turkish president Tag Archive

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...

The polls are wrong: one in two Turks won’t vote AKP

A 52 percent poll lead does not mean one in every two Turks would vote AK tomorrow. A year ago, Turkey’s AK Party won a third successive term in government. The victory came as...

He’s going

Abdullah Gül announces plans to visit the Armenian capital...

Headscarves at universities

Questions about secularism as the government tries to lift the headscarf ban...

A time to be rational

Turkey votes yes in its first referendum in two decades...

The judge who never smiles

Grumpy Ahmet Necdet Sezer is delighted to be leaving office...

Now we know – again

The AK Party nominates the same man again for president...

So, what’s next?

Yesterday, Turkey's Electoral Commission officially confirmed the results of last Sunday's election....

Closure

Erdoğan talks plans for the presidential election re-run...