Justice and Development Party (AKP)

Housing boom rings alarm bells

The hike in housing prices is well above the average inflation, according to Central Bank data, whereas dramatic falls in sales, especially in mortgaged sales, are being experienced as investors are irritated by the falling demand and increased interest rates Housing construction has been a significant tool in the rise of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government.

Israel waiting for gesture

“The heart has reasons that reason cannot know” is a famous saying of French philosopher Blaise Pascal. It was quoted by Yaşar Yakış, former foreign minister during the first Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, when he visited the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) last week to speak at a closed event.

Turkish PM calls on HDP to free children abducted by PKK

PM Erdoğan says the HDP should take role in getting back kidnapped children from the outlawed PKK or the government will launch alternative plans to the ongoing peace process Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has delivered an ultimatum-like statement to the pro-Kurdish party represented at Parliament, saying it should work for the release of a group of children abducted by the outlaw