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The co-leader of Turkey’s Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has indicated that sovereign forces dominant in the country’s system could not endure the presence of both Kurdish people and socialists as “a power in central politics"
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has been left infuriated after an invitation from the parliamentary speaker to an event at the legislature failed to include a maxim by Turkey’s founder that is customarily printed as a sign of the institutional identity of the parliament
The co-chair of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demiraş, has said an “ethnic civil war” could break out in Turkey as divisions between Kurds and Turks were growing in the country. Demirtaş also linked peace in Turkey to peace in Syria, saying that without the former the latter was not possible
The government and the main opposition trade barbs on the presidency once more, with the two debating the merits of the US system
Emine Kart - ANKARA
A Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy has raised questions in parliament about an investigation into a teacher who was censured for distributing the United Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) at school
Somebody is trying to turn the mosque courtyards of Turkey into the personal preserve of a single party, Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has responded to speculation over why he cut his trip to the United States short, saying he thought it would be “unnecessary” to stay until the burial ceremony of boxing legend Muhammed Ali after realizing the event on June 10 would have “no religious aspect"
A draft law aiming to change the structures of two top supreme judiciary institutions to purge alleged members of the Gülen movement from critical judicial positions has been submitted to parliament
HDP deputy parliamentary group co-chair İdris Baluken has addressed a parliamentary question to Education Minister İsmet Yılmaz, asking him to clarify the mystery surrounding the validity of President Erdoğan’s university diploma
The contested leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Devlet Bahçeli, has slammed as “chaos lovers” the dissidents set to organize an extraordinary party congress on June 19
Mehmet Arslan - LOUISVILLE
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he “disapproves” of the intimidating protest when a man threw a bullet at Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu during a funeral for two police officers killed in a June 7 attack in Istanbul’s Vezneciler neighborhood
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