Prominent Turkish journalist is jailed after quoting proverb deemed ‘insulting’ to Erdogan

Prominent Turkish journalist is jailed after quoting proverb deemed ‘insulting’ to Erdogan

ISTANBUL — A prominent Turkish journalist was jailed Saturday after being charged with “insulting” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in what her lawyer and media advocacy groups described as an unusually… Read more
Turkey’s Erdogan declares 10 ambassadors ‘persona non grata,’ escalating tensions with Western allies

Turkey’s Erdogan declares 10 ambassadors ‘persona non grata,’ escalating tensions with Western allies

ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday declared ambassadors from 10 Western countries, including the United States, “persona non grata” in Turkey over a letter from the countries’… Read more