Politics roundup: Constitution writing impasse.. Wise people meet with the PM, who have actually chose them…

Papers should fire ?wise men? from Journalist in Turkey, background articles, news and weblog about by Fréderike Geerdink It was another victorious week for Prime Minister Erdogan: he managed to get the Turkish media further under his control. And the media are not even protesting. On the contrary, they are willingly and with a smile … Read more

Turkey’s “wise people” chosen by the government… A politics roundup..

  Government selects prominent figures for ‘wise people’ list to help on peace process from Hurriyet Daily News Artists, a musician, a large group of journalists, academics, intellectuals and representatives from NGO’s were included.. Wise Men” List Announced from Bianet :: English Turkey’s “wise men” list – a group of 63 prominent journalists, authors, artists … Read more

Erdoğan to meet with the “wise people” , whom citizens do not know yet, on Apr 4. …Politics roundup…

Turkish government to meet with ?wise people? April 4 from Hurriyet Daily News The government will meet with the ?wise people? April 4 for a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue..   Deadline fever grips opposition parties from Hurriyet Daily News Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek triggered heated discussion in Parliament?s Constitution Conciliation Commission.. New charter … Read more

Scientific solution to the tension in Turkish Parliament – sort of- “Color of seats makes Turkish MPs see red: Report

Color of seats makes Turkish MPs see red: Report from Hurriyet Daily News The main culprit for the explosive atmosphere at the assembly is the color of the chairs, according CHP’s report  A politics roundup: Wise men and not-so-wise men from Hurriyet Daily News Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek was the guest yesterday of the traditional … Read more