A total of 12 political parties have withdrawn from the June 7 parliamentary elections in Turkey, with 11 of them not submitting their lists of nomination candidates by April 7.
A senior executive of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) was taken into custody in Ankara on April 7 before being transferred to Istanbul as part of an ongoing investigation.
The main opposition CHP has named Selina Doğan Özuzun on top of its candidate list for the June 7 elections. She'll represent all minorities
550 candidates of Turkey's Republican People's Party (CHP) represent the most inclusive list of candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary elections in comparison with other important political parties, a party official has said, informing that 20 percent of candidates are female with many of them having the chance to be elected.
Turkey's main opposition CHP has fielded a Roma politician as its candidate from a western Turkish province for the upcoming general elections, marking a “milestone” for the Roma community in both Turkey and Europe.
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, a former presidential candidate and the former head of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), will run for parliament from the ranks of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), in a surprising move.
AKP candidate list for the upcoming general election included figures from Erdoğan’s inner circle, who will likely be taking a seat at parliament for the first time as lawmakers.
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Political polarization has escalated in Turkey as the country is heading for a critical parliamentary elections on June 7.
Parties from all sides of Turkey’s political spectrum race to get their final candidate lists in order prior to a pre-electoral deadline
Demirtaş says the HDP will not facilitate the presidential system as it would mean giving away 40-years of effort to President Erdoğan
Energy Minister Yıldız, who once accused a cat of sabotaging Turkey's local elections, has vowed to keep lights on during upcoming general elections
CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has questioned why an autopsy report for slain prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz has been declared secret
All political parties running for the upcoming parliamentary elections have been working intensely to finalize their candidates as a April 7 deadline to submit their candidate lists to the Supreme Election Board (YSK) approaches
A staunchly pro-government newspaper has stirred controversy by claiming that the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, was poisoned by his long-time comrade İsmet İnönü.
A spectacular social media war has begun, with Turkey’s pro-gov’t ‘trolls’ losing the latest battle against an apparently more organized virtual opposition.
The contradictions within the government’s economic policies mean it is too difficult to even post a growth rate as low as 2 percent, prominent economist Kemal Derviş has told daily Hürriyet.
Turkish foreign policy needs a new start at once, especially after the historical deal between Iran and the world powers, says Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP).
A resolution which gives the Labor Ministry the authority to make it necessary for mine companies to build safe rooms has been put into a workplace security package with the efforts of Turkey’s opposition parties.
Turkish President Erdoğan gives an indirect order to the government abolish private security and draft in more police to guard public institutions.
There still has not been a forensic report made public about the killing of prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz on March 31
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