Government’s face saving move: “Armed forces? role set to be limited to protecting state from ?external threats?

Erdogan acts to curb Turkish military

Armed forces? role set to be limited to protecting state from ?external threats? after phrasing ? ?to protect nation? ? was used to justify coups

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Turkish PM signals no lowering of election threshold

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signaled no withdrawal of Turkey?s 10 percent election threshold.



Kurdish bid at new level as ?wise? mission over

The bid to find a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue has moved into a ?second stage,? with concrete steps now expected from the government

Only 10 to 15 percent of PKK militants withdrew: PM Erdoğan

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said only a small proportion of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) militants had left Turkish soil

Turkish government moves to amend criticized military code

An article in military code, which is seen to provide legal justification for coups d?état, may become history as the government is preparing to take steps to amend the controversial item


PKK ?police unit?s? traffic control investigated

The outlawed Kurdistan Workers? Party?s (PKK) so-called police unit, ?The Patriotic Revolutionist.

Turkish market regulator opens probe into recent volatility

Turkey?s Capital Markets Board (SPK) has launched a detailed investigation into financial orders

Quo vadis AKP?

The protests in Turkey are finally calming down, and life in Istanbul and other major cities is getting back

Kurdish process, Syria and protests dominate National Security Council meeting

The National Security Council held its first meeting since the start of PKK militants’ pullout from Turkish soil and the protests that recently spread across the country

No peace without democracy, says BDP

The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) co-chairperson Gültan Kışanak.

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