Politics roundup: New cabinet with 4 names, continuity in policies…

The move is likely to alarm investors already concerned over the economic management
August was a very meaningful month for Turkish politics this year. It brought about a new president, new prime minister and new Cabinet
No time has been wasted in the formation of Turkey’s new government with PM Ahmet Davutoğlu at the helm. The newly-minted Cabinet, announced less than 24 hours after the handover ceremony at the presidency, contains only four new names. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has replaced Davutoğlu in the FM seat
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved the new cabinet, the Presidential Press Office said in a statement.
By Gulsen Solaker ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s new Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, will announce his cabinet on Friday, a day after Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as president, with the new government not expected to signal any major changes in policy direction. The current economic team, including Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek, is expected to remain largely
New Turkish cabinet spells little policy shift, Erdogan stays dominant
ANKARA (Reuters) – Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu kept key members of Turkey’s economic management team in place and named Ankara’s point man on Europe as foreign minister in a new cabinet on Friday, moves signalling President Tayyip Erdogan’s …
Turkey’s AKP power struggle comes to a boil
Violent protests against their presence have already taken place in Istanbul and in the southeast but there is little chance of the refugees leaving Turkey in the near future
Erdoğan has proven he could deliver most of his promises after having entered politics
Turkey’s Official Gazette published the assets of President Erdoğan and his wife Emine Erdoğan. According to this, Erdoğan is expecting a 500.000 lira payment from his son Burak Erdoğan
Will Turkey’s centre-left dare to reform itself?

The problem is that the Republican People’s Party (Turkey’s centre-left main political party) remains torn between the supporters of a European-style social democracy and those of a die-hard Kemalism. 

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