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A step backwards: Turkey passes law to tighten internet usage

government influence over the judiciary, is seen by Erdogan’s critics as an authoritarian response ... whose stability over the past decade has been based on Erdogan’s firm rule. The government says ... Erdogan’s warning that a “state within the state” will not be tolerated.In the eyes of Turkey’s opposition, ...

19/02/2014 - 09:20 - comment 0

Turkey cracks down on corruption, 350 police officers fired in Ankara

to curb the high level corruption probe that threatens Erdogan’s 11-year rule .The corruption investigation is believed to stem from the tension between Erdogan’s government and followers ... the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 350 police officers in Ankara - including top level ...

07/01/2014 - 11:21 - comment 0

Turkey: Istanbul police chief dismissed

Erdogan’s government as elections approached. ... in the investigation focused on Erdogan’s allies. ... Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogans government as elections approached. Police Chief Huseyin Capkin ...

19/12/2013 - 18:24 - comment 0

Turkey passes bill tightening control of judiciary

marks the biggest challenge yet to Erdogan’s 11-year rule ahead of March local elections. The judicial legislation is seen as Erdogan’s latest attempt to take control. Erodogan says the graft probe ... Gul - the former foreign minister in Erdogan’s party - to come into force. ...

15/02/2014 - 12:38 - comment 0

Erdogan: 'Teach protestors a lesson' in Turkey polls

an increasingly violent turn on Sunday as the demonstrations raised pressure on Erdogan’s government ... on Saturday, Erdogan’s AK Party said as tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators persistently ... Supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) were urged ...

09/06/2013 - 11:47 - comment 0

Turkish lira takes the plunge after Erdogan's 'unwise' twitter move

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to block access to Twitter nine days before local elections. The Turkish lira weakened following Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to block access to  ... AS, said Friday. Political tensions have escalated since the graft probe surrounding Erdogan’s ...

23/03/2014 - 03:14 - comment 0

The crisis persists: Turkey's stock markets are floundering and it's about more than corruption

as a corruption probe embroiled Erdogan’s cabinet and led to three ministerial resignations. The crisis threatens ... as a corruption probe embroiled Erdogan’s cabinet and led to three ministerial resignations. Turkey’s lira lost ... during Erdogan’s reign. “The underlying issue is that Erdogan is becoming more authoritarian and less ...

05/01/2014 - 05:01 - comment 0

Erdogan rejects 'dictator' label as Turkish protests continue for third night

to society.” Under Erdogan’s leadership, Turkey has boosted economic growth and raised its international ... security at risk. Police fired tear gas and water cannon Sunday at protesters who marched on Erdogan’s ... Taksim Square but the flashpoint shifted late Sunday to the area near Erdogan’s nearby Istanbul base.AFP ...

03/06/2013 - 08:36 - comment 0

Turkey blocks Twitter

evidence of corruption among Erdogan’s inner circle. The European Union commissioner for digital ... websites without a court ruling . Critics say Erdogan’s adoption of harsh measures is an attempt ... government has blocked access to Twitter just hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened ...

21/03/2014 - 09:18 - comment 0

Beware, Baghdad! It's not just the Kurds that want their independence

for president. If that’s a coincidence, it’s a significant one. Officials in Erdogan’s government have indicated ... Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party won 43 per cent of the vote , a good result ... will be the kingmakers. For them, any concern over Erdogan’s authoritarian bent pales next to securing an independent ...

05/07/2014 - 15:03 - comment 0