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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who suffered a minor health problem during prayers marking Eid al-Fitr early on June 25, said he was in good condition and would continue his program as planned
Daily Hürriyet cannot be silenced with politically motivated probes and attacks, Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has leveled an unveiled criticism at Russia for its continued military assistance of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime
Nurettin Kurt – ANKARA
AKP deputy Abdurrahim Boynukalın, who delivered a fiery speech addressing hundreds of protesters who attacked daily Hürriyet last week, has filed a request with the Ankara Governor’s Office to be assigned a personal security guard as he said he feels “under threat.”
According to journalist-author Cengiz Çandar, who has been working on the Kurdish matter for years, the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) wanted the Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to be weakened just as much as the Turkish government.
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Head Devlet Bahçeli and Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Head Bülent Tezcan have both condemned the investigation launched into the Doğan Media Group over news reports accused of “making terrorism propaganda.”
Deniz Zeyrek - MILAN
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) movement, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said, adding that there is “no point” in arguing whether Erdoğan’s clout was felt over the recent congress of the AKP.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said he “disapproved” of threatening remarks by a deputy of his party targeting daily Hürriyet journalists
The President’s Office has dismissed growing criticism of a police raid on a Turkish magazine over its cover bearing a montage picture of a smiling President Erdoğan taking a “selfie” in front of the coffin of a soldier, claiming that “insults” cannot be considered part of freedom of expression.
In the run-up to the Nov. 1 snap elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for drafting reports taking into consideration Turkish voters coerced by armed threat
DİYARBAKIR – Doğan News Agency
An eight-member committee, including Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ and HDP deputy Ertuğrul Kürkçü, has met with the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) administration, headquartered in northern Iraq’s Kandil Mountains, on recent developments