referendum in Turkey

Erdogan rejoins Turkey ruling party

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejoined the Justice and Development Party (AKP) after a nearly three-year absence, following his narrow victory in last month's referendum boosting the presidential office. …

EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences

European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that after talks with EU …

PACE to reopen monitoring process against Turkey

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has decided to reopen a political monitoring process against Turkey following the April 16 referendum on constitutional reform. The assembly gathered Tuesday in France's …

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 …

Experts: Presidential Turkey has a great future ahead

Turkey is entering a new historical reality. The results of recent referendum showed that the Turkish citizens have voted for the country's transition to the presidential form of government: 51.4% of voters voted for it, while 48.8% - against …

EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

Turkey could hold a referendum on its long-stalled EU membership bid, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. He also stated that the European Union had been violating its commitments for 54 years. The Sunday referendum in Turkey may …