A ruling AKP lawmaker has been revealed as the holder of a fake Twitter account, which had been streaming charter talks live on Periscope using a female name.
One person was detained on Jan. 21 when police opened fire into the air after a truck broke security barrier in front of police headquarters in Istanbul, Doğan News Agency has reported
A total of 46 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants were “neutralized” and 16 others were injured in northern Syria over the last 24 hours as part of the Euphrates Shield operation, the Turkish Military said early on Jan. 21.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Jan. 21 asked his followers in Istanbul to support the constitutional change in an upcoming referendum
No injuries reported after attacks on police department, ruling AKP provincial headquarters
Turkish prosecutors on Jan. 21 issued arrest warrants for more than 400 people, including soldiers and security officers, across the country following the July 2016 failed coup attempt, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkish lawmakers early on Jan. 21 approved a new constitution as deputies completed voting on 18 articles
Turkey expects to quickly begin work with Donald Trump’s new US administration on issues such as Syria, a spokesman says
Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry
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Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh said on Jan. 21 he would step down from power in a statement made in the face of pressure from West African armies that entered his country to remove him after he refused to concede an election defeat to President Adama Barrow.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to call an early election “if it is not afraid of the people’s will,” saying none of the political party’s manifestos for the last Nov. 1, 2015 election promised to introduce the presidential system.
Opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has denied that his party will conduct a joint campaign with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in a possible referendum process following comments on the matter by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.
A leading retailer has said the sector has been experiencing its “most catastrophic” times due to heavy losses in the value of the Turkish Lira, which has hit purchasing power, and a number of new regulations, noting that revenue losses have hit up to 40 percent
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The government is preparing a new decree law supposedly to restore fundamental rights the under state of emergency, after the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) moved to degrade Turkey’s status and reopen its monitoring process, as was the case in the 1990s.
Jailed Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş was acquitted on Jan. 19 of charges of “carrying out terror propaganda” in a speech delivered in the southeastern province of Mardin last year amid a curfew in another southeastern town.
Beneath the constitutional amendment package lies the fear of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker has said, as he linked their anxiety to the June 7, 2015 general elections
Turkey’s parliament on Jan. 20 approved Article 12 of an 18-item constitutional amendment package in the second round of voting in a move to shift the country’s government system to an executive presidential system.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has asked that Tarkan’s “Şıkıdım” song be played in concerts in Moscow and Istanbul to commemorate the Red Army Choir, daily Habertürk has reported.
Prospective participants in peace talks scheduled to take place in the Kazakh capital of Astana were making preparations ahead of Jan. 23, the set date for the start of the negotiations that were brokered by Russia and Turkey.
One police officer was arrested late on Jan. 19 over the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, who was killed on Dec. 19, 2016 in the capital Ankara.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to visit Turkey early next month, state-run Anadolu Agency quoted officials as saying on Jan. 20.
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In the first days of Donald Trump era, the U.S. will have to deal with the Syria crisis as its first foreign policy problem, as it looks like it will be joining the Astana talks on Jan. 23.
According to IPSOS’ survey “Guide to Understanding Turkey,” people in Turkey do not spare time for arts and culture, TV is their only source of information and entertainment.
A new era in the United States and the world has just begun, as Donald Trump took his oath of office on Jan. 20 in the inauguration in Washington D.C. As an outsider and a real estate mogul, President Trump will certainly make his mark on national and global politics in the coming four years with his ambition “to make America great again.”
There are a number of political reasons for the convergence of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP): President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the AK Party changed their policies on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Syria, the peace process was discarded, and the Fethullahist Terror Organization’s (FETÖ) July 2016 coup attempt occurred.
Social media images of two people who cut off the ears of puppies in the Central Anatolian town Isparta caused a public outcry.
The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory. The energy solutions that have fuelled growth in the region over the past few decades are no longer compatible with the sustainable development aspirations of our nations and their people.
I was recently having an informal chat with an important name from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) together with a number of colleagues.
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The reaction to independent deputy Aylin Nazlıaka’s protest in which she handcuffed herself to the rostrum in the constitutional debate lays bare the sexism in politics. ‘You’ve brought the handcuffs, bring a man with a whip next time,’ said one tweet, while a politician questioned Nazlıaka’s sanity
‘Romeo et Juliette’ at New York’s Metropolitan Opera will be presented in cinemas globally on Jan. 21 as part of the Met’s Live in HD series
A sarcophagus, which is believed to have been belonged to a school principal, has been unearthed in Manisa’s ancient city of Aigai. This is a unique discovery in the world, according to excavation officials
Super Toto Super League leader Medipol Başakşehir, a giant killer turned title contender, is set to pay a crucial – if not historic – visit to Fenerbahçe on Jan. 22.
A stray cat, which was found with its chin and tail frozen to the ground in the southern province of Isparta, has been rescued by a local and taken under treatment at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Veterinary Faculty.
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A home defeat against Başakşehir could mean the end of title hopes for Fenerbahçe, while the visiting side will want to continue its unbeaten streak
A historic 4,500-year-old pitcher, which was brought to the UK nearly 60 years ago, has been returned to Turkey
Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), in celebration of its 45th anniversary this year, is launching a remarkable project with the support of its co-founder and leading sponsor Eczacıbaşı Group.
Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines have signed world renowned Hollywood actor Morgan Freemen as its new brand face to represent it in the U.S. as a part of a new advertisement campaign, the company announced on Jan. 19.
Some 4,523 companies were established by foreigners in 2016 in Turkey with Syrians taking the lion’s share, followed by Iranians and Iraqis, a data released on Jan. 20 showed.