Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The provincial education director of the Mediterranean city of Antalya, speaking at the Antalya Chamber of School Shuttles, said the following: “Girls will not sit in the front seat of shuttles; they will take the back seats. The ones taking the front seats will absolutely be boys.”
The municipality of Yalova, administered by a mayor from the main opposition CHP, has caused an uproar after cutting over 150 trees in the city center for the construction of an overpass
Turkey’s main nationalist leader was forced to cut short a controversial visit to the eastern Anatolian province of Tunceli (Dersim) upon protests from residents infuriated with his remarks declaring their ancestors who participated in a rebellion as “terrorists.”
Davutoğlu argued that the commission’s work should not be considered a routine parliamentary activity, as it is 'a part of the judicial process'
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
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
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