The court sentenced BDP Parliamentarian Sebahat Tuncel 8 years 9 months imprisonment .

Demirtaş: PM should agree to road map to peace

Demirtaş and Kışanak strongly criticized PM Erdoğan’s statements in which he accused BDP members of terrorism hinting that BDP deputies should therefore be deprived of their parliamentary immunity.

"The state is feeling the waters to censure social media"

Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım referred to social media a “threat” that needs to be contained. Minister Yıldırım later denied allegations that they were working on measures to censure social media, but Dr. Özgür Uçkan from Istanbul’s Bilgi University expressed doubt about his statement.

11 workers die in fire in shopping mall construction

Eleven workers died in a fire in a shopping mall construction in the Esenyurt District of Istanbul last night.

Write to UNICEF campaign launched to expose sexual abuses in prison

After allegations regarding sexual abuse of children and juveniles at the Pozantı Prison in Adana, an international campaign has been launched to cite the issue to UNICEF, the children organization of the UN.

DDK report: Dink has not been protected

The State Supervisory Council (DDK) announced today its report on the Armenian journalist Hrant Dink's murder.

Nine KESK activists sent to jail

A Turkish court on late Thursday arrested and sent to jail nine trade union activists over suspected links with Kurdish rebels in Ankara.

Mass grave to be opened in Dargeçit

A mass grave is to be opened tomorrow in the Dargeçit Town of Mardin on the claims that seven people who were taken under custody by the Dargeçit Gendarmerie Command some 17 years ago might be buried there.