Shots Fired in Front of CHP MP Erdem’s Family Home

Two people on motorcycle have fired three blank shots in front of the home of the family of CHP MP Eren Erdem.

Erdoğan: Finance Sector to Have to Face Us Unless They Funnel Credit

President Erdoğan has said the finance sector has to funnel credit to investors, “If the credits given to people with low interest, investors’ competitive power will increase”.

Trustee Appointed to Muradiye Municipality

Van’s Muradiye sub-Governor Mehmet Fatih Çelikel has been appointed to Muradiye Municipality as trustee. Co-Mayor Mehmet Ali Tunç from the DBP was detained during a house raid yesterday.

ECtHR Rules No Violation of Right to Live in Ceylan Önkol Case

The ECtHR has concluded application of family of Ceylan Önkol, who lost her life aged 12 in an explosion that took place as she was pasturing sheep, and ruled that there was no violation in terms of effective investigation and right to live.

MHP MP Candidate, Aslan Detained on Charge of "Defaming President"

Actor and MHP MP candidate Mehmet Aslan has been taken into custody on charge of “defaming the President”.

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