A man died early on June 19 after suffering a heart attack while taking part in the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) “justice march” from the capital Ankara to Istanbul
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım is scheduled to hold a meeting with his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras in Athens late on June 18, with the main agenda being the extradition of Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In a speech over the weekend, President Tayyip Erdoğan complained that the ongoing Qatar crisis came out of the blue, at a time when Turkey was trying to deal with other serious regional issues like Syria and Iraq.
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Saudi Arabians are using the news outlet Al Arabia as a black propaganda weapon to make “terrorists” out of the Qataris, but now we have our own local version.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
President Tayyip Erdoğan likes to hit out at Europe over its “mistaken” attitude toward Turkey.
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The owner of daily newspaper Sözcü, Burak Akbay, its website manager Mediha Olgun, and its İzmir correspondent Gökmen Ulu are all accused of “aiding a terror organization while not being a member of it.”
The relocation to Jordan of German troops stationed at the İncirlik air base in southern Turkey will start by the end of this month, Germany’s defense minister has said.
Saudi Arabia has said a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is “not needed.”
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has blasted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s remarks on the party’s “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, saying “there is a Moses for every pharaoh” after Erdoğan suggested legal action against the march
One person, who was taking part in the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) "justice march" from Ankara to Istanbul, was injured on June 18 after falling on the road.
Turkey has sent a total of 5,000 tons of foodstuff to Qatar amid its diplomatic crisis with Gulf countries, Economy minister Nihat Zeybekci said on June 17.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has indicated the possibility of legal action against the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for commencing a “justice march” from the Turkish capital Ankara to Istanbul
Authorities on June 16 freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen
The first overt criticism against the “justice march” of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu from Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) government came from Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ on June 16.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
The sudden embargo on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates perplexed us all this month. It was a half-baked regional response to the half-baked American ideas presented during President Donald Trump’s recent visit
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
On April 16, 51.4 percent of the Turkish electorate voted in favor of a package of constitutional amendments that introduced an executive presidential system, in a drastic change to the country’s nearly century-old government system.
Since 1985, 32 years ago, I have been friends with the arrested Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy and journalist Enis Berberoğlu and his wife, Oya Berberoğlu. Enis joined daily Cumhuriyet’s Ankara bureau that year, and I remember attending their wedding at Ankara’s Gençlik Park on June 7, 1985, and taking a wonderful photo with all our friends
Britain, a guarantor of Cyprus, has upped the pace of its diplomatic traffic with the parties ahead of a five-way conference to be held in Geneva to reach a final agreement for the reunification of Cyprus.
The Interior Ministry suspended the mayors of the southern province of Adana’s Ceyhan district, the Central Anatolian province of Kasyeri’s Sarıoğlan district and Ankara’s Ayaş district on June 16 as part of ongoing judicial and administrative investigations, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Turkey does not condone “Iranian expansionism” in the Middle East although it does recognize its role and its cooperation in resolving problems in Iraq and Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
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