Category: AHMET HAKAN
In a statement the other day you said, “Peace requires courage.” It really does. Peace does require courage.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
As is said, “actions speak louder than words.” Ruling Justice and development Party (AKP) has been in coalition talks with the Republican People’s Party (CHP).
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has signaled the possibility of a snap election, noting that the country will need to go to the polls once more if ongoing coalition talks do not bear fruit
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey is moving backwards again with regards to its Kurdish problem. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is twanging nationalist chords and saying it is not possible to go on with the Kurdish peace process.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has listed education, foreign policy, the Kurdish peace process, the constitution and economic issues as his party’s conditions for a coalition with the Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The talks between Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) have been going on for weeks in search of a coalition government.
Turkish Deputy PM Bülent Arınç stirred social media and women’s organizations with his latest sexist comment against HDP's Nursel Aydoğan, rebuking her to “be quiet as a woman.”
Chief of General Staff Gen. Necdet Özel, who is set to depart from his post, began farewell visits July 30, starting with Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
Although the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is continuing talks with the social democrat Republican People’s Party (CHP) for a coalition government, AKP leader Ahmet Davutoğlu revealed that they were also in close contact with the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has founded a team of party officials to investigate several fatal incidents, including a deadly attack on a public rally before the elections on June 7 and a July 20 suicide attack that killed 32 young people and the attacker.
Is the president’s HDP-bashing paving the way for an AK Parti-MHP coalition instead of the CHP?
It might appear lunacy to claim the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its mastermind, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, are pulling the country into a calamity in hopes of fomenting nationalism and sweeping back to a sufficient electoral majority to form a single party government.
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), delivered on May 29, 2015, one of his toughest speeches against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. It is even a crime to mention those words. It is a speech full of incredible insults.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
Burdens on the Turkish economy resulting from domestic political developments and rising conflicts have become heavier and heavier. Worst of all, people’s hopes about any possible improvement in domestic politics and gradually in the economy have been fading.
The majority of Turks see the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as the greatest threat on the Syrian border, with many believing Syria’s north should be controlled by Kurds, a recent survey by the Metropoll Research Center shows
The ancient site of Soli Pompeiopolis, located in the southeastern province of Mersin’s Mezitli district, has eyes on the UNESCO World Heritage List with its history carrying the traces of many civilizations from the Neolithic, Hellenistic and Roman periods, according to the excavation project’s leaders.
Turkey’s Chief of General Staff, Gen. Necdet Özel, will pay a farewell visit to the main opposition leader on July 30 amid an ongoing military campaign against outlawed organizations
The Turkish Parliament debated recent terror attacks that killed dozens of civilians and security officers in a heated session on July 29, as the Turkish army continues its aerial strikes in northern Iraq and Syria
If the AKP's calculation, for the sake of domestic political gains, is to end the Kurdish peace process and declare wholesale war on the PKK under the cover of joining the U.S.-led war against ISIL, this could leave Turkey in a worse situation than it is in today.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
Dear Mr. President,
The media bunch who think they are supporting you but are so incompetent - what we call the trolls - have already announced the date of early elections, ignoring the nation’s will altogether: Nov. 22, 2015.
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