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“Chauffeur-driven” Turkish cat makes waves online

A “chauffeur-driven” Istanbul cat has received an outpouring of affection after footage of the feline sitting on the bonnet of a moving car surfaced on social media. The video was captured by an onlooker and shared on Instagram and X (formerly known as Twitter) with the captions ‘Cats of Istanbul’ and ‘Cats’ favourite city’. The […]

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Thousands more Turks in Germany can now become German citizens after law change

For years, many Turkish origin residents in Germany had complained about being unable to enjoy the full benefits of their adopted country, despite working and paying their taxes there, because German laws restricted who could hold dual nationality. At the end of 2022, the centre-left Social Democrat-led coalition government had announced plans to overhaul Germany’s […]

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New Istanbul exhibition puts the spotlight on the Turkiye’s National Intelligence Organisation MİT

The work of Turkiye’s National Intelligence Organisation, Millî İstihbarat Teşkilatı, or MİT for short, is the subject of a new exhibition at the Ataturk Cultural Centre (AKM) in Istanbul. Called ‘Temas Istanbul’ [‘Contact Istanbul’], this fascinating exhibition invites the public to explore the exciting and intricate world of intelligence and surveillance, shedding light on MİT’s […]

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Turkish court fines Somali president’s son for car crash that killed courier

A court in Turkiye has found the son of Somalia’s president guilty of “causing death by negligence” after a diplomatic car he was driving hit and killed a courier in Istanbul on 30 November 2023. Prosecutors had requested that Mohammed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the son of Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, be sentenced to up […]