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President Tayyip Erdogan filed criminal complaints Wednesday against the leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and 72 other CHP lawmakers for allegedly insulting him with a cartoon they shared on social media.
Turkey on Friday formally arrested a former opposition lawmaker over alleged links to the group blamed for the 2016 attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported.
Turkish Police raided the office of a left-wing opposition news website on Thursday, breaking into the office and searching the newsroom, the group said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday celebrated winning five more years in office with sweeping new powers after a decisive election victory, as his main rival accepted the outcome despite bitter complaints over the conduct of the campaign.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition.
Turks were voting Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival Muharrem Ince on Saturday traded blows in mass rallies on the final day of campaigning for Turkey's most fiercely contested elections in years.
The chief rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this weekend's presidential polls on Thursday vowed to transform Turkey as he rallied hundreds of thousands of people in one of the biggest opposition election rallies in years.
The waves of the Black Sea lap peacefully on the shore of the Turkish coastal village of Karaburun outside Istanbul. Not far away, water buffalo peacefully graze on green pastures.
Turkey’s top court has rejected the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) appeal to cancel recent changes to the country’s electoral law, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday.
California Highway Patrol (CHP) police are more concerned about the impact of smoking marijuana on vehicle drivers, a TV report said on Thursday.
A call by the Turkish opposition to hold a televised debate ahead of next month’s snap elections was rejected on Monday by President Recep Erdogan.
The Turkish parliament has approved a motion to extend the ongoing state of emergency for three more months, a state media organisation reported.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections in Turkey for June 24, bringing the polls forward by over a year-and-a-half to sharply accelerate the transition to a new presidential system.
A Turkish prosecutor ordered the detention of the head of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) and 10 other leaders of the doctors’ union on Tuesday, after the body criticised Turkey’s military operation in north Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is suing the leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for 380,000 dollars, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Friday.
Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have constituted a panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the partial collapse of the new University Library building being constructed by Dutum Construction Company Limited.
Juventus have been left worrying over the future of Sami Khedira after the Germany midfielder was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.
Former Everton and Super Eagles Captain Joseph Yobo has heaped praises on the performance of Bayern Munich full-back, Joshua Kimmich following the goalless draw with Liverpool on Tuesday Night.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has reported plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to ‘use’ the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the forthcoming elections in Borno, Adamawa and Kaduna states.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said his government respects all the people of the state.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber killed two police officers and wounded three more while he was being pursued near Cairo's famed Khan el-Khalili tourist marketplace.
Flying Eagles influential midfielder Afeez Aremu will miss the remaining matches of the ongoing 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in the Niger Republic due to injury.
Christian Chukwu has called on the coach of the Flying Eagles, Paul Aigbogun, to ensure he makes corrections to his team ahead of the FIFA U20 world cup in Poland later this year.
Ethiopia has said some 1,000 fighters with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group have given up arms and entered rehabilitation camps, according to state media.
A self acclaimed female Army officer, Mary-Jane Uwachua, 30, who allegedly assaulted two bank security guards, was on Thursday, brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.