Tag archive for ‘democracy’
Is Erdoğan planning an early election to catch the opposition off guard?
By BTT On Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Is Erdoğan planning an early election to catch the opposition off guard?

President Erdoğan (AkParty leader), Turkey – BusinessTurkeyToday.com Presidential election to be held in 2019 could certainly be the major milestone in the country’s history since the establishment of the More...

By BTT On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Call from European Parliament to put “negotiations with Turkey” on hold

The European Parliament is preparing to call for suspension of Turkey’s suspension EU membership negotiations. The justification is that the constitutional amendment accepted by the referendum does not comply More...

By BTT On Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Turkey continues to receive criticism from European Union over press freedom issue

Following the failed coup attempt the Turkish Government has introduced many measures to gain full control against any act to threaten its existence and tightened several democratic rights to the extent of receiving More...

By admin On Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Article Scan: Turkey’s problems with neighbours (The Economist)

Recent actions push Turkey away from the West and the European Union. THE fallout from Turkey’s relations with Islamic State (IS) knows no end. Its global image is in tatters amid persistent claims of secret More...

By admin On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Critical comments from the U.S. Ambasssador disturbs government

It is a known fact nowadays that Turkey and the United States disaccord in regards several major foreign policy issues and have been experiencing sort of tension between administrations, from time to time. Now, More...

By admin On Friday, January 11th, 2013

NGOs draw Obama’s attention to human rights in Turkey

A very interesting development has been reported in regards to the practices of the current government in Turkey. It has been on the agenda for a while that the Turkish government has been receiving criticism from More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Does Turkish government deserve strong criticism?

Turkey which received a real strong applause from western democracies for a long time – until a short while ago – has been attracting criticism for a while  from some major unbiased sources in those More...

By admin On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Will “Witness Protection Law” shield women in Turkey?

Female victims of domestic violence and their children will receive new identities under the Witness Protection Law, but rights activists say the new measure will be useless unless police actually implement the More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Court denies elected deputies freedom despite judicial reform

An Istanbul court dashed hopes yesterday that two arrested main opposition deputies would be freed following a judicial reform package, but the MPs could still win their release within a week. Relatives, journalists More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Erdoğan and Obama discuss Syria issue in Los Cabos

Obama and Erdoğan discuss Syria US President Barack Obama and Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met at the G20 summit Tuesday to discuss the need for a political transition in Syria. Erdoğan More...