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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A Turkish opposition party has tabled a censure motion against Interior Minister Efkan Ala for his failure to take the required measures which would have prevented the rights violations, victimizations, deaths and bomb attacks the country has witnessed as a result of practices enforced under the name of “curfews” in Turkey’s southeast
With President Erdoğan repeatedly declaring he will give the mandate to form a new government only after parliament establishes its board, the new assembly’s related body has not been able agree to the makeup of the board, delaying the procedure to kick off coalition talks by at least two days.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan should cease his delaying tactics and provide a mandate to form a government, according to Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
Turkey’s disaster management agency is working to build a new refugee camp in Kilis, a town on the Syrian border, in the face of a fresh, massive influx from its southern neighbor as a result of a potential attack by the Islamic jihadists on the Azaz province, one of most populous regions in northwest Syria.
ANKARA – Doğan News Agency
Speaking one month after the June 7 election, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş said President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s delay in giving the mandate to form a government after such a long time had passed was “not normal.”
Deniz Zeyrek - ANKARA
The release of a suspect accused of perpetrating a deadly attack on a Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) rally in Diyarbakır last month even though he had been classified as “a missing person associated with terrorism” is a result of “negli-gence,” Turkish Interior Minister Sebahattin Öztürk has admitted.
Statements by a veteran member of parliament, Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) Deniz Baykal led to disagreements over incidents leading up to the election of the speaker
Ahmet Hakan – ANKARA
The best option for forming a new government in Turkey is a coalition between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP), Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli said on July 7.
Turkey’s cabinet convened on July 6 under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss growing tension on the Turkish-Syrian border, amid the advance of jihadist militants in northwestern Syria that could trigger another massive refugee influx
Amid opposition parties’ anger over a delayed start in negotiations to form a coalition government, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said the president will give the mandate to form the new government later this week
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has failed to give any party a mandate to attempt to form a coalition government, one month after general elections, while the newly elected parliamentary speaker’s office has also been stalling the coalition talks, the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has argued.
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