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Discharged Abdullah Demirbaş Might Be Still in a Critical Condition

Former Sur mayor Abdullah Demirbaş has been discharged due to his medical condition. Demirbaş speaking with bianet said he was promptly taken to hospital and his treatment is ongoing.

Nobel Prize in Physics to Particle Researchers

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald will be awarded Nobel Prize in Physics.

Two Freedom of Expression Violation Verdicts by ECHR

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that charges pressed against Günlük Evrensel newspaper writers Ahmet Sami Belek and Savaş Velioğlu, and Müdür Duman from HADEP are violation of freedom of expression and condemned Turkey to indemnity.

Curfew in Nusaybin Lasts 5 Days

Declared on October 1 in Nusaybin, the curfew has been lifted this morning.

MSF: Independent Investigation for Kunduz

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called for a comprehensive, independent and international investigation as to the bombing of the hospital in Kunduz and killing of 10 patients, including three children, and 12 medical staff


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