The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) “will not stay silent against plots,” its leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, responding to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claims that he has been involved in “espionage.”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Aug. 16 that her country “will not pursue” an upgrading of the European Union’s Customs Union with Turkey due to ongoing political tensions.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to be running a one-man show in decision-making and Ankara’s bureaucracy seems to be looking to his Beştepe residence for every small paper to be signed.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) group deputy leader Özgür Özel has lashed out at President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, asking him to reveal the sources of his claims that imprisoned CHP MP Enis Berberoğlu was willing to blame party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for an espionage case in which he is being tried.
Jailed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul MP Enis Berberoğlu has rejected President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claim that he wants to blame CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for having a role in the espionage case that Berberoğlu was imprisoned for
Turkey bid farewell Aug. 12 to a 15-year-old boy who was killed in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Maçka district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon a day earlier
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has implied that an ongoing probe into espionage and the leaking of secret state documents to media outlets can also reach main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, as one of his deputies is already behind bars in the same case
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Although there are over two years until the next presidential and parliamentary elections in 2019, polls and forecasts about who will run against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are dominating the political agenda in Turkey.
Category: AHMET HAKAN
Cihan Paçacı is an ex-economy bureaucrat. He took on important tasks at the True Path Party (DYP) and later moved to the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). He is currently putting up a struggle alongside Meral Akşener
President Tayyip Erdoğan effectively started his campaign for re-election in November 2019 with a series of speeches on Aug. 7-9 in the Black Sea cities of Rize, Trabzon and Giresun
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Aug. 11 accused the ruling AKP of launching a “smear campaign” against him in an attempt to obscure an AKP member’s controversial remarks on “founding a new state.”
A main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy chair denied on Aug. 12 that party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu called on foreigners not to visit Turkey, a claim that triggered heavy government criticism
Among the eight sprinters lined up at the start of the world 200 meters final and the 56,000 people in the crowd watching, only one man probably thought Ramil Guliyev would be the winner, and that was the Turkish athlete himself
As the world’s top hazelnut producer, Turkey should be the first country that announces hazelnut prices and have a strong voice in setting these prices, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
The ruling AKP has intensified its criticism of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu by accusing him of acting as “the mouthpiece of foreign lobbies operating against Turkey.”
Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) spokesperson Mahir Ünal has said Ayhan Oğan, a former AKP Central Decision Making and Executive Council (MKYK) member, should give an account for his controversial remarks on “founding a new state” before the party adopts any measures against him
A deputy from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has been sued multiple times for calling the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, which left 250 people dead, a “play.”
Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on their scheduled dates in 2019, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Deputy Chair Mahir Ünal has stated, amid speculation that the government is planning to call a snap election.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which is a political ally of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is outraged over recent remarks by an AKP deputy.
Addressing his Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) branch members in his Black Sea hometown of Rize on Aug. 7, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said the 2019 elections will be “difficult” and stressed that the party organization should work even harder
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