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The constitutional amendment package introducing a shift to a presidential system was submitted to Turkey’s parliament on Dec. 10
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has accused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş of playing a “nice guy” role for the elections, speaking at a rally in Istanbul’s Sancaktepe neighborhood
Turkey’s growing ‘toilet-gate’ shows no signs of dying down, as President Erdoğan sues the CHP’s leader for deigning to suggest his palace has golden toilets
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused prominent international media institutions like the New York Times, CNN and the BBC of trying to weaken the country and then disintegrate it in line with instructions issued to them by what he called “the superior mind.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has filed a criminal complaint against a Turkish newspaper and its editor over a critical news report, asking him to be jailed for life. The move came hours after Erdoğan said the journalist would pay a “heavy price."
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu pledged to bring peace to both Turkey and the Middle East
Sefa Özkaya – ISTANBUL
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu accused the three primary opposition party of plotting against the government ahead of the June 7 general elections, speaking at a rally in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district on June 2.
With the parliamentary elections only four days away, Kurdish problem-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said he could not say with inner peace that his party would pass the 10 percent election threshold, adding they were “on the knife’s edge.”
ELAZIĞ – Doğan News Agency
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) government finds money to send aid to Myanmar, but not Turkish farmers, National Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said June 2, during his party’s rally in the eastern province of Elazığ.
KAHRAMANMARAŞ – Doğan News Agency
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli said on June 3 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had de facto stepped down from his presidency seat and was not a man of president post
With only five days to go to the June 7 parliamentary election, Turkey’s main opposition party rang alarm bells about electoral security, suggesting that the election would be “at risk” if no measures are taken