Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s existing parliamentary system has been in the waiting room to be replaced by the presidential system since the last year’s presidential election, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, reiterating his demand for '400 lawmakers' in the June 7 general election to make this change possible.
THE HAGUE / KONYA
Tension escalates on the Turkish-Syrian border after the downing of a Syrian jet, with mortar shells landing in Turkish territory and President Abdullah Gül saying the Turkish military is on alert
CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu has been constantly focusing on corruption and bribery allegations against the government in an apparent bid to push PM Erdoğan into the corner
Five local officials from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) were wounded in an attack by unknown people in the Sincan district of Ankara
Mustafa Şahin, running as a mayoral candidate in Adana from the ultra-nationalist Great Union Party (BBP) has withdrawn for fellow nationalists of MHP
With just days to go before crucial local elections in Turkey, concerns about the credibility of ballots are being raised from varying parts of the political spectrum
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish FM Davutoğlu spoke with Rasmussen and Ban to discuss the developments after the jet was shot down
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has yet again slammed the movement of the U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, this time describing it as a 'spy ring'
Prime Minister Erdoğan accuses Twitter of ‘double standards,’ while defiantly warning Facebook and YouTube that they must obey Turkish laws
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet
An Istanbul court has rejected an indictment over an investigation into allegations of tender rigging at the Fatih Municipality
Mustafa Sarıgül has expressed his support for the third airport project for Istanbul, taking issue with the choice of location for it
Daily News - Follow us on