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Turkish main opposition objects to ruling AKP's letter to Kerry, writes its own

Two leading members of the Turkey-United States Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group took initiative and penned a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in which they focused on the plight of fundamental freedoms in Turkey, contrary to what had been suggested by some 88 members of the group, led by its chair from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Istanbul Municipality approves Bosphorus tunnel mega-project

A three-level, sub-sea tunnel project, was recently announced by Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu, has been approved by the Istanbul Municipality.

Supported by a joint report by the Development and Public Works Commission and the Transportation and Traffic Commission, the project was the main issue on the municipal council's agenda on March 11.

Ruling party MP apologizes over tweet insulting one of the founders of Turkish Republic

A ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy has caused consternation by retweeting an insulting post about former President ?smet ?nönü, one of the founders of the Turkish Republic, triggering reactions even from her own fellow party members.