Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is pushing to change his ceremonial role to chief executive as in US and Russia
But the leftist Birgün daily warns: “End of that story is not good”
Just a week before he was elected President, he called Erdogan Amberin Zaman, the Turkey correspondent for ‘The Economist’, a ‘shameless militant woman disguised under the name of a journalist’ after she had asked an opposition leader whether
President Recep Tayip Erdogan did not elaborate after citing Hitler’s Germany as an example of the possibilities for a presidential system in a country like Turkey.
In the mean time, all the AKP leadership in the funeral of a deceased Yeni Akit chief editor, Hasan Karakaya, one of the leading hate speechers in Turkey:
The editor-in-chief of controversial Turkish Islamist newspaper Yeni Akit, Hasan Karakaya, has passed away due to a heart attack during a trip to Saudi Arabia with Turkish President Erdoğan
Around 1,800 people, including 750 police officers and 80 soldiers, have been detained as part of ongoing operations in Turkey against sympathizers of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen since 2014
2015 brought a second Nobel prize to Turkey thanks to scientist Aziz Sancar but it was also a time of farewell for doyen of Turkish literature Yaşar Kemal as well as for masters of television and cinema, Zeki Alasya, Levent Kırca and Memduh Ün