Veteran communist dies at 94

One of the leading names of the Turkish communist movement, Rasih Nuri İleri, died at his home in Istanbul Dec. 6 morning at the age of 94. İleri's funeral will be held Tuesday at Bebek Mosque after noon prayers and his body will be laid to rest in the Aşiyan Cemetery.

Nationalist attackers of US soldiers in Istanbul face up to 10 years of prison: Indictment

A group of 13 Turks, members of the nationalist Turkish Youth Union (TYG) group, face between one and 10 years of prison on charges of "insult," "inflicting injury," and "violation of the protest and rally law," for attacking two U.S. soldiers in November, according to the indictment sent to court.