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The ruling AKP is planning to hold an extraordinary convention on May 21 to elect President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as its chairman in line with constitutional amendments that now permit the head of the nation to retain links with his political party
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The West has ignored the plight of 14 million people facing famine in Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 26.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has scheduled a meeting with the head of the Constitutional Court, Zühtü Arslan, daily Cumhuriyet has said.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) announced on April 26 that it would appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over the April 16 referendum results
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has submitted a parliamentary question to demand answers from Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım over an investigation into seven abducted people
The Fetullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) is a global terror organization, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has told representatives from African countries at the Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum in Antalya, warning about the presence of FETÖ in African countries.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kılıçdaroğlu has continued to slam the Supreme Election Board (YSK) over the recent disputed referendum results, saying its judges should be investigated.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has vowed to continue its struggle against the presidential system following last week’s disputed referendum while also expressing its discomfort with a Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decision to again place Turkey under a monitoring process.
Injecting fresh blood into the cabinet is a necessity for democracy, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said, hinting at a revision in key posts within the cabinet in the following months.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has commented on the cases into Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab and the deputy general manager of Halkbank, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, saying steps will be taken regarding the issue.
The Council of State rejected an appeal by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on April 25 to repeal a Supreme Election Board (YSK) decision to change the legal criteria of the validity of unsealed ballots on April 16, the date of the referendum approving a shift to an executive presidential system