Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s top cleric, Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) head Mehmet Görmez, has said he will return his 1 million Turkish Lira ($435,000) official car that was recently purchased, following strong criticism from opposition parties and the public.
Okan Konuralp - ANKARA / ARDAHAN
Turkey’s main opposition party leader has warned citizens against provocations in the run-up to the June 7 parliamentary election, as he indicated he had been informed of the probability of such provocations
Turkey’s main nationalist opposition party has joined an ongoing competition on the political stage, announcing an election manifesto that focused on the economy, much like other parties.
President Erdoğan has blamed both the main opposition CHP and the Peoples’ Democratic Party for what he perceived as religious indifference, while also praising Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs for preventing the presence of fundamentalist groups such as Boko Haram and ISIL
Turkish President Erdoğan's speech in a southeastern Turkish province was marred by a protest of workers and local mayors decision to boycott the presidential visit on May 2.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has asserted his version of a visit to U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen in 2013, indirectly contesting former President Abdullah Gül’s version of the story
Turkish PM Davutoğlu has accused the main opposition of resorting to 'populism' with electoral promises, while the CHP's chairman Kılıçdaroğlu slammed the government for 'unconscientious growth.'
Vahap Munyar - ANTALYA
First class democracy and peaceful democracy will bring Turkey some $50 billion annually, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said
Main opposition CHP's leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has ruled out a coalition with Turkey's ruling AKP after the June 7 elections
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) mayors of the southeastern provinces of Batman and Diyarbakır for not greeting him at the airport when he arrived in the area on May 2
Former President Abdullah Gül has contradicted Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, stressing that he was not informed before the latter figure visited the U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen in 2013.
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