Constitution Comeback: Davutoğlu Pledges Reforms and Erdoğan Calls for Powers

Constitution Comeback: Davutoğlu Pledges Reforms and Erdoğan Calls for Powers

*Source: RAŞİT AYDOĞAN /POOL/EPA © Constitution Comeback: Davutoğlu Pledges Reforms and Erdoğan Calls for Powers Using more unified language than has been common of late, Prime...

News of the Week, January 4th, 2016

News of the Week, January 4th, 2016

*Source: Yahoo News © News of the Week, January 4th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Vigil...

News of the Week, January 25th, 2016

News of the Week, January 25th, 2016

*Source: EPA © News of the Week, January 25th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Vice President Biden Visits Turkey US Vice...

Government Forces Disperse Crowd Protesting Mining Project in Artvin Wildlife Area

Government Forces Disperse Crowd Protesting Mining Project in Artvin Wildlife Area

*Source: Hürriyet © Government Forces Disperse Crowd Protesting Mining Project in Artvin Wildlife Area Government forces have reportedly dispersed a crowd of protesters in the Cerattepe...

Bozkır: Turkey won’t Take Back Migrants Already on Greek Islands

Bozkır: Turkey won’t Take Back Migrants Already on Greek Islands

*Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs © Bozkır: Turkey won’t Take Back Migrants Already on Greek Islands Turkey’s EU Minister Volkan Bozkır has stressed the readmission deal...

Move to Strip Parliamentary Immunities Pushes forward with Shocking Opposition Support

Move to Strip Parliamentary Immunities Pushes forward with Shocking Opposition Support

*Source: Al-monitor © Move to Strip Parliamentary Immunities Pushes forward with Shocking Opposition Support Turkey’s main opposition party the Republic People’s party (CHP) has expressed...

Turkey declares state of emergency

Turkey declares state of emergency

*Source: Bianet © Turkey declares state of emergency After Friday’s coup attempt, which led to the killing of almost 300 civilians, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

*Source: AP © Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens On January 2, Saudi Arabia executed 47 men convicted of terrorism and political activism. Among the executed was also...

Civilians Trapped and Journalist Shot; What’s going on in Cizre?

Civilians Trapped and Journalist Shot; What’s going on in Cizre?

*Source: ANF © Civilians Trapped and Journalist Shot; What’s going on in Cizre? Dozens of injured civilians from the Cudi neighbourhood of Cizre have been trapped...

EU’s ‘Turkey Progress Report’ Issues Criticisms: State Violence in the East and Refugee Crisis the Elephants in the Room

EU’s ‘Turkey Progress Report’ Issues Criticisms: State Violence in the East and Refugee Crisis the Elephants in the Room

*Source: Today’s Zaman © EU’s ‘Turkey Progress Report’ Issues Criticisms: State Violence in the East and Refugee Crisis the Elephants in the Room The EU’s progress...