Kılıçdaroğlu Claims Erdoğan’s Family Transferred Money Abroad

In the weekly group meeting, CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu has spoken on Paradise Papers and imprisoned journalists.

Jail Term for Journalist Güven Due to Tweet

Journalist Oğuz Güven has been sentenced to 3 years and 32 days in prison in the trial in which he has been tried due to a tweet concerning a news report on death of Chief Prosecutor Mustafa Alper, who lost his life in a traffic accident.

Exhibition in Vienna to Host Images of ‘Tarlabaşı: A Defiled İstanbul District’ Subjected to Gentrification

Ali Öz, a photographer who, for two years, has been capturing images of Tarlabaşı, a district of İstanbul that has been suffering a “destruction/annulment” process due to gentrification, will have a selection of his works presented in the exhibition “Tarlabaşı: A defiled İstanbul district” in Vienna.

Spokesperson Kalın: Trial of Sarraf is 'Political'

Stating that trial of Sarraf is “political”, Government Spokesperson Kalın has said, “We are dependent on outside energy. We had to do this business with Iran during these sanctions. Our banks and minister of economy got involved in it”.

Protest Against Mall ‘Exhibiting’ Wild Animal in Cage in Ankara

A shopping mall called Nata Vega Outlet exhibiting wild animals in cages under the name of “Adrenaline World” in Ankara has sparked reactions on social media. A petition has been launched.


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