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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan approved a bill on Dec. 2 that will gradually increase sentences for the sexual abuse of children nine days before a Constitutional Court annulment over the content of the crime goes into effect
One of the judges who is trying 35 suspects for the murder of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink in 2007 was detained on Dec. 2 on accusations that he is tied to the Gülenist organization.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıdlrım and opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli are expected to meet on Dec. 1 to discuss a new constitution that is being drafted with contributions from the latter
The historic depreciation of the Turkish Lira against the U.S. dollar is ultimately a period that “will pass by Turkey tangentially,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, echoing his comments on the 2007-08 global financial crisis.
A constitutional draft will be introduced to the Turkish Parliament after one last meeting with Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
The leaders of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) have agreed to submit a charter draft, which grants more executive powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to parliament next week, after the two leaders reviewed the text in a meeting on Dec. 1
Workers will be harmed most by rising prices amid the plunging value of the Turkish Lira, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, criticizing the government’s economic policy after the lira hit another historic low against the U.S. dollar.
Turkey’s top security board has described the attacks carried out by the Syrian regime in Aleppo as “crimes against humanity,” while Ankara has intensified its dialogue with Russia to end the “tragedy” in Syria’s second largest city.
The state of emergency should continue until all remnants of the July 15 coup attempt are cleared, Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said Nov. 29, echoing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Deniz Gürel – ANKARA
A group of unidentified people broke into the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) provincial headquarters in the central Kızılay neighborhood of Ankara late on Nov. 30, the CHP’s Ankara head told daily Hürriyet
Any constitution adopted under Turkey’s ongoing state of emergency would not be legitimate, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) spokesperson Ayhan Bilgen said on Nov. 29, addressing party members at parliament