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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s government has created a new commission to receive applications regarding the ongoing state of emergency as part of four emergency rule decrees that will also reduce possible detention durations from 30 days to seven
History will not be kind to Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahçeli, according to a former deputy leader of the party who was expelled from the party due to a dispute with the party leader
President Erdoğan declares that terrorist groups who have left Turkey reeling with a series of attacks will not divide the country
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
Parliament’s General Assembly will begin discussing contentious charter amendments that could usher in a powerful presidential system
The chair of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has called on people to follow parliamentary sessions starting on Jan. 9, the date when charter amendment discussions will begin in the general assembly, as they will “witness the fight by the CHP to save Turkey.”
Turkey risks becoming a “party state” if charter amendments introducing a presidential system are approved in parliament, Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has warned, slamming the ruling party for aiming to impose a system destroying the separation of powers.
Former Turkish President Abdullah Gül has said he never had any links with the Gülen group throughout his political career following a July 2016 coup attempt that was blamed on the group’s U.S.-based leader, Fethullah Gülen
EDİRNE – Doğan News Agency
The jailed co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has said he is not “a manager, member, spokesperson or a sympathizer” of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in testimony in a case against him for allegedly “insulting” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Selin Sayek Böke has criticized the government for extending the state of emergency for another three months.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has appealed to the Parliamentary Speakers’ Office to ensure that parliamentary deliberations on a constitutional amendment proposal are aired live on TV so that the public can be informed about the content of the planned changes
Turkey has begun to question the use of the İncirlik air base by the anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) coalition forces, as the U.S. has failed to support Ankara’s offensive in the al-Bab region against the jihadist group, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Jan. 4