Turkey to become presidential republic in 2019

Turkey to become presidential republic in 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that new executive presidency would likely go into effect after the 2019 election. He told the country is in an important “civilian change”.  …

Turkish opposition intends to demand recount of up to 60% of votes

Turkish opposition intends to demand recount of up to 60% of votes

Turkey's opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) will demand a recount of up to 60% of votes cast in a referendum that could give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers, party deputy chairman Erdal …

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Erdogan on successful holding of referendum

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Erdogan on successful holding of referendum

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on successful holding of a referendum on constitutional changes in a phone call, the president's press service said in a …

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a historic referendum Sunday that will greatly expand the powers of his office, although opposition parties questioned the outcome and said they would challenge the results. …

Erdogan casts vote in Istanbul

Erdogan casts vote in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cast his vote on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency, Hurriyet Daily News …

Two killed in gunfire in school during referendum voting in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

Two killed in gunfire in school during referendum voting in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

An exchange of gunfire occurred between two groups due to differing political views at a polling station in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, killing two and wounding one person on April 16, Hurriyet Daily News reported citing Doğan News …

Constitutional referendum kicks off in Turkey

Constitutional referendum kicks off in Turkey

A referendum on constitutional amendments that expand the powers of the president and abolish the post of the prime minister began in Turkey on Sunday morning. The vote has already began in 33 out of the country’s 81 provinces, at …

Turkey tests new landing ship

Turkey tests new landing ship

Today, the newest landing ship ‘Bayraktar’  was tested in the sea in Turkey. They test was recognized as successful and consistent with the terms of reference. Recall that in 2011, the Turkish Navy ordered the …

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

  The head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, called the desire of the West to interfere in the affairs of Turkey and Russia a long-term disease "This category of states imagine themselves …

Disagreements between former president and Turkish prime minister influenced war in Karabakh

Disagreements between former president and Turkish prime minister influenced war in Karabakh

On the eve of the referendum on the amendment to the Turkish constitution that will be held on April 16, the Turkish website ahaber.com published an article on the contradictions between the presidents and coalition governments in different …

Turkey sees no need for Cyprus to approve Israel gas pipeline

Turkey sees no need for Cyprus to approve Israel gas pipeline

A pipeline bringing gas from Israel’s Leviathan field to Turkey would need to pass through Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone

Turkey does not want to join EU after Brexit vote - media

Turkey does not want to join EU after Brexit vote - media

Turkey could turn its back on their 54-year campaign to join the EU after Brexit exposed the weakness of the disintegrating union, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's chief adviser Ilnur Cevik …

Turkish Prime Minister to resign if...

Turkish Prime Minister to resign if...

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said he would resign if there was any move towards a federal structure for Turkey after the upcoming referendum on April 16. “If there is any article on the federal system or …

Turkish Financial Experts Waiting for Referendum

Turkish Financial Experts Waiting for Referendum

Markets Brace for Volatility as Turks Mull Erdogan's New Powers

Fan disorder delays Lyon-Besiktas game in Europa League quarter-final (VIDEO)

Fan disorder delays Lyon-Besiktas game in Europa League quarter-final (VIDEO)

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Crowd disorder inside the stadium has delayed the kickoff in the Lyon-Besiktas Europa League quarterfinal first-leg game. The incidents followed fighting among rival French and Turkish fans earlier Thursday in Lyon.

US State Department concerned about #039quality of Turkey’s democracy#039

US State Department concerned about 'quality of Turkey’s democracy'

The US is concerned about the 'quality' of Turkey’s democracy, acting US Department of State Mark Toner said. "These are discussions that we have on a somewhat regular basis with the Turkish …

Putin and Erdogan hold telephone conversation

Putin and Erdogan hold telephone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the latest developments in Syria by phone, the Kremlin said. During the conversation, …

Erdogan: Turkey won#039t stop fighting terrorism

Erdogan: Turkey won't stop fighting terrorism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in his speech at a rally held in the province of Ordu that Turkey won't stop fighting against terrorism. At the same time, he noted that over the past year and ten months, …

Cavusoglu: there are no problems with charter flights from Russia

Cavusoglu: there are no problems with charter flights from Russia

Turkey sees no problems with charter flights from Russia, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. According to him, in the near future Turkish delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet …

 Mehmet Simsek and Nihat Zeybekci to arrive in Moscow on April 17

Mehmet Simsek and Nihat Zeybekci to arrive in Moscow on April 17

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek and Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci will arrive in Moscow on April 17, Turkish Ambassador to Moscow Huseyin Dirioz said. …