Category: MURAT YETKİN
It is the fate of all revolutions to devour their own children as they clear obstacles from the path
The four parties in Turkey’s parliament will sit down in a bid to succeed where predecessors have failed and finally draft a new charter for the country
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has set a six-month calendar for the work of a parliamentary panel tasked with drafting a new constitution, with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu voicing his determination to produce a constitution aimed at transitioning to a presidential system
Category: SELİN NASİ
Jan. 27 is designated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day and coincides with the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp by Soviet troops during World War II
A lack of sufficient support for a transition to a presidential system has prompted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to use “conference calls” as a way of increasing this support
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s southeast is experiencing its harshest days in decades. Never have we witnessed open “urban-warfare” on such a scale
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has put the final touches on its timeline to form a new government, as the country’s top election body released the final results of the Nov. 1 snap elections, confirming the AKP had regained its parliamentary majority
The Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has returned to power as a single-party government just five months after losing its majority in June, has drafted a timeline for its next steps - taking the upcoming G20 summit in southern Turkey into consideration
PM Davutoğlu, the current leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), will emerge as the sole candidate for leadership at its Sept. 12 convention, with names running for the AKP’s highest decision-making body reflecting the clout of its founding leader, President Erdoğan
With less than two weeks to go to the convention of the AKP, the party leadership is now working on how it can best make use of its experienced politicians and whether they would run in early polls, including former Economy Minister Ali Babacan and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
As talks with the Republican People’s Party (CHP) for a coalition failed, making an early election this autumn more likely, the leader of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) has also been making preparations for a regular party congress in September
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
Whoever says, “A coalition is absolutely wrong,” is being disrespectful to the “conciliatory culture” of democracy.
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu held a lengthy meeting with Deniz Baykal, the former leader of his party, leading to speculation the CHP could support Baykal in his probable run for the parliament speaker’s office
New members of the 550-seat Turkish parliament will take their oaths at the first session of the national assembly on June 23
Supporters, family members, politicians and statesmen bid farewell to Süleyman Demirel, Turkey's ninth president
A state funeral was held in Ankara for former Turkish President and seven-time Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel, who died aged 90 on June 17
Turkey's Erdoğan and Gül held a surprise meeting in the office of Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek for around an hour
When almost 600 Ottoman sailors lost their lives in far-off Japan in 1890, few at the time would have thought that the tragedy would usher in more than a century of friendship
Turkish Airlines will add seven new direct foreign flight destinations from Turkey’s capital Ankara beginning from Oct. 1, 2015, officials said on May 14.
Turkish President Erdoğan has declined an invitation from Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to attend the ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Moscow’s victory in World War II.
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