Category Archives: Science and Technology

Turkey’s main opposition leader meets EU envoys

Turkey's main opposition leader on Thursday met ambassadors of the EU countries.Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP), held a one-and-a-half hour long meeting which was closed to the press.Ozturk Yilmaz, the deputy head of C...

Turkish parliament revokes seat of HDP deputy

Parliament revoked the seat of an opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputy on Thursday.Leyla Zana lost her seat due to failing to properly take her oath of office, as well as rampant absenteeism after missing over 200 legislative sessions.Parl...

US verdict on Turkish banker ‘politically motivated’

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dubbed the U.S. court conviction of a former Turkish banker as politically motivated.Speaking at the "Justice Council" in the capital Ankara, Erdogan said: They [U.S.] had no respect for law and legislation.T...

Turkey’s president meets opposition party leader

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday met an opposition leader who has agreed to from an alliance with the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party for the 2019 elections.Erdogan received the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahcel...

Turkey: Over 48,000 FETO suspects remanded in 2017

A total of 48,305 people were remanded in custody across Turkey in 2017 for suspected links with the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, the interior minister said Tuesday."The number of arrests is nearly th...

TURKEY SET TO EXTEND STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR ANOTHER 3 MONTHS

Turkey is set to extend the state of emergency for another three months, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said.Bozdag told reporters following a cabinet meeting that the government will extend the state of emergency once again as advised by the