Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s leftists and secular middle-class voters may be overjoyed and excited about the Syriza victory next door.
Almost half of Turks do not want to replace the parliamentary system with a presidential system, according to a recent survey
The presidential system model proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will make Turkey into a “dictatorship” under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Akif Hamzaçebi has claimed.
Turkey’s 150-year-old parliamentary system is being abandoned for the will of one person, not for the benefit of the country, CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu has said
The presidential emblem at the entrance of the old Çankaya Palace in Ankara has been removed, as the transfer of all service units to the new presidential palace has now been completed.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Ankara deputy Gülsün Bilgehan, has been elected as Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will come together with the leaders of Turkey’s religious minority communities in Istanbul on Jan. 26.
Category: AHMET HAKAN
This is a picture of Egemen Bağış, one of the four ex-cabinet ministers facing graft charges who were acquitted at parliament on Jan. 20. He cast his own vote during the vote for for at the Supreme Council
In the last 11 years, 241 children have been killed in Turkey, deputies from the CHP have said
An opposition party deputy says Egemen Bağış, who was among the four former ministers embroiled in graft allegations, told him that he knows he will not be able to escape from being tried one day.
The brother of victim of a fire bomb attack on an Istanbul city bus has demanded information from a former interior minister, who recently said intelligence officials were involved in the attack
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A first was marked on Jan. 19, as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan convened the cabinet at the new presidential palace, signaling a de facto change in the country’s administrative system to the advantage of the elected head of the nation.
Trust in political leaders decreased and the military was once again the most trusted body in Turkey in 2014
PM Davutoğlu refuted claims that ruling AKP lawmakers were under pressure to vote against sending four former ministers to the top court
President Erdoğan has chosen to focus on the failure of the opposition parties in the parliamentary vote
Almost 40 deputies from the AKP have been feeling the same uneasiness as us: CHP leader
‘Such a baseless, unreal, shabby lie can only be the product of a malign mind,’ Yalçın Akdoğan says, denying a recent report pointing at him
Category: ŞÜKRÜ KÜÇÜKŞAHİN
Because there are only 139 days left before the general elections, it is now more frequently being asked everywhere, “What is the opposition doing?”
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The two day Istanbul Forum organized by the Center for Strategic Communication (STRATIM), which kicked off on Monday with a large Turkish and international participation comprising some high caliber names, is providing an opportunity to gauge where Turkey is perceived to be heading under its present administration.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
İzmir lost to Dubai by far in its bid for Expo 2020. Having lost twice in its Expo ambitions, İzmir is now preparing to open the biggest fair complex in Europe.
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