Turkey’s prime minister has continued on the warpath against his erstwhile ally Fethullah Gülen
Turkish President Abdullah Gul (L) and Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) arrive at the opening ceremony of a new line of the Ankara Metro, in Ankara, Feb. 12, 2014.
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Turkey’s Parliament on Thursday passed a bill that increases the powers of the national spy agency and strengthens its immunity.
Turkey’s ruling AKP drafts new electoral system with narrowed constituencies
The new electoral system is expected to allow the AKP to increase its number of lawmakers by 25
Gül refuses to join Erdoğan’s one-man politics
Balances in Turkish politics continue to change rapidly with new surprises, as in the case of the latest statement from President Abdullah Gül
Turkey’s ruling AKP to draw ‘roadmap for presidency’ by May
The AKP has announced that it will put the final touches to its plans for both the upcoming presidential elections following a series of meetings that are expected to be completed by May
Data explain the AKP’s election performance
In my April 4 column, I noted that the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) performance in the local elections should not have been a surprise
Turkish President Gül currently has ‘no political plan for the future’
President Abdullah Gül has again touched on the speculation surrounding Turkey’s presidential elections in August, saying he has no “plans for the future.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has described the regarding the National Intelligence Agency (MİT) as being “wrong from top to toe
The gov’t is seeking to build a Gestapo-like regime through a bill that will turn Turkey’s national spy agency into an intelligence coordination body working directly under the PM: CHP
The European Court of Human Rights has issued a verdict on the case of six villagers who who were taken under custody and then disappeared in Görümlü (Bespin) District of Silopi 21 years ago. Turkey was convicted of violating right of life and not being able to conduct active investigation
The footage obtained by lawyers was recorded by a water cannon truck
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