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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Voting for the referendum on Turkey’s constitutional amendments began on March 27 in Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Switzerland, and Denmark and will last until April 9.
Following a major attack conducted by the outlawed PKK in Turkey's southeast, President Erdoğan said the PKK used the collapsed peace process to 'betray the country by stockpiling arms.' PM Davutoğlu, on the other hand, called on the people to preserve unity.
The government has the capability to install surveillance cameras at polling stations if the High Election Board (YSK) takes such a decision, Interior Minister Selami Altınok told reporters on Sept. 5
Turkey’s main social democratic leader has condemned the latest deadly attack by the outlawed PKK, while directly pointing his finger at President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for focusing on his own political aspirations amid the killing of people
Deputies from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) arrived in Baghdad on Sept. 5 to monitor rescue efforts for 18 abducted Turkish workers, official sources said, as daily Hürriyet reported that the workers were taken away in 16 vehicles by the kidnappers
Selahattin Demirtaş, co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has cancelled an intense program in Germany to return to Turkey after a large-scale militant attack in the southeastern province of Hakkari, on the Iranian and Iraqi border
A group of representatives from several minority advocate groups gathered on Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Istanbul pogrom, anti-Greek riots in Sept. 6 and 7 in 1955 that left 15 people dead, many others injured and a large number of Greek homes and buildings looted
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has reiterated his criticism towards United Nations Security Council permanent member states of being irrelevant to the crisis in Syria and Iraq, stressing it was the neighboring countries of Iraq and Syria which have paid the price of those crises
If the Turkish state does not find a cure to unemployment in the country’s eastern and southeastern provinces, the process of the area’s breakaway from the rest of the country will accelerate, according to a report prepared by a group of CHP lawmakers
Oya Armutçu – ANKARA
The head of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations (TBB) has said vowed not to give in to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) ahead of the Nov. 1 elections
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has held a closed-door meeting with Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) chief Hakan Fidan in Istanbul amid an upsurge in violence in the country, with 18 Turkish workers still captive in Baghdad