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Public Employees Union headquarters attacked after head called for ‘no’ in charter referendum

By   /  25/01/2017  /  Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Public Employees Union headquarters attacked after head called for ‘no’ in charter referendum

A group of people raided the headquarters of a union in Ankara on Jan. 24, beating the private security personnel and chanting slogans against the union head’s recent objection to constitutional amendments that will give greater powers to the president. The crowd of 25 arrived at the building of the Public Employees Union (Kamu-Sen), entering […]

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Decision on the 8 Turkish military officers to be announced Monday

By   /  23/01/2017  /  GR Social, Greece, Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Decision on the 8 Turkish military officers to be announced Monday

The Criminal Department of the Supreme Court is expected to announce the decision concerning the fate of the eight Turkish soldiers, who one day after the failed coup of July 15, 2016 landed by helicopter in Alexandroupolis, on Monday. Conflicting decisions have been issued for the eight Turks by the Athens Appeals Council by three […]

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Turkish Police arrest Reina nightclub attacker

By   /  17/01/2017  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkish Police arrest Reina nightclub attacker

Turkish authorities have arrested the terrorist who killed 39 people and injured 69 others on New Year’s Day at well known Istanbul nightclub Reina, late Monday night. According to Turkish Media information the Uzbek terrorist Abdülkadir Masharipov was arrested at the home of a Kyrgyz friend of his going by the name Abu Muhammed, in […]

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The decline of Turkish tourism major blow for economy

By   /  11/01/2017  /  Business, Headlines, Social, TR Business, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on The decline of Turkish tourism major blow for economy

10.7 million less tourists in the first 11 months of 2016 Predictions are worse for 2017 According to official figures from the Turkish Ministry of Tourism, during the January -November 2016 period the drop in tourist arrivals reached 35%. Tour operators speak of a fall of over 45%, while after the December hits the drop […]

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One militant killed in armed clash at police HQ in Turkey’s Gaziantep

By   /  10/01/2017  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on One militant killed in armed clash at police HQ in Turkey’s Gaziantep

One militant was killed and one police officer was wounded on Jan. 10 in an armed clash that erupted at the police headquarters in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, private broadcaster CNN Türk has reported. Consecutive gunfire was heard after an unidentified militant attempted to enter the police headquarters at around 3.30 p.m., as a […]

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Turkey surrounded by terrorism

By   /  09/01/2017  /  Headlines, Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey surrounded by terrorism

Erdogan’s dead ends and the collapse of Turkey’s tourism The Republic of Turkey is faced with of the most difficult periods since its establishment in 1923, with the country facing multiple threats and attacks and the Turkish government seeing enemies everywhere, resulting in thousands of arrests and prosecutions of Turkish citizens. The President of Turkey […]

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UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

By   /  08/01/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social, TR Finance, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is reiterating its call to accelerate the moving of asylum-seekers from the Aegean islands to the Greek mainland states the announcement. The Agency states that “even with recent efforts to improve matters, conditions at many sites on the islands remain very poor.” The drop in temperature over the past […]

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No doubt PKK was behind İzmir attack: Justice minister

By   /  06/01/2017  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on No doubt PKK was behind İzmir attack: Justice minister

There is “no doubt” concerning the identity organization that carried out a deadly attack on an İzmir courthouse on Jan. 5, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has said, noting that all the obtained information indicated that both the masterminds and the perpetrators of the attack were militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Speaking […]

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Terror attack in Izmir

By   /  05/01/2017  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Terror attack in Izmir

According to initial reports, 2 terrorists killed, 1 remains at large, 2 people martyred in western Turkey terror blast Two terrorists were killed and a third is at large after a terror blast near a courthouse in the western Turkish city of Izmir, local governor said Thursday. According to Izmir Governor Erol Ayyildiz, a police […]

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New Year’s Εve nightmare in Istanbul, 39 killed in terror attack

By   /  01/01/2017  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on New Year’s Εve nightmare in Istanbul, 39 killed in terror attack

An armed attack killed at least 39 people and injured 69 — four of them critically –at an Istanbul nightclub early Sunday, the interior minister said. Suleyman Soylu told reporters that 21 victims have been identified. “16 of the victims are foreigners while the other five are Turkish citizens,” the minister said, adding that efforts […]

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