Baykal, Ağar slam Erdoğan for saying that the flood disaster in southeastern Anatolia has been ‘exaggerated’
Turkey is bracing for a widely critical report on its reform progress this week from the European Union Commission.
Action plan on UN-led initiative to be unveiled on Sunday: ANK - Turkish Daily NewsAn action plan drafted in light of the U.N.-led Alliance of Civilizations initiative, the co-sponsors of which are Turkey and Spain, will be announced at a
Erdoğan's ministers cut the ribbon at Yimpaş opening: Radikal yesterday featured a report including pictures documenting some Cabinet ministers' participation in store-openings of the Yimpaş Group, an Islamic business whose owner is currently being sought by the German Interpol for having scammed pious investors out of their money. Yimpaş, using the religious convictions of Turkish workers residing mainly in Germany, sold shares promising returns from the company's profits, since interest is banned in Islam. However, non of Yimpaş's investors -- thought to number in the hundreds -- were able to get their money back. A former Yimpaş member confessed to having collected 2 million euros. The
CHP leader says rumors suggesting that some CHP deputies, under heavy financial obligations, asked the government party to avoid early elections are untrue
Prime Minister Erdoğan consults with NGOs on possible changes to the controversial article, which the EU says violates freedom of expression
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, accompanied by two government ministers, held a closed-door meeting with representatives of major trade unions and other nongovernmental
Former Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit, who had been in intensive care at Ankara's military GATA hospital since suffering a stroke on May 18, has died. The news of 81 year old Ecevit's death came last night near midnight, with an announcement made to the public by Ecevit's personal doctor, Mucahit Pehlivan, who told reporters Ecevit's respiratory system had failed in his last moments.
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Prime Minister Erdoğan expected to address women, youth and his take on the upcoming elections at the next AKP congress, scheduled for Nov. 11
The second general congress of the Justice and Development Party will see the election of a new team to take the ruling party through next year’s general elections
All Turkish citizens celebrated the 83rd anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Turkey last Sunday, with festivities all around the country, at foreign representations and in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (KKTC). The ceremonies started at Atatürk's mausoleum in Ankara, with President Ahmet Necdet Sezer leading top state officials to honor the founder of the country. The celebrations were accompanied by warnings from Sezer and Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Büyükanıt took the opportunity to issue warnings against threats posed to secularism. Sezer said that any backing down from Turkey's strictly secular system was “unthinkable,” arguing that the principle of secu
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he was not leaving town to avoid having to meet the pope later this month, saying he already had plans to attend a NATO conference in Latvia.
For decades, politicians and arms dealers capitalized on the animosity between troubled neighbors Greece and Turkey -- now television producers are reaping the profits.
‘When you are in the Southeast, in areas which are predominantly inhabited by Kurds, and when you see Atatürk’s words, 'Ne Mutlu Türk’üm diyene,' how can one see that? They are Kurds living there and they see "how happy I am that I am a Turk" while they are not Turks’
Fourteen TV stations and more than 400 journalists will report from the AKP’s second national convention
All types of communication will be used on Nov. 25 to say ‘No to violence,’ with sermons on the day concentrating on the problem
The most important staging area of Turkey’s automotive sector, Auto Show 2006, kicked off yesterday in Istanbul with a low-profile representation from Ankara, sparking
Greek Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos is very lucky. The developments favored him so much that it is impossible not to feel jealous. He came to this point due to repeated mistakes by the Turkish side, which ignored the Annan plan and gave its approval to it too late.
Turkey is downplaying the dropping of Cyprus talks planned by the Finnish term presidency of the EU to avoid a “train crash” in Ankara's entry process later this year over the Cyprus dispute,
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