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The ruling Justice and Development Party says presidential system will be a priority in the June elections, describing such a move as ‘convenient’
The Turkish government has publicly declared its demand that the PKK lay down arms on the Nevruz festival, which is marked on March 21
Turkey’s 150-year-old parliamentary system is being abandoned for the will of one person, not for the benefit of the country, CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Almost half of Turks do not want to replace the parliamentary system with a presidential system, according to a recent survey
The presidential system model proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will make Turkey into a “dictatorship” under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Akif Hamzaçebi has claimed.
Concerned about fighters who have been deported to the EU by Ankara, only to return, Turkey’s FM urges the union to tighten border checks
The presidential emblem at the entrance of the old Çankaya Palace in Ankara has been removed, as the transfer of all service units to the new presidential palace has now been completed.
Twitter has withheld scores of tweets from Turkish journalists and media outlets, after a court ruling issued over a complaint filed by a judge on the grounds that his personal rights were damaged
The European Court of Human Rights rules that Turkey must pay 2,720 euros for its refusal to allow a single mother to have her forename entered on the personal documents of her adopted son, in place of the child’s biological mother.
A new regulation will pave the way for the sale to private companies of citizens' personal information gathered at Turkey’s Social Security Institution (SGK).
The hotel, named 'Dream of Phaselis,' slated to have 280 rooms and owned by the hotel chain Rixos, would have been built on the limits of the national park
Turkey’s Environment Ministry gives its full backing to the privatization of the protected Mediterranean beach, known for being one of the most important breeding grounds for loggerhead turtles
Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu has claimed that forested areas areas are growing in Turkey, despite an opposite trend across the world.
The “panic button” to prevent individuals, mostly women, from being a victim of violence has been insufficient, a report says
A zoo keeper in Turkey has gotten caught between two fighting deer - and was lucky to escape with little or no harm.
Turkey’s population rose to 77.7 million people in 2014, an increase of 1.28 million over the course of the year
Police launched an operation Jan. 27 in 11 provinces across Turkey to detain 26 police officers on charges of illegal wiretapping
The public prosecutor in charge of the case into the death of 19-year-old Gezi protester Ali İsmail Korkmaz has appealed the court verdict sentencing a police officer to 10 years in prison
A police officer from Mardin’s special operations division was arrested late Jan. 28 in connection with the shooting death of Nihat Kazanhan.
Turkish EU Minister Bozkır suggests that Ankara is ready to open any negotiation chapter with the 28-member bloc within two months of the chapter being chosen randomly by a lottery
Turkey has condemned the intensified attacks against civilians by pro-Russian separatist forces in the eastern Ukrainian town of Mariupol, as NATO and Ukraine met in an urgent meeting on Jan. 25.
Turkey has voiced its eagerness to continue joint efforts with the newly elected Greek government for resolving any contentious issues between the two neighboring countries.
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