Tag archive for ‘government’
BEKIR_BOZDAG2
By admin On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Turkey: Ak Parti Government set to gain control over higher judiciary

The war between The Turkish Government and so-called CEMAAT is getting tougher each and every day. Erdoğan (former PM) with and oath to exterminate Cemaat (a crowded group of religious people with leader in the More...

CAN-DUNDAR
By admin On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Three investigations launched against journalist over graft probe columns

Three separate investigations have been launched against Cumhuriyet daily columnist Can Dündar, over several columns in which he covered the Dec. 17 and 25 graft probes that implicated various high-ranking state More...

GOVERNMENT-VOTE-CONFIDENCE
By admin On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Turkey’s 62nd cabinet wins vote of confidence

Yesterday was the day of “vote of confidence” for Turkey’s 62nd Cabinet and the newly formed government headed by PM Davutoğlu received backing from 306 MPs with 133 voting against in the 550-seat More...

TURKISH-CONSULATE-MOSUL
By admin On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Turkey prefers to use diplomacy to secure release of hostages

It is a fact that the Turkish Government and PM Erdoğan have been in a very difficult situation especially after the abducted Turkish citizens by ISIL in Mosul. Commenting about the issue, Prime Minister Recep More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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News Scan – March 23rd: Does Turkey emerge as party state due to unusual legal practice?

Abandoning rule of law, Turkey emerges as party state Turkey, a country that has been suffering one of its worst political and social tremors ever, has abandoned rule of law and emerged as a party state. With More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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News Scan, 05th March: Opposition leader slams government for manipulating court

Main opposition CHP leader slams government for manipulating court An audio recording of an alleged conversation between the prime minister and the former justice minister has provided more ammunition to main opposition More...

ERDOGAN-BRUSSELS
By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Article Scan – January 25th: The collapse of Erdoğan’s way

The collapse of Erdoğan’s way (Ihsan YILMAZ) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won elections for four major reasons. First, he and his friends proved themselves to be effective and hardworking politicians More...

FETHULLAH GULEN
By admin On Sunday, December 29th, 2013
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An article about Gülen movement and Turkey

In a powerful and to be more important secular country like Turkey, Mr. FETHULLAH GULEN, a controversial Muslim preacher and “inspirer” of the largest charter school network in the world (probably) has always More...

CHINA INVESTORS
By admin On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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China unveils new set of guidelines to protect small investors’ rights

China yesterday unveiled a new set of guidelines aimed at strengthening the protection of small investors, the latest move to restore faith in the country’s sagging equity market. The country will set up an insurance More...

POLICE CHIEF
By admin On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Istanbul police chief dismissed after fraud operations involving ministers

Istanbul police chief dismissed amid bribery probe into high-profile names “I’m a public officer. I’ve served for 4 and a half years in Istanbul with honour. But now I’m asked to return More...

CREDIT CARD
By admin On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Turkey to suffer from credit card debts and non-performing consumer loans

Talking about how well the Turkish economy has performed in the last couple of years and the growth in the national income as well as the alleged increase in the purchase power of Turks, we know well how much the More...

VISION-2023
By admin On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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2023 Vision of The Republic of Turkey

The Republic of Turkey is preparing for the year 2023, its 100th anniversary year of establishment. Turkey has taken giant steps in the years after establishment in 1923, to travel a modernization journey of almost More...

GEZI-PARK-EVENTS
By admin On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Gezi Park protests continue in Istanbul and many towns in Turkey

As Istanbul started its seventh day of protests with tear gas, protests all around the country went on and clashes erupted between police and protestors. It was reported that Taksim Square had remained calm for More...

PARK-SON
By admin On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Istanbul Gezi Park ready for demolition after dawn raid by the police

Early this morning, Istanbul Police have staged another harsh raid on “peaceful” protesters trying to protect trees from being cut down in the central park at Taksim Square, heart of the city. After More...

ALCOHOL-RAKI
By admin On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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Turkish Government adopts alcohol bill imposing restrictions

General Assembly of the Turkish Parliament adopted a controversial alcohol bill prepared by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) bringing restrictions on the sale and advertising of alcoholic beverages More...

TAKSIM-LABOR-DAY2
By admin On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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Police intervention in May Day protests in Istanbul

In Istanbul the largest city of a country where “advanced democracy” prevails, the government has not allowed crowds to celebrate “Labor Day” at Taksim Square, the main center of the city due to More...

HAYDARPASA_PORT
By admin On Saturday, September 15th, 2012
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Turkish Government to open tender for Haydarpaşa Port Project

The Istanbul Municipal Assembly approves a plan, which gives way to for the government to open a tender to realize the Haydarpaşa Port Project. The historical station may lose its public funciton, says a professional The More...

To match feature TURKEY-ELECTION/KURDS
By admin On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Investments in eastern Turkey continue despite terrorism in region

Investments are flowing into the east despite the best efforts otherwise by the PKK terrorist organization. With the GAP Action Plan alone, the government has made a 38.5 billion investment and will be providing More...

DIYARBAKIR_TOBACCO_FACTORY
By admin On Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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Diyarbakır Chamber of Commerce wants industrial zone not prison

The government’s recent decision to convert a former tobacco plant into a prison has angered the local chamber of commerce, which is demanding an industrial zone instead. “The government has chosen to build More...

HAKKARI_BASE
By admin On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
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Opposition slams government for open-target border posts

Border posts have been an open target for PKK militants due to their insecure structure and position, İnce said, blaming Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz, Interior Minister İdris Naim Şahin and Environment and More...

EX_GENERAL_TESTIMONY
By admin On Friday, August 3rd, 2012
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Former top commander admits conspiracies against the government

In his historic testimony in the coup-plot case, former Chief of General Staff Özkök says former force commanders had raised the idea of issuing a memorandum against the AKP government during a military meeting More...

KILICDAROGLU2
By admin On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Opposition leader: Turkey is now in trouble in Syria

Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu recently criticized the government’s stance on Syria, saying Turkey is now “a country in trouble.” “We do not want our people to pay the price More...

BESIR_ATALAY
By admin On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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Courts confront parliament regarding exercise of judiciary reform

Deputy PM Atalay says 10,000 prisoners will walk free with new reforms, but Kurdish MPs remain in jail even as far-right militants are set to gain their freedom Around 10,000 people currently held in jail although More...

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