The proposed changes, which would create an executive presidency for the first time in modern Turkey, are controversial
In a light-night session in Ankara, a majority of lawmakers voted in favor of the final article in the controversial package
Erdogan confirmed Yildirim, a close ally for two decades and a co-founder of the ruling AK Party, as his new prime minister
Binali Yildirim was unanimously elected on Sunday as the new leader of the ruling AK Party and therefore the prime minister
The president, who is also a cofounder of the ruling Islamic-rooted AK party, said that Turkey would continue its fight against the militants
Kenan Evren was hailed as a hero at the time of the coup for ending fighting that had left some 5,000 people dead
Erdogan’s visit to Batman raised hackles when local officials said that they will not attend his rallies
Recep Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the strong executive presidency he seeks would bear no resemblance to Asian or African ...
Hardly a day passes without a new development in the Middle East. The already complicated picture in the region has even become more challenging with ...
Turkey’s former president Abdullah Gul on Thursday vigorously defended his conduct after coming under heavy fire in pro-government media for ...
The Turkish president said that he had made his opinion on the matter clear to the prime minister
The man was immediately arrested at the site, which is part of the Dolmabahce complex in Istanbul
‘This shameless guy...keeps smoking even after the president tells him not to do so,’ Erdogan exclaimed on a busy Istanbul street
Bulut was a key voice in the ear of Erdogan when he was a prime minister
The country’s first-ever direct presidential election is expected to sweep Prime Minister Erdogan to victory
Rima Maktabi, Al Arabiya News Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan came from humble beginnings, selling lemonade in Istanbul’s ...
Critics accused Erdogan of playing the sectarian and the ethnic card in the run-up to the presidential elections
Ihsanoglu is a state-centric realist and puts Turkey’s national interests ahead of ideological behavior
In Turkish, the French phrase “mon cher” (“my dear” in English) is a term of ridicule
Erdogan came to power in a very complex and difficult political environment for Turkey
The prime minister's warning appeared to fall on deaf ears as police fired teargas to disperse protesters at Taksim square
Turkish police used water canon and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters who tried to defy a Labour Day ban on demonstrations on Istanbul's ...
It also offers spy agents greater immunity from prosecution and provides for prison terms
Latvian President Andris Berzins and his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul review a military honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Cankaya ...
Abdullah Gul’s showing at the event seemed to go against speculation of his reportedly ailing health
The Turkish prime minister has one big and very effective weapon: the myth that he has no alternative
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