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Turkey's PM Davutoglu says he will not seek a new term

By Agencies

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party will hold a fresh leadership election later this month, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday.

Davutoglu announced he would not stand in the vote for the party chairmanship, a role he currently holds alongside the premiership, meaning he will also be replaced as prime minister. 76 more words

Middle East

Turkey PM announces resignation

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at an extraordinary congress of his ruling AK Party later this month. 393 more words

Politics

Turkey To Make Secularism Part of New Constitution

World | Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:08am EDT

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  Reuters

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu attends a news conference after visiting Nizip refugee camp near Gaziantep, Turkey , April 23, 2016. 301 more words

Turkey about to conclude a deal with Israel on 'all issues': Turkish official

Istanbul: Turkey is about to conclude a deal with Israel on “all issues”, a Turkish official said on Tuesday, a sign the two former allies may be moving toward a compensation agreement for the killing of 10 Turkish activists by Israeli commandos in 2010.

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Politics

Dangers In The Middle East: Erdogan And Turkey's Rise

So I figured there should be a series on this because there’s plenty of dangers and they are all part of a beautiful harmony with each playing its own special part to usher in a new generation of trouble for the world. 770 more words

News And Current Affairs

Kurdish HDP Party calls shooting of human rights lawyer a "planned assassination" -- expecting violence in Turkey

Reuters

A woman is comforted by another at a hospital morgue where killed Bar Association President Tahir Elci is brought for an autopsy in Kurdish dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, November 28, 2015. 489 more words

Elections

Sunday saw Turkey hold its second general election in less than five months. It was big story for us, TRT World, and yours truly was the main anchor for the first half of the night. 339 more words

Istanbul 2015