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PM Davutoğlu dismissed concerns about the safety of the upcoming polls due to intensified terror acts, especially in eastern and southeastern Anatolia
Turkey’s PM has said he was proud of being the premier of a country currently hosting two million refugees while the world’s richest countries turn their backs to Syrians fleeing violence
The issue of whether the independent ministers of the interim government will take the ministerial oath sparked debate at parliament on Sept. 3, during a session held to vote on a motion to reauthorize the Turkish military to conduct cross border operations in Iraq and Syria.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş has called on Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli to call for an extraordinary congress on Oct. 4, in order to canvass the party’s grassroots stance on Türkeş’s joining of the interim election government
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has harshly slammed the West over “insensitivity” amid the growing refugee crisis, while announcing the “joint fight against global terrorism” as a key issue to be discussed during the G-20 Summit in Turkey mid-November
Turkey’s parliament has voted to renew by another year a mandate allowing the military to conduct operations in Syria and Iraq.
GAZİANTEP – Anadolu Agency
The government should resign unless it can ensure safe elections, the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has stated during a press conference at the Journalist Association in the southeastern province of Gaziantep
Parliament convened on Sept. 3 to extend the mandate of the Turkish Armed Forces to take military action in Iraq and Syria in an extraordinary session, with the measure due to be in effect for one year.
Turkey’s former consul-general Öztürk Yılmaz, who was among 49 people kidnapped by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) for 101 days, has officially applied to the Republican People’s Party (CHP) to run for parliament in the November elections
European leaders must understand that the refugee crisis is no longer a legal or political matter but is about the future of humanity, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said, accusing the international community of not doing enough to address the problem.
Turkey’s top security board discussed security measures to be taken for the safety of upcoming snap elections amid growing concerns on the security conditions especially in the country’s eastern and southeastern Anatolian region
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