Justice and Development Party

Turkey’s Demiral to be suspended for two games over wolf gesture, German media report

Τurkey defender Merih Demiral is to be banned for two games by UEFA following a gesture he made during his side's last-16 win against Austria on Tuesday and will miss Saturday's Euro 2024 quarter-final against Netherlands, German media reported.

AKP appoints new heads for some provinces

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has replaced the heads of its provincial organizations in seven cities a day after a five-hour meeting of its executive committee.

The party on June 25 announced the appointment of new provincial heads for Adıyaman, Afyonkarahisar, Erzincan, Gaziantep, Kastamonu, Osmaniye and Zonguldak.

CHP delegation to meet finance minister for tax talks

A delegation from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) is set to meet with Treasury and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek in the coming days to propose reforms for a "fair tax system."

The decision was reached during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's landmark visit to the CHP headquarters, the first in 18 years.

Erdoğan visits CHP headquarters after 18 years to meet Özel

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the Republican People's Party (CHP) headquarters for the first time in 18 years on June 11 to meet with the main opposition leader Özgür Özel.

This visit follows Özel's earlier meeting with Erdoğan at the Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters on May 2, marking the first such interaction between the AKP and CHP leaders since 2016.

Erdoğan labels new constitution efforts 'national duty'

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his ruling Justice and Development Party's (AKP) proposal for a new constitution, deeming it a "national duty."

"Constitutions made without seeking compromise are crippled beyond birth, they are closer to producing a crisis," Erdoğan stated during an event in Istanbul on May 27.

Erdoğan hails young people’s role in Türkiye's development

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with a group of young people to celebrate the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day in Ankara on 19 May.

"May 19 is the symbol of freedom against slavery, hope against intimidation, and our nation's determination to live freely and independently against surrender," Erdoğan said during the event at the presidential complex in the capital.