Engineers Inspect Hasankeyf: Caves Damaged

Chamber of Civil Engineers Batman Branch Chair Demir has said “The caves below and wine cellars have been damaged due to the destruction. Entrances of the caves have been closed. If the rocks posed a threat, it should have been fixed through appropriate methods”.

Trial of 13 Writers and Journalists on Charges of “Attempting a Coup” Begins Today

The trial of 13 people including musician Atilla Taş and journalist Murat Aksoy begins today. The defendants face charges of “attempting a coup”.

Encryption, Security and Privacy in the Digital World

Digital privacy and real world threats are a thing to discuss, but one thing to remember is to be more capable than these two examples. At least if one wants to be taken seriously. Until that time, my humble opinion is that you should not let people listen to your conversations online, just as you probably do not in your daily conversations.

1 Soldier Loses His Life in Şırnak

One soldier has been killed in the clash that erupted between the PKK members and security forces during a military operation carried on in Şırnak.

İzgen Gökçe Taken into Custody

İleri Haber editor İzgen Gökçe has been taken into custody in Bartın. The police have seized a cell phone and computer belonging to the journalist.


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