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The Turkish government will seek a mandate from the Parliament to send troops to Iraq and Syria after consecutive security meetings where measures to be taken against the Arbil administration have been decided.
Council of Europe Group of the Unified European Left Chairman Tiny Kox on Aug. 25 sent a letter to Turkish Parliament Spokesperson İsmail Kahraman urging “respect” for the rights of elected lawmakers currently in prison.
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The government issued two major new state of emergency decrees on Aug. 25, making big changes to the organizational structure of the National Intelligence Agency (MİT)
There is little doubt that Turkey’s deadly coup attempt was masterminded by the Fethullah Gülen network, journalist Sedat Ergin has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Aug. 26 launches its “Justice Congress” in the western province of Çanakkale, planning to hold workshops, panels and discussions on Turkey’s poor current justice record.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Aug. 27 called on women and young people to get more involved in politics, on the second day of the ongoing “justice congress” in the northwestern Turkish province of Çanakkale.
Opposition parties criticized two newly issued state of emergency decrees, which extended President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s powers in line with the new executive presidential system.
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have engaged in a row over the Iraqi Kurdish administration’s planned independence referendum
The jailed co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, and party deputy Abdullah Zeydan have submitted fresh petitions to the Parliament Speaker’s Office and the Justice Ministry, demanding an end to handcuffing during their transfers to courts and hospitals.
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Aug. 26 launched its “justice congress” in the western province of Çanakkale, planning to hold workshops, panels and discussions on Turkey’s current justice record
The independence referendum of the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), due to be held on Sept. 25, should be deemed a “cause of war” for Turkey if necessary