Turkish police have detained two British journalists from Vice News for reporting from the predominantly Kurdish southeast without government accreditation, security sources said on Aug. 28.


For more than 57 percent of 29,000 people who voted in an online poll by Poltio, President Erdoğan is responsible for the failure in talks to form a coalition
Erdoğan has been an ‘unusual president’ since he took the oath exactly one year ago. Here are the most interesting images from his political career so far
The outgoing government of Turkey has initiated a major overhaul in military judiciary, with a decree also signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, changing the posts of 70 military judges and prosecutors.

Analysis: Why Turkey’s AKP failed to make a comeback in polls

Özer Sencar, owner of polling company MetroPoll, explains to daily Hürriyet readers why the Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to make a comeback as seen in its latest conducted poll
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which argues preventing their party from passing the 10 percent threshold needed to get seats in parliament in the upcoming early election is a main motive for the Justice and Development Party (AKP), has ambitiously set 20 percent as their new target
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he believed early elections on Nov. 1 will “clear up the problems created by the June 7” parliamentary election
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has argued HDP Istanbul deputy Levent Tüzel’s refusal to take part in an interim government was a decision made of his own will based on his original party’s reasoning

President Erdoğan: Your Brother Shouldn’t Have Chosen to Be a Military Man

A deceased specialist sergeant’s sister reacted to the President Erdoğan: “Should our children, brothers die for the sake of your votes that you lost?” Erdoğan responded: “Your brother shouldn’t have chosen to be a specialist sergeant.”
Dissident Turkish actor Levent Üzümcü has been dismissed from the Istanbul City Theater over his statements critical of the Justice and Development Party (AKP)
A bomb placed in the car of a Free Syrian Army (FSA) commander has detonated in southeastern Turkey, while the commander is being treated for heavy injuries

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