Category: YUSUF KANLI
In democratic countries, election campaigns probably start with rallies, an inauguration of some local administration or central government achievements.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The first thing that struck Turkish readers on the morning of Sept. 1 was the front page of Sözcü, a popular newspaper that is very critical of the Justice and Development Party (AK Parti).
Representatives of opposition political parties criticized police raids on media outlets of the Koza Media Group on Sept. 1, with a main opposition party forming a commission to examine pressure on media outlets in Turkey
Category: ŞÜKRÜ KÜÇÜKŞAHİN
The fact that National Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli made a challenge for a new election on the evening of the June 7 election day disrupted many options.
President Tayyip Erdoğan approved Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s cabinet for Turkey’s first “interim election government” on Aug. 28, 2015.
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
The interim government formed by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu with the task of taking Turkey to polls on Nov. 1 is not impartial as it must be, CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, claiming it will be “at the service” of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
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.
A court in Ankara has refused an appeal for payment of compensation to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, citing the political parties’ right to oppose
If President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan holds public rallies in the run-up to the Nov. 1 election, it would “insult” Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, insinuating “incompetence” in Davutoğlu’s campaign for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has said
Incumbent PM Davutoğlu has publicly thanked a senior opposition deputy for accepting his offer to take part in an interim government
The opposition’s criticism of the AKP's way of handling failed coalition talks has put its leader, incumbent PM Davutoğlu, on the defensive, as he fiercely defended his self-made roadmap to form an interim power-sharing government
While saying he had not “willingly” assumed the mandate to form a “temporary” government to go to the elections on Nov. 1, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu looked unusually strained in his press conference after meeting with President Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 28
Be careful what you wish for, in politics too; things may not go as planned
The incumbent Justice and Development Party (AKP) government dragged the country into terror and violence, the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said, vowing to resolve the Kurdish issue on the basis of “democracy and justice” by coming to power in the upcoming early election
As President Erdoğan officially announced his decision to take Turkey to re-election in November, PM Davutoğlu’s bid to offer posts in the interim government to individual figures from the CHP and the MHP has been given the cold shoulder
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is staging a “civilian coup” over plans to hold snap elections after the recent failure of coalition talks, Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of egotistically “violating democracy” with his push for new polls, while heaping scorn on both PM Ahmet Davutoğlu and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli for staying silent on the development
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu should call on the president to exhaust all avenues in the search for a coalition government, Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
Having made no secret of his desire for early polls, President Erdoğan announces plans for a new election on Nov 1
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