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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) provincial head in the Central Anatolian province of Aksaray, Abdulkadir Karatay, joined recent resignations from the party
The upcoming “justice congress” that the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will hold in the western Turkish province of Çanakkale will welcome participants of various political backgrounds, CHP Deputy Chair Aykut Erdoğdu has said.
The Antalya Chief Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation into main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Antalya lawmaker Mustafa Akaydın over terrorist propaganda charges after he claimed the July 15 coup attempt “was a theatrical play.”
The main opposition CHP has harshly criticized a recent decision by the Turkish Parliamentary Speaker’s Office to pay 71,000 Turkish Liras ($20,000) in compensation to former deputy Merve Kavakçı
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
As President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan repeatedly urges the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to embrace radical changes and refresh its organizational structure ahead of the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections, the party’s central executive board has revealed complaints from AKP voters over “money and power-driven local branches.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has “failed to unite with the nation,” Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım claimed on Aug. 16.
The Eid al–Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday has been extended to 10 days in Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said on Aug. 15, speaking after a cabinet meeting
Turkey’s Parliamentary Speaker’s Office has decided to pay 71,000 Turkish Liras ($20,000) in compensation to former deputy Merve Kavakçı, who was recently appointed as ambassador to Kuala Lumpur, over her ban from parliament in 1999, daily Cumhuriyet reported on Aug. 16.
The opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) started on Aug. 15 its “justice and conscience watch” in the Aegean province of İzmir, after holding the watch in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Istanbul, and the eastern province of Van, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Hande Fırat - ANKARA
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) “will not stay silent against plots,” its leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, responding to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claims that he has been involved in “espionage.”
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) group deputy leader Özgür Özel has lashed out at President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, asking him to reveal the sources of his claims that imprisoned CHP MP Enis Berberoğlu was willing to blame party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for an espionage case in which he is being tried.