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Turkish President Erdoğan's speech in a southeastern Turkish province was marred by a protest of workers and local mayors decision to boycott the presidential visit on May 2.
Unidentified assailants have fired on the headquarters of Turkey's Kurdish problem-focused Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) in Ankara
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has forecasted that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is not likely to hold a congress in the next few months on a decision to lay down their arms, indicating it will not happen before the June 7 parliamentary election.
Warning that calling the mass killings of Anatolian Armenians during World War I as a 'genocide' will lead to enmity and prejudice against Turkey and Muslims, Prime Minister Davutoğlu also asked about the fate of the Aborigines in Australia and Native Americans in the United States.
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The European Parliament vote urging Turkey to use the centenary of the mass slaughter of Ottoman Armenians as an opportunity to “recognize the Armenian genocide” showcases enmity against Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said April 16
The Turkish government has announced a new strategy to reform the judiciary, vowing to amend the Attorney’s Act and other related laws
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s call for opposition leaders to review the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) 100-article “2023 New Turkey Contract” and election manifesto has received a bitter response from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
CHP leaderKılıçdaroğlu has said his party could form a coalition with MHP and HDP after the June 7 elections, on the condition that they embrace an independent media and judiciary
Former President Abdullah Gül has urged caution over the government’s proposal to switch from the current parliamentary model to a full presidential system, while predicting that the ruling party will win the upcoming elections, but lose seats in parliament.
Turkey’s ruling party, along with two opposition parties, have released a joint statement “harshly condemning the partial approach” of the European Parliament (EP) which backed a motion to call the mass killings of Anatolian Armenians during World War I a “genocide.”
Mahçupyan’s description 'was not appropriate for his title of adviser,”' Bozkır said during a televised interview
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