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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The new legislative year of the Turkish parliament is set to kick off on Oct. 1, as debate on decree laws issued under the state of emergency are expected to dominate the agenda
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said the assailant who carried out twin bombings against his party’s buildings in southern Turkey was linked toISIL rather than the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C).
Deniz Zeyrek - ANKARA
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Bahçeli has accused President Erdoğan of holding “pirate” election rallies to ask people to vote for the government, stressing he did not recognize Erdoğan as the president of Turkey.
The former chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Appeals, at the ceremony of the inauguration of the new chief prosecutor, advised his successor to pursue his duties without disturbing certain people.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has announced its much-trumpeted “project of the century,” which will be focused on building an entirely new city named “Center Turkey” with an investment of $200 billion.
The presidency will deliver a new official car to Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) head Mehmet Görmez, President Erdoğan has said, after the former said he would return his luxurious official vehicle.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has received a number of reports of planned assassinations against the party’s co-chair, Selahattin Demirtaş, HDP Istanbul deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder has said
MANİSA – Doğan News Agency
Two members of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) from Turkey’s mining disaster-struck Aegean province of Manisa have told mine owners, who work with a royalty system, to bring miners to the AKP election rally in Manisa on May 24, according to a Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) deputy
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan has said the Kurdish peace process could come to an end if the Kurdish-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) passes the 10 percent threshold during the upcoming general elections.
The Homeland (Vatan) Party applied to the Supreme Election Board (YSK) for the cancellation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s rally in Adana May 29 on the grounds that the party was also scheduled to hold a rally the same day
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Turkey’s top election board has now rejected for a fourth time the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) complaints regarding the president’s rallies alleged to be in favor of the ruling party