Court of Appeals

Former Attica regional governor spared trial over deadly 2017 Mandra floods

The former Attica regional governor, Rena Dourou, will not face trial before the five-member Court of Appeals for her alleged involvement in the deadly floods that struck Mandra, west Attica, in 2017. This decision came after the court ruled that the prosecution's appeal against her acquittal by the trial court was time-barred.

Parliament strips imprisoned TİP lawmaker of seat

The parliament has stripped imprisoned Workers' Party of Türkiye (TİP) lawmaker Can Atalay of his parliamentary status, defying a ruling by the top court last September.

The decision by the Court of Appeals to unseat Atalay, who was elected to the parliament in last May's election while in prison, was read in the parliament on Jan. 30.

MHP leader urges ‘calm line’ along Iraq border following PKK attacks

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has called for the establishment of a "calm line" extending up to 60 kilometers along Türkiye's border with Iraq in the wake of the recent PKK attacks in the region that claimed the lives of 12 Turkish troops.