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Some 4,000 judges and prosecutors have been dismissed as part of a probe against the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) since the July 15, 2016, coup attempt, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said May 26.
A cabinet revision is not currently on the agenda of the government, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
Some 83 people have applied to the Turkish parliament to fill seven open positions at the new Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) in line with a restructuring of the council following the approval of constitutional amendments in the April 16 referendum.
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.
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.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will hold an extraordinary congress on May 20 to fulfill the party’s legal procedures and elect a new co-chair to replace jailed Figen Yüksekdağ, who lost her seat in parliament after being convicted on terrorism charges
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Some longtime figures in the cadre of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have failed to walk with the party, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said May 2 on his way back to Turkey from his visit to India.
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.”
President Erdoğan regains his membership in the AKP following the passage of charter amendments ending an impartial presidency
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
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