Category Archives: Politics

Turkish man hands out saplings for free for 15 years

A Turkish man in the Black Sea province of Samsun has been giving out saplings in plastic bottles for free to people for 15 years a habit he says he formed after taking inspiration from Prophet Mohammed's words.Ali Uslu,

Turkey: 6 FETO terror-linked suspects surrender

Six people surrendered to police on Thursday over alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the defeated 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.Two of them, including an army officer and a sergeant, surrendered in the capital A...

Turkey: Online games set to help visually impaired

Scholars at a university in Turkey's capital have developed an online game to help sight-impaired people improve their vision.Computer experts developed the game, called "Gozcu" or Spotter, to allow visually impaired people to make eye movements to imp...

Over 30 Turkish military officers held in FETO probe

Police arrested more than 30 military officers for alleged links with the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) during an operation based out of southeastern Siirt province Tuesday, according to a police statement.The operation was carried out across ...

Greek Court Temporarily Freezes Asylum to Turkish Soldier

Greece won on Monday a temporary injunction freezing asylum granted to a Turkish soldier who fled with seven others to the country after a botched coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in 2016.An appeals court in Athens upheld a

Turkish police arrest 24 in anti-drug operations

At least 24 suspects were arrested in anti-drug operations across Turkey on Saturday, officials told Anadolu Agency.In the southeastern Diyarbakir province, police seized 565 kilograms (1,245 pounds) of powdered marijuana in operations across the provi...