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Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu will hold a crucial press meeting on May 5 that comes after the PM met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan amid rumors of a resignation
ANKARA / ŞIRNAK
Government officials have held intensified meetings with Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies over unrest in the southeastern district of Cizre, which has risen sharply with the recent killings of youngsters, allegedly by the police.
ANKARA – Agence France-Presse
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will soon rename his controversial new presidential palace, adopting the name of the complexes surrounding imperial mosques.
Davutoğlu slammed Cumhuriyet for reprinting the Charlie Hebdo cartoon featuring the Prophet Muhammad
A deputy from Turkey's ruling AKP recently declared that “the Ottoman Empire has returned,” but the government has since faced its own “janissary rebellion," when public servants dressed as Ottoman janissary soldiers protested in front of a local AKP HQ.
A handwritten note signed by Iranian businessmen Reza Zarrab has been revealed as the evidence that cleared Çağlayan of wrongdoing in the eyes of a parliamentary corruption panel
A senior government official has indirectly slammed Turkish daily Cumhuriyet’s decision to publish the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s cover cartoon, describing the move an “open provocation.”
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
HDP co-chair Demirtaş said that PM Davutoğlu should have thanked Turkish daily Cumhuriyet for its decision to reprint a selection of the latest issue of the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The Turkish government has launched measures to bring "transparency" to public spending, with provisions aimed at transparency and accountability in funding for political parties and election campaigns, at a time when the country continues to pass through an election cycle.
Turkey has witnessed yet another huge wave of mass purges in the judiciary, with the government replacing almost 1,000 judges and prosecutors
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said Turkey also has concerns regarding the return of its citizens after fighting alongside the extremist jihadists in Syria and Iraq.
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