Towards dictatorship: No emergency medical aid without government approval…

The president Abdullah Gül by approving this bill and many similar bills proves himself to be the good cop of a very corrupt regime…

Abdullah Gül
Abdullah Gül (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Turkey: Contentious Medical Bill Signed


President Abdullah Gul signed a measure into law on Friday that makes it a crime to administer emergency first aid without government authorization.

Turkey purges bank watchdog, telecoms body, state TV in graft probe backlash


Turkey has extended a purge of official bodies to the banking and telecoms regulators and state TV, firing dozens of executives in moves that appear to broaden Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan‘s backlash against a corruption investigation. The authorities have already sacked thousands of police officers, dozens of prosecutors and some state television officials in response to the corruption


Turkish state fund seizes assets of CHP Istanbul candidate Mustafa Sarıgül


The decision was taken after the current mayor of Istanbul?s Şişli district failed to repay loans worth $3.5 mln taken out in 1998, daily Hürriyet reports


I will disown my children if they were involved in corruption: PM Erdoğan


The Turkish PM has sternly responded to claims that members of his family, especially his son Bilal Erdoğan, might be involved in corruption


Judicial bill can wait for gov?t, opposition to find a solution: Turkish President Gül

Turkish President Abdullah Gül says the ruling and opposition parties might find a solution if the amendments are not brought to the General Assembly next week

Parliament panel approves controversial judicial reform bill

Parliament?s Justice Commission has approved a ruling party-led set of amendments that will give the government significantly more control over the HSYK

Regime allies turn on Turkish prosecutor

Suspected Gulenists such as Zekeriya Oz, who is leading a corruption probe that has rocked Turkish politics, are accused of mounting a judicial coup

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