Professor, jailed for 6 years, given disciplinary punishment on day of release

Professor, jailed for 6 years, given disciplinary punishment on day of release

A prominent Turkish professor who has been behind bars for six years on politically motivated charges has been forced to serve four more months in prison after he was given a disciplinary punishment on the day of his release, according...

Top court annuls aggravated life sentence given to ex-media executive, 3 others

Top court annuls aggravated life sentence given to ex-media executive, 3 others

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed aggravated life sentences handed down to four people including a former media executive on conviction of attempting to destroy the constitutional order due to their alleged links to the Gülen movement, Deutsche Welle...

Turkey’s top court upholds sentences given to 60 former cadets on coup charges

Turkey’s top court upholds sentences given to 60 former cadets on coup charges

Turkey’s top appeals court has upheld life sentences handed down to 60 former military cadets who were jailed in the aftermath of a failed coup in July 2016 and convicted on coup charges, according to a platform defending the rights...

35 face detention over alleged Gülen links in ‘payphone investigation’

35 face detention over alleged Gülen links in ‘payphone investigation’

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 35 people including active duty and former military officers as well as former military cadets due to their alleged links to the Gülen movement based on payphone call records, according to the Kronos...

Croatia’s Peljeshac Bridge to open this evening

Croatia’s Peljeshac Bridge to open this evening

Peljeshac Bridge, Croatia’s largest infrastructure project co-funded by the European Union, will be formally opened on Tuesday evening. The bridge will provide an uninterrupted road link between southernmost Croatia and the rest of the country by bypassing a short stretch...

Somali restaurant owner in Ankara faces deportation after racist attacks

Somali restaurant owner in Ankara faces deportation after racist attacks

The owner of a Somali restaurant in the Turkish capital city of Ankara faces deportation from Turkey after his restaurant was the target of a series of racist attacks, the Birgün daily reported, citing an opposition lawmaker.

Rivals seeking to be next British leader both vow migration crackdown

Rivals seeking to be next British leader both vow migration crackdown

The UK will crack down further on illegal migration in the coming months regardless of who enters Downing Street, after both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak pledged fresh measures to tighten British borders.

Major fires continue to sweep through north-eastern Greece and Lesbos

Major fires continue to sweep through north-eastern Greece and Lesbos

Large fires in the Dadia National Park in north-eastern Greece and on the northern Aegean island of Lesbos continued to burn out of control on Sunday.

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