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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The ruling the Justice and Development Party (AKP) is scheduled to submit a draft massive constitutional amendments to parliament following talks with the nationalist opposition once it collects the signatures of its 316 lawmakers.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Devlet Bahçeli has said if the Gülen movement, which Turkey’s National Security Council (MGK) deemed a threat to the nation, is a terrorist organization then the ruling AKP would need to be held accountable
The Doğan Group has complained about recent remarks by Süleyman Soylu, the AKP's deputy head and deputy candidate, announcing that Turkish courts sentenced him to pay compensation for his defamatory statements targeting its Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is engaging in “political propaganda” by targeting certain parties, two members of Turkey’s top election body have concluded
KÜTAHYA – Anadolu Agency
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has pledged to wipe out all marks of military coups in Turkey
With only three weeks left to crucial parliamentary elections, the flames of Turkish politics have been fanned once again by claims that a high-level female official of an opposition party was blackmailed with an inappropriate video recording.
MERSİN / ÇORUM
The two leaders of the opposition parties continued their rallies on May 13, during which they slammed the government’s policies on both local and national issues
ARTVİN – Anadolu Agency
People cannot be peaceful without justice, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, claiming that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) fails to live up to its name
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has vowed to resign if his party fails to pass the 10 percent election threshold in the June 7 elections, adding a stronger HDP would continue to push forward in the long stagnant Kurdish peace process
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan has again expressed his concern over the rule of law in Turkey, suggesting that the country could end up craving the current status of its democracy and economy in the near future if the judicial situation further deteriorates
The Turkish Constitutional Court has decided that the five-year sentence handed down to three local politicians who campaigned in Kurdish back in 2009 was unjust, ruling a retrial of the suspects