The biggest party in Turkey currently is the ‘Erdoğan-must-be-stopped party,’ according to Turkish political scientist and author Ateş İlyas Başsoy, who believes the HDP will be key in the upcoming general elections.
The Turkish government, which targeted 4 percent growth in its program for the 2015, has not had a very positive start. Estimates show that the first quarter’s growth rate did not exceed the growth rate of the first quarter of 2014 - in other words there has been a 'zero growth.'
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Perhaps it was the remarks of Deputy PM Arınç and former President Gül that forced PM Davutoğlu to clarify his position regarding the 'strong presidency' model that President Erdoğan has been advocating for months.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Could there be that much of a difference between how developments of this 'Greater Middle Eastern Area' are perceived in Ankara, Cairo or Kuwait?
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: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
Here is a piece of news first: There would have been a very serious April 24 crisis between Turkey and the Christian world. The crisis was averted at the last minute.
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.'
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Although many have now become regular visitors of Istanbul and some even keep summer houses on the Princes’ Islands, the overall majority do not wish to return.
Category: FORK & CORK
The best fish this time of the year in Turkey is the black sea turbot. Here is the recipe of the week...
The 34th Istanbul Film Festival is getting ready to kick off on April 3 with an opening gala to present five veteran filmmakers with the Cinema Honorary Award.
Home team Netherlands has snapped up precious draw in UEFA Euro qualifier against Turkey thanks to Dutch striker Huntelaar's last-minute equalizer.
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.
Turkish officials have expressed their satisfaction at the seizure of the northern Syrian city of Idlib by opposition forces, stressing that the Ankara-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) was part of the winning side.
Turkey’s parliamentary system must be changed to a presidential system, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said
Istanbul’s symbolic landmarks were darkened for an hour on March 28 during the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) annual “Earth Hour” event to raise awareness of environmental issues.
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.
A summit of Arab leaders has decided to form a joint military force, while criticizing Turkey, Iran and Israel over 'interference'
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has participated in an anti-terrorism march along with local and foreign officials in Tunis, in an event which highlighted Tunisia’s national unity in the wake of a recent terrorist attack.
Five Dutch citizens have been detained while trying to cross from Turkey to Syria illegally, the Turkish army has announced, as ISIL militants raised their flag across the border.
The amount of spending from the Turkish state's discretionary fund amounts to 6.8 billion Turkish Liras over the last 12 years, including the spending of the Prime Ministry, according to data from the Finance Ministry.
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