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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,” calling on it to respect democratic norms and the rule of law
The Turkish government has replaced a large number of senior bureaucrats, with a series of related decrees being published in the Official Gazette on March 6.
Saudi Arabia wants Turkey to make peace with Egypt, which is the only disagreement between Ankara and Riyadh, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, after his official visit to the oil-rich Arab country, which coincided with a separate visit from the Egyptian president.
CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu has claimed there is a plot to close down his party, while stressing that PM Davutoğlu is unaware of the plot that has been hatched by a group within Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization
President Erdoğan has repeated his disappointment with former intelligence chief Hakan Fidan’s resignation from the post
The third hearing into the case of illegal wiretapping at the offices of former prime minister, now President Erdoğan, has revealed that a senior adviser for Erdoğan at the time prevented his security staff from accompanying a search by intelligence officials.
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
A court has ordered President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to pay 10,000 Turkish Liras to the artist responsible for a sculpture in the northeastern province of Kars, which he had demanded the removal of and described as a 'freak.'
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Deputy Group Chair Pervin Buldan announced on March 4 that the party has agreed with the government on amending 16 key articles of a controversial domestic security bill, but the ruling party officials have denied the claims
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has described the recent talks - and tensions - between the government and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), as little more than “election propaganda.”
Jihadists are trying to destroy everything in Islamic culture, President Erdoğan has said
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s highest judicial board has opened the way for the trial of two prosecutors and one judge responsible for the massive corruption probe of December 2013.
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