A number of high profile Turkish political figures have condemned the suspected suicide bombing attack in Suruç in southern Turkey, with the president calling the attack an “act of terror.”
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) have not closed the doors to further talks for a government coalition, but the parties’ leaders have expressed readiness for an early election should coalition talks fail to yield a partnership
Muslims in Turkey along with other Muslim populations around the world are preparing to celebrate the Ramadan Feast on July 17
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has completed his “exploratory” talks with the leaders of other three parties for the next stage of coalition talks.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu held the longest meeting at the HDP headquarters, lasting one hour and 58 minutes. Why?
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Will there be a government soon? Most likely not. Bets on November repeat polls have opened in Ankara already but will that indeed be the case?
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said his party won’t lend support to a minority government formed by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), adding it won’t support a coalition government either.
A coalition government that would include the Republican People’s Party (CHP) would surely help peace and stability prevail in the Middle East, Iranian envoy has said.
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) Antalya Deputy Mustafa Akaydın has been fined 10 million Turkish Liras by the Turkish Court of Accounts for allegedly causing a shortage in the public budget
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İBB) has approved new plans for the access roads to Istanbul’s third bridge after an Istanbul court had revoked an amendment for the construction plans on June 11.
As the first round of talks were concluded, Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is being unfairly treated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan through dictating his own party preferences for a coalition government.
It was two consecutive moves by Selahattin Demirtaş, the co-chairman of the Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), who changed the course of Turkish politics as it was heading for the June 7 elections.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
'The Europe of companies wants Turkey in,' a high level Turkish official told me, adding that although 'Turkey means business' Europe still cannot invest as much as it wants in the country.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said his coalition talks with opposition parties will certainly include lowering the 10 percent national election threshold, but the level of the drop will be decided with any governing partner.
Mesut Toprak, a high school friend and businessman at odds with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over a construction project in Istanbul, will fully cover the expenses of a reconstruction project of the Istanbul İmam Hatip High School, a religious high school the two attended in the past.
The first round of coalition talks has clearly shown the Republican People’s Party (CHP) was eager to join the ruling AKP in a coalition government, while the two other opposition parties, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), have voiced their reluctance.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The second day of coalition talks yielded a surprise, as Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli openly told Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu they will not take part in a coalition government.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
With the first round of negotiations to form a coalition government having started, demands voiced by the business world have been increasing, mostly saying that a “broad-based coalition should be formed soon.”
Category: EMRE KIZILKAYA
The AKP has lost its majority in Turkey’s television watchdog, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be able to continue dominating the news media, influencing election outcomes.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
On Monday night, when many Muslim believers were celebrating the Night of Qadr, the holiest night of the year, the breaking news came...
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