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.
The transcripts of wiretapped phone recordings from the probe into massive graft allegations have been recycled into notebooks for deputies, raising eyebrows in Turkey only days after parliament voted to clear all four ex-ministers implicated in the investigations.
President Erdoğan called on Muslim countries to warn Western countries against a rise in Islamophobia
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek said on Jan. 20 that terrorism "threatens all of humanity," strongly condemning all acts of terror across the world and calling for a joint stance on fighting against it.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Muslims do not have any issues with bigotry, violence and gender inequality. Massacre machines such as al-Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Taliban and Boko Haram do not belong to Muslims. They are all “provocations” of the West, the U.S., and Zionism…
Turkey's parliamentary inquiry commission on the graft allegations against four former ministers has turned to a public prosecutor to controversially destroy the primary evidence of the case. A secret ballot in the Parliament is expected to be held next week to ultimately determine the fate of the ex-ministers
The decision on what to do with the primary evidence in the corruption probe against four ex-ministers belongs to the corruption inquiry commission
It is not possible legally and by reason to consider that a trial at the Supreme Council is part of a coup.
Tens of thousands of people came together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Sarıkamış operation, during which around 10,000 Turkish soldiers froze to death near Kars
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Just as people began to talk about a power struggle between President Erdoğan and PM Davutoğlu in the final days of 2014, Erdoğan finished the debate like Alexander the Great cutting the Gordian knot
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A parliamentary commission tasked with the inquiry into corruption claims against four former ministers postponed on Dec. 22 a key vote on whether they should be tried at the Supreme Council.
Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek has issued a veiled yet public call for four ex-minister accused of corruption to be tried at the country’s Supreme Council, arguing that it would benefit the nation
Terrorism is harming Islam the same way it is harming people in our region, Cemil Çiçek said
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
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
“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.”
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