Turkey on Oct. 21 launched a new operation to arrest top police officers suspected of involvement in illegal eavesdropping on senior officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The government aims to turn Turkey into a 'semi-open prison with its contentious new security code, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said
The main opposition CHP has questioned PM Davutoğlu over the government’s alleged involvement in the resignation of the former chairman of the American-Turkish Council
Turkey's opposition parties have slammed a prosecutor's decision to abort the massive corruption probe implicating the government
Category: AKİF BEKİ
“The PKK is fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant [ISIL], Turkish jets then bomb PKK.” This template has started finding supporters and spokespersons in the world.
Category: ŞÜKRÜ KÜÇÜKŞAHİN
A primary indicator of democracy is the presence of an opposition. The strength of that opposition and its ability to work freely are crucial for a healthy democracy, and the fact that the opposition can provide an alternative safeguards the hope for democracy.
The CHP leader says the government’s incompetence with its intelligence body has left it relying on calls by Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed PKK, to ease street violence
The government is considering EU norms while introducing a controversial new bill that aims to further empower the country’s security services, AKP spokesperson Atalay says
Davutoğlu should first prove that he is Turkey’s prime minister if he wants to be taken as the opposition’s political counterpart, Kılıçdaroğlu says, criticizing President Erdoğan’s constant political interventions
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu took a risky step when asking Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to use his influence over his followers to stop the violence
Prime Minister Davutoğlu accuses Turkey's main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu of 'treason' over his statements on recent protests and calls on him to 'keep silent'
Erdoğan accuses both the CHP and HDP for the latest wave of unrest that has claimed more than 30 lives
Although many of Turkey’s political actors have raced to deliver messages of calm amid heightened tension, the prime minister and the main opposition leader have taken off the gloves, accusing each other of being unreasonable --and engaging in a spat over 'a thing'
The CHP says the mandate authorizing the army to mobilize in Syria should solely aim to save Kobane
Speaking to the Hürriyet Daily News in a telephone interview, Kılıçdaroğlu says Turkish soldiers should not enter Syria soil, adding that he believes the Turkish army is of the same opinion
Turkey has not only been dragged into the Middle East quagmire, but it has also dragged the quagmire onto its own soil, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
President Tayyip Erdoğan seemingly had no doubt about the result of the Oct. 2 vote in Parliament about giving a mandate to the Ahmet Davutoğlu government to get involved in military commitments within the U.S.-led front against the ISIL
Citing his concern that criminal and terrorist organizations are using the Internet to recruit followers, President Erdoğan defended his government’s efforts to control online speech. A presidential advisor, on the other hand, said Erdoğan's remarks 'should be understood in their context'
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey is inching toward military engagement with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The motion brought to Parliament by the government is not aimed at broadening the struggle against terror, but is directed against Syria itself, according to CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu
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