After police forces, we hear that some high level officials at the Turkish State Television are also dismissed…
A sprawling corruption investigation reaches deep into the government of Turkey?s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. But who?s really to blame?
Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounces investigation and detention of cabinet ministers’ sons as anti-government plot
Eight people detained for questioning this week as part of a massive corruption investigation targeting allies of the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have been formally arrested, the state-run news agency reported.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan weathered a summer of protest, but a corruption scandal poses a greater challenge.
Power struggle between Turkish PM, Islamist movement could provoke political meltdown
Fifteen heads of police departments were discharged today as the government fights back against a major corruption probe
The consent of two of three prosecutors looking into Turkey?s ongoing corruption investigation will now be required to make decisions in the case
The government also “embedded” two of its own prosecutors to the investigation andeffectively sidelined the “unattached” prosecutor who triggered the operation without informing Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey is fast approaching tripartite elections. There will be two elections in 2014
Turkey?s ruling AKP is preparing a purge of public servants deemed to have acted in line with an agenda set by the Gülen movement
The power struggle between Turkey?s ruling party and Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen?s movement will not be stopped until one of them is brought down
When Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan summoned his Economy Minister Zafer Çağlayan to his residence, many political observers in Ankara believed the meeting could end up with Çağlayan?s dismissal
Le Monde (France) jeudi 19 décembre 2013, p. 5 Guillaume Perrier, Istanbul Correspondance La police a placé en garde à vue les fils de trois ministres parmi les plus proches du chef du gouvernement, Recep Tayyip Erdogan ?Nous ne plierons pas » , a fait savoir le premier ministre turc, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, depuis la
The New York Times (USA) Wednesday, December 18, 2013, p. A 4 By Tim Arango and Sebnem Arsu Istanbul ? At dawn on Tuesday the police raided the offices of several businessmen with close ties to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation, immediately raising the stakes of an unfolding
The details are gradually being revealed regarding the ongoing corruption investigations
Life has all of a sudden become difficult for Prime Minister Erdoğan at the very moment he considered his political future secure
Policy aiming to address Turkey’s real and persistent problem of gender inequality must be formulated in consultation with feminists. Unfortunately, there is ample reason to doubt that a government that refuses to name a problem can solve it, says Özlem Altıok.
On October 14, Anadolu Ajansi (AA), Turkey’s official news agency, reported that ?The Committee on Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men? (KEFEK) would be replaced with a ?Committee on Family and Social Policies? as part of draft legislation to change parliamentary bylaws. A few weeks later – because their attention was focused at the time on another piece of draft legislation dubbed the ?women’s employment package? – feminists called on the government to halt any such change until they could comment.
An association led by a preliminary AKP mayoral candidate has felled 200 trees in a luxury housing area in order to make space for a mosque