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In Ankara, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has suggested that Russia’s military intervention in Syria, which has shifted balance of power in heavily populated regions, will eventually lead to a mass influx of up to 1 million Syrians into Turkey
A deputy from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on Turkey’s top cleric to resign unless the latter justifies a shortage of 23 million Turkish Liras in the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) budget, daily Hürriyet has reported.
German reunification a quarter of a century ago has served to marginalize Turkish immigrants, pushing some of them to become more defensive, says a scholar. The AKP’s success among the Turkish-German electorate is due to the fact that it made them more self-confident, according to Defne Kadıoğlu Polat
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has joined criticism of Turkey’s top election authority for its refusal to call for the relocation of ballot boxes in several eastern and southeastern districts, though Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş voiced confidence that security forces and local administrations would find a “formula” for a safe election
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced its manifesto for the Nov. 1 elections, keeping promises to focus on a new constitution and a presidential system together with bold and assertive pledges on the economy.
Bookmakers say AKP likely to fall short of majority again
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has declared its readiness to form a post-election coalition government with all parties except the Peoples’ Democratic Party, which it described as an “extension of the PKK.”
ZONGULDAK – Anadolu Agency
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has blamed the recent violence between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and security forces, which have led to the over 200 killings, on the previous ruling party after the June 7 elections
Launching its manifesto for the snap Nov. 1 election, the Great Union Party (BBP) has vowed to completely abolish the already collapsed peace process that aimed to end three decade-old Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) insurgency.
Deniz Zeyrek – MERSİN
Turkey has become a state of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), with all means of the Republic of Turkey, from its president to low-ranking government officials, working on behalf of the AKP, Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
Turkey's YSK has rejected calls for relocation of ballot boxes in several districs in Nov. 1 polls. 'This decision by the YSK violates both the laws and the reality,' AKP's representative in the YSK said
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