Opposition MP taken to hospital after vote to give justice ministry greater control over judges amid corruption scandal
The Turkish parliament has passed a law that would tighten the government’s grip on the judiciary after a heated debate and brawl in which an opposition MP was put in hospital.
The legislation, which would give the justice ministry increased control over the higher council of judges and prosecutors, which appoints and oversees judges and prosecutors, was endorsed on Saturday.
Turkish MPs approved a law potentially increasing government control over the appointment of judges and prosecutors amid brawl and fist-fighting
Municipalities hand out various gifts, from diapers to bicycles, in a bid to win the hearts of the voters ahead of next month’s local elections in Turkey
It is the Q&A section of the press conference. A journalist asks Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan questions. Everybody, everybody is frightened
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan is quickly getting upset nowadays, as Turkey lacks no reasons for a prime minister to get upset
The Turkish government has launched yet another wave of purges within the police relocating the police chiefs of 27 provinces some 50 intel officers
Fenerbahçe chairman Yıldırım has reiterated his claim that the investigation was a plot against him and the club
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