Latest News from Turkey

More families join forces against PKK's child abduction

Three more families on Sept. 11 joined a sit-in protest in southeastern Turkey outside the provincial office of a Turkish opposition political party long accused by the government of having links to the PKK terror group.

Children sell books to feed stray animals

A group of children in southern Turkey came up with a brand-new project in which they collected books and sold them to support stray animals.

Growth of Migrants' Attempts to Enter Bulgaria from Greece Again

The Ministry of Interior reports an increase in attempts of migrants to enter Bulgaria from Greece. Interior Minister Mladen Marinov explained that additional police and gendarmerie teams had been sent along the border with Bulgaria's neighbour. According to him, there is no need for the country to use army units for security, BNR reported.

Turkish president tells mayors to leave politics aside

Mayors in all provinces of Turkey should leave their political views aside and serve all equally in office, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, stressing the "picture of unity" at a time when it is "needed most" was remarkable.

Moldova Rights Activists Target Erdogan at Football Match

Human rights activists from the "Occupy Guguta" movement in Moldova unveiled a banner on Tuesday night at the national football match between Moldova and Turkey, with a critical message for the authoritarian Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Athens and Nicosia coordinate stance

Slamming Turkey's stance against Cyprus, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and visiting Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades reiterated on Tuesday that Athens and Nicosia stand shoulder to shoulder and are ready to take measures against Ankara's "unlawful actions."

Turkish machinery sector focuses on US, Russian markets

Turkey's machinery sector is focusing on the U.S and Russian markets as the growth in the eurozone is having a slowdown, said head of the Machinery Exporters' Association (MAIB).  

AHEPA president spells out support for Greece

In 2021, the annual conference of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), which will be attended by thousands of members, will take place in Athens instead of the United States, as part of its support for the recovery of the Greek economy and the promotion of a positive narrative for the country in the wake of the 10-year crisis.