Some 20 leaders have confirmed their attendance for the official ceremony when President Gül will hand over office to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
While assessing the presidential elections that took place Aug. 10, the most surprising results came from the front of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtaş.
'She doesn't speak Turkish, but her intelligence is strong,' Aylin Nazlıaka has said
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
It was my first time in the Çankaya Presidential Palace after 10 years. I have covered Süleyman Demirel’s presidency as a reporter, but it was a different place then.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Late in the night I woke up screaming: “Selim!” In the light of the incredible events that Turks have been going through since 2007 with Ergenekon, the “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) case
The choice of Davutoğlu as new prime minister means that 'the era of a ‘puppet prime minister’ has begun,' CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Turkey’s prime minister-to-be, Davutoğlu was among those who were challenged
The southern province Osmaniye is the birthplace and constituency of Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli. In this sense, it a special place for the MHP.
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
The internal fights within the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) have now reached a level that will lead me to explode!
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Turkey’s two biggest political parties will hold conventions a week apart to renew their top officials, but there are major differences in the way they are going about conducting them.
MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli argues that Erdoğan can no longer officially be considered PM after being elected president
The CHP leader will not attend President-elect Erdoğan’s oath taking ceremony on Aug. 28, on the grounds that Erdoğan violated the law by not resigning from his prime ministry position on Aug. 15
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Nobody can say we had a relaxed summer this year. After the presidential election, we now have the snap Justice and Development Party (AKP) convention on Aug. 27 when the new leader and the prime minister will be elected.
'The right policy is neither Arabist, nor Kurdist but to push for democracy and human rights,' Turkey's former ambassador to Iraq, Murat Özçelik, tells Hürriyet in an interview
Turks consumed 1.127 billion liters of alcohol in 2012, according to a recent statement from the Health Ministry
The race for the leadership of Turkey’s main opposition party has become wide open, with leading dissident Emine Ülker Tarhan suggesting she will run against the CHP leader
The absence of the official publication of the final Aug 10 presidential election results has led to claims of 'official censorship' by the Prime Ministry
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Thirty years ago, on Aug. 15, 1984, at around 21:30 p.m., militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) infiltrated from Iraq and raided the Turkish border towns of Eruh and Şemdinli.
Category: ŞÜKRÜ KÜÇÜKŞAHİN
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has responded quickly and has done right in answering calls for an early party congress by setting the date as Sept. 5-6.
A senior executive of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), who has recently heavily criticized party policies that he claims caused defeat in the recent presidential election, resigned on Aug 18
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