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The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,” calling on it to respect democratic norms and the rule of law
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) candidate list for the June 7 parliamentary elections mirrors its resolve to embrace different segments of society in order to reach its oambitius goal of exceeding the 10 percent election threshold by deciding to enter the elections as a party.
AKP candidate list for the upcoming general election included figures from Erdoğan’s inner circle, who will likely be taking a seat at parliament for the first time as lawmakers.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
Turkey's main opposition CHP has fielded a Roma politician as its candidate from a western Turkish province for the upcoming general elections, marking a “milestone” for the Roma community in both Turkey and Europe.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Lawyers, judges and prosecutors have eventually accepted being searched by x-rays and metal detectors at the entrance of Istanbul’s main Çağlayan Courthouse
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, a former presidential candidate and the former head of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), will run for parliament from the ranks of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), in a surprising move.
DİYARBAKIR / RİZE
Turkey’s HDP fields German-born former MEP Feleknas Uca as one of its leading candidates for the June 7 elections
The main opposition CHP has named Selina Doğan Özuzun on top of its candidate list for the June 7 elections. She'll represent all minorities
A senior executive of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) was taken into custody in Ankara on April 7 before being transferred to Istanbul as part of an ongoing investigation.
550 candidates of Turkey's Republican People's Party (CHP) represent the most inclusive list of candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary elections in comparison with other important political parties, a party official has said, informing that 20 percent of candidates are female with many of them having the chance to be elected.
ISTANBUL - Reuters
A Turkish court on April 7 acquitted the last 62 military officers jailed over an alleged 2003 plot to oust then-prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, after the judge ruled some of the digital evidence as inadmissible, a defence lawyer said.
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