A very hot political summer is set to begin June 23, when Turkey’s new parliament will convene for an oath-taking ceremony, which will be followed by an intense period of bargaining between the four political parties over the formation of a coalition government
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Demirel’s passing closes a page in Turkish politics. A new one may open through current coalition talks
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
On June 23, Turkey’s new parliament will convene and lawmakers will take oaths to begin their legislative works officially.
The MHP declines a CHP offer to assume the prime ministry in a coalition, saying the AKP must be part of any joint government
The MHP leader sets conditions for a possible coalition government with AKP, as he says President Erdoğan should leave a newly built palace
Supporters, family members, politicians and statesmen bid farewell to Süleyman Demirel, Turkey's ninth president
A state funeral was held in Ankara for former Turkish President and seven-time Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel, who died aged 90 on June 17
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has offered the seat of prime minister to Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) counterpart Devlet Bahçeli in a bid to convince the nationalist leader to form a coalition government with the CHP
There can be no government without the involvement of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), as the largest party in the new parliament, a senior Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) deputy has stated, as jostling to form a coalition government continues in Ankara
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to give the mandate to form a government to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on June 24, officials told the Hürriyet Daily News on June 19
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) deputies will seat closely in parliament as the two parties secured 80 seats alike in the June 7 general elections
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The German Free Democratic Party, which usually gets around 10 percent of the vote, has been in the federal government longer than any other party in Germany, as a junior partner in successive coalitions.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Just when many people thought his political career was over, former CHP leader Deniz Baykal is trying to make a comeback just like a Phoenix rising from the ashes.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has announced that it is ready to back a so-called grand coalition government that would be formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) on the condition that the coalition embraces their party’s principles, too
Turkey’s top election body has eventually announced the final results of the June 7 general election, prompting all eyes to turn to the first sitting of the new parliament on the fifth day after the announcement of the results, on June 23.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
What was the message of the electorate? Did it say it wanted an end to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in government?
Turkey has declared three days of national mourning over the passing of former President Süleyman Demirel, as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu have expressed deep sorrow.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli has presented three main conditions for the formation of a coalition government with the Justice and Development Party (AKP), with an emphasis on stopping the Kurdish peace process
A number of business organizations continued their contacts with Turkey’s political parties at parliament on June 17, calling on them to form a coalition government as soon as possible
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
What will change in our lives? Well, for starters, the media will be freer.
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