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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s top security board and the cabinet will convene on Sept. 22 in a bid to announce measures to be taken in the event the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) goes forward with holding the independence referendum on Sept. 25
Türkan Akyol, who was the country’s first female minister and university rector, died in the capital Ankara on Sept. 7. She was 89.
Oya Armutçu - ANKARA
The judicial year opening day ceremony venue will once again be the Supreme Court of Appeals this year
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) of carrying out an aggressive stance against the ruling government, likening it to behavior “in line with terrorist aims,” with CHP spokesperson Bülent Tezcan reacting by saying the president’s discourse is polarizing.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will work in the coming period to announce its nominee for the presidential election scheduled for 2019, CHP Deputy Chair Bülent Tezcan has said, stressing that having a “variety of different candidates” in the opposition bloc should be seen as richness, rather than division.
Nuray Babacan – ANKARA
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will allegedly appoint names that are not close to the ruling Development and Justice Party (AKP) as his vice-presidents for the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections in a move to embrace a bigger fraction of the society
Five lawmakers in the Turkish parliament are facing the risk of being stripped of their statuses as members of parliament in the new legislative year, set to kick off on Oct. 1.
A Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) delegation has vowed to continue their “conscience and justice watch” that they initiated outside the Constitutional Court in Ankara
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has pledged support to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on three issues, namely the fight against terror, foreign policy and adjustment laws for constitutional amendments, MHP deputy chairman Mevlüt Karakaya has said.
Turkey’s Constitutional Court head Zühtü Arslan has said a controversial picture in which he is seen bowing down to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was a photo manipulation, noting that showing respect to authorities cannot be considered as imperiling judicial autonomy.
A delegation from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) visited the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to extend Eid al-Adha greetings on Sept. 2, with the two parties agreeing on the importance of action in the ongoing crisis in Myanmar.