A parliamentary inquiry commission will vote Dec. 22 on whether to send the four former ministers the Supreme Council over graft allegations
'I cannot say that all of these [claims] are lies, some of them are accurate,' Bülent Arınç said
Turkish Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz has denied claims that his relative had been recruited by the Telecommunications Directorate (TİB) without completing an exam
Hundreds of relatives and friends of Cabinet members and ruling party MPs have been appointed to state positions without passing the required exam, main opposition claims
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Transparency International, the global coalition against corruption, dropped Turkey 11 places in its recently published 'Corruption Perceptions Index 2014'
Turkey was sued at the ECHR over the non-payment of the electricity bills of a cemevi by the state, while those of other worship places are paid
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“The state’s essence and raison d’etre is to maintain security for justice” said Haşim Kılıç, the president of Turkey’s Constitutional Court. “If that fails, political, economic and social crises become inevitable.”
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was commemorated on the anniversary of his passing yesterday, with official and unofficial ceremonies across the country
Claims that plans have been made for the closure of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have further heated up Turkish politics, already tense over the fate of the Kurdish peace process
No terrorist organization would be able to survive on its own without international support, Turkey's Parliament speaker has suggested
The Süleyman Demirel Democracy and Development Museum, founded in honor of the former Turkish, was opened in a ceremony attended by a number of domestic and international politicians
The Turkish government has repeatedly argued that a controversial bill outlining the further empowerment of security forces was drafted in line with the European Union acquis
MHP leader Bahçeli has harshly criticized a private meeting held during the reception for the opening day of the new legislative year.
Turkish tanks took up position on a hill overlooking Kobane as ISIL militants fired on the town
Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek has once more stressed the need to boost efforts for a new Constitution, which has been on a standstill since 2013
PM Davutoğlu has harshly criticized the main opposition party’s decision not to attend President Erdoğan’s inauguration ceremony last week
It is the 92nd anniversary of the final battle of Turkey's War of Independence
No time has been wasted in the formation of Turkey’s new government with PM Ahmet Davutoğlu at the helm. The newly-minted Cabinet, announced less than 24 hours after the handover ceremony at the presidency, contains only four new names. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has replaced Davutoğlu in the FM seat
The CHP had already decided not to attend the ceremony at Parliament, but three of its lawmakers were present at the General Assembly to make their objections about the legal process.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has become Turkey's 12th President after a parliamentary ceremony that was boycotted by the main opposition. There was also a warm farewell from outgoing President Abdullah Gül. Here are the live updates as they happened throughout the day
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