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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Members of terrorist organizations will no longer have any relief in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said March 30 during an opening ceremony in the southeastern province of Mardin which has suffered through months of curfews amid battles between the government and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on nationalists to vote “no” in the April 16 referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be replaces with an executive presidency
Two articles in the proposed constitutional amendments will go into effect before the 2019 general elections if the “yes” votes emerge from the April 16 referendum, a chief presidential adviser has said.
One of the co-chairs of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, has said participating in trials through the voice and video informatics system (SEGBİS) is “torture,” adding that it is also “an unlawful practice.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has harshly criticized Turkey’s Union of Bar Associations President Metin Feyzioğlu for conducting a referendum campaign abroad and taking a stance against the constitutional changes
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has penned a letter to his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, in response to an earlier letter by Maas that demanded the release of jailed Die Welt reporter Deniz Yücel.
European countries are working to ensure a “yes” vote emerges in the April 16 Turkish referendum on charter changes, Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said March 13
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The humanitarian crisis should not be used for the benefit of the nation, opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said, urging to maintain calmness over the escalating diplomatic crisis with the Netherlands and Germany.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the government for not retaliating against the Netherlands after a Turkish minister was expelled from the country
Proposed constitutional amendments will do nothing to solve Turkey’s lingering problems, according to the head of the main opposition party
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is opposed to everything, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said in a row to criticize the party’s leader over the latter’s comment on the constitutional charter that will usher in a new governmental system.