Turkish business scene rocked by ?corruption probe?

Istanbul police staged morning raids as part of a probe into tender fraud and bribery operation allegations, detaining at least 22 people

Turkey detains ministers’ sons in bribery probe

Turkish police detained the sons of three cabinet ministers and several high-profile businessmen on Tuesday in a sweeping probe into alleged bribery and corruption that sent shockwaves across the country. The dawn raids targeted 37 people in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul and the capital Ankara suspected of fraud or bribery in connection with public tenders for construction projects, media

Surprise raids on allies of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan send shockwaves through government months before elections

Turkish police have arrested the sons of three cabinet ministers and at least 34 others in orchestrated raids that appeared to represent the biggest assault on the authority of the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, since mass protests against his rule last summer.

Justice Minister Ergin has dismissed claims that the corruption prosecutors would be removed from their duties
52 people including high-profile figures detained in major corruption operation in Turkey

Turkey is shaken as ministers? sons, officials, and prominent businessmen are arrested in a corruption probe, with the CHP calling on the PM to resign

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Hakan Şükür urged to quit Parliament, not only ruling AKP

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has upped the ante after the resignation from the AKP of a deputy known as a close follower of Islamic scholar Gülen, calling on him to resign from Parliament
Turkish military helicopter crashes in Ankara

A Turkish military helicopter crashed in Ankara this morning
Turkish lawmakers on hunger strike for jailed deputies

Four lawmakers from newly found People?s Democracy Party (HDP) start a hunger strike in Parliament protesting a recent court ruling, which did not release five deputies from Peace and Democracy Party (BDP)
Corruption probe might grow to rock Turkish gov?t

Tayyip Erdoğan?s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) government has had three blows in about 18 hours on Dec. 16 and 17.
5 Reasons Why Winter Is Coming For The AKP

With simultaneous police raids today, more than 50 people, including the sons of three ministers, a mayor, powerful businessmen and leading bureaucrats, are detained in a corruption probe.
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