executive presidency Tag Archive

Turkey calls a referendum on an executive presidency

Plans to grant President Erdoğan sweeping new powers will be put to a public vote in April...

Track Turkey’s executive presidency bill through parliament

Follow as MPs vote on each clause of proposals to grant President Erdoğan sweeping executive powers ...

Amid surveillance, Turkish MPs debate more powers for Erdoğan

Voter intimidation and opposition excitement dominate first full day of parliament debate on executive presidency system...

Will the MHP back Erdoğan’s executive presidency?

Nationalist leader Devlet Bahçeli is trying to force through a reform unpopular with his party’s grassroots...

Explainer: Turkey’s new presidential system

A comprehensive briefing on Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's plans to introduce an executive presidency to Turkey...

Erdoğan the impartial

Unusually, Turkey’s president uses the ceremonial trappings of his office to urge consensus...

An interior minister bows out

Efkan Ala's departure illustrates the direction in which power flows within Turkey's cabinet...

Davutoğlu out

Turkey’s transition to an executive presidency is complete...

All the king’s horses

Turkey’s new cabinet clearly signals the shift in power from the prime minister to the president...

Turkey’s free and unfair election

Last Sunday's result astonished us all, even though it was what the people of Turkey voted for. That doesn't mean it was fair. ...