A public prosecutor has opened an investigation against 56 villagers in the Black Sea town of Zile who protested against three hydroelectric power plant (HES) projects in their city
Category: AHMET HAKAN
In previous elections, it was the ruling AK Party that made the promises and it was the opposition parties that would ask, “Where is the financial source for that?” Have you noticed? It has turned upside-down.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
“New Turkey” was a term first used by the ruling party, but two opposition parties who have announced their election manifestos have also promised a new and different Turkey.
As the entire country celebrated National Sovereignty and Children’s Day on April 23 with various activities, the day which has a highly symbolic importance for the foundation of the Republic of Turkey offered a unique opportunity for political leaders to deliver messages on their primary issues
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which is focused on the Kurdish problem, announced its election manifesto on April 21 in Istanbul with the aim of surpassing the unfair 10 percent national threshold in the Turkish election system.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Today’s column will study the main opposition CHP's plan for foreign policy under the title “the vision for citizens and value-based foreign policy.”
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has said Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş is under the direct “tutelage” of Cemil Bayık, a senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
Turkey commemorates National Sovereignty Day and Children’s Day on April 23 with several ceremonies across the country
Drivers turn up the volume when the opposition leader is on the news, indicating his words have started to echo in the public.
Category: AKİF BEKİ
An atmosphere has been created as through the AK Party and CHP have debts to pay to the HDP; as if it was the most natural thing for it to expect solidarity votes from its opponents…
Category: TAHA AKYOL
There are, unfortunately, no other parties than the CHP that respect the separation of powers in the candidate selection process.
Turkey’s main opposition and the government are continuing to lock horns over the former’s campaign economic plans, with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) calling them nothing but “empty promises.”
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
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
CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek’s bluff shortly after the latter said he would vote for the CHP if it could prove its ability to find the financial sources
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
Category: EMRE KIZILKAYA
'The political race for the June 7 general elections in Turkey is turning into an auction of populism, which looks increasingly dangerous for the already-strained economy.'
In an apparent response to the opposition's rekindled accusations of nepotism, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has endorsed meritocracy.
Economic issues rank as the most important problem for half of Turks, according to a new survey released before the upcoming general elections.
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