No campaigners keep up pressure on Turkish government after referendum vote and political scientist warns AK should beware falling support in cities.
Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan has ramped up his anti-EU rhetoric on the eve of a referendum which would hand him sweeping powers.
Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.
Turkey’s ruling AK Party has won initial support in the first round of a controversial ballot to strip politicians of their immunity from…
Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his intention to step down as AK Party leader on Thursday, ending mounting speculation over his
Turkey’s Ahmet Davutoglu has said he will step down as leader of the ruling AK Party later this month raising further doubts about his future as
Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will step down later this month, after talks aimed at easing tensions with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey’s ruling AK party grabbed a surprisingly robust victory in the weekend’s snap elections. The result has been seen first of all as a triumph
A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central
The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for unity in Turkey and for the world to accept the election victory of the party he founded.
Turkey has a majority government after the country’s second parliamentary elections in five months. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was greeted by his
The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish
With Turkey’s snap general election just days away, the main political parties have been campaigning hard across the country. In the latest opinion
Turkey is counting down to snap elections. Coalition talks between political leaders after June’s poll broke up without any conclusion. Now
Turkey went to the polls on June 7 this year and voted to end the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) 13 years of one-party rule. The key to this
Turkey’s political future is in limbo after talks between the ruling AK Party and the nationalist MHP broke down. Snap elections could be on the
With Turkey stuck in political stalemate, the country’s prime minister says he would prefer to see an election held “as soon as possible.” It comes
Turkey’s elections on June 7th will be a key test of the country’s democracy and its bid to join the EU. A crackdown on dissent has worried Brussels
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used his first speech as Turkey’s new president to outline his priorities as accession to the European Union, democratic
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was inaugurated as Turkey’s first directly elected president on Thursday at a ceremony in Ankara. Critics say Erdoğan, who
Immediately after his inauguration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Ataturk’s mausoleum in Ankara to lay a wreath. The new president is arguably the
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been sworn in as Turkey’s new president, amid occasionally rowdy scenes in a parliamentary ceremony in Ankara. It comes
He is Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s right-hand man. Now Ahmet Davutoglu has been elected leader of Turkey’s ruling AK Party at a huge convention, ahead of
For Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, becoming president has meant relinquishing both the prime minister’s office and the leadership of the Justice and
Turkish prime minister and president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Davutoglu is to succeed him as
After securing Turkey’s presidency Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s next step is constitutional reform designed to beef up his powers as president. But his
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament. In the
Turkey’s ruling party has begun planning the next government after Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured his position as Turkey’s first directly elected head