TURKISH authorities have issued warrants for 117 more military officers suspected of involvement in last year’s failed coup, the official Anadolu agency said yesterday.
It said police had launched operations in 45 provinces to catch 98 active officers and 19 others who had...
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
TURKEY and Iran staged military manoeuvres on their borders with Iraq yesterday ahead of today’s Kurdish independence vote.
Ankara demanded the Kurdistan regional government (KRG) cancel the referendum, while the US warned of unrest.
On Saturday, Turkey’s parliament...
Monday 25th Sep 2017
Turkey urged to do more to stop killings of Syrian opposition
Saturday 23rd Sep 2017
TRADE unionists in Turkey have called on the public to “raise their voice” against the removal of the theory of evolution from the school curriculum.
Ahmet Hamdi Camli, an MP from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, created uproar when he said:...
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
Figen Yuksekdag refuses to enter court after delegation barred
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in World
STEVE SWEENEY reports on the show trial of former People’s Democratic Party co-chair Figen Yuksekdag
Monday 18th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
TRADE UNIONS pledged solidarity with progressive forces in Turkey yesterday and vowed to build a mass campaign for the release of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan.
Unite delegate Tommy Murphy told TUC delegates that the situation in Turkey has “dramatically...
Thursday 14th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
AMNESTY International secretary general Salil Shetty visited the jailed director of the group’s arm in Turkey, Idil Eser, on Saturday and urged her release.
Mr Shetty said that although Ms Eser was doing well, “the issue is really as to why she is in prison in the first...
Monday 11th Sep 2017
STEVE SWEENEY examines the claims that Turkey’s dictator is intent on getting his hands on his own atomic weapons
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
STEVE SWEENEY reports on Yusuf Karatas’s arrest and the clampdown on Turkish media
Saturday 5th Aug 2017