Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The police officers who raided the houses of ranking military officers, journalists, academicians and activists five years ago as part of the so called “Ergenekon” and “Balyoz” investigations are now themselves on the receiving end.
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
Although Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan does not want it to be debated within the party until the end of the presidential elections
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
The judiciary should neither be a tool of pressure on society, nor of revenge; Turkey needs justice for all – immediately.
Kılıçdaroğlu has warned both the prime minister and his gov't that justice should not be used as a tool to take revenge on certain groups.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Davutoğlu is no doubt one of the most hardworking ministers of the Cabinet and is one of the most outspoken against the Gülen community
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Erdoğan used the Prime Ministry’s official plane ANA when he went to Hatay as part of his presidential campaign last Sunday
‘Taksim Bochum,’ Europe’s self-declared largest Turkish entertainment venue, has called on clubbers to get their groove on for PM Erdoğan
'The presidential candidacy of İhsanoğlu made me think of a Marquez novel because it seems to me that he does not stand a ghost of a chance of winning this election'
Salih İzzet Erdiş, known by the alias 'Salih Mirzabeyoğlu,' was arrested in 1999 and was initially sentenced to death on charges of 'attempting to overthrow the constitutional order by use of arms'
PM Erdoğan says he has 'never made concessions' during the ongoing process to find a solution to the Kurdish problem, addressing the relatives of fallen soldiers
MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli has issued a warning particularly addressed to Kurdish citizens, asking them not be deceived by a “plot aiming to annul the Lausanne Treaty”
Monetary tightening works aim to control inflation and reduce currency rates, Turkish Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı said
The General Assembly has extended its work until Aug. 14 upon a proposal by the ruling AKP, so will continue working even after the first round of the presidential elections
The main opposition criticizes the massive police operation, labeling it a 'retaliation against the Dec 17, 2013 graft probe' and suggesting that 'robbers are going after the police'
'In an environment where regional conflicts are rapidly becoming globalized, the United Nations remains non-functional in preserving peace and security,' Haluk Dinçer said
Turkey’s top court has dismissed two separate appeals from the main opposition party concerning contested local election results in the capital city of Ankara for lack of jurisdiction
Presidential candidate Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu visited Istanbul’s historic Spice Bazaar on July 23, as part of his campaign for the upcoming election
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
The government claims that the Kürecik radar base is not designed to protect Israel, while the opposition loudly insists that it is
Listening to Hamas’s political leader Khaled Meshal on Al-Jazeera the other day, I got the impression that he wants the Israeli operation on Gaza to continue
Category: UĞUR GÜRSES
Two pieces of news from Ankara over the past month carry hints about the future of economic governance in Turkey.
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