Category: MURAT YETKİN
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
Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek has sent an official letter to his U.S. counterpart condemning the murder of three young Muslim students that occurred last week in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Turkish EU Minister said if it was his own daughter in place of Özgecan Aslan, he might feel the wish to 'take arms and seek retribution'
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced yesterday that he has launched an extensive campaign against violence against women across the country, in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a university student in an attempted rape on a public minibus
Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has submitted his own draft law to improve the personal benefits of lawmakers, after failing to create a consensus between the political parties.
The outgoing president of Turkey’s Constitutional Court has criticized politicians’ extraordinary “interest” in the court’s agenda, opting to leave office a month before he was scheduled to retire.
Public servants are stampeding to file their resignations in the hopes of being some of the lucky ones to be nominated for the AKP in June polls
Head of the Constitutional Court Haşim Kılıç has warned that regarding differences and diversity as a potential danger against the state will make expanding freedoms in Turkey impossible.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
This week, Jan. 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz exterminatiom camp by Soviet soldiers.
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.
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