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Turkey’s Council of State annuls controversial regulation on judicial police

The regulation obliged those carrying out investigations to inform their superiors
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? A Turkish high court has suspended an attempt by the government to funnel all corruption investigations through top police and judicial officials
Turkish Armed Forces says it does not want to be involved in political debates

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has released a statement, saying the army does not want to be involved in any political arguments.
Justice minister slams judges board over statement on judicial police regulation

Bekir Bozdağ said the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors had crossed its authority
Turkish lira hits record lows amid piling political crisis

The gov’t and judiciary crisis pushed the lira to a record low of 2.1750 against the US dollar
The Filth in Erdogan?s Closet

The corruption probe in Turkey isn?t a foreign plot. It?s a triumph for transparency
CHP head slams judicial regulation as ?imperative to inform thiefs about probes?

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the government of pressuring the legislative and judicial organs amid the graft scandal
Two AKP lawmakers who were facing being expulsed from the party after expressing criticism over the graft scandal resigned from the party
The removal of the prosecutor, Muammer Akkas, is a new sign of a profound power struggle over Turkey?s judiciary and police forces.

Turkish lira falls to record 2.1 against dollar under political pressure

The Turkish Lira weakened to 2.1 against the dollar, hitting a fresh record low

EU Minister Bağış vows to close ranks within the government at handover ceremony


The government will disappoint the ‘powers who want to create trouble,’ EU Minister Egemen Bağış said at a handover ceremony to his successor Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Poverty Trends in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper (Institute for the Study of Labor) No. 7823, Dec 2013 Sirma Demir ?eker & Stephen P. Jenkins * This paper provides new evidence about poverty trends in Turkey between 2003 and 2011 and the factors accounting for them. We give particular attention to issues of statistical inference, and the choice of the

Retirees continue working informally in Turkey

One of every three retirees continues working in Turkey, raising the rate of informal employment in the country, recent research has revealed.

BDP names Diyarbakır mayor Baydemir as Şanlıurfa candidate

The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) named Diyarbakır mayor Osman Baydemir as its Şanlıurfa candidate for next year?s local elections.

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One Comment

  1. Leon J Williams

    There is no democracy in Turkey, as a result of this, amongst many other things Turkey should not be allowed to join the EU.

    December 28th, 2013 at 13:19 (Reply)

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