Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has acknowledged that he feels he now enjoys less power over his life since he became involved in politics, particularly after he took over as prime minister.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will continue its efforts to turn into a political party embracing entire Turkey by abandoning its decades-old ethnic politics, its co-leader has said, vowing no return even after the June 7 election.
Mehmet Baransu, a reporter for the daily Taraf newspaper, and his managing editor, Murat Şevki Çoban, have each gone on trial and are facing up to 52 years in prison for publishing a confidential document about a 2004 National Security Council (MGK) meeting.
Former New York Times journalist Stephen Kinzer has said his honorary citizenship was cancelled after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s office sent a fax that described him as “an enemy of our government and our country” due to a recent critical article.
Cats, who were accused of sabotaging Turkey’s local elections last year, have received a stern warning against repeating their naughty behavior before the upcoming elections from a group of humans they are very familiar with: Veterinarians.
Delighted Armenians have celebrated victory after a controversial demolition plan for Kamp Armen was shelved, as the land owner of the building donated it to an Armenian foundation.
With only three weeks left to crucial parliamentary elections, the flames of Turkish politics have been fanned once again by claims that a high-level female official of an opposition party was blackmailed with an inappropriate video recording.