Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reawakened discredited claims that a woman wearing a headscarf was attacked in front of Istanbul’s Kabataş docks by Gezi protesters during the anti-government demonstrations of summer 2013.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is seeking new ways to speed up legislation of the controversial homeland security package, including plans to divide the 132-article bill into smaller pieces, amid strong resistance from the opposition
The Turkish Defense Ministry and Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz have declared their full support for Chief of General Staff Necdet Özel, who was slammed by Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli
HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş and HDP Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Pervin Buldan will be exempt from a rule in the party’s internal regulation that limits deputies to two consecutive terms in parliament
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has drawn a parallel between skirt-wearing male protesters and 'masked terrorists,' while vowing to 'raise generations loyal to their beliefs and history.'
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for interfering in every aspect of the government’s work and for “talking too much.”
Opposition deputies’ unprecedented creativity in their ways of objecting to a government-led controversial homeland security bill during ongoing General Assembly-level debates at parliament prevailed late Feb. 24.
A spokesperson for the ruling party has said former President Gül will not run for parliament in the general elections set for June
A recent response by the justice ministry to a parliamentary question on torture and sexual abuse at a juvenile prison in İzmir contradicted earlier claims, with an opposition deputy questioning if the ministry has hidden the bitter truth
The timing of a lengthy meeting between PM Davutoğlu and Deputy PM Babacan has led to speculation suggesting Babacan resigned from his post after President Erdoğan continued his criticism of the Central Bank
AKP deputy who earlier admitted punching opposition deputies has suggested that offering an apology to 'ideology amigos' would be an 'insult against the national will'
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