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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
The state of emergency declared in the wake of the July 2016 failed coup attempt will not be removed until peace is restored, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 21.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 19 said members of the judiciary in Turkey should be free of pressure from the government, urging them to “stop being the stick of the political authority” in the country.
Turkish Premier Binali Yıldırım, who has chaired the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since last May when he replaced Ahmet Davutoğlu, expressed pride and honor in handing over the party reins to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at an extraordinary party congress on May 21
The Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will hold an extraordinary congress on May 20 to fulfill its legal procedures and elect a new co-chair to replace the jailed Figen Yüksekdağ, who lost her parliament seat in February and party membership in March after being sentenced to 10 months in jail on terror-related charges
Serpil Kemalbay, who has been serving as acting co-chair since March 12, was elected as Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party HDP’s new co-chair on May 20, Doğan News Agency has reported
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appointed four members of the Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) on May 19, three days after the parliament appointed seven members to the restructured board as part of the constitutional amendments approved on April 16
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 20 that Turkey would ensure that any opinion could be freely discussed at universities, as long as it did not serve terrorism, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Ahead of an extraordinary congress to be convened on May 21, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is working on to change its party regulation to appoint Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım as the acting chairman of the party, in a bid to allow him to lead an AKP parliamentary group
President Erdoğan gets set to officially regain his leadership of the ruling AKP at a weekend congress that will also chart Turkey’s future
The head of a parliamentary commission investigating the July 15, 2016, failed coup and the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) has said a final report will soon be published, while adding that it would be wrong to expect it to be similar to an indictment.