Five prison personnel have been suspended from their jobs after a jailed suspect in a case into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) appeared in court wearing a t-shirt that had “hero” written on it.
Turkey has confirmed German lawmakers will visit German troops based in a military base in the Central Anatolian province of Konya as part of a NATO trip, after efforts by the alliance’s secretary-general to resolve the row between the two allies.
The ruling AKP has intensified its criticism of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu by accusing him of acting as “the mouthpiece of foreign lobbies operating against Turkey.”
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The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) should manage prospective changes within the party organizations in the healthiest way, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated on Aug. 9, reiterating his determination to reboot the party following the narrow result in Turkey’s April 16 referendum.
Top Turkish officials have lashed out at the banking industry, calling for lenders to slash interest rates and contribute to the economy.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are often accused of having a secret agenda.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
In his daily Hürriyet column on Aug. 7, journalist Abdulkadir Selvi wrote that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently instructed his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials to prepare a substantial report on the foreign links of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen.
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Occasional flare-ups and passionate statements are trademarks of the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AK Party) politics, and last week was no exception
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has blasted main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for criticizing Turkey’s recent justice record
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of protecting members who have voiced opposition to the Republic of Turkey
Five firms commissioned with preparing a layout for the transformation of the Ayder Plateau in the Çamlıhemşin district of the Black Sea province of Rize will each offer a model to the authorities, with a two-story limit imposed by the government for development in the idyllic area.
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has “hurt the souls of 80 million people” living in Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
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The latest Supreme Military Board (YAŞ) meeting determined the new commanders of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). The land, naval and air force commanders were reshuffled.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which is a political ally of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is outraged over recent remarks by an AKP deputy.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 7 urged his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) members to put in greater effort for the parliamentary and presidential elections in 2019, while heralding a broad change within the party organization.
The Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM), a currently unused facility in the heart of Istanbul, will be demolished and rebuilt on a larger plot, according to plans seen by daily Hürriyet.
A draft law granting muftis and civil servants of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) the right to register and perform marriages is not a violation of secularism, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ has said, denying claims that marriages will be held at mosques.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
The government has recently been holding a series of meetings with foreign investors in a bid to recover Turkey’s deteriorated perception.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has slammed a ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) member over his controversial remarks on “founding a new state,” which had prompted outrage from opposition parties.
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