Financial inspectors, police raid biggest Turkish firm owned by Koç

Finance officials reportedly staged a raid at Koç Holding?s Tüpraş due to allegations of manufacturing smuggled fuel

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Turkey probes tax affairs of Koc energy firms

Turkey’s government has launched a probe into the tax affairs of energy firms affiliated with one of the country’s most prominent business dynasties, weeks after criticising one of the family’s hotels .

A new way for Turkish democracy

The protests of a new generation in Turkey constitute a turning point in contemporary Turkish history and a great ray of hope, writes historian and journalist Dilek Zaptcioglu. At long last, a third way has opened between Islamic and Kemalist groupings, and it leads to liberal democratic values.

Why Gül?s office has become a ?wailing wall? for AKP dissidents

Next year at this time, the only thing that will dominate the agenda will be the presidential elections

No concrete steps from Turkish government for Kurdish peace, BDP co-chair says

The Turkish government has not taken any concrete steps and continues to use the ?future tense? about plans regarding the ?peace process,? BDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said

Turkish gov?t makes last touch on Kurdish peace bid

The government intends to finalize works on a democratization package that would include some measures to meet the demands of Kurds

 

Turkey set to overshoot budget targets as elections approach

By Asli Kandemir ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey is likely to overshoot its budget deficit targets this year as the government spends in the run-up to elections to help keep the economy growing, economists said on Monday. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan‘s government, which has built its reputation on Turkey’s economic transformation over the past decade, is keen to maintain that record as it faces

Press conference requested by jailed PKK leader Öcalan is not possible: Turkish Deputy PM

A press conference on İmralı Island, which has been requested by Abdullah Öcalan would not be legally possible, Deputy PM Arınç has said

 

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