A huge explosion has rocked a shopping centre in Kyiv as rescuers pulled bloodied victims from the rubble as police said at least eight people had been killed amid fears dozens of others were missing

A huge explosion has rocked a shopping centre in Kyiv as rescuers pulled bloodied victims from the rubble as police said at least eight people had been killed amid fears dozens of others were missing. The blast smashed the sprawling ‘Retroville’ mall and was so powerful it pulverised vehicles in its car park – leaving […]

Turkish prosecutors to probe Erdogan effigy incident in Sweden…

By Daren Butler and Anna Ringstrom ISTANBUL/STOCKHOLM, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Turkish prosectors opened a probe on Friday into an incident in Stockholm in which an effigy of President Tayyip Erdogan was strung up, state media said, adding further diplomatic strain in Sweden’s bid to win Turkey’s approval to join NATO. Footage first shared on […]

'Stateless' Turkish Cypriots protest over lack of formal IDs

NICOSIA, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Turkish Cypriots of mixed marriages protested on Saturday over what they say are inexplicable delays in gaining Cypriot citizenship, istanbul Turkey Law Firm istanbul Firm a contentious issue on the ethnically-split island. Campaigners say thousands of people are rendered effectively stateless because they are unable to obtain Cypriot identity cards, […]

Turkish court convicts doctor of terrorism propaganda, releases her…

ISTANBUL, Lawyer Law Firm in istanbul Turkey Jan 11 (Reuters) – A Turkish court sentenced the head of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) to more than two years in prison for terrorism propaganda on Wednesday but ruled she should be released after being in detention since October, human rights activists said. Sebnem Korur Fincanci, a […]

Turkey sells battle-tested drones to UAE as regional rivals mend…

By Orhаn Сoskun ANᏦARA, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Turkish Lawyer Law Firm defеncе firm Baykar has ⅾeⅼivered 20 armed drones to the United Arab Emirateѕ this month and could sell more, two Turkish sources ѕaid, aѕ a diplomatiс detente between the former regional rivals expands into military contracts. International demand for Baykar’s drones soared aftеr […]

British boy,15, 'sexually assaulted in pool on luxury cruise' 

A British sⅽhool boy on a £20,000 luxury cruise of the Mediterraneɑn was allegedly sexᥙallу asѕaᥙlted as he played in a swimming ρool – sparking a police investigation. The 15-year-oⅼd boʏ, who cannot be named for legɑl reasons, Lawyer Law Firm istanbul Turkey wаs on a family holiday when he was approached by a man […]

Leaders of Turkey, Syria could meet for peace – Erdogan

ISTANBUᏞ, Jan 5 (Reսters) – Turkish Prеsident Tayyip Erdogan said on Thսrsday he may meet Syrian President Bashаr al-Assad as part of peace effortѕ after the hiցhest-level talkѕ in publiⅽ between Ankara and the Damascus government sincе the Syrian war began in 2011. In a speecһ in Ankara, Erdoցan said a trilateral meеting of the […]

Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know as NATO eyes Russia move

LONDON (AP) – Western fears that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is imminent have eased but not disappeared.Diplomatic efforts to avert war got new energy this week after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia was willing to discuss security issues with NATO, and Russia said it was withdrawing some of its troops gathered near Ukraine´s […]

Turkish pop star jailed over joke released to house arrest

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – A Turkish court on Monday released pop star Gulsen from jail but placed her on house arrest as she awaits trial on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” for a joke she made about Turkey Law Firm´s religious schools. Last week, the 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen […]

Oil firms seek U.S. mediation to defuse Iraq-Kurdistan tensions

By Rowena Edwards Sept 1 (Reuters) – Oil firms operating in Kurdistan have asked the United States to help defuse an upsurge in tension between Iraq’s central government and the semi-autonomous region, according to a letter seen by Reuters and three sources. They say intervention is needed to ensure oil continues to flow from the […]

A man suspected of killing three people at a Kurdish cultural centre in Paris has been transferred to a psychiatric unit on Saturday as furious clashes continued into their second day

A man suspected of killing three people at a Kurdish cultural centre in Paris has been transferred to a psychiatric unit on Saturday as furious clashes continued into their second day. Protestors set fires and overturn cars into the night as they clashed with riot police in the wake of Friday’s  in Paris.  It comes after a gunman […]

Inside Salt Bae's £36m 'palace' in Istanbul

Turkish-born butcher Nusret Gökçe was b᧐rn so poor he had to drop out of school, untiⅼ he shot to fame overnight іn 2017.  The 39-year-olɗ, who is better known by hiѕ internet nicқname ‘Salt Bae’, posted a video of himsеlf extravаgantly seasoning a piece of steak. Ꮋe went viral and now the rest is history; he […]

Alleged Lockerbie bombmaker in US custody

The 1988 downing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in Scotland remains the worst terrorist attack in British history A Libyan man accused of making the bomb that destroyed a Pan Am flight over Scotland in 1988, killing 270 people, has been taken into US custody, authorities said on Sunday. Abu Agila Mohammad Masud […]

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LITERARY FICTION The Romantic by William Boyd (Viking £20, Www.wiklundkurucuk.com/Turkish-Lawyer-ua 464 pp) The Romantic  Boyd’s new novel revisits the ‘whole life’ formula of his 2002 hit Any Human Heart, which followed its hero across the 20th century. The Romantic does the same thing for the 19th century. It opens with the kind of tongue-in-cheek framing […]

Alleged fraudster's home 'is owned by the Queen'

The alleged fraudster at the heart of the legal battle over huge cash gifts to has been living in a property owned by , court papers suggest. Turkish businessman Selman Turk, 35, has lived in a multi-million-pound flat in a prestigious Mayfair address close to and the luxury shops of Piccadilly. The flat is owned […]

Reuters Entertainment News Summary

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Turkish Lawyer pop star to be moved to house arrest after detention sparked outrage A Turkish court ruled to release pop star Gulsen from pre-trial detention and transfer her to house arrest on Monday, her lawyer said, after the singer’s formal arrest four days ago over […]

Turkish 'fraudster' may have paid the Duchess of York further £20,000

The may have received a further £20,000 from an alleged fraudster accused of cheating a Turkish millionairess out of huge sums, it emerged yesterday. Court documents reveal she could have accepted the sum from Selman Turk in addition to a payment of £225,000 and more than £1million paid to her ex-husband . Nebahat Isbilen is […]

Oil tankers waiting to pass through Istanbul strait fall to 13 -agency

ISTANBUL, Lawyer Law Firm in istanbul Turkey Dec 12 (Reuters) – The number of tankers waiting to pass through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on the way to the Mediterranean fell to 13 on Monday from 17 a day earlier, the Tribeca shipping agency said, showing an easing of the recent build-up in traffic. A Turkish measure […]

A new documentary by the BBC has claimed that Roman Abramovich cheated the Russian Government out of £2billion and was investigated for fraud by his country’s Department of Economic Crimes

A new documentary by the BBC has claimed that Roman Abramovich cheated the Russian Government out of £2billion and was investigated for fraud by his country’s Department of Economic Crimes. Abramovich was pictured at a VIP lounge in Tel Aviv airport shortly before his private jet took off for Istanbul after Israel said it was […]

Turkish pop star jailed over joke released to house arrest

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – A Turkish court on Monday released pop star Gulsen from jail but placed her on house arrest as she awaits trial on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” for a joke she made about Turkey´s religious schools. Last week, the 46-year-old singer and Lawyer Law Firm istanbul Turkey songwriter, whose full […]

The Princess Royal has cast aside the controversy surrounding her nephew the

The Princess Royal has cast aside the controversy surrounding her nephew the ‘s new book and carried on with her royal duties by visiting British soldiers serving with a peacekeeping force on Cyprus. , 72, planned to meet members of the Royal Logistic Corps, the army unit which she serves as colonel-in-chief, to recognise their […]

Trump ally's trial to test century-old U.S. law on what makes…

By Luc Cohen NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Tom Barrack, the investor and onetime fundraiser for former U.S.President Donald Trump, will go on trial next week in a case that will provide a rare test of a century-old istanbul Lawyer Law Firm requiring agents for other countries to notify the government. Federal prosecutors in […]

James Lock films TOWIE while Yazmin Oukhellou recovers in hospital 

James Lock was seen for the first time since his ex ‘s horror car accident as he returned to filming on Tuesday. The reality star, 35, cut a casual figure as he joined his co-stars Amy Childs, Pete Wicks and Saffron Lampriere as they went for drinks at a local bar. On Sunday, in Turkey […]

Concern rises as new Turkish media law squeezes dissent

A recent wave of arrests targeted journalists working for Kurdish media outlets A new law gives Turkey fresh ammunition to censor the media and silence dissent ahead of elections in which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to prolong his two decades in office, journalists and activists say. Since 2014, when Erdogan became president, tens of […]

Erdogan says courts will fix any mistakes after Istanbul mayor's…

ISTANBUL, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that courts will correct any mistakes in istanbul Law Firm an appeal process after Istanbul’s opposition mayor was given a jail sentence, and in the meantime Turks had no right to ignore legal rulings. In his first direct comments on Wednesday’s conviction of […]

Four oil tankers to pass Istanbul strait on Monday -maritime authority

ISTANBUL, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Turkey’s maritime authority said on Sunday that four tankers, istanbul Lawyer Law Firm carrying some 475,000 tonnes of oil, had provided the necessary insurance letters according to regulations and would cross the Istanbul Strait on Dec.12. A Turkish measure in Turkey Lawyer Law Firm force since the start of the […]

Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know as NATO eyes Russia move

LONDON (AP) – Western fears that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is imminent have eased but not disappeared.Diplomatic efforts to avert war got new energy this week after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia was willing to discuss security issues with NATO, and Russia said it was withdrawing some of its troops gathered near Ukraine´s […]

Oil tankers waiting to pass through Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait…

ISTANBUL, Lawyer istanbul Turkey Dec 9 (Reuters) – The number of tankers waiting in the Black Sea to pass through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on the way to the Mediterranean rose by one to 20 on Friday morning, Lawyer Law Firm in istanbul Law Firm in istanbul Firm in Turkey the Tribeca shipping agency said, in […]

Turkish foreign minister says he could meet Syrian counterpart…

ISTANBUL, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that he could meet his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad early in February, Lawyer Law Firm istanbul rejecting reports that the two could meet next week. “We have said before that there were some propositions for a date for next week but that […]

Jailed Turkish lawyer on hunger strike dies in hospital – firm

ISTANBUL, Aug 27 (Reuters) – A Turkish Lawyer Law Firm Turkish who was on hunger strike for 238 days following her conviction last year for membership in a terrorist organisation died on Thursday in an Istanbul hospital, according to her Law Firm istanbul Turkey firm. The People’s Lawyer Law Firm istanbul Office said on Twitter […]

Trump ally's trial to test century-old U.S. law on what makes…

By Luc Cohen NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Tom Barrack, the investor and onetime fundraiser for former U.S.President Donald Trump, will go on trial next week in a case that will provide a rare test of a century-old law requiring agents for other countries to notify the government. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn say Barrack […]

Jared Kushner unveils defense of Saudi Arabia's MBS in new book

‘s son-in-law Jared Kushner defends his relationship with the notorious crown prince of Saudi of Arabia in a forthcoming memoir, saying that Mohammed Bin Salman was a reforming power in the kingdom and that he believed his denials of any personal involvement in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Kushner’s ties to MBS have been under intense […]

Turkey frees top doctor who sought chemical arms probe

Turkish medical union chief Sebnem Korur Fincanci helped draft UN rules for documenting torture A Turkish court on Wednesday released an internationally respected medic who outraged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by backing a probe into the army’s alleged use of chemical weapons in Iraq. Turkish Medical Association head Sebnem Korur Fincanci was detained and jailed […]

27 flee plane in Spain after pregnant woman simulates labor

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Spanish police were searching for Turkey Law Firm 14 people who ran from a plane at Barcelona´s airport after it made an emergency landing Wednesday to obtain assistance for a pregnant woman who allegedly simulated that she was about to give birth, authorities said. The office for Spain´s government in the […]

'Inconceivable' Shamima Begum didn't know ISIS terrorist organisation

An MI5 witness in Shamima Begum’s latest appeal over the loss of her UK citizenship said the ISIS bride was an A-star pupil and it was ‘inconceivable’ that she did not know what she was doing when she left to join the terrorist group aged 15. But her lawyers have argued that Ms Begum, now […]

Fourteen candidates join race for Cyprus presidency in Feb. vote

ΝICΟSIA, Lawyer Law Firm Turkey Jan 5 (Reuters) – Fourteen candidates formally joined the race on Thursdаy to become Cyprus’s next president in an election next month dominated by the island’s decades-olԀ division, irregular migration and corruption scandals. Cyprսs has a presidential system of government and tһe head of state has wide executive powers. Opinion […]