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  • Insecurity threatens planned Turkey poll
    August 25, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the country will go to the polls again in November, after talks to form a coalition government in the wake of June’s inconclusive […]

  • Turkey boosts border security after suicide attack
    July 22, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    The Turkish government has announced it will step up border security following Monday’s suicide bombing in the town of Suruc, on the border with Syria. In a statement, the prime […]

  • Turkey courts deal successive blows to AK Party
    July 17, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Following the AK Party losing its majority in Turkey’s parliament in June elections, the country’s courts have dealt it a series of legal blows. The rulings are seen as a […]

  • Turkish economy hit by Greek crisis
    July 6, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish financial markets are among the worst hit in the face of its Greek neighbor’s troubles and the Turkish lira has hit record lows. The impact is seen as a […]

  • Turkey’s AKP party struggles to mend internal rift
    June 12, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    In the wake of its worst-ever electoral setback, Turkey’s former ruling party, the AKP, faces a protracted analysis of what went wrong during its parliamentary election campaign — a debate […]

  • Turkey’s ruling party mulls next move after electoral setback
    June 9, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Coalition talks will dominate Turkey in the coming weeks after voters thwarted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s plans to capture a supermajority, change the constitution and extend his grip on power. […]

  • Turkey election down to Erdogan agenda
    June 6, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s ruling party looks as if it will remain in the majority in parliament in this weekend’s elections, with polls indicating it has a strong lead over its rivals. But […]

  • Armenians make history in Turkish election
    May 30, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish voters go to the polls next month in an election buffeted by concerns about slowing economic growth and mounting worry over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly autocratic policies. But […]