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Decision was widely criticised by US allies in Europe
Several writers commented on real estate taxes, which government is aiming to collect soon
Elections are first to be called early in Turkey since 2002
Private newspaper’s chairperson slams arrested ex-auditor Hisham Geneina
The majority of Turkish officials, reported to be military employees at NATO bases in Germany, have refused to return to Ankara despite orders.
Erdogan has explicitly disclosed his opposing stance towards the current Egyptian regime, saying that it resulted from a “military coup”
The ministry refrained from commenting on Erdoğan’s statements that labeled the 30 June uprising a military coup
The Turkish president said that Egypt should rectify the military coup that happened on 30 June 2013
Turkish President Erdogan has said the suicide bomber who attacked a wedding party in southeastern Turkey was a child as young as 12 years old.
Politics’ incestuous relationship with soccer came full circle this week with the mass resignation of executives from the Turkish football federation and the firing of scores of officials, including referees, as part of the government’s witch-hunt against followers of controversial Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen and other government critics. Intended to facilitate the weeding out of …
Meeting of the Turkish and Russian leaders put an end to tension between the two countries. Both Erdogan and Putin are eyeing rapprochement. However, energy expert Necdet Pamir is skeptical of the promises made.
Presidents Erdogan and Putin will be drafting a new joint road map in St. Petersburg. In return for Erdogan’s call for more trade, Putin may ask Ankara to jump start ties with Syria, Aram Duran reports from Istanbul.
The presidents of Russia and Turkey are expected to repair relations and revive a gas pipeline project at a meeting in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. There is, however, one key issue on the table, DW’s Andrey Gurkov writes.
The Turkish president has called on participants to bring the national flag to show support for a “single motherland.” The rally is expected to cap nightly pro-democracy demonstrations in the wake of a failed coup.
Behind Turkey’s failed July coup lies a power struggle between Erdogan and the shadowy network of his former ally. The intra-Islamic and nationalist power struggle is shaping the future of the country.
The failed coup in Turkey has revealed an imbalance in the way of thinking between Islamist elites, the political Islamic current, and the military state in Egypt. If you take one look at the logic by which these “teams” analyse and react to recent events through traditional media platforms and social media networks, you will …
After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey’s government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country – and how Turks react to it.
Silenced by a crackdown following the coup attempt, secular Turks feel increasingly disenfranchised and isolated. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
Thousands arrested, hundreds killed in a chaotic night of a failed coup attempt in Turkey
The concept of a coup d’état is not new to Turkey. Friday’s event was the sixth coup d’état following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, starting with the 1960 Turkish coup d’état, then the 1971 Turkish military memorandum, followed by the 1980 Turkish coup d’état, the 1993 alleged Turkish military coup, the 1997 Turkish military …
The Turkish government has arrested thousands of soldiers and fired thousands of judges after the failed coup
Despite failure, private and state-run media consider the Turkish military coup a success
Troops loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear to be regaining control after a section of the Turkish military announced that it had seized power to restore order