Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Watching Tuesday?s swearing-in ceremony for newly elected deputies, one could not help thinking that this is a parliament which truly represents the ?New Turkey,? and not the one the Justice and Development Party (AKP) talked about when it held the parliamentary majority and called the shots.
The decision of the Romanian Prime Minister to attend the opening of the first European Games in Baku on Friday was slammed by many in Romania, including the country's President.
Most leaders of EU countries have boycotted the opening of the games out of concern for Azerbaijan's human rights record.
According to Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is “the loser” of the June 7 parliamentary election and must resign from his post
What a difference a little geography will make. With 36 percent of the general vote taken in January 2015 Greece’s leftist SYRIZA points to a “people’s mandate”, whereas in neighboring Turkey 41 percent for the AKP party is a first-place showing, nevertheless, but one greeted with frowns by its supporters and jubilation by the opposition.