Daily Archives: June 1, 2018

Diplomacy 4.0 for Turkey’s Accession, Sevinç suggests

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Smart diplomacy, citizen-oriented foreign policy, and a new model proposal to conduct the EU negotiation process Ms. Sevinc reveals elements of the EU negotiation management model of a progressive government in her article. “Although public support for the EU membership … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Main Opposition CHP Releases Election Manifesto

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CHP has outlined an ambitious election manifesto on the 26th of May to find solutions to the five main problems of Turkey: justice, education, economy, social peace and foreign policy. CHP’s leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, announced the party’s manifesto under the … Continue reading

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CHP News – Opposition parties will use mobile app for election security

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Turkey’s main opposition CHP developed an application for mobile devices to track polling clerks and election results for the upcoming elections on Jun. 24, CHP deputy Onursal Adıgüzel told Deutsche Well Turkish on Sunday. The application named ‘Fair Election Mobilisation’ … Continue reading

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This man wants to defeat Erdogan

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BILD talked to Muharrem Ince about the current political situation in Turkey, AKP’s 16-year rule, the disastrous economic crisis in the country and his party’s chances. As a potential new president will you conduct an inquiry into possible offences commited … Continue reading

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Moody’s Lowers Turkey’s Growth Forecast

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International credit rating agency Moody’s has lowered Turkey’s growth forecast for 2018 from 4 percent to 2.5 percent on the grounds of high inflation rates, increasing oil prices and loss of value in the Turkish Lira. While the annual inflation … Continue reading

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Lifting emergency laws could unfreeze Turkey’s EU bid

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The European Union may consider unfreezing accession talks with Turkey should the country lift its state of emergency decrees. Christian Berger, the EU’s ambassador to Turkey, said removing the state of emergency would be seen as a “very symbolic” gesture. … Continue reading

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Can Turkey’s Economic Turmoil Derail Erdogan’s Reelection? – WSJ

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By Yaroslav Trofimov May 31, 2018 In Turkey’s elections set for June 24, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is running against an unusually dangerous opponent. Its name: the U.S. dollar. In recent weeks, the country faced a full-blown currency run, in … Continue reading

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Turkey’s top court rejects CHP’s cancellation appeal of election safety law

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The Constitutional Court has rejected the main opposition CHP appeal for the cancellation of the legislative package that stipulates changes in Turkey’s electoral laws, an amendment that the CHP says casts a shadow over election security. The main opposition had … Continue reading

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EU to Cut Financial Aid to Turkey

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The European Union is going to cut 40 percent in financial aids planned to be granted to Turkey. Human rights and respect for the rule of law are sought for financial aid. European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement … Continue reading

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