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 will step down later this month, after talks aimed at easing tensions with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu promises the new constitution will guarantee it
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
Turkey is counting down to snap elections. Coalition talks between political leaders after June’s poll broke up without any conclusion.
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
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 Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament.
Despite mass anti-government protests last year, accusations of authoritarianism and corruption, and the banning of some social media sites, Recep
Turkish voters are preparing for Sunday’s local elections which are seen as a test of Prime Minister Erdogan and his leadership.
They come on the