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Is Ak Party losing power today?
By Editor On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Article – A vital question in Turkish politics today: Is ruling AK Party losing power?

AK PARTY which has been in power for 15 years now (since 2002) has no doubt contributed to Turkey in multiple areas such as increase of national income to USD 10,000 in a short period of time, modernization of More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Does it really matter who has won the “big” race in 2106 Presidential Elections?

If we say “what we have been watching and following so far” all along the election campaign is actually a huge “dog and pony show” at the end of the day, would anybody be astonished? Yes, we are talking More...

By Editor On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Turkey’s Constitutional Court makes a landmark decision to free imprisoned journalists

Turkey’s Constitutional Court made a decision last week which led to freeing of two imprisoned journalists by another court. Two journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül were in prison for 92 days based on charges More...

By Editor On Friday, November 27th, 2015

Journalist arrests in Turkey over report on transfer of arms to Syria

Can DÜNDAR, a prominent journalist and editör-in-chief of Cumhuriyet Daily was arrested on 26th November 2015 on charges of “being a terror organization member, espionage and revealing confidential documents”. More...

By admin On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Erdoğan expresses discomfort with criticism against his “former” government

Although constitutionally not allowed as the president of the country, Mr. Erdoğan has expressed discomfort with criticism of the government (he served as prime minister) coming from opposition parties. Erdoğan More...

By admin On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Turkey holds its breath as deputy elections on June 7th approach

As Turkey is heading for the general deputy elections on June 7th, polls Show the almighty AK PARTY currently in power is not as comfortable with likely results, as it used to be in past. AKP (AK Party) led by Mr. More...

By admin On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Atatürk, founder of Turkey commemorated

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, was commemorated throughout Turkey on 10 November for the 76th time… Turkish people across the country observed a 1-minute of silence at 9.05am, the More...

By admin On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Kerry puts pressure on Turkey for stronger cooperation against ISIL

Erdoğan received John Kerry (US Secretary of State) during his visit to the country’s capital Ankara to discuss several urgent topics concerning the region such as Syria, Cyprus proceedings, and Libya and More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Ukraine’s President: “We have agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a permanent ceasefire”

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he has agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone on a “permanent ceasefire” with rebels. “Their conversation resulted in agreement on More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Ousted Yanukovych wants legal assessment of U.S.’ Ukraine plans

MOSCOW, March 11 (Xinhua) — Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said Tuesday he would ask U.S. Congress and Supreme Court to give a legal assessment of the U.S. government’s actions concerning More...