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Poll shows Turkey’s opposition bloc 5.5 pct ahead of ruling party alliance

Turkey’s opposition bloc is 5.5 percent ahead of the ruling Justice and Development Party's (AKP) alliance, according to the results of a survey recently...

Pro-Erdoğan businessman joins neo-nationalist Homeland Party after resigning from AKP

Ethem Sancak, the owner of BMC, Turkey’s largest commercial and military vehicle manufacturer, and a strong supporter of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has joined...

Former President Gül implies ruling AKP should keep religion out of politics

Abdullah Gül, the 11th president of Turkey who served between 2007 and 2014, has implied that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) should...

Main opposition leader Kılıçdaroğlu steals limelight with popular promises

Turkey's main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu stole the spotlight with promises about canceling student loan interest and cutting taxes on passenger vehicle sales, getting...

HDP holds AKP gov’t ‘politically and legally responsible’ for attack on civillians in N. Iraq

Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) holds the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government “politically and legally responsible” for shelling that killed nine civilians...

Opposition slams top court for rejecting request to annul Erdoğan’s withdrawal from women’s treaty

Turkish opposition parties have criticized Turkey's top administrative court for refusing to annul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's decision to pull Turkey out of...

AKP deputy chairman sues opposition leader for $42K over claims of corruption

Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Deputy Chairman Nurettin Canikli, a former minister, has filed a lawsuit against main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP)...

I would like the PKK to lay down its arms: Demirtaş

Jailed Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtaş, a former co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has said he would like the outlawed Kurdistan Workers'...

Turkish businessman Korkmaz extradited to US from Austria

A Turkish businessman wanted on money laundering, wire fraud and obstruction charges was extradited from Austria to the United States on Friday, Agence France-Presse...

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