Turkey has filed an official lawsuit against a former French diplomat, accusing him of inciting an act of assassination against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the results of a recent constitutional referendum tipped the power scale in favor of the Turkish leader’s side.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow, Tehran, and Ankara are continuing cooperation on consolidating a nation-wide ceasefire in Syria, adding that the trio are working on joint mechanisms to punish those violating the truce.
Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said on Friday it was making a court appeal against the decision by the High Electoral Board (YSK) to accept unstamped ballots in the tightly contested referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wide new powers.
Istanbul police Wednesday detained several leftist activists involved in demonstrations against the 'Yes' victory in the referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan powers, a party and reports said.
Turkey's minister for European Union affairs has rejected violation accusations raised against the national electoral board that supervised a plebiscite on changes in the constitution, describing the move as “politically motivated”.
Turkey's opposition on Tuesday demanded the annulment of a contentious referendum that approved sweeping constitutional changes boosting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, claiming blatant vote-rigging.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a historic referendum Sunday that will greatly expand the powers of his office, although opposition parties questioned the outcome and said they would challenge the results.
Turkey's top politicians made a final effort Saturday to sway undecided voters in a frenetic end to a bitterly-contested campaign in the referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country would re-evaluate or suspend all agreements under its controversial refugee deal with the European Union in case the 28-nation bloc does not grant Turkish citizens visa-free travel through most of Europe.
Turkey on Sunday votes in a tightly-contested referendum on expanding the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that will shape its political system for the next generation and determine the key NATO member's future relationship with the West.