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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has shaped the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) new central executive body, which held its first meeting under Erdoğan’s leadership as AKP chairman on May 29 amid expectations that he will reshuffle the cabinet in the coming days.
Opposition parties that have members in a parliamentary investigation commission into the July 15, 2016, coup attempt are expected to file an objection against a draft report over claims that it was not reflecting the truth and worked as a cover up for the political leg of the coup.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said the government still has a problem in “ruling the cultural and social field” in Turkey, despite being in power for 14 years
Ankara reiterates its desire to put ties with the EU back on track, with Deputy PM Kurtulmuş saying maintaining dialogue is critical
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to determine his closest aides and deputy leaders in the administration of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the first meeting he will lead since returning as party chairman, which will follow with a cabinet reshuffle expected later this week
Umut Erdem – ANKARA
Claims regarding two former ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lawmakers’ links to the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen were removed from a report prepared by the parliamentary commission formed to investigate the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt.
A delegation from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has visited two educators, who were arrested after being on hunger strike for over 75 days in protest at being dismissed from their jobs through state of emergency decrees, in a jail in Ankara
Rifat Başaran - ANKARA
Security camera footage of Turkey’s parliament is only stored a single month, officials have revealed
A French photojournalist detained by police in Turkey for nearly three weeks has ended a week-long hunger strike, press freedom body Reporters Without Borders (RSF) stated on May 27.
Cansu Çamlıbel – WASHINGTON
If the Democratic Union Party (PYD) condemns the outlawed PKK, it may provide a way for Turkey to open a channel with the group that is cooperating with the U.S. in Syria, CHP Deputy Chair Öztürk Yılmaz told reporters in Washington
Turkey will never allow another coup attempt to happen again, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vowed on May 27, speaking at the first iftar fast-breaking meal of Ramadan, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported