Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Ahmet Davutoğlu has accused two opposition parties of remaining indifferent to the cruelty in neighboring Syria, in a speech peppered with personal anecdotes and passages from Islamic history.
An opposition lawmaker warns that the term of a parliamentary commission of inquiry into corruption claims against four former Cabinet members is about to expire, before it has even held a substantial meeting
ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
'There are new Lawrences, disguised as journalists, religious men, writers and terrorists'
Critics claim now government measures to clamp down on riots presage a return to martial law, but the government has defended its planned reforms
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
CHP Deputy Head Sezgin Tanrıkulu has said he has been receiving death threats since President Erdoğan accused him of playing a key role in the recent street protests
The ruling AKP plans to bestow sweeping powers on the security forces to crush protests, while also claiming to be advancing the peace process with Kurds
The government announces that it will look to Germany’s criminal code as a template for plans to further empower security forces
Davutoğlu should first prove that he is Turkey’s prime minister if he wants to be taken as the opposition’s political counterpart, Kılıçdaroğlu says, criticizing President Erdoğan’s constant political interventions
'At the moment, there is no such situation as an ending of the resolution process. We are currently keeping our path of dialogue open,' a senior HDP official said
Turkey’s nationalist opposition leader has attacked a key actor of the Kurdish political movement represented at Parliament, arguing that it violates the Constitution by provoking street violence
Davutoğlu vowed to take tougher measures to avoid street violence by empowering security forces
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