Aug 27 2014 - 13:34
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, recently elected as the president, said before the opening of the general assembly of the Justice and Development Party that a new Cabinet will be formed on August 29, ITAR-TASS reports.Erdogan proposed Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on August 21 as the only candidate to become the country's 26th prime minister.
Aug 26 2014 - 16:10
Abdullah Gul, the President of Turkey, telephoned President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev today, according to the press service of the Azerbaijani presidential administration.
Aug 25 2014 - 19:42
The leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has said in an interview with Hürriyet that he will quit his seat if the party loses votes in next year’s parliamentary elections.
Aug 24 2014 - 20:47
Armenian Foreign Minister Edvard Nalbandyan is going to attend Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inauguration, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan says.
Aug 22 2014 - 17:46
Turkish Prime Minister and President-elect Recep Tayip Erdogan is going to pay a visit to Azerbaijan on September 3, the Anadolu agency reports. After that Erdogan will travel to Wales, where is expected to take part in a Nato summit.
Aug 22 2014 - 16:03
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has nominated Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to become Turkey's next prime minister. The new PM has been nominated during the Central Executive Board (MYK) in Ankara.
Aug 19 2014 - 17:14
Several days ago the presidential elections in Turkey took place. The leader of the ruling Party of Justice and Development, former Prime Minister Recep Erdogan, won the elections in the first round. Now the main intrigue is who will be the head of the government.Togrul Ismail from the Economics and Technology University TOBB (Ankara) thinks that “one of strongest candidates is the current president Abdullah Gul. However, according to recent political events and messages, Erdogan and his supporters don’t approve of him. Otherwise the session of the top authorities of the party wouldn’t be appointed on August 27th, as Gul resigns on August 28th. So he has no opportunity to take part in the struggle for the position of the chairman of the party and later of the prime minister of the country,” the expert says.