Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan, speaking on a TV show on the state TRT channel, said it would create “some problems” if the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) crosses the 10 percent election threshold.
A man who was tried on sexual assault allegations against a 70-year-old paralyzed and visually-impaired woman in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has been given a reduced sentence of eight years and four months in jail on the grounds of good conduct abatement
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.
Ruling out the possibility of failing to enter parliament as a party in the June 7 parliamentary elections, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), considered by many as a kingmaker in the coming elections, has said it has no Plan B other than to clear Turkey’s 10 percent parliamentary threshold
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.
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)
Turkish PM Davutoğlu said two pages about the Kurdish peace bid were accidentally lost while his party’s electoral manifesto was being sent to the printing press, stirring fresh controversy with the HDP, which is focused on the Kurdish problem
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has “strongly” condemned an April 18 armed attack on the Ankara headquarters of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan chaired a cabinet meeting April 20 for the third time since he was elected president, with the Ağrı incident and electorate security at the top of the agenda
An armed attack at the headquarters of Turkey’s Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara on April 18 has added insult to injury, as tension in the run-up to the June 7 parliamentary election had already flared
Unidentified assailants have fired on the headquarters of Turkey's Kurdish problem-focused Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) in Ankara
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Destiny works in mysterious ways. April comes with rain showers and a sea of flowers in the east. Under the majestic silhouette of Mount Ararat, this magical land’s people saw destiny manifest itself again.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has forecasted that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is not likely to hold a congress in the next few months on a decision to lay down their arms, indicating it will not happen before the June 7 parliamentary election.
Ongoing tension between Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is gradually growing, with the former accusing the latter of “treason” against the homeland.
Ağrı is an eastern province close to Turkey’s borders with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran. It is a rather small and underdeveloped province, and will send only four deputies to the 550-seat Turkish Parliament in the June 7 general election.
Following the cancelation of a film on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) at the Istanbul Film Festival, filmmakers and cinema organizations read a press release to change current cinema regulations
Deputy PM Akdoğan has said the HDP should call on PKK militants to leave Turkish cities and not restrict the free will of the people
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu remarkably shunned referring to the peace process led by his own government in the 100-article “2023 New Turkey Contract,” which he read out along with his Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) at party meeting on April 15
Is Turkey's “ceasefire” with the PKK going to be shelved until after the elections? Will a political period start now where politics will be run over the funerals of martyrs?
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The stakes have never been so high for Turkey. It is clear that the general elections on June 7 are not going to be just regular elections.
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