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Yildirim may become Turkey's parliament speaker

Turkish Prime Minister Binadi Yildirim may become speaker of the country’s parliament, Turkish media reported. Yildirim explained that if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan nominates him for …

Turkish President inauguration to be held on July 9

The inauguration ceremony of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be held on July 9. The oath ceremony of members of the Turkish Parliament of the 27th convocation will be held on July 8, Turkish media …

Turkey extends state of emergency for 3-more months

Turkish Parliament ratified on Thursday a prime ministry motion, extending the ongoing state of emergency in Turkey for three months. The sixth extension will become effective from Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. The …

Turkey's parliament to investigate Islamophobia in Europe

Turkey's parliamentary subcommittee will begin to investigate Islamophobic attacks targeting Muslims in Western countries, which will later be compiled in a detailed report. The commission will begin to work on January 9 to examine …

 Ankara on conflict with Washington: it's temporary

A speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ismail Kahraman, commented on the recent diplomatic tensions in Ankara's relations with Washington, saying that they have a temporary nature and the crisis would be settled …

Turkey's main opposition party to stay in parliament

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has decided not to withdraw from parliament over Sunday's referendum, a party spokesman said, Jerusalem Post reports citing CNN Turk television. Earlier on …

Turkish deputies brawl during debate in parliament

Scuffles have broken out at Turkey’s parliament amid debates over a controversial bill on constitutional amendments, which would expand the powers of the president. Turkish lawmakers got engaged in physical violence, pushing each …

Turkish parliament approves reduction of president's term

The Turkish parliament's General Assembly accepted the fourth article, proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), local media reports. The article dictates that the presidential elections and general elections …