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Energy Minister Taner Yıldız, an electrical engineer by profession, has been suspended by his colleagues in the Chamber of Energy Engineers (EMO) over his role in Turkey’s worst-ever mining tragedy last year
PM Davutoğlu has threatened oppositional parties over their criticism of a controversial security bill, saying people will defend their own neighborhoods and cities against those who 'support the use of Molotov cocktails'
Kılıçdaroğlu has categorically denied news reports published in two pro-government newspapers claiming CHP has been receiving financial support from the Gülenists
The government should focus on adopting “a security package” against ISIL if it is really keen in its claim for providing the security of its citizens, Pavey said
AKP deputy Oktay Saral has claimed responsibility for punching opposition deputies during a heated parliamentary session
A ruling party lawmaker has blamed popular Turkish soap operas for the increase in the number of rape cases in the country
A significant incident at parliament on Feb. 17 has gone largely unnoticed, as all eyes were on a fracas that left five opposition deputies injured on the first day of debates in the General Assembly regarding a government-led controversial homeland security bill
It is “too early” former President Abdullah Gül to be nominated as a parliamentary candidate in the upcoming June general elections, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said.
CHP has struck a deal with Benenson Strategy Group, the U.S.-based pollster that cooperated with U.S. President Barack Obama before the 2008 and 2012 elections, for support in on-the-field surveys, and strategies for the June 7 polls
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has bid to de-escalate the high tension at parliament between ruling party and opposition deputies, after the debate on a bill aimed at cracking down on violent demonstrations descended into a brawl and five MPs were injured late on Feb. 17
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Phones used by top government officials are to be changed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Minister Fikri Işık said
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