Category: SEMİH İDİZ
With the elections nearing, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has started to spell out more clearly the kind of presidential system he wants for Turkey.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stirred a heated debate in Turkey by reading an Islamic-toned, patriotic poem in a television commercial filmed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Turkish victory in the Gallipoli campaign during World War I. Here is the video...
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has announced its election manifesto for the June 7 parliamentary elections, promising freedoms in many areas, particularly targeting women and youth
Category: NURAY MERT
The pope’s use of the G-word and then the European Parliament’s vote to urge Turkey to recognize the “Armenian Genocide” angered not only the president and the government, but also the nationalist opposition and a majority of Turks
Later this month we will all commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Çanakkale or Gallipoli campaign
Tony Abbott said that he will use a trip to Turkey for Anzac Day commemorations to push Ankara for increased security on its border with Syria and Iraq
After Turkish Foreign Minister announced that President Obama 'accepted in principle' to join President Erdoğan in a trip to Maryland to open a mosque, a White House spokesperson has said there were "no presidential visits or travel to announce" at the moment.
Helen Clark, the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) administrator and chair of the U.N. Development Group, is set to arrive in Turkey on April 21 for a lengthy visit
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has “strongly” condemned an April 18 armed attack on the Ankara headquarters of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek’s bluff shortly after the latter said he would vote for the CHP if it could prove its ability to find the financial sources
Turkey’s main opposition social democrat leader sounded convinced that his party would resolve the decades-old Kurdish issue through transparency, as he said the existing government-led resolution process has been run “behind closed doors.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan chaired a cabinet meeting April 20 for the third time since he was elected president, with the Ağrı incident and electorate security at the top of the agenda
“To protect the memory of the Ottoman Armenians and the Armenian cultural heritage is a humane and historic duty of Turkey. With this understanding, the Ottoman Armenians will be commemorated in Turkey just like in the entire world through a religious ceremony to be held on April 24 by the Armenian Patriarchate,” Turkish PM Davutoğlu has said in a statement.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey has been spinning its wheels in the economy for the past three years and the way out of this loop and to keep the system flowing with speed was to adopt the presidential system of government
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu outlined his ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) election manifesto on April 15 with an ambitious goal of increasing his party’s votes to 55-60 percent, in order to achieve a good majority at parliament and thus be able to renew the constitution and adopt a presidential system.
Category: EMRE KIZILKAYA
'The political race for the June 7 general elections in Turkey is turning into an auction of populism, which looks increasingly dangerous for the already-strained economy.'
Turkish President has cycled with a bike based on a model used by Fabrice Mels for a promotional event
In an apparent response to the opposition's rekindled accusations of nepotism, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has endorsed meritocracy.
The Turkish capital’s eccentric mayor has announced the municipality will install a dinosaur statue to replace the controversial Transformers-esque robot
President Erdoğan is scheduled to ride a specially customized bike, based on a model used by a world biking champion
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