Turkey: Ankara shaken by twin bomb attack ahead of elections

Protesters that gathered on Saturday near Ankara’s main train station for a peaceful rally organized by several workers’ unions and other groups for increased democracy and an end to the violence between the Kurdish rebels and Turkey’s forces witnessed violence Read more

Turkey: Electoral body rejects polling stations change and combine-voting

Tension between political parties has been increasing ahead of the November 1 elections and the decision on Saturday by the country’s independent Supreme Election Board (YSK) to reject requests of some local election boards from districts in the eastern and Read more

Turkey: Erdoğan softens tone in first public appearance since the elections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Thursday urged political parties to fast-track the formation of a new cabinet, probably a coalition, following the June 7 parliamentary elections which saw the ruling party AKP lose its majority. Speaking at a graduation Read more