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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The head of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has slammed the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) extraordinary party congress over the weekend, saying it was merely routine procedure
Elvan Yarma - ISTANBUL
A voluntary group which worked to ensure vote security during the June 7 general election in Turkey compared its election results with the results released by the Turkish Supreme Election Board (YSK) and announced the number of false votes given for each party
Dr. Aykan Erdemir, a former member of the Turkish parliament from 2011 to 2015, has joined the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) as a non-resident fellow, the foundation announced in a written statement on June 9
A data-based analysis by Erik Meyersson, an assistant professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, argues that the rise of HDP stems from the shift in conservative Kurdish votes, not the liberal Turkish ones
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has vowed not to permit the outbreak of “civil war” in Turkey while urging the government to act in the face of recent violence in the predominantly Kurdish southeastern Anatolia region.
Turkish President Erdoğan has held a surprise meeting with Deniz Baykal, the former head of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), before Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu starts talks for a new government following the June 7 general election.
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
Unofficial consultations between the ruling and the main opposition parties have begun to test the waters as to whether the two bitter political rivals can form Turkey’s next government.
Neşe KARANFİL – ANKARA
The outcome of the June 7 election will change the amount of treasury grants pledged to the country’s political parties, which will receive grants according to the results the most recent polls
The election of Turkey’s new parliamentary speaker will be the first area in which possible coalition options will be tested, while discussion on possible candidates from the four political parties in the legislature has commenced
Shortly after unofficial results of Turkey’s general election were announced, a majority of voters told a poll that they would still vote for the same party, though there is a slight increase in the AKP's vote and a slight decrease in the votes of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and his cabinet resigned on June 9, a routine post-election procedure in Turkish politics
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