Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“To protect the memory of the Ottoman Armenians and the Armenian cultural heritage is a humane and historic duty of Turkey. With this understanding, the Ottoman Armenians will be commemorated in Turkey just like in the entire world through a religious ceremony to be held on April 24 by the Armenian Patriarchate,” Turkish PM Davutoğlu has said in a statement.
Selahattin Demirtaş has likened the Soma mine disaster to the killing of 34 civilians mistaken for terrorists by the Turkish Air Forces in the Şırnak’s Uludere district in 2011.
With Eid al-Fitr, or 'Ramazan Bayramı' in Turkish, fast approaching, the leaders and representatives of all the major political parties in Turkey are still campaigning hard for the upcoming presidential elections on Aug. 10.
Turkish PM Erdoğan has labeled his presidential opponents as 'racists' during a campaign rally in Diyarbakır, deploying the term against domestic opponents after previously using it for foreign foes
Turkish presidential candidate Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu has said he is willing to pursue the Kurdish peace process, but adds the resolution must be “rational.”
ANTALYA - AYDIN
An election stand supporting HDP's presidential candidate Demirtaş was physically attacked, while six people who were handing out allegedly illegal propaganda pamphlets targeting joint candidate İhsanoğlu were briefly detained July 26
The symbolism of 'Erdoğan’s jet' and who he invites onboard is coming under increasing scrutiny during his presidential campaign, William Armstrong writes
Erdoğan has accused Israel of preventing the transfer of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, in his latest verbal salvo against Tel Aviv
Recent operations were being conducted with a sense of revenge, HDP's Demirtaş stated
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Voting at the customs gates for Turkey’s first-ever presidential election by popular vote begins
The voting cards for the Aug. 10 Turkish presidential elections were unveiled on July 24
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