January 19, 2016

Since a 2008 reform that toughened punishments for fake divorces carried out for the purpose of accessing social security benefits, the Social Security Institution (SGK) has claimed that around 22,000 couples continue to live together after...

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December 7, 2015

Recent statistics released by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) on the number of divorces in Turkey have revealed that the rate of divorce increased by 4.5 percent in 2014 compared to 2013. The statistics also show that the number...

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December 6, 2015

He called the downing of a Russian bomber by Turkey’s air force “a treacherous war crime.” He accused Ankara of colluding with Islamic State. And he said Moscow would do more in retaliation than just ban Turkish tomatoes. ...

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October 7, 2015

Turkish men taking Syrian refugee women as second wives is one of the main reasons for this increase in divorce rates in Kilis The increasing number of Syrian migrants are effecting their host or destination countries in a variety of ways. ...

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October 5, 2015

The Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that a married woman can use her maiden name without the addition of her husband’s last name in a victory for women. In a landmark verdict, the highest judiciary authority in the Turkish legal system...

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