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Poll shows AKP failing to form single-party majority if parliamentary election were held today

The Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has been ruling Turkey as a single party government since 2002, would not receive enough votes to...

Turkish parliament passes release bill that excludes prisoners accused of ‘terrorism’

Turkey’s parliament on Tuesday passed a law that will allow the release of tens of thousands of prisoners to ease overcrowding in jails and protect detainees...

Turkish governor tests positive for coronavirus: report

The governor’s office in Turkey’s northwestern city of Kırklareli on Tuesday announced that Governor Osman Bilgin has tested positive for COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus,...

Erdoğan protected by thermal camera in parliament after coronavirus case announced: report

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appeared in Turkey’s parliament with an extra cameraman on Wednesday -- an aide with a thermal camera checking people he met for...

Erdoğan wielding legislative authority to outpower Turkish parliament: deputy

A new report drafted by an opposition deputy has revealed that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has exercised his legislative authority to outpower the Turkish parliament during...

Erdoğan says his party’s current deputies not involved in efforts to launch new party

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has ruled out claims suggesting that a number of deputies from his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) are cooperating with...

Turkish presidency enacted quadruple the legislation passed by parliament over last year: report

The Turkish Presidency in the last year issued 37 executive decrees containing 1,880 articles of legislation, while the parliament only managed to pass 32 laws that...

President Erdoğan protests Kurdish deputy’s speech in parliament

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan walked out of the Turkish parliament protesting the speech of a Kurdish deputy, stating that he did not want to listen “those...

Erdoğan says will approve reinstatement of death penalty if passed by parliament

In a development that came as no surprise to anybody, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has brought the reinstatement of the death penalty back...

Turkish prosecutor asks parliament to lift opposition leader’s immunity for insult trial

An Ankara prosecutor in a summary of proceedings from the Ministry of Justice has asked parliament for removal of the immunity from prosecution of...

Prosecutor investigates deputy over terrorism for failing to condemn speech

A prosecutor in Diyarbakır recently launched an investigation into human rights activist and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu on suspicion of...

Erdoğan to further curb Turkish parliament: pro-gov’t daily

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and several officials from his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) are preparing to introduce a system change that...

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