Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Erdogan files libel charges against opposition leader

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed charges against Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the opposition centre-left People's Republican Party (CHP), for "serious libel," Kilicdaroglu's spokesman told dpa by telephone on Tuesday.

Turkish opposition leader unharmed in convoy attacked, soldier killed

One soldier was killed and two injured when a convoy carrying the leader of Turkey's main opposition party was attacked Thursday in a rural, mountainous area of the country's north-east.

Turkey opposition leader fined 17,000 dollars for insulting Erdogan

The leader of Turkey's largest opposition party has been fined 50,000 liras (17,250 dollars) for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier this year, reports said Thursday, the latest in a string of similar cases.