Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
On March 11 at 7.00 a.m., Berkin’s family tweeted news of his death after 269 days of being in a coma, after he was struck in the head by a gas canister during a brutal police crackdown on Gezi Park protesters.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
“This” in the title line refers to the continuous fall into the public domain of increasingly embarrassing tape recordings
Turkey’s state-owned lender Halkbank has refused to share information on its ties with businessmen suspected of engaging fraud in bank’s trade with Iran, but denied any wrong-doing
Lawyers representating the Gezi Park Protection and Beautification Association slammed the decision as 'unacceptable'
PM Erdoğan stressed once again that the upcominmg local elections would be a choice between 'the old Turkey and the new Turkey'
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Slavic nationalism is an explosive brew, as we know from the former Yugoslavia. The situation in the Crimean peninsula is providing premonitions of a second Bosnia.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Objections of Western allies and reservations of local sub-contractors over harmony of the systems put off Turkey’s desire to work with a Chinese company for long-range air and anti-missile system
A senior executive of the CHP has called on the president of the Court of Accounts to resign, while accusing him of conducting 'drafting fake documents'
The widow of one of the officers killed in a bus accident while escorting an election rally harshly reacted to a Parliament official’s condolences
The upcoming local elections have become like a general election, PM Erdoğan said
Hackers posted messages in solidarity with Berkin Elvan after stealing Mustafa Varank's account
Category: AHMET HAKAN
If you were to look from the perspective of PM Erdoğan, the main opposition CHP and the MHP are taking the side of the (Fetullah Gülen) Cemaat. Why?
A grand cemevi, a house of worship for the Alevi community, is opened in the Turkish capital
Three police officers were killed and 22 others were wounded when the bus in which they were travelling overturned
The jailed PKK leader will make an assessment of the ongoing Kurdish peace process on Nevruz, which will also mark the first anniversary of his call for a ceasefire
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has repeated his claim that the “parallel state” is trying to derail the ongoing Kurdish peace process.
PM Erdoğan accused Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen of attempting to stop the ongoing process to find a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue
PM Erdoğan is seemingly very busy in reversing Turkey’s democratic achievements through a set of legal and administrative moves
Category: CİHAN ÇELİK
By putting an old but influential figure on trial, the AKP government might create a 'new hero,' who would become more powerful and dangerous for its rule
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
43 AKP deputies are convinced that 'if there’s wrongdoing in the tender, those responsible should be tried in the Supreme Council'