Erdo?an wants 400 deputies for his former AKP at Turkish elections

Disregarding opposition criticism of his direct involvement in politics, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an once again appealed for votes for his former Justice and Development Party (AKP) without explicitly giving the party?s name, declaring that ?400 lawmakers? are needed for a ?new Turkey.?  

US looks to see legal standards applied in Turkey's economy

The United States wants all governments to ensure the monitoring of corporate and financial activity is done in line with international legal standards, said deputy spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State Marie Harf on Feb. 5, upon a question about the seizure of a Turkish bank by a government body.