World Bulletin / News Desk
Two politicians who recently joined the ranks of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) were assigned to senior positions after a reshuffle of the party's administration earlier this week.
Voice of the People Party (HAS Party) leader Numan Kurtulmuş, who joined the AK Party through a merger of the two parties, and a former leader of the Democrat Party (DP), Süleyman Soylu, assumed crucial roles in the AK Party, which is undergoing a restructuring following the party's latest congress.
Kurtulmuş was named deputy chairman of the AK Party, responsible for economic affairs, while the former DP leader was appointed deputy chairman to lead research and development projects.
The two names were added to the party roster at the AK Party's fourth ordinary congress, held on Sunday in Ankara.
An operation is currently underway with police raiding Koza-Ipek, a business that has close tiled to US based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
'Turkey, in terms of combating ISIL and dealing with the inflow of Syria refugees, has been above and beyond what we might expect,” says State Dept.
Journalists accused of helping a 'terrorist organization' however the identification of which one has been held.
Move could signal thaw in relations, frozen since Israel’s deadly 2010 raid on Gaza-bound aid flotilla
Senior AKP official says lawmakers need to discuss the parliamentary motion of extending Turkish military's mandate to take action in Iraq and Syria
Decision comes after a surge in violence in the southeast between Turkish security forces and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)
Monday dailies cover Victory Day celebrations and reported PKK attacks in southeastern Turkey
A roadside bomb planted by the PKK has claimed the life of a thirteen year old boy
Leaders say government to take measures to bar any fraud or public disturbance on Nov. 1 when Turkey heads back to polls in renewed general election
Three guards injured as freight wagons roll down embankment in powerful blast
Turkish jets have joined in coalition strikes against ISIL
No information regarding the identity of 14 ISIL supporters who have been arrested in the south of Turkey has been given provided
A deputy from the ruling AK party bFirst headscarf-wearing woman named minister in Turkeyecomes the first minister wearing a headscarf in the history of Turkey.
Having cancelled visa-free entry for Libyan nationals, Turkey now looks to introduce electronic visas
Two police officers amongst a group were targeted by PKK members as they left hospital in Sanliurfa, south east Turkey