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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.
The home of the late German professor Klaus Schmidt, who shed light on the history of humanity with his findings at Göbeklitepe, known as the “zero point of history,” has been burgled
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.
A court in the southeastern province of Batman on May 29 ordered the arrest of Kurdish-issue focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Besime Konca on terror charges, Doğan News Agency has reported
Ankara reiterates its desire to put ties with the EU back on track, with Deputy PM Kurtulmuş saying maintaining dialogue is critical
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.
The Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office on May 27 issued an arrest warrant for the license holder of daily Sözcü as a part of an investigation into some of the daily’s staff over their alleged links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the arrest of two educators who have been on hunger strike for more than two months, calling on the government to “not cause an unforgettable disgrace to humanity."
Turkey has given German consular officials permission to visit journalist Meşale Tolu, a German citizen detained on charges of advancing “terrorist propaganda,” a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry stated on May 29.
The Istanbul Municipality on May 17 shared images of a footbridge connecting the Gezi Park in Taksim and the Democracy Park in Maçka, which is planned to be completed by the end of June.
The Constitutional Court has ruled that a “rushed expropriation” decision, made despite the Council of State’s decision for a stay of execution, for the Pembelik Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Perisuyu River in the eastern province of Elazığ, is a violation of property rights.
The natural assets of the Saros Gulf, in the Keşan district of the northwestern province of Edirne, face destruction due to the opening of stone and limestone quarries, Doğan News Agency reported May 23.
The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on May 29 issued detention warrants for 101 suspects as part of an investigation into an exam conducted in 2011 for applicant police officers to become deputy police chiefs, state-run Anadolu Agency reported
A total of 54 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were “neutralized” in security forces operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry stated on May 29.
An infection that led to 1,046 soldiers going to emergency service with complaints of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea on May 23 in the western province of Manisa resulted from being offered uncooked turkey meat, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Manisa lawmaker Tur Yıldız Biçer said on May 28
More than 154,000 people have faced legal probes over suspected links to the movement of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen since the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, widely believed to have been masterminded by the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ).
Turkish warplanes hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in Turkey’s eastern province of Van and northern Iraq on May 27 and 28
A major, who came to prominence after it emerged that he met with Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) officials hours before the July 2016 coup attempt, has said he notified the intelligence authorities of a possible takeover.
Ankara and Brussels will pursue a one-year calendar to chart the future course of Turkey’s EU accession bid, President Erdoğan says
The foreign ministers of Turkey and Germany will discuss the latest rift between Ankara and Berlin over the refusal of a German delegation’s visit to the İncirlik air base in the southern province of Adana, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic partnership between their two countries, the Kremlin said on May 27