Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

CHP Takes Law Authorizing Muftis to Perform Marriage to Constitutional Court

The CHP Group Deputy Chair, Mr Özgür Özel, has declared that the CHP will take the legislation that grants muftis the authority to perform marriage to the Constitutional Court, as soon as possible. They believe that this legislation openly contravenes … Continue reading

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CHP leader accuses government of ‘feeding’ injustice

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu accused the President Erdoğan of turning Turkey into a “tribal state” through foreign policy missteps and his influence on all executive and legislative process in the country. Read more: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/chp-leader-accuses-government-of-feeding-injustice-121050

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Ankara Mayor Becomes Unlikely Rebel in Showdown With Erdogan

Longtime Ankara Mayor Melih Gokcek is resisting pressure to resign, fashioning himself into an unlikely rebel as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan turns a sweeping purge of Turkish society against his own party. Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-22/ankara-mayor-becomes-unlikely-rebel-in-showdown-with-erdogan

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Turkey banking shares weaker, regulator dismisses Iran sanctions report

Shares of Turkey’s banks and the lira currency fell on Monday as comments from the national banking regulator failed to erase investor concerns over a report that lenders could face substantial U.S. fines for evasion of Iran sanctions. Read more: … Continue reading

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