Category: MURAT YETKİN
President Tayyip Erdoğan effectively started his campaign for re-election in November 2019 with a series of speeches on Aug. 7-9 in the Black Sea cities of Rize, Trabzon and Giresun
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Aug. 11 accused the ruling AKP of launching a “smear campaign” against him in an attempt to obscure an AKP member’s controversial remarks on “founding a new state.”
The killing of 15-year-old boy by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Black Sea province of Trabzon on Aug. 11 has been condemned by Turkish society and the political parties
A main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy chair denied on Aug. 12 that party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu called on foreigners not to visit Turkey, a claim that triggered heavy government criticism
Among the eight sprinters lined up at the start of the world 200 meters final and the 56,000 people in the crowd watching, only one man probably thought Ramil Guliyev would be the winner, and that was the Turkish athlete himself
As the world’s top hazelnut producer, Turkey should be the first country that announces hazelnut prices and have a strong voice in setting these prices, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is planning to erect a monument in the western province of Çanakkale, marking the five-day congress it will hold from Aug. 26 to 30 to criticize the current state of justice in Turkey.
The ruling AKP has intensified its criticism of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu by accusing him of acting as “the mouthpiece of foreign lobbies operating against Turkey.”
Imprisoned Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has called on his party to participate in the “justice congress” that the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is set to hold late August.
Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) spokesperson Mahir Ünal has said Ayhan Oğan, a former AKP Central Decision Making and Executive Council (MKYK) member, should give an account for his controversial remarks on “founding a new state” before the party adopts any measures against him
A deputy from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has been sued multiple times for calling the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, which left 250 people dead, a “play.”
The National Police Directorate has denied the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) claims of collection of unlawful intelligence via an illegal organization called the “Presidential National Security Institution.”
Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on their scheduled dates in 2019, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Deputy Chair Mahir Ünal has stated, amid speculation that the government is planning to call a snap election.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy Gürsel Tekin has proposed up to six year jail terms for those who deliberately kill animals.
The government is carrying out intelligence activities via illegal and false organizations, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Chair Bülent Tezcan has stated, showing a court document requesting information from an organization called the “Presidential National Security Unit.”
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) should manage prospective changes within the party organizations in the healthiest way, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated on Aug. 9, reiterating his determination to reboot the party following the narrow result in Turkey’s April 16 referendum.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which is a political ally of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is outraged over recent remarks by an AKP deputy.
Addressing his Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) branch members in his Black Sea hometown of Rize on Aug. 7, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said the 2019 elections will be “difficult” and stressed that the party organization should work even harder
Some 35,647 inmates are continuing their education in prisons in Turkey, the former Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said in an answer to a parliamentary question submitted by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP)
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has “hurt the souls of 80 million people” living in Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
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