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Mogherini urges Turkey to respect democratic values

Mogherini urges Turkey to respect democratic values

The head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini, commenting on the situation around oppositional Turkish newspaper Zaman, has urged Ankara to respect democratic values. "It is necessary for Turkey, as a candidate …

Readers of Zaman newspaper gather for rally in support of it

Readers of Zaman newspaper gather for rally in support of it

In Istanbul, near the office of the Turkish opposition newspaper Zaman, a spontaneous protest action in support of it is being held. Protesters are chanting slogans "Hands off our newspaper" and "A free press cannot be …

Russian TV company’s office in Tel Aviv attacked

Russian TV company’s office in Tel Aviv attacked

A man with a knife attacked the office of the Russian TV company RT in Tel Aviv. “One person was killed and three injured,” RT journalist Paula Slier wrote on her Twitter page. According to her, the offender is still …

European Commission criticizes Turkish rule of law

European Commission criticizes Turkish rule of law

A new report by the European Commission on Turkey's progress towards accession to the EU has stated that the country has "negative trends" in relation to compliance with the rule of law, freedom of expression and assembly by the ...

Washington and London fund anti-Iranian media campaign

Washington and London fund anti-Iranian media campaign

The United States and the UK have provided financial and political support for a media campaign against Iran, the representative of the intelligence department of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said. "The IRGC recently …

Hurriyet’s Istanbul office attacked

Hurriyet’s Istanbul office attacked

Daily Hurriyet’s Istanbul office in Bagcilar district was attacked by around 150 protesters, who chanted pro-government slogans and pelted the building with stones.  …