Daily Archives: May 25, 2018

CHP presidential candidate İnce vows new constitution, new democracy

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Muharrem İnce, the presidential nominee of Turkey’s main opposition CHP, has vowed a new constitution reinstalling a strong parliamentary system guaranteeing democracy and the rule of law if elected in the June 24 snap election. İnce unveiled his election manifesto … Continue reading

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The Turkish lira is in ‘complete freefall’ amid concerns of Erdogan’s influence on its central bank

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The Turkish Lira plummeted to a record low versus the US dollar Tuesday as investors pull cash out of the country ahead of a presidential election next month. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – a self-proclaimed “enemy” of interest rates – … Continue reading

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CHP campaign theme to be ‘peace’

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The main opposition CHP’s main theme for the upcoming election campaign will be “peace” as the main opposition will focus on social and economic inequalities by proposing to reinstate the social welfare state. The motto of the campaign will be … Continue reading

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CHP Presidential Candidate İnce donates 500 liras each to rival presidential candidates

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Muharrem İnce, the presidential candidate of the main opposition CHP, has donated 500 Turkish Liras to the campaigns of all five rival presidential candidates. “In these difficult times, society and politics should embrace each other and not get into polarization. … Continue reading

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Why Turkey’s Erdoğan might actually lose the June 24 snap elections | openDemocracy

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Edgar Şar / 24 May 2018 The rise of authoritarianism in Turkey has gone hand in hand with a de-institutionalization, in favour of what many call the “one man regime”. How long can that last? Read the article CHP EU … Continue reading

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