Ex-ministers’ assets ‘could be confiscated

The head of a parliamentary panel into ex-ministers’ alleged graft suggests some of their assets could be seized if the officials are found to accrued unjust wealth With just days left until a key vote at a parliamentary panel on whether to send four former ministers allegedly involved in corruption to the Supreme Council, the head of the panel argued some assets of the ministers could be co

Şişli Mayor says Sarıgül forced him to resign with death threats

Mayor of Istanbul’s Şişli Municipality Hayri İnönü and his wife, Nazlı İnönü, gave their testimonies to the Istanbul Public Prosecutor on Dec. 30, 2014 concerning claims that they received threats on their lives by former Şişli Mayor Mustafa Sarıgül.

#ResistDavutoğlu, Kılıçdaroğlu says

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s decision to chair the cabinet meeting that will take place on Jan. 19 is a straightforward intervention against the Turkish state’s tradition, the leader of the main opposition has said, calling Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to resist for stopping such interventions into his authority.

2015: Neither a doomsday scenario nor a rosy picture on energy

The 2023 vision is of course very important in terms of serving as an “anchor” for government, business, civil society, international players and more importantly to us as individuals, as it provides a sense of the future direction and perspective. And as an overarching strategic framework, it should always shed light on our policy choices and business decisions.

‘I am not afraid, liars should be,’ detained Turkish journalist says

Turkish journalist and anchorwoman Sedef Kabaş has been released on probation after being detained for her tweet on Turkey’s now-closed graft probe. She has defended her stance, saying those who have to fear are “thieves, corrupted people and bribers.”