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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The leader of the nationalist opposition party has called for continued political unity in Turkey against growing threats of terror and coup plotters, while also supporting the government’s cross-border operation into northern Syria
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has described his presidential system as “pro-freedom, human-focused and based on the separation of powers”
The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Turkey has denied reports that claim that Fethullah Gülen is a Freemason
DİYARBAKIR – Doğan News Agency
A senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has said the group aims to solve the Kurdish issue politically rather than militarily, and is waiting for “solid steps” from the government in order to end the armed struggle.
PM Davutoğlu has submitted the ruling AKP's draft election manifesto, which includes the adoption of the presidential system
The ruling AKP government has also suggested a hike in pensions as part of its pre-election campaign
Both President Erdoğan and PM Davutoğlu have violated their oaths of office over the government’s move to seek Erdoğan’s consent for its election manifesto, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
The hopes of the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) old guards that they would make a glorious comeback were disappointed over the weekend after party members selected fresh faces in the weekend’s primary elections.
ARBIL – Anadolu Agency
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has voiced his support for Turkey’s ongoing Kurdish peace process, speaking after a meeting with a visiting delegation from HDP in Arbil
The Turkish General Staff has filed a criminal complaint over the permitting of top secret information to be passed to unauthorized people during an investigation into an alleged assassination attempt against Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç.
BERLIN – Anadolu Agency
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş has confidently said his party will pass the 10 percent election threshold, even predicting that it will get as many as “25 percent of the votes.”
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