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Statements by a veteran member of parliament, Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) Deniz Baykal led to disagreements over incidents leading up to the election of the speaker
Turkey’s cabinet convened on July 6 under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss growing tension on the Turkish-Syrian border, amid the advance of jihadist militants in northwestern Syria that could trigger another massive refugee influx
Okan Konuralp - ANKARA
Celal Doğan, a senior politician from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has reportedly told President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a private meeting that a potential coalition between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) would likely be labeled a “war cabinet.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has failed to give any party a mandate to attempt to form a coalition government, one month after general elections, while the newly elected parliamentary speaker’s office has also been stalling the coalition talks, the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has argued.
Uğur Ergan - ANKARA
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has recalled the commanders of troops deployed along part of its border with Syria to the capital Ankara, for a meeting during which they will discuss a possible military incursion into Syria.
Reports that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) recalled commanders deployed along part of its border with Syria to the capital Ankara for a meeting on a possible military incursion into Syria “do not reflect reality,” Turkish military sources stated on July 6
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
A group nationalists protesting China’s restrictions on religious freedom of ethnic Uighur Muslims attack a group of Korean tourists
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has finalized its preparation for coalition talks by drafting a roadmap to guide Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu during the first round of meetings with other party leaders, which will kick off this week.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has repeatedly acknowledged that he would conduct coalition negotiations in two rounds.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has filed his declaration of property to parliament, around one year after making his asset holdings public
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has announced former Defense Minister Vecdi Gönül will make a return to his post, replacing outgoing Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz, who has been elected as the new parliament speaker
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