The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) “will not stay silent against plots,” its leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, responding to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claims that he has been involved in “espionage.”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Aug. 16 that her country “will not pursue” an upgrading of the European Union’s Customs Union with Turkey due to ongoing political tensions.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to be running a one-man show in decision-making and Ankara’s bureaucracy seems to be looking to his Beştepe residence for every small paper to be signed.
The Antalya Chief Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation into main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Antalya lawmaker Mustafa Akaydın over terrorist propaganda charges after he claimed the July 15 coup attempt “was a theatrical play.”
Category: AHMET HAKAN
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has launched the opening of a Coca-Cola factory in the western province of Isparta.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) group deputy leader Özgür Özel has lashed out at President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, asking him to reveal the sources of his claims that imprisoned CHP MP Enis Berberoğlu was willing to blame party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for an espionage case in which he is being tried.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) celebrates its 16th anniversary in Ankara today, Aug. 14.
Turkey’s EU Ministry has appealed to the Ankara 4th High Criminal Court to become an intervening party in the case on events at the Akıncı air base during last year’s coup attempt on the grounds that the coup plotters were aiming to topple the government and ruin Turkey’s ties with the EU.
Jailed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul MP Enis Berberoğlu has rejected President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claim that he wants to blame CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for having a role in the espionage case that Berberoğlu was imprisoned for
Turkey bid farewell Aug. 12 to a 15-year-old boy who was killed in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Maçka district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon a day earlier
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has implied that an ongoing probe into espionage and the leaking of secret state documents to media outlets can also reach main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, as one of his deputies is already behind bars in the same case
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Aug. 11 accused the ruling AKP of launching a “smear campaign” against him in an attempt to obscure an AKP member’s controversial remarks on “founding a new state.”
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Although there are over two years until the next presidential and parliamentary elections in 2019, polls and forecasts about who will run against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are dominating the political agenda in Turkey.
Cihan Paçacı is an ex-economy bureaucrat. He took on important tasks at the True Path Party (DYP) and later moved to the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). He is currently putting up a struggle alongside Meral Akşener
President Tayyip Erdoğan effectively started his campaign for re-election in November 2019 with a series of speeches on Aug. 7-9 in the Black Sea cities of Rize, Trabzon and Giresun
The killing of 15-year-old boy by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Black Sea province of Trabzon on Aug. 11 has been condemned by Turkish society and the political parties
A main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy chair denied on Aug. 12 that party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu called on foreigners not to visit Turkey, a claim that triggered heavy government criticism
Among the eight sprinters lined up at the start of the world 200 meters final and the 56,000 people in the crowd watching, only one man probably thought Ramil Guliyev would be the winner, and that was the Turkish athlete himself
As the world’s top hazelnut producer, Turkey should be the first country that announces hazelnut prices and have a strong voice in setting these prices, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is planning to erect a monument in the western province of Çanakkale, marking the five-day congress it will hold from Aug. 26 to 30 to criticize the current state of justice in Turkey.
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