Some four million Syrians in Turkey will be granted citizenship if “yes” votes emerge in the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on March 25
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has blasted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent harsh rhetoric against Europe, stressing the sensitivity of foreign policy and diplomacy.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has ruled out any possibility that his party will press for snap elections in the event that constitutional amendments are not approved in an April 16 referendum.
Claims that the constitutional change shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system will introduce one-man rule are “delusional,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said that Alevis, Sunnis, Kurds and Turks are brothers in Turkey, adding that all citizens in the country are “first-class.”
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Imagine that the night of the constitutional amendment referendum takes longer than it normally should. In the day and age of Twitter and Facebook, imagine we are locked in front of the TV screen at 3 in the morning and the result is still “too close to call.” Who would be the real winner that morning?
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The United States banned laptops, tablets, cameras and similar electronic devices aboard planes from 10 cities in eight countries on March 20.
The referendum slated for April 16 will not be canceled, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said, responding to rumors on the cancellation of the referendum on shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system of government.
Journalist Tayfun Talipoğlu died early on March 21 in the western province of İzmir after falling ill, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. He was 55
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the government-supported constitutional amendment shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system will “demolish democracy,” calling on citizens to “defend democracy by saying ‘no’ in the referendum.”
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the government to reveal the political wing of the July 2016 coup attempt, accusing the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of reluctance in revealing names of party members who used an application allegedly used by the coup plotters
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
There are four weeks left to go to the referendum on whether to shift the country from the current parliamentary system to an executive presidential system abolishing the prime ministry and decorating the president with super powers as the sole ruler of the country
President Erdoğan calls on Turks in Europe to procreate more because ‘they are the future of Europe’
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the government’s diplomatic tone for “causing distress among the Turkish community in Europe.”
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
While President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was answering questions on private broadcaster ATV the other evening, he spoke about the proposed amendments on the constitution. In the new system, to form the Supreme Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), he said,
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on nationalists to vote “no” in the April 16 referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be replaces with an executive presidency
A Turkish proverb say, it’s better having an intelligent enemy than a stupid friend.
Proposed constitutional amendments will do nothing to solve Turkey’s lingering problems, according to the head of the main opposition party
At the same time as the European Union’s foreign and security representative, Federica Mogherini, and Expansion Commissioner Johannes Hahn were making a joint statement over the tension between Turkey and the Netherlands on March 13, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik was staging a press conference in Ankara.
Some European Union countries cannot tolerate Turkey’s rise as an emerging power, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 13, accusing them of working against the “Yes” vote in Turkey’s April 16 constitutional referendum
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