On Nov. 22 the Turkish, Russian and Iranian leaders met in Sochi, a key summit during which the Syrian issue was discussed from A to Z.
The dollar is rising in value and one of the currencies that has lost the most value is the Turkish Lira.
An international symposium on Abdülhamid II had been held under the leadership of Turkish Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman at the Dolmabahçe Prime Ministry Office in Istanbul by the National Palaces Directorate. And this year, between Nov. 1 and 4, a symposium called “Sultan Reşad and His Reign” was held.
There are claims that the judiciary will undergo some improvements. New decisions will be made for the release of some who are currently behind bars.
I look at the Good Party (İyi Parti) from two perspectives: What the core is and what the overarching concepts in their program are.
Is Turkey facing an “existential” threat? Or is the government exaggerating problems in order to justify its authoritarian steps?
First and foremost, the national will must abide by the law. Law and order is above national will and justice.
A controversial law allowing muftis - religious civil servants within the Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) - to conduct marriages has further exacerbated political polarization in our country.
The demands for the resignation of mayors who are members of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is certainly a big deal, part of ongoing party restructuring.