Justice and Development Party

‘Istanbul’s Bosphorus under risk due to global climate change’

With the possibility that the sea level in Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait might rise by 3 to 5 meters, there are fears that buildings along the strait's shore might submerge if the temperature increases by 3 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, according to a parliamentary report.

Turkey Passes Bill Allowing Probes Into Public-Sector Job Applicants

Members of Turkey's parliament at a meeting at the Grand National Assembly in Ankara, 2 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR

The bill was passed by the votes of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP and by MPs from his far-right ally, the Nationalist Movement Party, MHP.

Erdoğan to outline AKP’s road map for 2023 at convention

President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chairman Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will reveal a comprehensive manifestation about his party's objectives in the coming period including a road map for 2023, the year Turkey will celebrate its centennial and hold parliamentary and presidential elections.

Proper political climate needed for brand-new constitution: CHP

A majority of the Turkish population believes that Turkey needs a new constitution, but it must be written within a suitable political climate, the head of the main opposition party has said, in reaction to the government's calls for the political parties to join their efforts to renew the charter.