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How ISIS Impacts on Turkey’s Daily Life

We must face up to the fact that an Islamic terror has now entered Turkey if we are to find a solution to the danger which is ISIS and the political and societal problems that give rise to it.

48 Hours in Ermenek Mine

As efforts to save 18 miners who are still trapped in a mine located in the central district of Ermenek, the waiting of family members and coworkers continue.

Policeman Advised to Stand Trial With “Possible Premeditated Murder” of Uğur Kurt

Istanbul 85th Assize Court overturned another court ruling on the killing of Uğur Kurt by a policeman under the charges of “neglected murder”, advising a retrial under the charge of “possible premeditated murder”.

Energy Minister Slams Mine Company’s Comment

“This is not a disaster at any point. No excuses for the mining company,” said Energy Minister Taner Yıldız after the mining company in Ermenek district called the trapping of 18 workers as a “natural disaster”.

Turkish Police to Purchase 65 New TOMAs

A bidding opened by Turkey’s Police Department have been completed on the purchase of 65 new TOMAs - an armored vehicle used to “intervene societal events”.


Gezi Resistance

  • First Year of Gezi Resistance

    bianet compiled all its news, photo and video content from May 27, 2013 regarding the Gezi Resistance around a timeline. Even though the chronology ends in March 2014, we know that this is just the beginning...

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Media Monitoring Reports

  • BIA Media Monitoring Reports

    Independent Communication Network (BIA) monitors and reports violations of freedom of expression in Turkey. You can access quarterly and annual reports from this page.

bianet In Your Mother Tongue!

  • Bianet In Your Mother Tongue

    On February 21 International Mother Language Day, bianet published 20 articles in different languages spoken in Turkey.

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