Turkey bans dating shows

April 29, 2017 MJA 10

ISTANBUL (AFP) –  Turkey on Saturday fired almost 4,000 public officials and imposed a ban on TV dating shows, in new decrees issued under the state of emergency imposed after last year’s failed coup. The moves were the latest tough action by the authorities following President [Read More]

Turkey suspends 12,800 police officers from duty

October 4, 2016 MJA 4

AP: ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities on Tuesday suspended some 12,800 police officers from duty over their suspected links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen as Turkey pressed ahead with its vast crackdown on a network it says is behind the country’s July 15 failed [Read More]

Turks May Force Way Into Europe

May 3, 2016 Dr. Tar 8

After decades of seeking membership in the European Union, Turkey may finally be gaining an important concession from the Europeans. The European Commission is expected to recommend Turkish citizens be given full access at all Schengen area nations without the limitations of a visa.

Turks Shoot Down Russian Fighter

October 10, 2015 Dr. Tar 24

Early reports are claiming Turkish F-16s have downed a Russian military aircraft after it ventured into Turkish airspace. The destruction of the Russian plane has not been confirmed. This would not be the first time that Russian military aircraft have violated Turkish airspace this week. The situation [Read More]