The Japanese company TAISEI has pressured top Turkish authorities for payment of the company’s additional costs to finish the Marmaray line in Istanbul earlier than planned
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is pushing harder by the day for a presidential system. He now says the parliamentary system has been put in the ante-room and it is only a presidential system that can save the republic.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Not a day goes by without a public opinion poll being published in the pro-government media and according to their claim, the Justice and Development Party has 47 percent of the votes.
President Erdoğan was granted the power to use a 'discretionary fund.' But why?
Category: NURAY MERT
The recent Newroz declaration of the jailed PKK leader Öcalan contained many ambiguities, but it could still be considered a positive step on the path of the so-called 'peace negotiations.'
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
The answer comes from a new paper by Sergei Guriev and Daniel Treisman, who developed an informational theory of 'new forms of dictatorship based on manipulating information rather than mass violence.'
An air strike killed dozens of people at a camp for displaced people in northwest Yemen on March 30, aid workers said, as Arab warplanes bombard rebels around the country.
Iran has asked Turkey's top diplomat in Tehran to explain remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan heavily critical of Iran's role in Yemen and the region.
President Erdoğan has denied that any change has been made to his scheduled visit to Tehran
PM Davutoğlu has submitted the ruling AKP's draft election manifesto, which includes the adoption of the presidential system
Both President Erdoğan and PM Davutoğlu have violated their oaths of office over the government’s move to seek Erdoğan’s consent for its election manifesto, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Two Turkish police officers, including the former chief of police, have been arrested in Istanbul following their extradition from Bucharest on suspicion of illegally bugging the Turkish prime minister's office in 2014.
Turkey’s parliamentary system must be changed to a presidential system, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said
There has been no change to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s planned visit to Tehran, a high Iranian official has said, dismissing allegations of a possible cancellation which arose after he openly criticized Tehran.
Turkey’s existing parliamentary system has been in the waiting room to be replaced by the presidential system since the last year’s presidential election, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, reiterating his demand for '400 lawmakers' in the June 7 general election to make this change possible.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Last Thursday, the northwestern Turkish city of Edirne, just miles from the Greek and Bulgarian borders, was the stage for a historic event: The reopening ceremony of the newly renovated Great Synagogue, which had been dormant and rusting for almost half a century.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Along with the unrest in Syria and Libya, there are two other big ongoing regional armed conflicts in the Middle East.
President is right in calling for a presidential system, PM Davutoğlu says
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has broken a self-implemented code by discussing party issues on behalf of the media, says top AKP advisor
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
It was different in Diyarbakır for Nevruz this time. Three long years had passed since the first letter was read in the big Bağlar Square. Those sentences were still fresh in the memories of the Kurdish youth.
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