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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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to be cautious of scammers around him.
The Oyo State Muslim Community on Wednesday appealed to the federal government and the National Assembly to intervene in the ongoing controversy surrounding the use of hijabs by female Muslim students at the University of Ibadan International School.
Former England international midfielder Joe Cole has hailed former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama as one of the best shot stoppers that he has played with.
As the 2018 Mutual Benefits National Open Badminton Championship hots up, one of the players, Aliyu Alhaji Shehu has promised his fans, a shot at the title.
Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has said he is excited to return to the Super Eagles after he was first called up three years ago.
Super Eagles face a big challenge to fill the void caused by the absence of injured striker Odion Ighalo, team spokesman Toyin Ibitoye has admitted.
A man suspected to have tried vandalising an oil pipeline Gbaga axis of Ogijo, in Ogun State was discovered dead by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
El-Kanemi Technical Adviser, Imama Amapakabo, has paid the price of keeping two jobs, following the club’s decision not to renew his contract ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football Season (NPFL).
Oluwatobi Bakre is one of the most talked about ex-housemates of the 2018 Big Brother Naija Reality TV show also known as Double Wahala.
The Osun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the National Judicial Council to probe the sudden relocation of the sitting of the Osun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to Abuja.