Turkey’s judges board says gov’t plans for more judicial control ‘unconstitutional’

Turkey’s judges and prosecutors board body on Jan. 10 slapped down the government’s plans to curb its powers, calling the proposed reforms unconstitutional

 

Turkey moves to tighten grip on judicial body amid corruption scandal

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan faces his biggest crisis since coming to power following corruption scandal and protests

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Turkey’s strong economic growth over the past decade, bringing relative prosperity to previously neglected parts of the country, has underpinned the popularity of the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his mildly Islamist Justice and Development party (AKP).

As a corruption scandal has imperiled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan?s hold on power, the spotlight is shifting to the race as the first step by opponents to challenge him at the ballot box

Turkey’s judges board says gov’t plans for more judicial control ‘unconstitutional’

Turkey’s judges and prosecutors board body on Jan. 10 slapped down the government’s plans to curb its powers, calling the proposed reforms unconstitutional

Ruling AKP worried about new graft probes before local polls

Turkey’s ruling party is concerned that new corruption probes could break after it officially named the candidates for the local elections

Ruling AKP deputy likens Turkish prosecutor Öz?s fate to lawyer found dead at home

 

AKP deputy Aşlık has said the fate of prosecutor Öz will be like that of another lawyer who was found dead in his home

 

Borsa Istanbul shuts down due to technical problem

 

An unexplained technological problem shut down trading at Turkey?s stock exchange Borsa Istanbul as of 10.51 a.m. during the morning sessi

Graft probe prosecutor denouncing ?threats? is ?making a show?: Justice minister

 

The justice minister has blasted prosecutor Öz for accusing PM Erdoğan of threatening him

Sultanateminister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda in action again

 

Just like during the Gezi protests, it has fallen to Finance Minister Mehmet ?Nominal? Şimşek, who is moonlighting as Minister of Enlightenment and Propaganda, to clean up the economic debris

 

Erdogan administre une nouvelle purge à la police

Tribune de Genève (Suisse) mercredi 8 janvier 2014, p. 7 Bernard Bridel avec agences Le premier ministre hausse encore le ton contre les forces de l?ordre et la justice qu?il accuse de jouer contre lui Cette fois, la guerre est totale entre le gouvernement islamo-conservateur et certains secteurs de la police et de la justice

MİT?s fear: what if ?it? is revealed

For me, the report is totally a ?state scandal?? If it were in a normal democracy, it would have created the Watergate effect.

Where will Erdoğan?s pogrom lead?

There is a pogrom of sorts going on in Turkey currently. It reminds one of ?The Night of the Long Knives.?

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