Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
August was a very meaningful month for Turkish politics this year. It brought about a new president, new prime minister and new Cabinet
Category: MURAT YETKİN
New Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced his Cabinet on Aug. 29, confounding the exaggerated speculations in the Turkish media over the last few weeks
Despite having made clear that he would take an executive role in the presidential palace rather than the largely ceremonial role so far cast for the head of the state, President Erdoğan will still have to fulfill certain ceremonial duties
It is the 92nd anniversary of the final battle of Turkey's War of Independence
A Turkish minister has criticized the country’s national intelligence agency over recent reports of German spying, urging them to fight back the espionage attempts.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
After Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s elevation to the seat of the prime president minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu is taking over as the prime foreign minister.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
It is normal to have intense feelings and exaggerated rhetoric in such times, but neither Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, nor President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan would talk in such manners while in diplomatic and formal meetings.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Whatever happened in the handover of power inside the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) technically has nothing to do with neither true democracy, nor the Constitution. But that is not the issue any more
Category: YUSUF KANLI
What is successful, what is not? Someone successful for one might be a total loser for another.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the 12th president of the Turkish republic Aug. 28 through three ceremonies in Ankara.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
When it comes to the subject of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the leaders of the “cause,” there is the “visible,” which takes place in front of people’s eyes, and there is the “unseen.”
No time has been wasted in the formation of Turkey’s new government with PM Ahmet Davutoğlu at the helm. The newly-minted Cabinet, announced less than 24 hours after the handover ceremony at the presidency, contains only four new names. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has replaced Davutoğlu in the FM seat
Çavuşoğlu mentioned 'ties of 300 years' with Davutoğlu, citing their shared Yörük ancestry
The endemic electricity cuts in southeastern Turkey, which have triggered three-days of clashes in Mardin, have become the first concrete problem submitted to the new PM Ahmet Davutoğlu
PM Ahmet Davutoğlu did not make changes in the economy administration headed by Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, a figure known for spreading confidence to the markets
Turkey’s new government formed by PM Ahmet Davutoğlu has introduced Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan as the most likely replacer of Beşir Atalay, who has been conducting the Kurdish peace process since 2009
Turkey’s locally co-manufactured assault helicopter ATAK will be the first indigenous aircraft on display at the Aug. 30 Victory Day parade.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Ahmet Davutoğlu officially became prime minister on Wednesday. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan officially becomes president today.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“The first time I met her; she had no idea about the issue of my expertise. I gave her a briefing. When we met six months after, I found a woman who had done her homework, asking me all the right questions.”
The ruling AKP's new chairman Ahmet Davutoğlu has pledged to work 'in harmony' with President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and promised 'unity' within the party. He also presented a nine-point of 'restoration' summary of AKP rule for the past 12 years, which he said will continue in the 'walk for the new Turkey'
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