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'Pirate' Wikipedia launched in Turkey after access ban

A "pirate" website for the online encyclopedia Wikipedia has been launched in Turkey, five months after the website was banned in the country.

With its domain name registered in the capital Ankara, the mirror website "" contains all the content of Wikipedia in both English and Turkish.

Turkish Internet subscribers up 126 percent over four years thanks to boost in mobile

The number of Internet subscribers in Turkey has increased by 126 percent over the past four years, according to data from the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK), which also pointed to a sharp rise in mobile Internet use. 

15 July and Akıncı Base: Gülen congregants' interest in looking for estate grounds in Kazan

When an assistant professor (Dr. Adil Öksüz) at the Sakarya University Faculty of Theology gets caught by gendarmerie around Akıncı Base in an open field on July 15, 2016, the night of the coup attempt, and says he was looking for an estate ground, how convincing would that sound?

102,000 suspects accused of Gülen links are ByLock users, Turkish communication authority says

Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has said that it analyzed various messages of 102,000 suspects accused of being members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) and determined that they were sent through ByLock, the group's encrypted messaging application, Sabah daily reported on June 26.

Warrants issued for 144, including soldiers over alleged use of ByLock app

Istanbul Chief Prosecutor's Office has issued detention warrants for a total of 144 people, including military personnel, prosecutors and police officers, for allegedly using ByLock, an encrypted messaging application said to have been used by members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 23.