Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to start an operation against Gülenist public servants after the local elections on March 30
Category: TAHA ÖZHAN
The eavesdropping scandal that became public earlier this week would indicate, at the very least, two things. Firstly, the revealed list is clearly intended for more than just wiretapping.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
As absurd as the question in the headline sounds, this is what a Turkish minister said in 2009 when a main opposition party lawmaker criticized the practice of widespread wiretapping in the country.
The ruling AKP introduced motions aimed at retouching controversial parts of the bill
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Istanbul’s 13th Specially Authorized Criminal Court passed down its verdict on the Ergenekon Case, in which 275 defendants stood trial, on Aug. 5, 2013.
According to the new Military Law, the terms of office for the commanders of the Army, Navy and Air Force can be extended each year until their retirement
Let’s assume that the graft probe, which started on Dec. 17 was not an actual corruption case but a 'coup attempt' against the Tayyip Erdoğan government in Turkey
Yes, there is a Kurdish angle in the rift between Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan and Fethullah Gülen, his once-ally moderate Islamist scholar and there is even a Germany dimension.
Jailed PKK leader Öcalan has penned a letter to the Agos, calling on the Armenian community to support the demands of Kurds in Turkey
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
The current political tension in Turkey, which has pitted the government against not just the Gülen Movement but also a part of the judiciary
Turkey’s key judicial board has sped up rulings on the disciplinary sanctions for a number of judges and prosecutors
The polls were opened; Mehmet Haberal, Mustafa Balbay and Engin Alan, all under arrest at Silivri Prison, near Istanbul, as well as six candidates arrested under the KCK investigation were all elected as deputies
The need to employ spies or agents for foreign intelligence services operating in Turkey nowadays is perhaps not as high as it was before
The Turkish government is demonstrating a growing intolerance of political opposition, public protest and critical media, Human Rights Watch said in an annual report
Some 88 people, who have been tried under detention in the ongoing case into the KCK, appealed to the Constitutional Court for their release
Turkey’s Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) reassigned 20 prosecutors in critical positions, including the Chief Prosecutor of Istanbul
It was a source of curiosity what Abdullah Öcalan had to say about the Dec. 17 operation. The Peace and Democracy Party delegation that went to İmralı Island brought the message.
Category: NURAY MERT
What we are witnessing nowadays deserves to be called a profound 'scandal' rather than political crises, or a political scandal which has turned into major political crises in Turkey
President Gül heeds calls to intervene in the judicial and corruption scandals, inviting opposition leaders to Ankara for tête-à-têtes on the issue
Lawyers demanded the halt of the trials on the ground that the specially authorized courts should not try these cases, but both courts refused to close the case