News archive of May 2017
A court in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa on May 31 acquitted three defendants in a case of two murdered policemen in the Ceylanpınar district in 2015, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The Şanlıurfa 2nd Criminal Court, in the fifth session of the case, also ruled for the continuation of imprisonment for four other suspects.
Inspections to combat the illicit fuel trade are on the wane (the collection of fines has also decreased); the teachers' union is hindering efforts to introduce an evaluation scheme in their sector; about 150 angry individuals wielding sticks stormed a university in order to attack a professor who in the past had reacted to their putting up posters around the campus (at the same time, another g
Aleksandar Vucic assumed Serbia's presidency on Wednesday in Belgrade - an event celebrated in the northern part of Kosovska Mitrovica.
Cities around Bosnia are commemorating the horrendous crimes committed against the non-Serb population of the northeastern town of Prijedor 25 years ago by putting up white ribbons.
Selahattin Demirtaş, the co-chair of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), will appear in court for the first hearing in his case on Sept. 6, 10 months after his arrest.
Demirtaş was arrested on Nov. 4, 2016 as part of an investigation launched by the chief public prosecutor's office in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.