Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is making calculations in an effort to determine how many extra seats it must win in June 7 elections to allow it to change the constitution on its own.
The People’s Democracy Party (HDP) denies that the envoys of the EU countries urged its co-chairman that the decision to run for the parliament as the party was risky.
The transcripts of wiretapped phone recordings from the probe into massive graft allegations have been recycled into notebooks for deputies, raising eyebrows in Turkey only days after parliament voted to clear all four ex-ministers implicated in the investigations.
In a bid to justify his support for a change to the political system in Turkey, President Erdoğan has suggested that the United Kingdom is run as a semi-presidential system in which the will of the Queen is dominant.
BURSA – Doğan News Agency
Turkey’s 150-year-old parliamentary system is being abandoned for the will of one person, not for the benefit of the country, CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu has said
The ruling Justice and Development Party says presidential system will be a priority in the June elections, describing such a move as ‘convenient’
A picture of the monument is mistakenly included on the April page of the planner
A CHP)deputy has filed a parliamentary question for Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to answer about the death of a 12-year-old boy in Turkey’s southeastern district of Cizre
The presidential emblem at the entrance of the old Çankaya Palace in Ankara has been removed, as the transfer of all service units to the new presidential palace has now been completed.
The Turkish government has publicly declared its demand that the PKK lay down arms on the Nevruz festival, which is marked on March 21
The presidential system model proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will make Turkey into a “dictatorship” under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Akif Hamzaçebi has claimed.
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