Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Enjoying the title of “Turkey’s first president elected by popular vote,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took populism too far in a speech yesterday.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
For the first time in Turkey, a court has put a media ban on a parliamentary inquiry into corruption allegations against four former Cabinet members of the AKP
Yet another new political party, the Electronic Democracy Party, or “e-Party,” has launched in Turkey, months ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for June 2015.
A popular Turkish TV anchorman’s on-air advice to viewers to read a particular newspaper for its coverage commemorating a hanged revolutionary leader has been criticized by the country’s broadcasting authority, which said the remarks amounted to a “hidden advertisement.”
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed Turkey’s intelligence agency (MİT) for not being “national,” accusing them of serving only one party.
A parliamentary commission on graft allegations against former cabinet members has not worked on ‘sound ground’ so far as many details have been withheld, says the HDP
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
If we lived in a normal and civilized country, Edirne Governor Dursun Şahin would have already been removed.
Representatives of several NGOs and civil activist groups gathered in Çaldağı, which is becoming one of the flashpoints of resistance against massive mining projects
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has once again rejected the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader claims that the intelligence agency conspired against the CHP
The main opposition CHP deserves a satisfying explanation after party leader Kılıçdaroğlu said the country’s intelligence agency is conspiring against the CHP through media operations, according to the MHP leader
A sixth of the 600 Turks known to have journeyed to Syria for jihad have lost their lives, according to Turkey’s foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu
The Turkish president’s statements over ‘nature’ of women and men receive criticism from opposition deputies as well as women rights activists
The Turkish economy is facing a slow death, but this can be prevented by a new economic model, main opposition Republican People’s Party Deputy Chair Sayek Böke tells the Hürriyet Daily News
Former Economy Minister Zafer Çağlayan has paid 250,000 Turkish Liras as a customs fine for a much-debated luxury watch, which became one of the symbols of Turkey’s massive corruption probe.
The main opposition CHP claims that the Education Ministry has been seized by the president’s son, Bilal Erdoğan, and an Islamic-leaning foundation with which he is closely involved
Police used a familiar itchy recipe against an inoffensive public statement attempt at Gezi Park: Tear gas
Turkey’s prime minister has challenged the main opposition leader to prove with concrete evidence his claims that the government and the National Intelligence Agency are conspiring to create intra-party divisions
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has put an end to speculation over the timing of next year’s parliamentary elections.
A historical synagogue under restoration in the northwestern province of Edirne will not be turned into a museum, a top state official has said, despite earlier remarks from the province’s governor.
Main opposition CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu accuses the government of directing Turkey’s spy agency to plot against his party
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