Justice and Development (AK) Party spokesman Omer Celik said the country's human rights action plan will be prepared as part of the country’s judicial reform package.
The Turkish lira fell past 6.1 against the US dollar after the Supreme Election Council orders a rerun of Istanbul mayoral election for June 23.
Ahead of the June 24 #TurkeyElections, the governing AK Party’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the opposition CHP’s Muharrem Ince both hope to send Syrian refugees home, join the EU, and continue to press for Fetullah Gulen's extradition from the US.
A key question ahead of Turkey's elections on June 24 is who will the country's Kurds vote for?
Relations between Germany and Turkey—and by extension the EU—are unlikely to improve as the new coalition government in Germany takes shape.
Rewarding merit, honouring ethical guidelines and managing the performance of public employees will be key to ensuring that Turkey's institutions serve as a stabilizing force in society.
CNN Turk's Hande Firat was thrust into the limelight the night of the attempted coup when she broadcast Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's message to resist the coup. This is her story recounting the tragedy, and history, of July 15.
The two diplomats discussed war-torn Syria, the fight against terrorism as well as the Qatar crisis at the Prime Ministry Office in Istanbul, according to diplomatic sources.
The CHP submitted an application to annul Sunday's vote, objecting to the electoral board's decision to allow unstamped ballots. Turkey's Supreme Electoral Council will hear objections against Sunday's referendum today.
The High Electoral Board said it would accept ballots which have not been stamped "valid" by officials. The opposition CHP has slammed the decision.
Turkey's President Erdogan, Prime Minister Yildirim and CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu cast their ballots in their respective constituencies. Polls have closed and with 85% of the vote counted, "Yes" is at 53%.
An in-depth exploration of the constitutional changes that Turkey's citizens will be voting on in the upcoming referendum from TRT World's Managing Editor, Editor-at-Large and legal team.
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