Category: MURAT YETKİN
Three days after his name was circulated as a possible candidate against President Tayyip Erdoğan in the 2019 election, former President Abdullah Gül asked on May 5 for his name to not be used in daily political debate
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Muharrem İnce, who had in the past challenged party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has once again called for an extraordinary general assembly to hold a leadership election.
Former President Abdullah Gül has dismissed speculation that he could run in the coming presidential elections against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, while giving messages of solidarity against “serious threats from abroad.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has filed complaints against 10 members of Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK) over a controversial decision it made in the April 16 constitutional referendum.
The governor’s office in the southeastern province of Şırnak has said the police officers who caused the death of two children by an accident in the Silopi district were not intoxicated, refuting claims of the residents of the area.
The humanitarian conditions in prisons are deteriorating day by day, a Republican People’s Party (CHP) sub-commission investigating prison conditions has stated after conducting interviews with imprisoned journalist in Istanbul’s Silivri Prison.
The commission formed to investigate Turkey’s failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt will ask for information from the National Intelligence Agency (MİT) and the Turkish General Staff regarding the thwarted coup.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has urged opposition leaders to participate in a parliamentary process to appoint seven members of the Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK), as the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) announced they would boycott the procedure.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed dissident voices among the party’s cadre, amid works on a road map for the upcoming presidential election, in a bid to “hold 49 percent of the ‘no’ votes together.”
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
Former Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Deniz Baykal made a call regarding Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the current CHP chair, saying, “If he is not going to be a presidential candidate, then he should immediately convene the party congress so that the presidential candidate is elected.”
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Scrutinizing the breakdown of the valid and invalid votes cast in the April 16 referendum based on two different reports, here are some notable aspects
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has commenced its schedule for a regular congress amid rising voices from party dissidents who have been pressing its leadership to hold an extraordinary congress.
Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK) announced May 3 that it will file a criminal complaint against main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu over the latter’s remarks about the election watchdog
International organizations sent messages of solidarity to jailed Turkish journalists on May 3 International Press Freedom Day, while demanding the journalists be released and that Turkish authorities respect press freedom.
The Turkish Prime Ministry has sent parliament summaries of proceedings to lift the immunities of 18 lawmakers, including main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy leader Şaban Dişli, Turkish media outlets reported on May 2.
President Erdoğan has slammed former Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Deniz Baykal for proposing former President Abdullah Gül as the presidential candidate of the “no” campaigners, calling the veteran CHP lawmaker a “virus.”
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
During the recent tense referendum campaign process, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited a “no” tent in Istanbul and had a brief conversation with the naysayer activists.
Osmaniye is a province that draws special interest and attention on each election or referendum as it is the hometown of Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). In this context, the spotlight was again on Osmaniye on the April 16 constitutional amendments referendum
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkey entered a new reality as of yesterday with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan putting aside the principle of impartiality and joining the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) under the terms of the recently amended constitution
The leader of a political party cannot be the impartial president of all 80 million Turks, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan returned to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) as a member on May 2
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