Post-Gezi Revenge politics. Today’s agenda: Koç Holding?s national warship contract cancelled, Police Detains Soccer Fans…

Istanbul police detain fans in dawn operation over eventful derby

Istanbul police have carried out a dawn operation against fans of three major football team

Police Detains Soccer Fans

Police raided several apartments this morning, detaining around 80 soccer fans from Beşiktaş, Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe teams including Alen Markaryan (Beşiktaş) and Sefa Kalya (Genç Fenerbahçeliler).

Turkish authority cancels Koç Holding?s national warship contract

Turkey?s top defense procurement body has canceled a contract which was earlier won by Koç Holding


All will be surprised by democracy package: Turkish PM Erdoğan

Turkish Prime Minister says different segments of the society will be surprised by the democratization package?s content


Ban on Kurdish letters to be lifted with democracy package

The letters used in the Kurdish alphabet but forbidden in official documents in Turkey – q, x and w – will be open to use

Ruling AKP mulls paving way for political activity in Kurdish

The democratization package to be presented by PM Erdoğan on Sept. 30 is expected to include a cancelation of a ban on political parties holding their activities in languages other than Turkish

Presenting democratization package as PKK?s success is tactless: Deputy PM

Presenting the democratization package as a ?success? for the outlawed Kurdistan Worker?s Party?s (PKK) is tactless, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has said.


MHP to announce local election nominees for 2014 on Sunday

The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) is set to announce the majority of its mayoral candidates

I know nothing about ruling AKP’s plan: Main opposition leader

Republican People?s Party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has expressed his confusion about the government?s efforts to bring peac

BDP to be in Kandil on ?democracy package? day

Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) deputies will be in the Kandil Mountains of northern Iraq on Sept. 30

Charter Commission ?burning fuel at red lights,? parliamentary speaker laments

Parliamentary Speaker Çiçek has emphasized that the Constitution Conciliation Commission was way behind its target pace

Ruling AKP mayors in Istanbul, Ankara have support: Poll

As part of preparations for the upcoming local elections, the Justice and Development Party has surveyed

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