Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has founded a team of party officials to investigate several fatal incidents, including a deadly attack on a public rally before the elections on June 7 and a July 20 suicide attack that killed 32 young people and the attacker.
Mansur Yavaş said he would like to be named a candidate for the presidential elections, but also added he has not yet discussed such an option with CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
Turkey’s accession to the European Union might be just what the doctor ordered to counter the rise of the far right on the continent, Galatasaray University’s Ahmet İnsel says, noting that it could usher in a period of normalization
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has drafted a report on the Balyoz (Sledghammer) coup plot case, which it has labeled an “embarrassing, coal-black stain in Turkey’s legal, political and military history.”
ANKARA / Hürriyet
The AKP’s inaction regarding the case had triggered harsh criticism from the opposition
The government’s peace process has entered a new phase, PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan told a HDP delegation
Counterterrorism units raided Turkey’s telecommunications agency and seized all servers as part of an espionage probe into claims that sensitive data was leaked to foreign countries
Çiçek has stated that the only positive response so far received to his proposal aimed at securing the release of a jailed MHP lawmaker was from the main opposition CHP
Beşir Atalay has said the government is preparing to intensify the process through bold steps
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lost out in two provinces, but won in five of 13 district municipalities, in partial reruns of the June 1 local polls.
Razi Canikligil – CAMBRIDGE, Mass. / Hürriyet
'How do you sleep at night when people are dying in Turkey?' the Turkish professor asked Gül
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