Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has said that even though Turkey is “approaching Armenia with candidness in an effort to resolve the 1915 incidents,” Yerevan focuses on the events to hamper the normalization process between the two countries.
Worried about a draft resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives that recognizes the 1915 killings of Ottoman Armenians as genocide, a group of Turkish politicians have set out for Washington to ensure that the resolution does not pass.
Statesmen from 40 different countries will attend the Eurasian Economic Summit this year between April 7 and 9, Dr. Akkan Suver, the president of the organizer Marmara Group Foundation said on March 24.
The main opposition CHP boycotted the 76th Turkey-EU Joint Parliamentary Commission meeting on March 19 in protest at the “autocratic rule” of the Turkish government
A delegation from the European Parliament Foreign Relations Committee headed by Elmar Brok had talks in the Turkish capital Ankara on March 17
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Luis Ayala, the Chilean secretary-general of the Socialist International, came to Turkey last week to express concern about the media campaign by pro-government papers against the main opposition, the social democratic Republican People’s Party (CHP), and one of its MPs, Umut Oran, and show solidarity with them
CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu has claimed there is a plot to close down his party, while stressing that PM Davutoğlu is unaware of the plot that has been hatched by a group within Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization
Right after the Turkish Central Bank lowered its interest rate by another 0.25, the same as last month, reporters asked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu what he thought
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
We are appalled. We have critiqued all of it; we questioned them. I am referring to the fist fight coming from the Turkish parliament.
I had the opportunity to ask Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek what he thought of it.
The NATO alliance should increase its pressure on Russia over Ukraine, Turkey’s parliament speaker has said
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has bid to de-escalate the high tension at parliament between ruling party and opposition deputies, after the debate on a bill aimed at cracking down on violent demonstrations descended into a brawl and five MPs were injured late on Feb. 17
Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek has sent an official letter to his U.S. counterpart condemning the murder of three young Muslim students that occurred last week in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Turkish EU Minister said if it was his own daughter in place of Özgecan Aslan, he might feel the wish to 'take arms and seek retribution'
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced yesterday that he has launched an extensive campaign against violence against women across the country, in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a university student in an attempted rape on a public minibus
Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has submitted his own draft law to improve the personal benefits of lawmakers, after failing to create a consensus between the political parties.
The outgoing president of Turkey’s Constitutional Court has criticized politicians’ extraordinary “interest” in the court’s agenda, opting to leave office a month before he was scheduled to retire.
Public servants are stampeding to file their resignations in the hopes of being some of the lucky ones to be nominated for the AKP in June polls
Head of the Constitutional Court Haşim Kılıç has warned that regarding differences and diversity as a potential danger against the state will make expanding freedoms in Turkey impossible.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
This week, Jan. 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz exterminatiom camp by Soviet soldiers.
Israel accused Turkey’s parliamentary speaker Jan. 28 of “misusing” a Holocaust commemoration to criticize Israeli policy, the latest exchange in a bitter row between the former allies.
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