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
Erdoğan appointed outgoing Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) as acting prime minister
After a marathon day of ceremonies, Erdoğan ascends to the presidential palace in the capital city, taking over from decades-long friend Gül
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan may soon be leaving the prime ministry, but he will continue to form a strong team with his replacement, Ahmet Davutoğlu
Some 20 leaders have confirmed their attendance for the official ceremony when President Gül will hand over office to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
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It was my first time in the Çankaya Presidential Palace after 10 years. I have covered Süleyman Demirel’s presidency as a reporter, but it was a different place then.
The absence of the official publication of the final Aug 10 presidential election results has led to claims of 'official censorship' by the Prime Ministry
Main opposition CHP has insisted President-elect Erdoğan can no longer legally hold the title of Prime Ministry, calling on the outgoing president to resolve the issue
The Turkish government faces difficulties in getting permission to bring injured Palestinians to Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay has said
Cemil Çiçek has carefully declined to comment on controversy surrounding the legitimacy and legality of President-elect and PM Erdoğan’s refusal to resign from his posts as ruling party leader and PM
Parliament Speaker Çiçek has harshly criticized the apparent ineffectiveness of the OSCE's Minsk Group in resolving the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Growing numbers of refugees are arriving in Turkey, fleeing from
the spreading regional conflagration, as Ankara also steps up its
aid push in the region
Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has felt an apparent need to underline the contribution played by the Alevis community in protecting Turkish culture
In a letter sent to the president of the German Bundestag, Norbert Lammert, Cemil Çiçek has stated that the 'forced migration of the Armenian people' during WW I amounted to 'neither deportation nor mass murder'
President Abdullah Gül is set to begin a tour of state institutions to bid farewell, as his mandate will expire Aug. 28
CHP Manisa Deputy Özgür Özel reacted against the demand, stating that deputies should cover their own expenses in such situations
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He was only short of girding himself with a sword yesterday in the ceremony that resembled the Ottoman sultans’ enthronement ceremonies.
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