Category: MURAT YETKİN
A change of winds in the upper echelons of Turkey’s ruling AK Parti may bring bad news to those seeking to replace PM Erdoğan, if and when he is elected as president
Defense Minister Yılmaz says presidential hopeful Erdoğan could win polls with 90 pct with 'good work'
According to a new legal arrangement, pasture areas close to cities could be opened to construction within urban renewal and development projects
The heads of Baptist churches from 120 countries gathered in the Aegean province of İzmir for a congress on “religious tourism” July 8.
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu has questioned whether the presidency should be used as an executive, decision-making position, in an open criticism of his rival, PM Erdoğan
Following Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan, another candidate to become Turkey’s next president, Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, has also announced that he aims to win the upcoming election in its first round on Aug. 10.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Contrary to what is generally believed Turkey does not have an administration problem. Totalitarian, often bordering dictatorship, most of the time officiously intervening in the private sphere, but there has always been a strong government in Ankara over the past decade or so.
An opposition lawmaker has initiated reopening the case of mysterious gold trade from Ghana to Dubai via Istanbul early 2013
Presidential hopeful, PM Erdoğan, has fine-tuned his strict criticism of the performance of previous presidents, hailing his decades-long comrade
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Turkey is going to elect its 12th president this year, with the election’s first round to be held on Aug. 10.
President Abdullah Gül has wished success to Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu for the upcoming presidential elections, during a meeting between the two.
Presidential candidate İhsanoğlu takes a dig at PM Erdoğan, saying Turkey must continue with the parliamentary system to avoid problems
PM Erdoğan’s formal declaration of assets has been greeted by speculation that it may not reflect his entire fortune
CHP submitted a bill on July 4 for the “restoration of honor” of purged commanders, academics and public servants who were detained, convicted or suspended in the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) coup plot case.
There is nothing wrong with having a president involved in politics and those in favor of a “president above politics” simply want Turkey to be ruled by coup d’états, Erdoğan has said.
Category: AHMET HAKAN
We now know the presidential candidates. I have to say it in advance, none of the three suit me. If you say “Recep Tayyip Erdoğan...”
The newly elected head of Turkey’s largest business group has paid courtesy visits to Cabinet members and the opposition party leaders in Ankara
Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan instructs his party’s leaders to avoid ‘double-headed management’ if he is elected president and also stressed that ‘the three-term rule’ would be maintained
A Turkish F-4 jet that was downed in June 2012 was not hit by Syrian forces, according to Gürsel Tekin
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, the joint presidential candidate of the CHP and the MHP, met with Turkish President Abdullah Gül as part of his campaign bid
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