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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The constitutional amendments to be voted on in April will turn the president into a “one-man ruler” but “checked by parliament,” Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, rejecting opposition claims that the system will cement authoritarian rule in Turkey.
Turkey has more immediate problems to focus on such as an economic crisis, unemployment and education than the charter change, which will usher the country into an executive presidential system, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
The Turkish parliament’s authorities have already been taken out of its hand in a “de facto way” as the state of emergency decree laws are being used for random cases, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) have engaged in a spat on the raising of the flag of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) during Massoud Barzani’s visit to Istanbul on Feb. 26.
Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani met with Ahmet Türk, the ousted co-mayor of Mardin for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), and Ağrı Co-Mayor Sırrı Sakık, on Feb. 27 to discuss the shattered peace process in Turkey.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Selin Sayek Böke has slammed Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu for accusing CHP lawmakers of supporting terror, describing his comments as “an example of great irresponsibility.”
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
The international media’s attempt to paint "terrorists as heroes" and ignore their victims is part of a sinister plan against Turkey’s people and its government, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 25.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) could launch new operations in the Kandil Mountains of northern Iraq
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The ruling Justice and Development Party officially launched its ‘Yes’ campaign for the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments on Feb. 25 in Ankara.
Terror will disappear from Turkey is the country’s populace votes ‘yes’ to charter changes that will empower President Erdoğan
Hande Fırat - ANKARA
The Turkish Armed Forces has voiced its unease over “abrasive” criticisms and reports that have targeted Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar in recent days over a number of topics on the country’s agenda