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Deputy PM Arınç has opposed the detention of two media chiefs who were taken into custody during controversial weekend raids on journalists and television staff linked to Gülen
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş said Dec. 19 that street rallies are a legitimate “part of the resistance against executions.”
The wife of Şişli’s mayor, who was elected from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) in March 30 elections for the central Istanbul district, has accused her husband’s predecessor, the legendary Mustafa Sarıgül, of issuing death threats against them
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has pledged to respect the free will of its members of Parliament in an upcoming vote on regarding an inquiry into corruption allegations.
The continued rule of the AKP endangers the existence of Turkey as a country and will lead to a chaos, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has argued
Kılıçdaroğlu has said he will not attend ceremonies held each year in Konya in honor of Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi, on the grounds that government officials have politicized the ceremonies
With the ruling party unwilling to probe Iranian links with alleged corruption in Turkey, opposition parties CHP and MHP plan a trip to Tehran to investigate
A parliamentary inquiry commission will vote Dec. 22 on whether to send the four former ministers the Supreme Council over graft allegations
Retired Chief of General Staff Gen. İlker Başbuğ has accused the former Land Forces Commander Gen. Aytaç Yalman of making “irrational” statements over his role in the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) coup plot case.
The deputy mayor of Istanbul’s Şişli district, Emir Sarıgül, resigned from his post on Dec. 19 after a row between himself, his father and former Şişli Mayor Mustafa Sarıgül, and current Mayor Hayri İnönü.
ANKARA – Agence France-Presse
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a new broadside against the European Union on Dec. 17 over its condemnation of recent raids on the local media, saying Brussels has no right to give Ankara a "democracy lesson."
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