Israel is perpetrating genocide in Gaza, said Erdogan, adding “Eventually the right will prevail and the oppressor will go to hell”
Turkey's Constitutional Court rejects an appeal by opposition parties that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan should resign to run for president
Erdogan said he will not act according to conventions. Rather, he will act according to the constitution.
Turkey's pro-Kurdish presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtas called for new constitution during his campaign launch in Istanbul.
Erdogan's lawyer however confirmed the sum was returned at the request of the prime minister.
The current charter, the product of a 1980 army coup, still bears the marks of military tutelage, despite numerous revisions.
The former head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said he wants to fight polarization in Turkish society.
The shortsightedness of the owners of Kemalist arrogance immediately became clear with the hubris syndrome. If the Kemalist elitism in Turkey has lost its dignity to a great extent, the reason for it should be, along with many other reasons, being enslaved to their arrogance.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will enter the presidential race as the favorite.
The pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party nominated its co-chairman, Selahattin Demirtas, for the Aug. 10 presidential elections.
Benal Yazgan, the head of the Women Party Initiative stated that what they want is to take the initiative a step further and turn it into a political party.
Turkey's president Abdullah Gul announced he will not stand in the forthcoming presidential election due on August 10.
Republican People's Party (CHP) lawmaker Suheyl Batum may emerge as a challenger to both expected favorite Prime Minister Revep Tayyip Erdogan and the joint candidate of Turkey's two main opposition parties Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu in the August presidential elections.
According to presidential election law, a candidate should hold Turkish nationality, be older than forty, and hold a university degree.
The pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party's Selahattin Demirtas announced his candidacy saying "I would like to (be) perceived as the candidate of all the oppressed and the neglected groups in Turkey".
"We seek not a polarized, confrontational Turkey but a peaceful Turkey," Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu told reporters in Ankara in his first public statement since his candidature was announced.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the government is considering lowering the minimum age candidates can stand in parliamentary elections to 18.
Pro-Kurdish opposition party says parliamentary debate on censure clashes with meeting on local elections in Agri
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahceli meets with party leaders on election strategies
We will submit a motion on an inquiry into Turkish PM Erdogan next week, says the main opposition's deputy chief
Turkey attaches strong importance to the protection of permanent stability in the Black Sea region, Davutoglu says