Turkey issued presidential decrees on Sunday reshaping key political, military and bureaucratic institutions as part of the transformation to a powerful executive presidency triggered by last month’s election.
Turkey and Pakistan have finalized a deal for the sale of 30 multi-role and all-weather TAI/AgustaWestland T129 ATAK attack helicopters in an agreement that has been billed as one of Ankara’s largest single defense industry exports.
Iran's Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian-Fard said on Thursday that among 15 neighboring states of Iran, Turkey is the most important one with which it plans to have $30 billion trade volume.
Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan ushered in the new, executive presidential system he had long campaigned for by putting his son-in-law in charge of the economy and promising a greater overhaul of the country to achieve greater development.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he would name the cabinet he has selected on Monday, as he renewed a promise to tackle what he called the “structural problems” of the country’s economy.
Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for nearly 350 people, including soldiers, on suspicion of affiliation to a movement led by US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey ordered the detention of 331 soldiers on Friday in two operations targeting alleged supporters of the US-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated an attempted coup two years ago, state media and Istanbul police said.
Turkish military aircraft have killed nearly a dozen members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group when they separately carried out a string of airstrikes against terrorist hideouts in Iraq's northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region as well as southeastern Turkey.