Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
According to the reporting of the pro-government media, the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) slogan for the Nov. 1 election will be “Vote for stability.”
Representatives of opposition political parties criticized police raids on media outlets of the Koza Media Group on Sept. 1, with a main opposition party forming a commission to examine pressure on media outlets in Turkey
Ambassador Öztürk Yılmaz, Turkey’s former consul general to Mosul who was among 49 hostages held by extremist militants in Iraq for 101 days, has resigned from Foreign Ministry to join the CHP, according to Turkish media reports.
The interim cabinet that will take Turkey to polls on Nov. 1 held its first meeting under the leadership of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Sept. 1
Category: ŞÜKRÜ KÜÇÜKŞAHİN
The fact that National Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli made a challenge for a new election on the evening of the June 7 election day disrupted many options.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
President Tayyip Erdoğan approved Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s cabinet for Turkey’s first “interim election government” on Aug. 28, 2015.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of causing a recent rise in terrorist attacks with the aim of receiving enough votes to form a single-party government in the Nov. 1 polls
İhsan Özkes, who became independent deputy after resigning from the CHP in late July, has caused controversy for praising the presidential palace with reference to the Prophet Muhammed, even though he criticized the same gargantuan edifice five months ago while also invoking the prophet.
The interim government formed by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu with the task of taking Turkey to polls on Nov. 1 is not impartial as it must be, CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, claiming it will be “at the service” of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Turkey celebrated the 93rd anniversary of the Victory Day on Aug. 30, which marks the Turkish victory against Greek forces at the Battle of Dumlupınar, the final battle in the War of Independence in 1922.
A court in Ankara has refused an appeal for payment of compensation to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, citing the political parties’ right to oppose
Author Toni Alaranta argues in his new book that international opinion failed to understand Turkey’s domestic dynamics after 2002, legitimizing authoritarianism in the search for a ‘moderate Muslim democracy’
Category: AHMET HAKAN
One: Let’s confess it, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) scored tremendously against Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), when Tuğrul Türkeş, who is the son of the party’s founding leader, accepted the ministerial post offered to him, defying his party’s official stance. This cannot be easily digested. Bahçeli received a serious kick
Handover ceremonies are held for the members of the interim government that will be in charge until after the early elections to be held on Nov. 1
If President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan holds public rallies in the run-up to the Nov. 1 election, it would “insult” Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, insinuating “incompetence” in Davutoğlu’s campaign for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has said
A Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy has questioned recently passed amendments in Turkey’s press card regulations, claiming that they will further “increase censorship” in the country
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Sociologists and psychiatrists might eventually come up with an answer, but no seismologist would succeed in measuring the scale of the massive quake in the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).
Kenan Ceylan who died in uniform in Hakkari Şemdinli is an Alevi from Tokat. That’s why two separate funerals were held.
For more than 57 percent of 29,000 people who voted in an online poll by Poltio, President Erdoğan is responsible for the failure in talks to form a coalition
Erdoğan has been an 'unusual president' since he took the oath exactly one year ago. Here are the most interesting images from his political career so far
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