Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of causing a recent rise in terrorist attacks with the aim of receiving enough votes to form a single-party government in the Nov. 1 polls
ANKARA – Doğan News Agency
İhsan Özkes, who became independent deputy after resigning from the CHP in late July, has caused controversy for praising the presidential palace with reference to the Prophet Muhammed, even though he criticized the same gargantuan edifice five months ago while also invoking the prophet.
Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has been appointed as the interim government spokesperson after the departure of Bülent Arınç from the cabinet last week
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
European Union Affairs Minister and chief negotiator Ali Haydar Konca has made a call to “silence arms” and said “arms should be buried,” stressing the resolution for the Kurdish peace process should be found through dialogue
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
People who denounce the perpetrators of acts of terrorism could be awarded up to 4 million Turkish Liras, according to a new regulation that was published in the Official Gazette
Turkey’s parliament will convene for an extraordinary session on Sept. 3 to vote on a motion to extend the mandate of the Turkish Armed Forces to take military action in Iraq and Syria
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
With less than two weeks to go to the convention of the AKP, the party leadership is now working on how it can best make use of its experienced politicians and whether they would run in early polls, including former Economy Minister Ali Babacan and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
Security forces will take all necessary measures to ensure election safety on Nov. 1 in a bid to avoid the repetition of problems that allegedly occurred in the June 7 polls, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
Turkey celebrated the 93rd anniversary of the Victory Day on Aug. 30, which marks the Turkish victory against Greek forces at the Battle of Dumlupınar, the final battle in the War of Independence in 1922.
ANKARA - Doğan News Agency
Assignments to most state institutions and organizations have been halted in the run-up to snap elections on Nov. 1, after the formation of an interim government
THE HAGUE – Reuters
Referring to the two ministers from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey’s newly formed interim government, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said they are there to prevent the Justice and Development Party (AKP) from “easily deciding to go to war.”
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