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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
If the Democratic Union Party (PYD) condemns the outlawed PKK, it may provide a way for Turkey to open a channel with the group that is cooperating with the U.S. in Syria, CHP Deputy Chair Öztürk Yılmaz told reporters in Washington
Bülent Sarıoğlu – ANKARA
Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman has suggested that a new parliament building is needed in the Turkish capital Ankara, as the current 57-year-old building “fails to meet today’s needs.”
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has called on the government once again to reveal the political wing of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) while criticizing the release of “influential persons,” referring to Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş’s son-in-law Ömer Faruk Kavurmacı, who was previously detained in a probe into the Gülenist movement.
The Turkish government does not accept claims that the followers of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, widely believed to have masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt, were not removed from politics, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for announcing on May 21 that the state of emergency will remain in place “until peace is fully provided.”
Oya Armutçu - ANKARA
The Turkish Justice Ministry accepted on May 24 a jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) parliamentarian’s request to be reunited with her 3-year-old daughter in prison
Turkish President Erdoğan officially assumes the leadership of the ruling AKP once more while promising to bring ‘more democracy’ and ‘more economic development’ to the country
Turkey has become the biggest money laundering center in Europe, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, slamming the government for allowing vast flows of illegitimate cash into the country
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) have requested to become intervening parties in the case in which top soldiers are on trial over events at the General Staff Headquarters on the night of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt.
An Ankara court has issued a subpoena for former Prime Minister Tansu Çiller in a case into the harsh army-led campaign that forced the resignation of Turkey’s government in June 1997 – an event known as the “Feb. 28 process.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has renewed nearly half of the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) executive management to include members of the youth organizations and representatives from business circles during a congress in which he was re-elected as chairman.