The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will hold an extraordinary congress on May 22, with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu not running for the party leadership. The move comes after a crucial AKP Central Executive Board (MYK) decision on May 5
Turkish PM Davutoglu to stand down at party congress amid reported rift with President Erdogan, local media report
Turkish stocks fell and bond yields surged on May 5 after officials said overnight that the ruling party was set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu at an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks
The number of arrested DİHA correspondents has reached 10 with the arrest of DİHA Antep correspondent, Mehmet Hakkı Yılmaz. The website has been blocked for the 37th time as its Mardin correspondent Abdulkadir Tugay.
Committee to Protect Journalists has sent a letter to Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, urging him to put an end to the oppressions against international press.
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