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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
With around three weeks to go to the referendum on shifting Turkey to a presidential system, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has urged ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials to intensify their campaigning in big cities, particularly Istanbul, as polls remain tight.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the government for not retaliating against the Netherlands after a Turkish minister was expelled from the country
The Muslim call to prayer cannot be banned, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, criticizing Israel for the initial approval of a draft law that will silence the Muslim call to prayer at certain hours.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is opposed to everything, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said in a row to criticize the party’s leader over the latter’s comment on the constitutional charter that will usher in a new governmental system.
Turkey’s Supreme Court has striped opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ of her party membership
Statements by the jailed Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş “go beyond freedom of expression,” a court ruled on March 13.
A new system brought in by constitutional amendments is prone to produce a political crisis, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, amid criticisms he received over earlier comments
Turkey’s opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) expelled four of its lawmakers on March 10, amid deepening rift within the party
Turkey’s National Security Council will evaluate whether to extend a state of emergency that was declared in Turkey after the July 2016 failed coup, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
The Turkish parliament will go into recess until after the April 16 referendum following another busy agenda this week.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has questioned what would happen in the event that the president is elected from an opposition party if the constitutional changes are approved in the April 16 referendum, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on March 8