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The long-awaited new political party set to be officially founded in October, led by former Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) lawmaker Meral Akşener, has held its first meeting in Istanbul with the participation of 1,500 supporters.
ISTANBUL - ANKARA
Ankara is hit by a new political earthquake, as a prosecutor looks to try the CHP’s leader for ‘influencing a fair trial’
6 Comment(s) 1/10/2012
The European Union has prepared to release a judiciary report on Turkey this week criticizing the justice system, particularly the unreasonable periods of detention.
ANKARA / ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Opposition figures from the Republican People’s Party and Nationalist Movement Party react against former chief of Gen. Staff Başbuğ to be tried in civilian court and say he should be tried in Supreme Council
3 Comment(s) 1/10/2012
Despite major advancements in human rights and women’s rights in recent years ...
ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey’s prime minister hinted yesterday that Ankara could impose additional sanctions on neighboring Syria in line with developments in the Arab republic.
France is prepared to require all EU countries to penalize the denial of Armenian genocide allegations by using an EU framework decision on the Fight against Racism and Xenophobia approved by the EU Justice and Interior Affairs Council on April 19, 2007, daily Hürriyet reported yesterday.
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The U.S. aims to harm relations between Turkey and Iran, Iranian envoy Bahman Hosseinpour said ahead of the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns’ talks with Turkish officials yesterday.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey might find itself falling down a slippery slope in 2012 as it contends with problems at both home and abroad.
4 Comment(s) 1/10/2012
The Turkish General Staff has filed a legal complaint against Peace and Democracy Party ...
ADANA - Anatolia News Agency
The former head of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deniz Baykal voiced a veiled criticism of his successor Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu yesterday, as the intra-party opposition began collecting signatures to call for a convention.