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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will formally rejoin Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) this week, following the narrow approval of constitutional amendments in a referendum on April 16 that paved the way for the president to be a member of a party
Deniz Zeyrek - ANKARA
Turkish PM Davutoğlu has voiced his willingness to strengthen his hand in the run-up to upcoming new elections by getting re-elected as the leader of his AKP
Ümit Çetin - ANKARA
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reportedly signaled he has no intention of giving a mandate to form a new government to the Republican People’s Party (CHP), indicating instead his willingness to form a short-tenure government that would carry the country to early elections.
Turkey is quickly heading toward early elections after the Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to form a coalition government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Aug. 19
The Kurdish problem-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) could become Turkey’s third biggest political party, according to the head of the polling company which had made the most accurate estimations prior to the June 7 parliamentary election
Religious scholars who act in line with their consciences and common-sense morals need to present the Islam religion in a way which can face this century’s challenges, Turkish PM Davutoğlu has said, citing the appropriate training of young people as most important measure against ISIL
Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has given a parliamentary question to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, asking whether the ballot papers for the possible forthcoming election will be printed in Slovenia.
Senior executives of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) have warned President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, arguing his refusal to give the mandate to form a government to their party, which garnered the second highest vote total in the June 7 parliamentary election, would simply mean “putschism.”
Turkey’s frontline role in the United States-led campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as well as the ongoing battle against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has increased Turkey’s security needs, the country’s new top commander has said, calling for a marshalling of all resources at hand
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has expressed his desire to “achieve martyrdom,” while commenting on allegations that his sons had paid fee to avoid military service
The Supreme Election Board (YSK) has stated that it could use its legal authority to set upcoming elections at an earlier date, if necessary