4 ministers under suspicion together last night… Mr. Güler, Minister of Internal Affairs (L2) and Mr. Çağlayan, Minister of Economy (R1) resigned today…
Turkey?s Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan resigned today, saying he is stepping down to expose a ?dirty game? and allow ?the truth to be uncovered? amid a graft probe, his office said in a statement.
Conspiratorial minds, authoritarian politics
In the year 2007, one of the bestselling books in Turkey was a weird title by a conspiracy theorist
Supporters of Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan shout slogans as they gather to welcome his arrival at Esenboga Airport in Ankara December 24, 2013. Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul pledged on Tuesday there would be no cover-up in a high-level corruption case, despite a government-ordered purge of police investigating it that drew protests at home and a caution from the European Union. The week-long scandal, which erupted with the arrest for graft of 24 people, including the chief of a state-run bank and the sons of two ministers, pits Erdogan against the judiciary and has rattled investor confidence. REUTERS/Umit Bektas