They Turn Themselves Over to Police and Pose After Homophobic Attack

Four men, who attacked social media phenomenon Kerimcan Durmaz in Samsun, have posed to journalists as giving themselves over to the police. “They have turned our youngsters to fag”, the assaulters said.

Erdoğan Calls on People to Change Their Foreign Currencies to Turkish Lira or Gold

Asking people to change their foreign currencies to Turkish Lira or gold, President Erdoğan has said there is no other way than decreasing interest rates.

3 Soldiers Killed in Çukurca

A clash has erupted during an operation launched against PKK in Hakkari’s Çukurca in which three soldiers have been killed, three others wounded.

Janissary March to Detained Attorneys

Four attorneys and one law student have been detained for “disturbing people around” as they were walking on the street where their office is located. They were beaten and forced to listen to Janissary March in custody by police.

Explosion at Fuel Tanker in İstanbul

One person has died and two others have been wounded in an explosion that occurred as welded to a fuel tanker in a workplace in İstanbul’s Büyükçekmece district.


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