Turkey has asked the United States ambassador to protest “aggressive and unprofessional actions” by Washington, D.C., police against its bodyguards last week. Excuse me? It was the Turkish bodyguards who committed the … Continue reading Turkey attacks US over ‘aggressive’ action against Turkish bodyguards
A web developer has created an app that allows Turkish citizens to prove how they voted in a recent controversial referendum. With Turkish employers requiring people to take a picture proving they … Continue reading Turkish Referendum: New App Lets People ‘Prove’ They Voted ‘Yes’
Erdogan threatens to open land borders and allow refugees to cross into Europe if talks on EU membership bid are frozen. Brazen as eff. Source: Turkey threatens EU with new refugee surge … Continue reading Turkey threatens EU with new refugee surge
“Earlier 2016 filings with the Department of Justice from Kelley’s law officeidentify him as an agent of the National Mobilization Forces, an Iraqi military group trained by the Turkish government and controlled … Continue reading Turkish Client Paid Trump Adviser Michael Flynn’s Company “Tens of Thousands” of Dollars for Lobbying
This latest move sends Turkey spiralling towards dictatorship. Turkey’s young democracy has arguably been on its deathbed since July 2015. But now, with the arrest of Erdoğan’s most outspoken political opponents, the … Continue reading Turkish democracy is officially dead and buried, as Erdoğan puts the final nail in its coffin
Turkey has formally arrested more than 37,000 people and has already sacked or suspended 100,000 civil servants, judges, prosecutors, police and others in an unprecedented crackdown the government says is necessary to … Continue reading Turkey sacks 10,000 more civil servants, shuts more media in post-coup crackdown
Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday that Germany vehemently opposes the reinstatement of the death penalty in Turkey and that such a step would prevent Turkey becoming an … Continue reading Merkel tells Erdogan death penalty in no way compatible with EU membership
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could use the coup attempt against him to purge government institutions, including the military and the judiciary. Critics say he has already accumulated too much power. Source: Turkey’s … Continue reading Turkey’s President Cracks Down After Failed Coup
American Exceptionalism in its purest embodiment: The U.S. is not subject to the same rules and laws as other nations. U.S. drone kills of terror suspects are popular … Continue reading Would Turkey Be Justified in Kidnapping or Drone-Killing the Turkish Cleric in Pennsylvania?
As with many coups around the world, the aftermath will be bloody and repressive. It will be rule of the mob, rather than rule of law that will shape Turkish politics and … Continue reading Aftermath of Turkey ‘coup’ attempt will be bloody and repressive
“Man who closed down social media in Turkey, pleading for his life on social media. Erdogan, the President of Turkey, who shut down social media so many times, including banning YouTube for … Continue reading Man who closed down social media in Turkey, pleading to the people on FaceTime!
I guess they’re a little on the ‘divided’ side of things over in the Turkish parliament. I was over there last year, and it’s no secret that Turkey is under a lot … Continue reading Incredible scenes in the Turkish parliament