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.

Political parties should distance themselves from terrorist groups: Minister

Political parties should distance themselves from terrorist organizations if they don't want to be prosecuted, the justice minister has said amid calls from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) for the closure of the Peoples' Equality and Democracy Party (DEM Party) over its alleged ties to PKK.

Thousands of people gather to celebrate Nevruz

Thousands of people have marked Nevruz, a traditional festival that celebrates the arrival of spring, with colorful rituals across Türkiye, especially in the southeastern and eastern parts of the country.

Nevruz is marked as part of Kurdish, Iranian and Eurasia traditions in the second half of March as the first day of spring with colorful celebrations.

MHP leader urges Erdoğan to continue after 'finale' remarks

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has made a public call for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to continue his political journey, countering recent remarks by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader suggesting that upcoming elections would mark the "finale" for his career.