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Aug 15, 2019
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard takes positives from team's display despite losing UEFA Super Cup tie against LiverpoolCoach Frank Lampard took great encouragement from Chelsea's display in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday, despite the disappointment of losing on penalties to English rivals Liverpool.
Jul 11, 2019
Jamal Khashoggi murder: Pro-government Saudi media calls on citizens to boycott 'not safe' Turkey as holiday destinationCalls grow within the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi to boycott Turkey, the holiday magnet over Jamal Khashoggi's murder. 'Don't go to Turkey' and 'Turkey is not safe' are just some of the headlines that have popped up, with multiple media outlets.
Jul 10, 2019
Surge of violence against Syrians in Turkey raises fears of escalation; politicians accused of escalating tensions during local poll campaignsThe most recent violence against Syrians in Kucukcekmece has raised fears of an escalation in an already volatile climate. Xenophobic language has been unleashed, particularly during the campaigns for local elections. During the campaign, the hostility towards Syrians came to a head-on social media, with the hashtag, 'SyriansGetOut'.
Jun 24, 2019
Turkey puts 16 on trial for anti-govt protests, draws criticism from rights groups for 'closing down civil society voices'16 accused of organizing anti-government protests in 2013 went on trial in Turkey on Monday, with rights groups calling the charges baseless and aimed at silencing civil society activities.
Jun 23, 2019
In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in IstanbulVoters in Istanbul returned to the polls Sunday for a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies lost control of Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years
Jun 21, 2019
Istanbul election: 'Lose-lose' situation for Erdogan; win will deepen mistrust in Turkey's democracy, loss dent president's reputation, say analystsIn a move termed as 'lose-lose situation' by analysts, Turkey's ruling party AKP will contest re-run for Istanbul mayoral elections, after suffering defeat due to alleged irregularities.
Jun 19, 2019
Jamal Khashoggi case: Independent UN rights expert says there is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to killingThere is 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent UN rights expert said Wednesday, calling for an international investigation.
Apr 02, 2019
Pakistan ordered probe against six journalists who had shared Jamal Khashoggi's pictures online, claims RSFPakistan's interior ministry ordered investigations into six journalists who had posted pictures online of murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday. RSF said it was "appalled" to learn of the investigations, adding that it "condemns this latest case of intimidation, especially given the Pakistani police's past behaviour towards dissident journalists".
Mar 31, 2019
Killers of Jamal Khashoggi, who received training in US, used electric saw to dismember his body, says reportA note in the transcript said an injection was administered to Khashoggi, which the Saudi source said was probably a powerful sedative. A bag was then placed over his head, and Khashoggi screamed: "I can't breathe, I have asthma. Don't do this."
Mar 26, 2019
Turkey court opens espionage trial of US consulate staffer Metin Topuz, accused of plotting to overthrow governmentMetin Topuz was formally charged in January. He is accused of contact with police officers and a former prosecutor suspected of links to the Gulen movement