Category: NURAY MERT
This is not an ordinary election, the fate of Turkey will be sealed in less than two weeks’ time
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I am not sure if Mark Twain really made this remark, which is attributed to him anyway. But what I do know is that Turkey’s top economic policymakers are talking and acting like denial is just a river in Egypt
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
I come across three questions wherever I go. One is: what are the results of the latest surveys? The second is: will the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) cross the threshold? And the third is: will there be vote rigging in the elections?
Five of 18 suspects who were sent to court on May 23 have been arrested in a “parallel state” operation launched by prosecutors in the Central Anatolian province of Konya.
At least 11 police officers were injured in clashes with Islamist demonstrators in the Kurdish-majority southeast who were protesting the former Egyptian president's death sentence
The governorate of the Aegean province of Uşak has cancelled a “Milli İttifak” - a coalition of the Felicity Party (SP) and the Grand unity Party (BBP) - rally due to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s public rally following an opening ceremony the same day, Doğan News Agency reported on May 24
The paper published an editorial over the latest remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan targeting daily Hürriyet, urging a discontinuation of the harsh policies toward democracy and press freedom
More half of the 43 people arrested in a “parallel state” operation launched by prosecutors in the Central Anatolian province of Konya were released on May 23, police have said
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli called on Turkey’s top cleric to resign due to his acceptance of a luxurious Mercedes as an official car
Category: BLIND SPOT
Never use the numerical phrase ‘52 percent’ in any of your texts, even if it is an economy story. Other problematic numbers in the Turkish language are 31 and 69. Avoid them altogether
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A report prepared by the Checks and Balances Network is shedding light on the untold part of the Turkish election system
Nearly half of 43 people arrested in a 'parallel state' operation in Turkey's Konya were released, police have said
Category: YUSUF KANLI
In this predominantly Muslim country, whenever there has been a serious challenge to the “white” Turks’ secular democratic governance anchored to the West, the threat was defused through an anti-democratic intervention in politics by Turkey’s strong military.
I am grateful to the Central Bank for banning me from their regular meetings with economists.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Bahçeli has accused President Erdoğan of holding “pirate” election rallies to ask people to vote for the government, stressing he did not recognize Erdoğan as the president of Turkey.
To Istanbul’s Chief Prosecutor,
The presidency will deliver a new official car to Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) head Mehmet Görmez, President Erdoğan has said, after the former said he would return his luxurious official vehicle.
Turkish police raided multiple locations on May 22 in at least 19 provinces, while carrying out a “parallel structure” investigation, detaining as many as 20 people, including several businessmen and a former police chief. Raids have mostly been centered in Konya, a central Anatolian province
Political party organizations and citizens in Anatolia are apathetic towards pre-election campaigns, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
The Turkish government will deliver 10,600 tablet PCs in the next four years, beginning from 2016, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, noting that the production of the equipment would be conducted both in Turkey and abroad
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