak çok az sayıda fabrika organik kumaşlar dokuyor. Ayrıca bir çok işletme çalışanlarına adil iş ve kazanç koşulları sunmuyor. Ancak bazı öncüler var. Onlar sürdürülebilirlik konusunda uzmanlaşmış Alman moda şirketleri için ...

Erdogan Wants Istanbul Towers to Lose Trump Name - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-01-16 02:03

Turkey unveils route of 45-kilometer ‘Istanbul Canal’ | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-15 20:54

'Damn American imperialism!' Anti-Trump Rally Held in Istanbul (PHOTO, VIDEO) - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-01-15 17:59

Istanbul police break up landmark Turkish mothers' protest | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-15 12:01

Sister of Mazlum Doğan arrested in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-01-14 16:00
Sister of one of PKK’s leading cadres Mazlum Doğan, has been imprisoned. ...

Pulp Fiction in Istanbul, or, the Looming Turkey-Saudi Cold War | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-01-14 13:12

Kurdish musician Ferhat Tunç arrested in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-01-14 11:04
Ferhat Tunç has been arrested at Istanbul's Atatürk Airport. ...

Four-nation Syria summit in Istanbul calls for lasting Idlib ceasefire | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-14 10:28

Erdogan opens new Istanbul Airport, planned to be world’s largest | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-14 07:50

Saudi Arabia allows Turkey to search Istanbul consulate over missing journalist

France24 - 2019-01-14 02:27

Sit-in for ill prisoners blocked by Istanbul police

ANF - 2019-01-12 17:46
“In order to avoid new deaths in prisons, new ill prisoners, isolation has to be removed, the demands of prisoners should be met and steps should be taken to resolve problems.” ...

Turkey Kurdish lawmaker Leyla Guven on hunger strike in ‘critical’ condition

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
ISTANBUL,— A detained lawmaker from the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey is suffering a “life-threatening” medical condition as her hunger strike enters its 64th day, the party said on Thursday. Leyla Guven, 55, launched a hunger strike ...

France 3 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - A VOIR : Le combat “des mères du samedi” à Istanbul pour réclamer la vérité sur la disparition de leurs proches kurdes dans les années 90 interdit

Francetvinfo - 2019-01-10 19:08

Istanbul mayor hopeful: I will resign if everyone does

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 14:58
The ruling party’s candidate for Istanbul mayor on Thursday offered to quit his position as parliament speaker if other candidates similarly stepped down. “Here you are, [if] all candidates resign, then we will [too],” Binali Yildirim told parliamentary ...

HDP deputy Piroğlu supported Flormar workers

ANF - 2019-01-09 16:08
HDP Istanbul deputy Musa Piroğlu supported Flormar workers in their action in front of Yves Rocher in Kadikoy Bahriye. ...

Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church formalized in Istanbul

Gulan Media - 2019-01-05 20:21

5 people including DBP administrator detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-01-05 14:45
Political genocide operations of the Turkish regime continue uninterrupted. ...

Turkish, Ukrainian presidents meet in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-01-05 14:00
Turkey’s president met with his Ukrainian counterpart in Istanbul on Saturday, according to a statement issued by Turkish presidency. The closed-door meeting between Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Petro Poroshenko at the Vahdettin Pavilion in the Usku ...

Leyla Guven’s mother passes away

ANF - 2019-01-04 12:00
Cevriye Guven, mother of DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven who has been on a hunger strike for 58 days demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan, passed away. HDP Istanbul MP Ahmet Sik’s father Huseyin Sik (81) also lost his life. ...

Turkey: 15 rescued after fire at cargo ship

Waar Media - 2019-01-04 11:14
At least 15 crew members were evacuated after a fire erupted at a dry cargo vessel off Istanbul’s southern coast on Friday, a local official said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya told Anadolu Agency that the fire erupted at around 6.20 a.m. local time (G ...

Brief aus Istanbul: Wer Silvester feierte, ist ein Sünder

FAZ - 2019-01-03 17:48
Was nicht religiös ist, passt nicht in die neue Türkei: Regierung und die Glaubensbehörde Diyanet fahren schwere Geschütze auf, bis hin zur Drohung mit einem Terroranschlag. ...

Barbaros Şansal tells his story to AhvalPod two years after being greeted by a lynch mob on Istanbul Airport's runway | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-03 07:56

Erdogan picks ex-prime minister to run for Istanbul mayor - ABC News

GO - 2018-12-31 20:19

Euroleague: Fenerbahce Comes Back to Beat Real Madrid

Waar Media - 2018-12-30 11:53
Turkey’s Fenerbahce Beko have come back to beat reigning Euroleague champions Real Madrid 65-63 thanks to Gigi Datome’s layup with 6.6 seconds to go. The match at Istanbul’s Ulker Sports and Event Hall brought two heavyweights of the Turkish Airlines Eur ...

Istanbul residents denounce AKP policies ahead of local elections | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-30 07:39

Ruling party picks ex-PM as Istanbul mayor candidate

Rûdaw - 2018-12-29 23:26
Binali Yildirim is a loyal ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Saturday Mothers demanded justice for the 718th week

ANF - 2018-12-29 16:13
Saturday Mothers met in Istanbul for the last Saturday of 2018. ...

«Die Türkei wird den Druck aufrechterhalten»

SRF - 2018-12-29 03:13
Der Hilferuf aus der Kurdenmetropole Manbidsch gebe Assad weiteren Auftrieb, sagt Journalistin Inga Rogg in Istanbul. ...

Turkey ‘determined’ to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces

Seattle Times - 2018-12-25 17:48
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Tuesday it is working with the United States to coordinate the withdrawal of American forces but remains “determined” to clear U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters from northeastern Syria. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told report ...

Proteste in Istanbul: Türken wollen Brot, Arbeit, Freiheit

TAZ - 2018-12-23 16:25
Hohe Lebensmittelpreise und wachsende Arbeitslosigkeit treiben Tausende Menschen in Istanbul auf die Straße. Präsident Erdoğan droht mit Sanktionen. mehr... ...

Istanbul: Thousands Protest Against High Living Cost | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2018-12-23 13:17

Bakırköy'de binlerce kişi, emeğin hakları için buluştu | Tausende in Istanbul demonstrieren gegen hohe Lebenshaltungskosten

WDR - 2018-12-23 11:48
AKP iktidarının ekonomik krizin faturasını halkın sırtına yıkmaya çalışmasına karşı Bakırköy Özgürlük Meydanı’nda bir araya gelen binlerce kişi, “Krizin faturasını ödemeyeceğiz” mesajını verdi. | In Istanbul haben am Samstag tausende Menschen gegen die st ...

Workers and Unions marched in Istanbul

ANF - 2018-12-22 17:13
Thousands of people joined the rally promoted in Istanbul by DİSK, KESK, TMMOB and TTB under the slogan “United in the struggle against poverty, unemployment, insecurity”. ...

WorldLink: Istanbul residents feel the pinch | News and current affairs from Germany and around the world | DW | 16.11.2018

DW - 2018-12-21 14:12

Turkey detains US army sergeant at Istanbul airport: pro-gov media

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-20 20:02

Turkey detains 19 IS-linked foreign suspects in Istanbul

Uniindia - 2018-12-19 15:57

Netanyahu: destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world

Waar Media - 2018-12-14 23:38
WAAR-DUHOK: “Destabilizing Saudi Arabia means destabilizing the world.” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “What happened at the (Saudi consulate) in Istanbul was horrible, and I think it will be dealt with,” Netanyahu told reporters on Wedn ...

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...

Inside Istanbul's Grand Bazaar in Turkey which has 91M visitors a year | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2018-12-14 08:03

Erdogan setzt Krieg gegen die Oppositionspartei HDP fort

Telepolis - 2018-12-13 18:01
In den letzten Tagen wurden fast 200 Wohnungen in den überwiegend von Kurden bewohnten Städten sowie in Istanbul von Sondereinsatzkommandos und der Polizei gestürmt, durchsucht und verwüstet ...

Lawsuit to be filed against Turkish professor for insulting Istanbul Armenian journalist

NEWS - 2018-12-12 11:29

17-year-old murdered by the police in Istanbul

ANF - 2018-12-12 10:20
Police murdered 17-year-old Cihan Seyhan for not obeying a stop warning. ...

Flughafen Istanbul: Prozess gegen Arbeiter beginnt

WDR - 2018-12-12 08:58
Protestolara katıldığı için haklarında dava açılan üçüncü İstanbul Havalimanı çalışanları hakim önüne çıkıyor. Yarısı tutuklu yargılanan 61 işçi hakkındaki suçlamaların arasında eyleme katılmak, yönetimin istifası için slogan atmak, kamu malına zarar verm ...

Vîdyo – Hunermenda Kurd ya ji Xorasanî Yelda Ebasî serbest hate berdan

Avesta Kurd - 2018-12-10 16:47
Vîdyo – Hunermenda Kurd Yelda Ebasî ku li balafirxaneya Istanbulê hatibû girtin serbest hate berdan. Yelda Ebasî ji rojhilatê Kurdistanê ji Xorasanê ye. Yelda û diya xwe çûbûn Tirkiyê ji bo ku beşdarî şahiyeke hunerî bibin, li balafirxaneya Ata Turk hatib ...

Kurdish militant group warns foreigners to stay away from Turkey as it takes responsibility for Istanbul attack

Telegraph - 2018-12-10 08:39

Market traders at Istanbul’s grand bazaar – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2018-12-10 07:44

Turkish Party Demands Erdogan ‘Seize Trump Towers Istanbul’ After Sanctions - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-12-10 07:44

Kurdish Musician Released after Airport Arrest

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-10 02:00
Turkish authorities released Yalda Abbasi, a Kurdish artist from northern Khorasan who was arrested on Dec 6, 2018 by Turkish police on arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the artist flew to Tu ...

Deadly freak storm hits Istanbul with hailstones as large as golf balls and floods sweep city

Telegraph - 2018-12-09 12:06

Turkey briefly detains Iranian Kurdish singer Yalda Abbasi

E-Kurd - 2018-12-07 17:32
ISTANBUL,— Iranian-Kurdish singer Yalda Abbasi was arrested by Turkish authorities Thursday night at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, according to reports. She had traveled to Turkey to participate in events celebrating the Mesopotamia Cultural Center’s 27th ...

Turkey: Judicial farce continues as authorities once again fail to produce evidence against Taner and the Istanbul 10 | Amnesty International UK

Amnesty - 2018-12-07 16:54

Istanbul airport attack: as it unfolded on Tuesday night

Telegraph - 2018-12-07 14:51

Istanbul nightclub attack: Search continues for unidentified terrorist gunman who killed 39 at New Year's Eve party

Telegraph - 2018-12-07 14:51

A seismic task: Istanbul awaits a once-in-a-century earthquake

Irishtimes - 2018-12-07 14:51

Artist Yelda Abbasi detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2018-12-07 14:43
Yelda Abbasi had come to Istanbul to join the celebration for the 27th anniversary of the Mesopotamia Cultural Centre. ...

Erdogan slams opposition as 'justice march' nears Istanbul | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2018-12-07 00:59

Iranian Kurdish Singer Arrested in Turkey's Istanbul

BAS News - 2018-12-06 23:09
ERBIL - An Iranian Kurdish singer was arrested on Thursday in Turkey's Istanbul Ataturk International Airport, a report said. Yalda Abbasi, who had been in the country before a few times, was in Turkey to perform at a cultural event during the weekend, a ...

Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests

Reuters - 2018-12-05 22:27
Turkish authorities have issued an arrest warrant for journalist Can Dundar as part of an investigation into protests in Istanbul in 2013 against President Tayyip Erdogan's rule, state-run Anadolu agency said on Wednesday. ...

Dr. Kamîran Bedirxan kî bû û çi kiribû?

Avesta Kurd - 2018-12-05 14:51
Îro 40 saliya wefata nivîskar û siyasetmedarê Kurd Dr. Kamîran Bedirxan e, ku yek ji kurên malbata Bedirxaniyan bû. – Roja 21.08.1895 li Istanbulê ji dayîk bûbû – Li Almanya doktora dihikûqê de kiribû – Li Beyrûtê bi cih bûbû û karê parêzeriyê kiribû – Sa ...

Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

Reuters - 2018-12-05 13:07
Istanbul's chief prosecutor has filed warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler and the deputy head of its foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, two Turkish officials said on Wednesday. ...

Istanbul court denies Demirtas appeal

Rûdaw - 2018-12-05 01:07
Demirtas 'will remain a hostage,' tweeted his lawyer ...

Turkey: Kurdish politician’s conviction over speech upheld

Seattle Times - 2018-12-04 17:49
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish appeals court has upheld the terror propaganda conviction of the former head of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition party. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said Tuesday the appeals court unanimously voted to finalize a Septembe ...

What the Khashoggi Affair Tells Us about American Journalism, Politics, and Policymaking in the Age of Trump

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-29 04:14
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2 has tripped off one of the grandest cascades of news copy, electronic and print, in many recent weeks, and perhaps even many months. Why is that? The post What the Khashoggi Af ...

Anthropology researchers talk Islam, drugs, crimes in Kurdish Istanbul | The Princetonian

Dailyprincetonian - 2018-11-28 05:19

Turkish helicopter crash kills 4 soldiers and injures 1 in Istanbul

Rûdaw - 2018-11-26 17:22
“A military helicopter which was undergoing training flights ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in helicopter crash in central Istanbul: governor

Reuters - 2018-11-26 10:59
Four Turkish soldiers were killed and another was wounded on Monday after a military helicopter crashed in a central district of Istanbul, the governor of Istanbul was quoted as saying. ...

WATCH: Helicopter Crash Kills Four in Istanbul

BAS News - 2018-11-26 10:26
ERBIL — At least four Turkish soldiers were killed after their military helicopter crashed in Istanbul’s Asian side on Monday. Five people were on board when the helicopter crashed, Anadolu Agency reported, noting that the fifth soldier was rushed to hos ...

Une Française détenue à Istanbul - Libération

Liberation - 2018-11-23 20:18

Türkei: Prozess gegen Deutschen Adil Demirci beginnt in Istanbul

Handelsblatt - 2018-11-22 00:05

Auch Kritik an EU: Erdogan greift EGMR nach Urteil gegen Kurden Demirtas an

Stern - 2018-11-21 14:38
Istanbul - Der türkische Staatspräsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan hat das Menschenrechtsgericht in Straßburg nach der Entscheidung zur Entlassung des pro-kurdischen Politikers Selahattin Demirtas erneut scharf angegriffen. ...

Verhaftet im Kurzurlaub: Prozess gegen Deutschen in Istanbul startet

N-TV - 2018-11-20 14:49
Erneut steht in der Türkei ein Deutscher vor Gericht, erneut wird ihm Terrorismus vorgeworfen. Zum Prozessauftakt gegen den Kölner Sozialarbeiter und Reporter Adil Demirci sind auch viele deutsche Beobachter in Istanbul. ...

Turkey sentences 6 to life for 2016 Istanbul airport attack

Rûdaw - 2018-11-17 01:02

Attentat auf Istanbuler Flughafen: Lebenslang für sechs Angeklagte

Tagesschau - 2018-11-16 21:50
Im Juni 2016 griffen drei Attentäter den Flughafen im türkischen Istanbul an. 45 Menschen starben. Nun hat ein Gericht seine Urteile im Prozess um den Anschlag gefällt: von lebenslang bis Freispruch. ...

German-Kurdish singer Hozan Cane jailed in Turkey on ‘terror’ charge

E-Kurd - 2018-11-16 13:30
ISTANBUL,— A German-Kurdish singer was sentenced on Wednesday to more than six years in prison in Turkey for membership of a terrorist organisation, her lawyer said. Saide Inac, who performs under the name Hozan Cane, was arrested in Turkey on June 23 wh ...

Why the Khashoggi Scandal Won’t Change Much

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-12 21:55
Analysts have heralded the Khashoggi scandal—the mysterious killing of Saudi-born Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in early October—as the biggest rift in U.S.-Saudi relations since the September 11 attack ...

Khashoggi killing: Demand for justice at Istanbul memorial | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-12 14:27

Dutzende Opfer bei Explosion auf türkischer Militärbasis

Stern - 2018-11-10 02:24
Istanbul - Bei einer Explosion in einer Militärbasis im Südosten der Türkei sind nach Angaben der Nachrichtenagentur Anadolu 25 Soldaten verletzt worden. Sieben weitere würden noch vermisst, berichtete die Staatsagentur. Der «Unfall» habe sich in einem Mu ...

Turkey: Judicial farce continues as authorities once again fail to produce evidence against Taner and the Istanbul 10 | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2018-11-07 16:40

Deutschlehrerin über ihren Türkei-Urlaub: „Sie haben mich abgeführt“

TAZ - 2018-11-05 14:13
Die Bremer Deutschlehrerin Maria Meyer* wollte Urlaub in der Türkei machen. Stattdessen verbrachte sie eine Nacht im Gewahrsam des Flughafens Istanbul. mehr... ...

Two Saudi experts were sent to Istanbul to 'cover up' Khashoggi murder, Turkish official says - France 24

France24 - 2018-11-05 13:43

: „Sie haben mich abgeführt“

TAZ - 2018-11-04 21:30
Die Deutschlehrerin Maria Meyer* wollte Urlaub in der Türkei machen. Stattdessen verbrachte sie eine Nacht im Gewahrsam des Flughafens Istanbul. Was ihr vorgeworfen wird, weiß sie bis heute nicht mehr... ...

Kurdish voters to play a key role in March local elections in Istanbul | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-11-03 03:10

Turkey to open 'world's largest airport' in Istanbul | The Independent

Independent - 2018-11-01 09:23

Body of Khashoggi dismembered after being killed in Saudi Consulate: Istanbul prosecutor

Kurdiu - 2018-10-31 23:26

Die deutschen Interessen an Syrien-Gipfel

IMPN - 2018-10-31 18:13
In Istanbul kommen die Präsidenten der Türkei, Russlands und Frankreichs sowie die deutsche Kanzlerin zusammen, um über die Zukunft Syriens zu beraten. Deutschland hat klare Ziele und einiges zu bieten. ...

25. October 2018 – Syria summit in Istanbul: Without peace in Afrin, there is no permanent ceasefire in Idlib

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2018-10-31 01:52

Weiches Wasser bricht den Stein

Frank Nordhausen - 2018-10-31 00:00
Das Bedeutsamste an der Gay Pride Parade am Sonntag in Istanbul war, dass so viele Menschen trotz des Verbots und des Ausnahmezustands an ihrem Demonstrationsrecht festhielten. Der Repression unter dem Ausnahmezustand zum Trotz sind auch immer noch viele ...

Gespannte Ruhe auf Zypern

Frank Nordhausen - 2018-10-30 22:39
Seit ich Istanbul verlassen musste, pendele ich zwischen verschiedenen Orten, zu denen auch die geteilte Insel Zypern gehört. Am heutigen Sonntag finden im griechischen Süden Präsidentschaftswahlen statt, deren Ergebnis auch beeinflussen wird, wie und ob ...

Erdogan inaugurates Istanbul’s new airport as 'monument to victory'

Al Monitor - 2018-10-30 20:56

Turkey's president Erdogan to open new Istanbul airport - ABC News

GO - 2018-10-30 18:11

Saudi prosecutor visits Istanbul courthouse once more

Kurdiu - 2018-10-30 18:03

Istanbul opens new mega airport

Rûdaw - 2018-10-30 10:07
Erdogan want Istanbul Airport to become the “world's new hub” ...

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee on writer's death in Saudi consulate

BBC - 2018-10-30 00:04
Hatice Cengiz was set to marry the Saudi writer before he was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. ...

Erdogan opent megaluchthaven Istanbul - Haarlems Dagblad

Haarlemsdagblad - 2018-10-29 22:28

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation

Waar Media - 2018-10-29 16:29
Pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi are seen on a police fence during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate on October 8, 2018, in Istanbul. WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor met with his Turkish counterpart in Ista ...

Istanbul to unveil new airport, seeks to be world's biggest

Rûdaw - 2018-10-29 14:16
Despite financial clouds, the airport hopes the world’s growing aviation industry will generate both jobs and billions ...

Iran FM travels to Turkey for tripartite meet

Waar Media - 2018-10-29 09:38
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travelled to Istanbul for a trilateral meeting with his Turkish and Azeri counterparts. WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for the Turkish city (Istanbul) on Monday morning ...

Turkey strikes Kurdish positions in northern Syria

Washington Times - 2018-10-29 05:41
ISTANBUL (AP) - The Turkish army shelled on Sunday positions held by the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, east of the Euphrates River, in a new spike in tension along the borders. Ankara considers the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia an ext ...
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