Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Two years after the second sequel to this column’s “headlines” series and having just commemorated the Republic’s 91th anniversary, here we go again with more headlines from the Istanbul press in the year 2023:
The head of Turkey’s leading business club has expressed 'disappointment' over the current phase of the government-led peace process, which he said he regards as 'a sine qua non for carrying out development and democratization.'
The country is marking the 91st anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey on Oct. 29 with celebrations being held at the newly built 'Ak Saray'
A coal mine collapse in southern Anatolia has cast a shadow on the Republic Day celebrations in the Turkish capital, as everyone desperately awaits good news from the coal mine where 18 miners are trapped
PM Davutoğlu has refuted any prospect of moving forward the general election scheduled for June 7, 2015
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The killing of three unarmed Turkish soldiers, strolling around in their civilian clothes during their weekend leave on Oct. 25 in Yüksekova further escalated the tension in the Kurdish issue
There is no flaw in the new composition of the Supreme Council of Judges and Prosecutors, many of whose new members have been either elected or appointed by the president, Justice Minister Bozdağ says
The government has toughened its rhetoric over the embattled Kurdish peace process, in the wake of the killing of three off-duty soldiers in Hakkari
Main opposition CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu has taken aim at the government over the latest wave of violence in Turkey’s eastern provinces, asking whether the state “really exists” in the region
The Süleyman Demirel Democracy and Development Museum, founded in honor of the former Turkish, was opened in a ceremony attended by a number of domestic and international politicians
Almost every TV news station shifted their live coverage to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s press conference on Oct. 24 at lunch time, leaving Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s sentences incomplete.
At first sight, everything seems to be on track. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) recently made official the two-year-old dialogue with Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
The CHP leader has said he feels 'offended as a politician struggling for democracy' by the fact that PM Davutoğlu is repeatedly having his authority overridden by President Erdoğan
Ahmet Davutoğlu has accused two opposition parties of remaining indifferent to the cruelty in neighboring Syria, in a speech peppered with personal anecdotes and passages from Islamic history.
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has repeated his call on the government to carry out efforts to solve Turkey’s decades-old Kurdish insurgency under the roof of Parliament
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.
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