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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The international media’s attempt to paint "terrorists as heroes" and ignore their victims is part of a sinister plan against Turkey’s people and its government, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 25.
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
Voters of the June 7 general election openly delivered the message that parties should compromise and form a coalition government and continue the Kurdish peace process, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said
Turkish Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) was elected the country’s new parliamentary speaker in the fourth round and with the covert support of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on July 1 in a sign of possible coming coalition between the two
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) has decided to nominate its Istanbul deputy Şafak Pavey, the first disabled female member elected to Turkish Parliament, as their candidate for the office of deputy parliament speaker
With the completion of the parliament speaker election process, all eyes have turned to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is expected to give mandate to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu early next week, thus starting the 45-day long government-making process
Bülent Sarıoğlu - ANKARA
The countdown for the formation of a new government will begin next week after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gives the mandate to incumbent Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, but analysts suggest no government will be formed before the end of Ramadan in mid-July
The leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which has become key to the imminent election of Turkey’s new parliament speaker, has left the door open to forming a coalition government with the Justice and Development Party (AKP), while defining three strict preconditions for such an agreement
The Nationalist Movement Party’s (MHP) effective support for the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) parliamentary speaker candidate will not impact the latter’s stance in coalition talks, according to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
GAZİANTEP / ANKARA
As ISIL militants plant mines on the Syrian border facing Turkey, the Turkish military has reinforced its presence on the other side of the barbed wire border amid a fresh political debate between the government and the opposition on taking military action in its neighbor.
A CHP deputy has slammed a huge police operation in Roma neighborhoods in the northwestern province of Edirne, saying the raid aimed to 'fuel ethnic discrimination' and 'advertise the police forces in the media'
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has insistently reiterated that his Justice and Development Party (AKP) will not become involved in negotiations to form a governing coalition if prospective counterparts question President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s role as part of the talks