The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) saw an increase to its votes in Turkey’s southeastern provinces in the April 16 constitutional referendum, even though many provinces prevailed a majority “no” result.
Some 51.3 percent of the more than 58 million Turkish voters said “yes” to the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) constitutional amendment package in a tight race to decide on whether to shift to an executive presidential system
The leaders of Turkey’s political parties cast their votes on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency
The Supreme Election Board (YSK) controversially announced on April 16 that it would accept unsealed ballot papers in the voting for the constitutional referendum.
Main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu says the election board has breached a major rule, changing the rules during the game, adding that the results would not produce a social contract
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The referendum on April 16 will mark another turning point or, rather, crossroads in Turkey’s political history.
Around 55 million Turkish citizens will be eligible to vote on April 16 in a long-awaited referendum on profound constitutional changes
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said on April 14 that remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım refuting a “federal state structure” with the constitutional amendments are satisfactory.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has urged party members not to disturb "yes" voters if no votes prevail in the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 15 that he cannot equate “yes” and “no” votes of the charter referendum in the same equation, but stressed that he will appreciate “no” voters
Both the “yes” and “no” camps have visibly geared up their campaigns with harsh rhetoric and reciprocal accusations with just three days until one of Turkey’s most important referendums ever
On April 13, just days from the constitutional referendum in Turkey, the media attack by the “yes” front reached a new peak.
The Turkish General Staff stated on April 14 that it is investigating main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s visit to a military base in the western province of Balıkesir, where he was greeted by a guard of honor.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has failed to provide sufficient answers to the question of why the proposed constitutional amendments are necessary, main opposition Republican People’s Party (AKP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
A deputy from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has asked in a parliamentary question about the sharp rise in Turkey’s main stock exchange Borsa Istanbul on April 10, claiming that Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci had already forecasted this rise.
Over the past week or so, the main theme of President Tayyip Erdoğan’s referendum campaign has transformed from promoting the benefits of the constitutional shift consolidating all executive power in presidential hands to bashing the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
Deniz Yücel, a German-Turkish journalist for Die Welt newspaper who has been under arrest since February, has married his fiancée in jail, daily Cumhuriyet has reported
An employee with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality was suspended from duty on April 13 after sharing a post on social media saying that the wives and daughters of naysayers in the charter referendum were “halal” for “yes” voters as “spoils of war.”
The leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), has slammed advisors of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for suggesting a federal structure if yes' votes pervail in the upcoming charter referendum.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey will go to polls this Sunday to vote on a package of constitutional amendments that introduces a major shift to an executive presidential system from the current parliamentary system.
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