As the entire country celebrated National Sovereignty and Children’s Day on April 23 with various activities, the day which has a highly symbolic importance for the foundation of the Republic of Turkey offered a unique opportunity for political leaders to deliver messages on their primary issues
Turkey commemorates National Sovereignty Day and Children’s Day on April 23 with several ceremonies across the country
Turkey's digital freedoms record has taken another blow with a ban on the popular link shortening service, bit.ly.
An official told daily Hürriyet that the brief ban was due to a 'technical error,' but more than 77,000 websites remain blocked in Turkey.
The head of Turkey’s top religious body has slammed Pope Francis’ description of the mass killings of Ottoman Armenians
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
In a grand gesture, the Republic of Azerbaijan has printed special edition postage stamps for the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit.
The concept of ‘intellectual capital’ and a broadened view on the revival of the historic Silk Road sits at the heart of this year’s Eurasia Economic Forum, which gathers leaders and representatives from 40 countries
Freedom of expression topped the agenda of European Parliament President Martin Schulz’s April 8 visit to Turkey, where he met a number of senior officials.
Parties from all sides of Turkey’s political spectrum race to get their final candidate lists in order prior to a pre-electoral deadline
Sarkis Seropyan, the veteran editor of Istanbul-based weekly Agos’ Armenian language pages, has passed away at the age of 80.
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
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