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Kurtulmuş plans October talks on constitutional proposal

Contextual discussions on the government's long-pending proposal for a new constitution will commence in October, Parliament Speaker Numan Kurtulmuş has announced amid a flurry of negotiations with political parties.

Kurtulmuş concluded his inaugural round of consultations with representatives from various parties.

Parliament’s foreign affairs committee approves Sweden's NATO bid

The Turkish Parliament's foreign affairs committee on Tuesday gave the green light for Sweden's NATO membership.

Following the approval at the committee on Dec. 26, the protocol will now be submitted to the general assembly for a vote. Simple majority of the 600 lawmakers will suffice for the ratification of the bid.

Bahçeli calls to cut treasury aid to DEM Party amid row over PKK attacks

Nationalist Movement Party's (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has launched a scathing critique against the Peoples' Equality and Democracy Party (DEM Party) in the aftermath of last week's deadly PKK attacks, arguing that Treasury aid to the party should be immediately severed.

Turkish MP has a Heart Attack after Asking Allah to Punish the Jews

A Turkish lawmaker suffered a heart attack after asking Allah to punish the Jews and their supporters.

MP from the Felicity Party Hasan Bitmez fainted today in the Turkish Mejlis - seconds after finishing his speech from the parliamentary rostrum.

"You will not escape the wrath of Allah," were the last words from the rostrum of the 54-year-old MP.

Felicity, Future parties form joint group in parliament

The Felicity Party and the Future Party have agreed to form a joint group in the Turkish parliament.

The new group, represented under the umbrella of the Felicity Party, will be led by Selçuk Özdağ, the Muğla deputy of the Future Party. According to the agreement, each party will have a representative as the group's vice-chair.