The Turkish parliament on Sept. 23 approved the extension of a mandate permitting the government to deploy troops to its southern neighboring countries
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu, who has been jailed since June in an Istanbul prison, was taken to the hospital late on Sept. 21 and is expected to undergo an operation next week.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will support a parliamentary motion on a one-year mandate authorizing the deployment of the Turkish army abroad “if it will be about counter-terrorism”
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Sept. 20 announced a six-article solution package to address the problems of Turkey’s struggling hazelnut producers.
A new art center in the Turkish capital has been named after intellectual and artist Zülfü Livaneli, with the opening of the center in the Çankaya district of the city attended by Ankara Çankaya Mayor Alper Taşdelen and Livaneli himself.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Sept. 18 kicked off a march from the Black Sea province of Ordu to the neighboring Giresun in a bid to protest the purchase price for hazelnuts in the new season, which had been announced as 10 Turkish Liras.
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Upon an order from the Istanbul Prosecutor’s Office, Ankara police on Sept. 15 detained Celal Çelik, a lawyer for the leader of the social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kıçıldaroğlu.
Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu’s picture with one of the attackers of the funeral of the jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Aysel Tuğluk’s mother has stirred debate. The minister responded by saying he did not know the person he posed with was among the suspects
A mob of 20 to 25 people attacked a burial ceremony in a public cemetery in the Gölbaşı district of the Turkish capital Ankara on Sept. 13 when the body of Hatun Tuğluk was being lowered into her grave, according to eyewitness reports.
Celal Çelik, the official lawyer of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, was detained in Ankara as a part of an investigation into the Gülen network.
French Foreign Minister Jean Yves le Drian has congratulated Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for his “justice march” from the capital Ankara to Istanbul.
The burial of the mother jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy co-chair Aysel Tuğluk was attacked by a group chanting racist slogans in the capital Ankara late on Sept. 13, temporarily preventing the burial from taking place
Three main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) members have been referred to the party’s disciplinary committee after drinking alcohol during the “justice congress” in August at the historic site of the Battle of Gallipoli in the western province of Çanakkale.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has rejected President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent suggestion that he is acting “in line with terror organizations,” saying the president himself should open a legal case against him.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sept. 11 that his government has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hold due to the deteriorating human rights situation in the country and the escalating tension between the two NATO allies. Chancellor Angela Merkel later said this does not mean a total ban on exports.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the reaction from Turkey’s NATO allies over Ankara’s recent decision to purchase S-400 missile systems from Russia, vowing to continue to take “all necessary measures” regarding national security.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has confidence in party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s vow to “finish the terror issue in four years,” CHP spokesperson Bülent Tezcan said
Electoral justice and electoral security will be a primary topic in the following years as Turkey gets into an election period in 2019, said main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is prepared for a snap election if the government makes a move to bring the presidential elections to be held in 2019 to an earlier date, said CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, while adding that “everything is possible.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has filed a complaint on Council of State head Zerrin Güngör to the council’s board of directors, saying her remarks that criticized CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu “implicate the Council of State.”
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