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Turkey’s new government under Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has set the adoption of the presidential system in line with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s desires as one its top priorities, together with the approval of a new constitution and improvements on democratization
Turkey’s ruling party has challenged opposition parties over a constitutional amendment that makes party closures much more difficult and called on them to support the move if they are really against the closure of political parties
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The election calendar of the 2015 Turkish parliamentary elections officially starts on March 10, when the Supreme Election Board will announce the overseas embassies and consulates where Turkish nationals living abroad can cast their votes
All three opposition parties in parliament have reacted to a U-turn by former intel chief Hakan Fidan
Turkish PM Davutoğlu has supported President Erdoğan’s endorsement for the return of former President Gül to the ruling party
Former President Abdullah Gül will not run in June elections despite being invited to do so by his former AKP colleagues, according to sources in his circle. Erdoğan had recently said that it would be 'felicitous and propitious' if Gül declared his candidacy.
Gül’s potential decision to run for parliament has created a ripple of excitement among the senior officials of the ruling AKP
Former MİT chief Hakan Fidan abruptly quits the race to join parliament after continuing to attract the disapproval of his ultimate boss, President Erdoğan, as Turkish government announces that Fidan will soon return to MİT's top post.
The Turkish government and Kurds are on the verge of starting political negotiations, according to British diplomat Jonathan Powell
A group of veteran academics has raised its voice against the prospect of building a 'Turkish-style' presidential system
A supreme board of the ruling AKP is set to put the finishing touches to the party’s candidate lists for the upcoming parliamentary elections
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