Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“To protect the memory of the Ottoman Armenians and the Armenian cultural heritage is a humane and historic duty of Turkey. With this understanding, the Ottoman Armenians will be commemorated in Turkey just like in the entire world through a religious ceremony to be held on April 24 by the Armenian Patriarchate,” Turkish PM Davutoğlu has said in a statement.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan chaired a cabinet meeting April 20 for the third time since he was elected president, with the Ağrı incident and electorate security at the top of the agenda
The Turkish media’s highly partisan coverage does not bode well for the ultimate fate of the country’s democracy, according to a leader political science scholar
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has “strongly” condemned an April 18 armed attack on the Ankara headquarters of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
Turkish police detained two people allegedly involved in an attack on the election bureau of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district, a security official said April 19
Turkish PM Davutoğlu said two pages about the Kurdish peace bid were accidentally lost while his party’s electoral manifesto was being sent to the printing press, stirring fresh controversy with the HDP, which is focused on the Kurdish problem
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency / Cihan News Agency
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has pledged to look out for Roma people with an 11 article commitment during a meeting in Istanbul with representatives of the community
Turkey’s main opposition social democrat leader sounded convinced that his party would resolve the decades-old Kurdish issue through transparency, as he said the existing government-led resolution process has been run “behind closed doors.”
Turkey’s main oppositional social democrat party has outlined an ambitious election manifesto with concrete and holistic promises to end poverty, address the problems of the country’s 17 million poor and prioritize turning the country into a first-class democracy
Well-known Turkish Roma singer Kibariye has praised the Turkish prime minister for being an “itsy-bitsy chirpy prime minister, just like me,” after a meeting with Ahmet Davutoğlu over the rights and demands of Roma people in Turkey.
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), had already voiced his election target as 35 percent of the votes, meaning he has to find an additional 6 to 7 million of votes to achieve his goal
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